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TOPICS TO FOCUS ON HEALTH AND WELLNESS

The YMCA of Greater Rochester is pleased to partner with the University of Rochester Medical Center to offer monthly education sessions at our Maplewood Family YMCA and The Lewis Street YMCA Neighborhood Center. Each session is free to attend and will last approximately one hour.

SESSION SCHEDULE & TOPICS

  • Maplewood Family YMCA
    • 10-11 am | Tuesday, June 18: Discussing Palliative Care
      This discussion will include an overview and introduction of palliative care, and help answer questions about advance care planning.
    • 10- 11 am | Tuesday, July 23: Accessing Emergency Care
      Have you wondered when to go to the Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care or your Primary Care Physician? This session will provide scenarios and answer all your questions about when and how to access emergency care. 
    • 10- 11 am | Tuesday, August 20: Prostate Cancer
      In preparation for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, this session will focus on education about who should be screened for prostate cancer, when screening should take place, and how to talk with your physician about cancer screening.  
    • 10- 11 am | Tuesday, September 17: Promote HEALTH
    • This session will revisit your personal health goals and further build on nutrition and physical activity ideas to support your healthy lifestyle.
    • 10- 11 am | Tuesday, October 22: Details coming soon!
    • 10- 11 am | Tuesday, November 19: Details coming soon!
    • 10- 11 am | Tuesday, December 10: Details coming soon!

 

  • The Lewis Street YMCA Neighborhood Center
    • Noon | Friday, June 21: Accessing Pharmacies
      Have you wondered how to access Outpatient Pharmacies and what pharmacy services are available within the community? This session will focus on barriers that prevent patients from getting their medications, and steps in place to assist in overcoming these challenges.
    • Noon | Friday, July 19: Accessing Emergency Care
      Have you wondered when to go to the Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care or your Primary Care Physician? This session will provide scenarios and answer all your questions about when and how to access emergency care. 
    • Noon | Friday, August 16: Prostate Cancer
      In preparation for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, this session will focus on education about who should be screened for prostate cancer, when screening should take place, and how to talk with your physician about cancer screening.  
    • Noon | Friday, September 20: Promote HEALTH
    • This session will revisit your personal health goals and further build on nutrition and physical activity ideas to support your healthy lifestyle.   
    • Noon | Friday, October 18: Details coming soon!
    • Noon | Friday November 15: Details coming soon!
    • Noon | Friday, December 20: Details coming soon!