PROGRAMS AND EVENTS for 2014
|Understanding and Accessing Entitlements for seniors in Suffolk County||
If you are over the age of 60 or you are caregiving for an individual over the age of 60 this seminar is for you. Select one.
|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.
|March 4||fMRI based neural signature in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and resilience||Speaker - Yuval Neria, Ph.D., Professor of Psychitary, Columbia University. Sponsored by Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Atkins Learning Center. Health Sciences Tower, Level 4, Tuesday 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Contact person: Mary Carlson - (631) 444-2767.|
|March 6||Need Money for College Tuition?||Come learn about great money-earning and savings programs to help with college expenses. Learn more|
|March 7||Superfoods||Let Tina Tiernan, Registered Dietician with Campus Dining introduce you to Superfoods: foods that provide health benefits beyond their basic nutrient content. Visit Tina's website for additional information on healthy eating.|
|March 11||Protein Muscular Development||
Tuesday, 5 to 6 p.m. at the Campus Recreation Center. Not a member? No problem. No need to register. Walk-ins accepted.
|March 22||Neuropsychiatric aspects of multiple sclerosis||Speaker - Lauren Krupp, MD, Professor of Neurology, Stony Brook University. Sponsored by Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Atkins Learning Center, Health Sciences Tower, Level 4, Tuesday 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Contact person: Mary Carlson - (631) 444-2767|
|March 12||Nutrition Fair||Come to a healthy cooking demonstration, receive free samples and get advice from the campus dining Registered Dietician.|
|March 15||Free Varicose Vein Screening||The Stony Brook Vein Center invites you to a free screening at 37 Research Way, East Setauket, N.Y. Learn more about the Vein Center.|
|March 21||Women & Heart Disease - Address the Stress & Reduce Your Risk||
Meet Dawn Blatt, Faculty, Physical Therapy Program, Stony Brook University - a Heart Disease Survivor and WomenHeart Champion. Learn about heart disease, signs and symptoms, etc. Sponsored by Healthier U and the Stony Brook Medical Center Heart Institute. Learn more. Register here.
|March 22||The Prevention and Treatment of Cancer||
Join us for an informative and interactive day to learn about the latest advances in the prevention of several cancers. Learn more
|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.
|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.
Next program at Stony Brook starts February 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Technology Center, 14 Research Way, Suite 1, East Setauket, N.Y. To register contact HealthConnect at (631) 444-4000.
Description: Employee Health & Wellness is sponsoring Free 30 minute private Nutrition Counseling Sessions. Call to reserve your spot today! All are welcome.
- March 6, 13 & 20
Location: Employee Health & Wellness at Stony Brook University Hospital
Register by calling 444-7767
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.
Need Money For College Tuition?
Come learn about great money-earning and savings programs to help with college expenses. Learn about NYS 529 College Savings plan at our workshop & UPROMISE, a service that helps families earn extra money for education. Learn how dinning out and shopping can earn you cash for college. Wednesday, March 6, 2014 from 12 - 1 p.m., Health Sciences Tower, Level 3, Lecture Hall 5. ALL ARE WELCOME! Sponsored by EAP/Employee Health & Wellness.
Women & Heart Disease - Address the Stress & Reduce Your Risk
Learn about heart disease, risk factors, and the signs and symptoms of a heart attack. Attend this informative session and discover ways to decrease stress in the workplace and at home. Also, you will learn strategies to address heart disease. Friday, March 21, 2014 from 12 - 1 p.m., Stony Brook Hospital, Lobby Conference Room 1, first floor, right off main hospital lobby.
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