Fall 2021 Workshops

Join us for our health workshops in the fall of 2021…

Stroke: What You Need to Know
With support from the American Heart Association
Thursday, October 28, 2021 from Noon to 1:00 PM (on Zoom)

Strokes do not discriminate. They can happen to anyone, at any age – and about one in four people worldwide will have one in their lifetime. The good news? The majority of deaths from stroke are preventable. Join Vivien H. Lee, MD, FAAN, Medical Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, to discuss everything you need to know about understanding stroke, warning signs and how you can reduce your risk as we raise awareness for World Stroke Day. Topics to include:

  • Causes of stroke
  • Types of stroke
  • Recognizing the warning signs
  • Treatments for stroke
  • Why the hospital is still the safest place in the event of a heart or stroke emergency

Parenting During Uncertain Times
Presented by Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Thursday, November 4, 2021, from Noon to 1:00 PM (on Zoom)

Crystal Milner, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will discuss effective parenting skills to consider during the Covid-19 pandemic, including:

  • Preparing a family plan for dealing with the pandemic
  • Tips for taking care of your (and your children’s) mental and physical health
  • Explaining the pandemic to your kids
  • General guidelines for answering children’s questions
  • Techniques and coping strategies for dealing with feelings of stress and uncertainty
  • When should you see a mental health provider?

Register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594