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Upcoming Events & Programs

Cooking Demonstration

Friday, June 23
12 noon – 2 p.m.
Hospital Auditorium
Sturdy’s Food & Nutrition Services Department is hosting a FREE cooking demonstration featuring healthy Fourth of July grilling and barbecue options and sides. Rebecca Aslam, Clinical Dietician and Jason Dahl, Food Service Manager, will lead this interactive demonstration. To register, call 508-236-8020.

Skin Cancer Screening

Oncology Suite at Sturdy Memorial Hospital
Tuesday, June 27
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
By Appointment Only
Dermatologist Dr. Andrew Samel will conduct the screenings along with Hospital nurses. Skin cancer is the uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells in a layer of the skin. Most skin cancers are caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays. More than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the United States making it the most common of all cancers, according to the American Cancer Society. All cancer screenings sponsored by Sturdy Memorial include an educational component where physicians and nurses share information on the early signs of cancer with the participants. To register, call 508-236-7015.

Surgical Weight Loss Options

Wednesday, July 19 and Wednesday, August 16
6 - 8 p.m.
Conference Room H
Sturdy Memorial Hospital
Sturdy’s Wellness Weight Management Program, in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, will be hosting FREE information sessions. If diet and exercise have not worked, or you’ve developed life-threatening medical conditions because of excess weight, it may be time to consider weight loss surgery. Please call 508-236-8019 to register.

Blood Drive

Thursday, December 7, 2017
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hospital Auditorium

On-Going Programs

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Exercise Wellness Program

Hospital Cardiac Pulmonary Exercise Facility
Program cost: $150
Our eight-week wellness exercise program is designed to improve your physical conditioning through individual exercise prescriptions, clinical supervision, aerobic and strength training, dietary guidance and assistance with smoking cessation. For more information or to register, please call 508-236-7391.

Strength Training After Breast Cancer (Strength ABC)

First Monday of the Month
2 - 3 p.m.
Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center
Program cost: $60
Strength ABC, led by Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Nancy Hardy and Exercise Program Coordinator, Sherri-Lee Cahill, is a gradual weight training program designed for all breast cancer survivors. Sessions begin on the first Monday of every month. Eligibility for the program will be determined through an evaluation. The cost of the program is $60. For more information please
call 508-236-7348.

"Healthy-Steps" For Cancer Patients

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Conference Rooms D & E

The FREE "Healthy-Steps" exercise and movement program for cancer patients is a six-week program held on Mondays and Thursdays. "Healthy-Steps" is a therapeutic exercise program, which combines gentle movements, dance, and music to improve overall wellness, range of motion, balance, strength, and endurance, as well as emotional wellbeing and self-image. The class is taught by a certified Lebed Method instructor. Registration is required. For more information and to register,
call Oncology at 508-236-7010.

New Moms Group

10 - 11:30 a.m.
Michael J. Poissant Clinical Education Center
A FREE New Moms Group is offered for women with babies between the ages of two weeks and 12 months. Participants have the opportunity to talk about their growing babies, discuss concerns and expectations, share tips, and more. The group meets every Wednesday, and participants can join at any time. For more information or to register, call 508-236-7151.