Yakima Valley Coming of Age

6 Free weekly seminars with vital information to help you care for yourself, your aging spouse, or parent.

CONTACT 509-577-5015 FOR APPLICATION

 

Coming of Age: (Wills vs. Trusts: Bring your questions for answers)Tuesday, March 13, 2012 6:00 PMTuesday, March 13, 2012, 6 – 7:30pm

Wills vs Trusts:  Bring your questions for answers

Type of Event: Seniors, Third Age
YVMH Location: Harman Center
Coordinator: Linda Henjum
Phone: 509-577-5015
Cost: No Charge, No Registration Required

Coming of Age: Navigating the Medicare MazeTuesday, March 20, 2012 6:00 PMTuesday, March 20, 2012, 6 – 7:30pm

Navigating the Medicare Maze

Type of Event: Seniors, Third Age
YVMH Location: Harman Center
Coordinator: Linda Henjum
Phone: 509-577-5015
Cost: No Charge, No Registration Required

Coming of Age: (Helping the Helper: Support for the Caregiver)Tuesday, March 27, 2012 6:00 PMTuesday, March 27, 2012, 6 – 7:30pm

Helping the Helper:  Support for the Caregiver

Type of Event: Seniors, Third Age
YVMH Location: Harman Center
Coordinator: Linda Henjum
Phone: 509-577-5015
Cost: No Charge, No Registration Required

Coming of Age (Care Facilities: Their Spectrum of Care)Tuesday, April 03, 2012 6:00 PMTuesday, April 3, 2012, 6 – 7:30pm

Care Facilities: Their Spectrum of Care

Type of Event: Seniors, Third Age, Women’s Health
YVMH Location: Harman Center
Coordinator: Linda Henjum
Phone: 509-577-5015
Email Address: lindahenjum@yvmh.org
Cost: No Charge, No Registration Required

Coming of Age: How do You Sleep?Tuesday, April 10, 2012 6:00 PMTuesday, April 10, 2012, 6 – 7:30pm

How do You Sleep?

Type of Event: Seniors, Third Age
YVMH Location: Harman Center
Coordinator: Linda Henjum
Phone: 509-577-5015
Cost: No Charge, No Registration Required

Yakima Teen Pregnancy Classes

PNWU residents who have joined forces with Memorial to help educate our pregnant teens about birth control options after they give birth. The Young and Pregnant class is offered once per month from 10-3 pm in the basement of the hospital and is available for those 19 years of age and younger. The participants will get a tour of the Family Birthplace and will receive a bag of diapers for attending. At the end of the day, everyone’s name goes into a hat and one name will be drawn for a free car seat.

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Learning to live with diabetes in Yakima

A diabetes class offered in Spanish for people living with diabetes.

You will learn:

  • How to read labels
  • How to use your glucometer
  • How to choose healthy foods to help control your blood sugars
  • And, you will receive many valuable tips to help you reduce weight and live a healthier fuller life

Classes offered at

Central Washington Family Medicine
1806 West Lincoln Ave
Yakima, Washington 98902

The fourth Thursday of the month from 3:30-7:30 pm.

Free of cost.

To register please call 509-574-5956.

Aprendiendo a Vivir con su Diabetes

Es una clase en Español, donde:

  • Aprenderás a usar tu glucómetro
  • Aprenderás a elegir los alimentos para controlar tu azúcar en la sangre.
  • Aprenderás a leer las etiquetas de alimentos.
  • Y obtendrás algunos tips para reducir tu peso.

 

Las clases son ofrecidas en
Central Washington Family Medicine
1806 West Lincoln Ave
Yakima, Washington 98902

Cada cuarto Jueves del mes, de 3:30 a 7:30 PM

Libre de costo.

Para registrarse llame al 509-574-5956

Infant Massage Class in Yakima

If you have a baby who is 6 months or younger and would like to take a one hour class on Infant massage, we have on scheduled on January 31, 2013 from 6-7 pm.  The cost is just $5 for you, your partner and baby to learn this technique. Pre-registration is required by calling 509-248-7322.

Here are some of the benefits of Infant Massage for the baby:

  • Infant-Parent attachment or “bonding”
  • Relaxation
  • Helps baby feel loved
  • Promotes better sleep
  • Facilitates body awareness
  • Boosts immune system
  • Sensory stimulation
  • Improves skin condition
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Helps digestion
  • Balances respiration
  • Relief for teething pains
  • Help waste elimination
  • Helps build parents’ and baby’s self-esteem
  • Helps you learn about your baby (their needs and desires)
  • Relaxes parents
  • Pleasurable experience
  • Stimulates production of oxytocin (Oxytocin is a hormone which can be produced by both male and female persons during massage. It is useful as a pain reliever and has a calming effect on the person.)

 

Juntos Podemos Contra el Cancer – Together We Can Win The Fight Against Cancer

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is partnering up with Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) to provide breast cancer awareness and prevention education throughout the Yakima Valley. The HAF program, “Juntos Podemos Contra el Cancer” is an innovative, scalable, and cost-effective model for changing Latino attitude and behaviors about breast cancer prevention and screenings.

For the next eight-weeks, Memorial’s Education and Outreach Department will be offering breast cancer educational programs throughout the community, with the goal to reach approximately 600 Latina women. Participant will receive education on overall breast health, signs and symptoms of breast cancer, will be connected to medical homes and mammography services. This partnership will help Memorial expand its educational outreach and improve the overall health of the community.

The Juntos Podemos Contra el Cancer program was funded through a grant awarded to HAF from the CDC. Yakima was selected by HAF as one of two pilot locations.

To learn more about HAF please visit www.hispanicaccess.org.

For information about workshop schedule please visit us at www.yakimamemorial.org

Tome Accion hoy en contra de la diabetes

¿Sabia usted que 1 de cada 10 adultos que viven en este país tienen diabetes, y que más de uno de cada tres tienen prediabetes?

La prediabetes aumenta el riesgo de diabetes tipo 2, de enfermedad cardiaca y de accidentes cerebrovasculares.

Existen 7 millones de personas con diabetes que aun no han sido diagnosticadas.
¿Podria usted ser una de ellas?

Sábado 19 de Noviembre 2011
8:00 AM a 12:00 PM
En el Centro de Educación del Hospital Memorial
Ubicado en el 2506 al Oeste de la avenida Nob Hill
Boulevard en Yakima

Exámenes de Diabetes
¡Ven en ayunas!
Nada de comida o bebida 8 horas antes del examen
¡Libre de Costo!

¡Únete a nuestra campaña y ayúdanos a
ganarle la batalla a la diabetes!

Para más información lláme al (509) 574-5956