“Growing Up and Growing Strong with Mom,” a free workshop for girls and their mothers, or other trusted female guardian, will be held on Thursday, May 23, from 6 – 8 p.m., at St. Peter’s Hospital. The workshop will be presented by Pediatrician Michelle Danielson, M.D., of Partners in Pediatrics.
St. Peter’s Hospital hosts “Look Good…Feel Better,” a free program for women receiving chemotherapy, radiation and other cancer treatment, Tuesday, May 14, 3 – 5 p.m., at St. Peter’s Hospital, 2475 Broadway. An RSVP is requested by calling Judy Shaw at 490-6859 or 475-3349.
Outdoors people of all ages are welcome to hear a physician discuss the treatment of common afflictions that can happen in the wilderness at the Montana Wild Center on Thursday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m.
Beyond Bandaids will be presented by St. Peter’s Hospitalist Anne Anglim, M.D., at the free lecture co-sponsored by the Helena Outdoor Club and Montana Wild. She will cover problems associated with heat, cold, altitude, frostbite, use of Spot Personal Locators and will answer questions.
A workshop for women, “Menopause Answers,” will be presented at St. Peter’s on Thursday, May 30, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Hospital’s Education Center. Family Nurse Practitioner Leslie Wilson of St. Peter’s Medical Group-North will focus on frequently asked questions and problems associated with menopause.
St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation is offering free will and estate planning workshops on Thursday, May 9, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at the hospital’s Education Center. Those attending should use St. Peter’s main entrance off of Winne.
Fountain of YOUth Fest, Helena’s second annual health and wellness expo for people age 50 and older, will be held Wednesday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Carroll College Commons.
The event begins at 10 a.m. with the presentation “What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s– Sorting Fact from Fiction” by Marge Coalman, Ed.D., Vice President of Touchmark’s Wellness and Programs. She will speak on the latest research on Alzheimer’s disease and other progressive dementia illnesses.
A free presentation about St. Peter’s new bariatric surgery program will be given on Tuesday, May 14, from 6 – 7 p.m. in the hospital’s Education Center. Those attending should use St. Peter’s main entrance.
Surgeon Randy Kjorstad, M.D., will explain three types of bariatric surgery to help people achieve the health benefits of weight loss by limiting the calories that can be consumed and absorbed.
Parents will be able to find numerous summer activities and camps for their children of all ages at the Helena Summer Camp, Activity and Safety Roundup on Tuesday, April 23, from 4 – 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s Education Center.
St. Peter’s Hospital will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive Friday, April 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the hospital’s 1-2-3 Conference Rooms.
Appointments can be made at www.redcrossblood.org, enter sponsor code: st.petes or call Mallory McPherson at 444-2130. Walk-ins are welcome, but the wait may be longer as those with appointments are given first priority.
The St. Peter’s Hospital Association will hold its next meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, in Conference Room 1 at the Hospital. All are welcome; those attending should use the Hospital’s Main Entrance off of Winnie Street.