PROGRAMS AND EVENTS for 2014
|April 9||How to Choose a Nursing Home||Meet Fred Sganga, Executive Director of Long Island State Nursing Home and Jonathan Spier, Associate Administrator as they provide an overview on long-term care and helpful resources. Register here|
|May 4||Debbie Whittemore Memorial 5k Run/Walk||Memorial 5k honoring Debbie Whittemore with proceeds going towards a scholarship in her name. Learn more Register here|
|Jan. 29 - May 7||Blood Pressure & Body Fat Testing||Wednesdays 5 to 6 p.m. at the Campus Recreation Center. Not a member? No problem. Stop in for a free screening and leave with your one-day free pass. No need to register. Walk-ins accepted.|
|Feb. 26 - May 8||FREE Fitness Classes||
Healthier U sponsors fitness classes at the Campus Recreation Center (CRC) during spring 2014. Register here. Receive free pass to CRC.
|Ongoing||The ARTS in MEDICINE program.||
Stony Brook Cancer Center offers FREE workshops for anyone touched by cancer: patients, survivors, caregivers, staff, family, friends, community.
|Ongoing||LEARN TO BE TOBACCO FREE||
Smoking Cessation Program. Please note start date changed to February 25, 2014. Learn more
|Ongoing||Free Nutritional Education Sessions||Free 30 minute private Nutrition Counseling Sessions. Learn more|
|Ongoing||Diabetes Classes||The program provides the knowledge, skills and tools people living with diabetes. Learn more|
|Ongoing||Diabetes Support Groups||"Dealing with Diabetes" - Monthly adult diabetes support groups on Friday mornings and Monday evenings. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Stony Brook Diabetes Center. Learn more|
|Ongoing||Personal Training||Not a Campus Recreation Center member? No problem. Stop in to enjoy this personal training session (see flyer for fee schedule) and leave with your one-day free pass. No need to register. Walk-ins accepted.|
LEARN TO BE TOBACCO FREE
Learn To Be Tobacco Free is a six-week, one-hour-per-week program. Techniques to stop smoking as well as stress management, relaxation and behavior modification will be shared. Skills will be developed. Nicotine replacement is offered for three months as indicated. The program is free, and you need not stop smoking to attend. Speaker is a smoking cessation counselor/educator with the Suffolk County Department of Health or with Stony Brook University.
Diabetes Education at Stony Brook Medicine is offering a comprehensive, ADA accredited, Diabetes Self Care Management Training and Support Program for all adults with diabetes and their families. The program provides knowledge, skills and tools people living with diabetes need to know in order to manage their chronic condition successfully and avoid the many associated complications. Our multidisciplinary professional staff takes a compassionate approach to help you through all the information about the disease and its management. Topics covered include, but not limited to, types of diabetes, meal planning, blood glucose monitoring, exercise, use of medications, acute and chronic complications, stress, travel, vacationing, and community resources. Individuals should inquire with their insurance carriers about coverage. Pre-registration is required. 2014 course dates are listed in the attached flyer.
Register by calling 444-0580 option #4.
Check out the Stony Brook Medicine calendar for more events that will help create a Healthier U!
ONGOING: Flu vaccines for all faculty and staff at the Student Health Service, fee $25. LEARN MORE
ONGOING: Flu vaccines and pertussis vaccines available to hospital employees at Employee Health & Wellness, Level 3 Room #557. Call 444-7767.
SHINGLES: President Stanley urges the community to get the shingles vaccine. LEARN MORE