• Barton Health: Community Calendar of Events

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    December 29, 2017
    December 28, 2017
     
    For Immediate Release: Community calendar and public service announcements at Barton Health.
     
    January – February, 2018
    Community Calendar of Events
     
    Announcements
     
    Ø  Open enrollment to sign up for health insurance benefits through Covered California runs through January 31. Barton Health offers free, multi-lingual enrollment counseling. Contact 530.600.1984 or visit bartonhealth.org/enroll.
    Ø  Ready to quit smoking? Barton Health can help with Freedom From Smoking®, a seven class cessation program from the American Lung Association. Classes are held Wednesdays, January 10 - February 21 (plus Friday, February 2) from 6:00-8:00pm at 1077-B 4th Street. Registration costs $30 for the seven class series. Questions? Call 530.543.5525 or email fit@bartonhealth.org. Register online at www.bartonhealth.org/communityed - click “Freedom from Smoking” and then "sign up online".
    Ø  Find your fit with unlimited group fitness classes through Tahoe Fit by Barton Health.  Led by certified fitness coaches, try our Barre, Yoga, Indoor Cycling, High Intensity Interval Training and more.  PLUS Winter Conditioning and Cardio Fit early and mid-morning classes are offered on the schedule this season.  All fitness levels welcome. Sign up or get more details at bartonhealth.org/fit.  Call 530.543.5549 or email fit@bartonhealth.org for questions.
     
     
    Support Groups
     
    POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP
    Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm

                Barton 4th Street Classroom - 1077B 4th Street, South Lake Tahoe
    Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs. If you are expecting or a new parent looking for people who understand what you are going through, this group can help.  All parents with perinatal mood and anxiety challenges welcome.  Sign up at bartonhealth.org/CommunityEd under Support Groups. Email fit@bartonhealth.org or call 530.543.5549 for more information.
     
     
     
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    MOMMY AND ME SUPPORT GROUPS
    Infants and Toddler (up to 36 months): Tuesdays, 10:00am-12:00pm
    Infants only (up to 12 months): Thursdays, 2:00-4:00pm
                Barton 4th Street Classroom - 1077B 4th Street, South Lake Tahoe
    New mothers and their babies or toddlers are invited to attend a weekly support group to share experiences and discuss the joys and challenges of parenting. Get support from other mothers as well as professional support from a childbirth instructor and guest speakers. Speakers and topics vary. Sign up at bartonhealth.org/CommunityEd under Support Groups. Email fit@bartonhealth.org for more information or call 530.543.5549.
     
     
    BARTON HOSPICE "REFLECTIONS OF LIFE AND LOSS:” Grief Support Group
    First and third Thursday of each month, 12:00–1:00pm
    2092 Lake Tahoe Blvd, Suite 500 - South Lake Tahoe
    Barton Hospice encourages people who have experienced the loss of a loved one or have endured a significant, life-altering event to attend the ongoing bereavement group called "Reflections of Life and Loss." This group helps teach attendees how to cope with certain situations and encourages emotional connections with others. Support and bereavement groups can improve a participant's mood and decrease psychological distress. For questions and registration, call Tina Bruess at 530.543.5592 or Barton Hospice at 530.543.5581.
     
     
    SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
    Fourth Thursday of each month, 6:00–7:00pm
    Barton Public Relations Office - 2092 Lake Tahoe Blvd, Suite 400 - South Lake Tahoe
    Sometimes in life, events occur that fracture the very foundation on which we stand. Our life, as we have known it, is forever changed and we find ourselves in an unexpected struggle, first just to survive and then to move forward. Community members who have lost a loved one to suicide are welcome to attend this monthly support group.
     
     
    BARTON WELLNESS EDUCATION: Weight Watchers
    Wednesdays, 7:00-7:45am (Join anytime!)
                Barton Training Facility, Room #101
    - 1111 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe
    Use the Weight Watchers SmartPoints Beyond the Scale Program to guide yourself toward healthier choices while still providing flexibility to eat favorite foods. Payment options available. Series includes free online tools. New members can start any time and do not need to RSVP. Contact Nanc Ressler with questions at 530.543.5767 or email fit@bartonhealth.org.

     
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    January
     
    BARTON WELLNESS LECTURE: The Art of Surgery with da Vinci
    Wednesday, January 17, 6-7pm
    Presented by: Sandra Taylor, MD, Barton General Surgery; Amanda Weavil, MD, Barton Women’s Health; Bradley Anderson, MD, Barton Urology

                Lake Tahoe Community College, Duke Theatre - One College Ave, South Lake Tahoe
    • Shorter hospitalization, faster recovery time
    • Reduced pain and discomfort
    • Smaller incisions resulting in reduced risk of infection and minimal scarring
    This lecture is free and open to the public. Attend any four of Barton’s 2018 Wellness Lectures and be entered into a drawing for a $150 gift certificate to a South Lake Tahoe business of your choice.  Questions? Call 530.543.5537. Visit bartonhealth.org/lecture  for the most up-to-date lecture info.
     
     
    BARTON WELLNESS EDUCATION: Childbirth Preparation Tuesday Series
    Tuesdays, January 2 - February 6 (6-week series), 6:15-8:15pm
    Course Tuition: $20 per couple
                Barton 4th Street Classroom - 1077B 4th Street, South Lake Tahoe
    Childbirth class series on six consecutive Tuesday evenings.  Expecting parents should attend childbirth education at approximately 28 to 32 weeks. Learn about the birthing process, labor positions, pre-term indicators, preparing for the hospital, relaxation/breathing techniques, pain management, lactation consulting, newborn + postpartum care and infant CPR.  Sign up at bartonhealth.org/CommunityEd under Parents & Family Education. Call 530.543.5549 or email fit@bartonhealth.org for more information.
     
     
    BARTON WELLNESS EDUCATION: Childbirth Preparation One-Day Intensive
    Saturday, January 13, 9:00am-4:30pm
    Course Tuition: $20 per couple
                Barton 4th Street Classroom - 1077B 4th Street, South Lake Tahoe
    Parents are invited to attend childbirth classes at approximately 28 to 32 weeks. Learn about the birthing process, labor positions, pre-term indicators, preparing for the hospital, relaxation/breathing techniques, pain management and more. Sign up at bartonhealth.org/CommunityEd under Parents & Family Education. Call 530.543.5549 or email fit@bartonhealth.org for more information.
     
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    February
     
    BARTON WELLNESS EDUCATION: Childbirth Preparation One-Day Intensive Saturday
    Saturday, February 10, 9:00am-4:30pm
    Course Tuition: $20 per couple
                Barton 4th Street Classroom - 1077B 4th Street, South Lake Tahoe
    Parents are invited to attend childbirth classes at approximately 28 to 32 weeks. Learn about the birthing process, labor positions, pre-term indicators, preparing for the hospital, relaxation/breathing techniques, pain management and more.  Sign up at bartonhealth.org/CommunityEd under Parents & Family Education.  Call 530.543.5549 or email fit@bartonhealth.org for more information.
     
    BARTON WELLNESS EDUCATION: Childbirth Preparation Tuesday Series
    Tuesdays, February 13 - March 20  (6-week series), 6:15-8:15pm
    Course Tuition: $20 per couple
                Barton 4th Street Classroom - 1077B 4th Street, South Lake Tahoe
    Childbirth class series on six consecutive Tuesday evenings.  Expecting parents should attend childbirth education at approximately 28 to 32 weeks. Learn about the birthing process, labor positions, pre-term indicators, preparing for the hospital, relaxation/breathing techniques, pain management, lactation consulting, newborn + postpartum care and infant CPR.  Sign up at bartonhealth.org/CommunityEd under Parents & Family Education. Call 530.543.5549 or email fit@bartonhealth.org for more information.
     
     
    BARTON WELLNESS LECTURE: Knee Injuries Seen in Skiing and Snowboarding
    Thursday, February 8, 6-7pm
    Presented by: Kyle Swanson, MD, Tahoe Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
    Lake Tahoe Community College, Duke Theatre - One College Ave, South Lake Tahoe
    • Learn about common knee injuries of skiers and snowboarders
    • Recognize when it's time to seek help for an injury
    • Understand what can be done to prevent injuries
    This lecture is free and open to the public. Attend any four of Barton’s 2017 Wellness Lectures and be entered into a drawing for a $150 gift certificate to a local business of your choice. Questions? Call 530.543.5537. Visit bartonhealth.org/lecture for the most up-to-date lecture information.
     
     
    Contact:
    Jenna Palacio
    jpalacio@bartonhealth.org