Women’s Health Fair Successful

The third annual Women’s Health Fair was successful, hosting 150 participants for an evening of health education and information, pampering, shopping, and treats.

Ladies could sign up for a free chair massage on a first-come, first-served basis, sign up for lots of great door prizes, hear educational presentations, have screenings, and even check out some shopping opportunities.

Presentations included:
Vaping: Harm, addiction and help, by Jessica Borrenpohl, PA-C, and Kruz Schoenrock, school resource officer: Make Yourself a Priority, Too, by Kensly Williams, UNMC PA student; Annual Wellness Visit by Kelsey Maguire, PA-C; Bone Density, Risk Factors and Prevention, by Jessica Borrenpohl, PA-C; Women’s Self-Defense, Martinez Combative Arts, Burkley Fitness Center.

Video of the presentations and the power points that accompanied them are available on the Jefferson Community Health and Life YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYu8grGow8uKpMtjK4Q880A

Prizewinners were:

Heartland Bank & Walmart — Bike—Adrian Bowen

Bonham Golden Bucket—Becky Bruce

Ray’s gift card and Young Living oil, Lylice Schmidt

Luluroe clothing—Debbie Aden

Luluroe clothing—Cheryl Trimm

Pampered Chef—Shirley Schoen

Massage—Janet Ahl

Christmas sign—Erin Starr

Pampered Chef—Sherri Davis

Hope Crisis tshirt and P-Town Daily Grind certificate—Emily Adams

Massage—Sue Fox

Zyia—Theresa Fox

Burkley Fitness Center membership—Dianne Wurm

Fitbit—Annette Baxa

Cup and straws  — Carrie Zweifel

Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet May 8

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, May 8, at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room.

The program will be a webinar on “Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease.” The program is a webinar by Heather Zwickey, Ph.D., Dean of Research and Graduate Studies and Professor of Immunology at the National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR.

Easiest access will be by parking in the H Street parking and entering through the JCHC Main Entrance. Follow the lobby signage to “Conference Room.” The meeting rooms will be to the left. The Small Conference Room is the second door

The Parkinson’s Support Group generally meets on the second Monday of each month.

The group is designed to provide an opportunity for area residents to share their experiences with Parkinson’s disease. There is no cost for participants.

For more information, contact Lana Likens at Jefferson Community Health Center at (402)-729-3351.