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The Power of Prevention.

Date: May 1, 2015

The Power of Prevention.

Don't overlook good bone health. Bones play a crucial role in the overall function of the body from providing a supportive frame to protecting vital organs. How can you prevent osteoporosis, a weakening of the bone structure?
Patients to Learn Density of Breast Tissue after Screening Mammograms.

Women in Missouri now are to be informed of their breast tissue density after having a screening mammogram.

You’re Never Too Young for Heart Disease

Heart disease has many faces. It doesn’t care if you’re a man or woman – young or old. It doesn’t care if you have good cholesterol levels, low blood pressure or no history of heart conditions in your family.

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Ask the Doctor

Our doctors answer common health questions.

High Blood Pressure?

Interventional cardiologist Christopher Speidel, MD, answers common questions about High Blood Pressure.

When Does a Cut Mean a Trip to the ER?

ER physician Jeffrey Davis, MD, answers common questions about what to do when you or a loved one has a cut.

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Recipes

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month®

Celebrate National Nutrition Month®

Sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutrition Month® encourages all of us to adopt a healthy eating and physical activity plan.

This Valentine’s Day, Turn Your Kitchen into Your Favorite Restaurant

This Valentine’s Day, Turn Your Kitchen into Your Favorite Restaurant

Why go out when you can stay in?  This Valentine’s Day make a date for a “couples cook” evening with you and your special Valentine.

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Featured Events
Most of our events are free; but seating is limited, so reservations are encouraged. To register, call 314-996-LIFE (314-996-5433) or 800-392-0936.

Lunch and Learn

Healthy You — 101!

Want to be the healthiest version of you? Join our dietitian/physical therapist team as they discuss tips for boosting your physical fitness level and eating to energize your day! And, you'll have an opportunity to try some of the fitness activities and recipes discussed! Lunch served.

Wednesday, May 20
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Longview Farm House
13525 Clayton Road

evening programs

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Are you at risk for peripheral vascular disease? Learn about prevention and the signs, symptoms and options for treatment. Light refreshments served..

Thursday, May 28
6:30-8:30 p.m.
St. Louis Frontenac Hilton
1335 South Lindbergh

OASIS Programs

AARP Smart Driver Course

This four-hour training will help you tune up your driving skills, update your knowledge of the rules of the road, learn about normal age-related physical changes and ways to adjust for these changes and reduce traffic violations, crashes and chances for injury. Some insurance companies also offer a discount to participants! Space is limited.

Tuesday, May 19
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Town & Country Municipal Center
1011 Municipal Center Drive

Fee: $15 for AARP Members; $20 for non-AARP Members, payable to AARP the day of training.

Call 314-996-5433 to Register

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