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New Day, New Way to Create Healthful and Delicious School Lunches

school lunch 1It’s time for a fresh start to packing school lunches – and even to your own brown bag. These three simple steps from Corilee Watters, clinical nutrition manager at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, will have you and your family out the door every morning already looking forward to lunchtime. Read More

Take Heart: See Your Doctor Before Beginning an Exercise Program

heart health 1There’s more to fall than back to school. For many it means beginning or resuming a regular exercise routine or even training for a competitive event.

We asked Vipul Gupta, M.D., a cardiologist with Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation how athletes of all ages can safeguard their heart health before hitting the gym, pool, open road or wherever your energy takes you. Read More

Free Blood Pressure Health Fair

????????????????????????????????????????Learn how to manage your blood pressure through healthy
living! Join us for a fun health fair that will include informational
booths and interactive activities that will give you the information
you need to help control your high or low blood pressure.

• Cooking demonstrations
• Recipes
• Blood pressure health information
• Healthy giveaways

This event is FREE!

When: Wednesday, September 10
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Albany Care Center
500 San Pablo Ave.
Albany CA 94706

Fall Prevention Fair for Seniors

??????????????????????????????A fall can be devastating to you and your family and threaten your independence. Armed with knowledge and awareness, falls are preventable.

Come learn how you can safeguard your independence through medication management, balance assessments, information and discussion, and balance exercises.

When: Tue. Sept. 30
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: San Leandro Senior Center
13909 East 14th Street, San Leandro

Call (510) 727-3176 to register

Breast Cancer Forum: Screening Mammography Controversy

breast cancer forumWomen and their families are invited to join us at our next Breast Cancer Forum to hear the latest mammography findings and how regular screening mammograms save lives.

R. James Brenner, M.D., a board certified radiologist will discuss the following:

  • The success rate of screening mammograms for early detection of breast cancer
  • The improvement in outcomes because of early detection
  • The Affodable Care Act’s provision for free screening mammograms
  • Screening mammogram services from Alta Bates Summit Medical Center.

Light refreshments will be served. To reserve your space, please call (510) 204-5656 to save your seat at this free presentation.

When: Thursday, September 18, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Room 105, Samuel Merritt University, 400 Hawthorne Avenue, Oakland

Physician Panel: Cancer Prevention and Treatment

cancer prevention treatmentCome join us for an interactive discussion about cancer prevention and new treatment available. Sutter Delta’s surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists will join together to talk with you about the complex nature of cancer, prevention strategies, treatment and recovery.

When: Saturday, October 11
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Sutter Delta Medical Center, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, CA.

For more information, please call (925) 779-3608 or send an email to: