White Plains, NY (January 2012) - White Plains Hospital plans a series of programs in January to help people make positive changes to improve their health and wellness in the New Year.
The Hospital’s “New Year, New You” series begins on Tuesday, January 10th with the program, “Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?” Physicians Dr. Philip Weber, Denise Adddorisio, RD and Sandy Gallo, RN will provide information to help attendees determine if bariatric surgery is an appropriate option. The panel will discuss pre-surgical education, nutritional and psychological counseling, surgery options, postoperative care and physical therapy. The presentation will take place from 7:00 to 8:00 pm in the Hospital’s Medical Library.
The series continues on Thursday, January 19th from 5:30-6:30pm in the Medical Library with “Licking the Sugar Habit” from certified diabetes educator and Director of the Hospital’s Diabetes Education and Treatment Center, Ann Rupp, R.N.
The remaining programs are as follows:
Wednesday, January 25th: 6:00-8:00pm in the Auditorium
“Smoking Cessation and Weight Loss Workshop”
Pre-registration for this popular workshop is required by January 14th by calling 800-342-1303 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a fee of $75.00 to attend. Participants should feel free to bring their own snacks, and complimentary beverages will be served.
Thursday, January 26th: 10:00am and 6:00pm (two separate sessions)
in the Dickstein Cancer Center conference room
“The Power of Nutrition: A Post-Cancer Diagnosis Nutrition Workshop”
Geralyn Plomitallo, M.S., R.D.
Tuesday, January 31st: 5:30-6:30pm in the Medical Library
“Balance Basics: Fall Prevention 101”
Seating is limited and reservations are required for all programs. Please call 914-681-1119 for information and to make reservations.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center, The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center and The Westchester Orthopedic Institute. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, with more than 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is a nine-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and the Stellaris Health Network, Inc. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.