Community Education

Our Community Education classes are FREE! Unless otherwise noted, register for these programs by calling 419-207-2563, leaving a name, contact information, and number of individuals attending. Or, feel free to email Steven.Baldridge@UHhospitals.org

 

Flexibility, Walking, Breathing & Aerobic Exercise - Exercise for Older Adults
Presented by physical therapist Wendy Dennison
Monday, December 11, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan Rehabilitation Center, 2163 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Learn simple, home-based exercises as well as healthy lifestyle tips that are shown to slow the aging process. At this session, we’ll talk about flexibility, walking, breathing and aerobic exercise. 

Shoulders, Arms, Wrists, Hands and Fingers - Exercise for Older Adults
Presented by occupational therapist Alicia Gottfried and occupational therapy assistant Keeley Shaw
Monday, December 18, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan Rehabilitation Center, 2163 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Learn simple, home-based exercises as well as healthy lifestyle tips that are shown to slow the aging process. Exercises taught in this session will focus on the shoulders, arms, wrists, hands and fingers.

Stop the Bleed
Presented by Christy Constance, RN
Monday, January 22, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Massive bleeding from any cause – an active shooter, workplace injury, or traffic accident – can lead to death if treatment is delayed. Similar to how the general public learns and performs CPR, the public must learn proper bleeding control techniques, including how to use their hands, dressings, and tourniquets until help arrives. Join nurse Christy Constance to learn more about these lifesaving techniques. A one hour hands-on class for those who have pre-registered at 419-207-2563 will follow the general presentation.

Running 101
Presented by Sarah Mull, PT
Monday, February 12, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Running is inexpensive, great for your health and an excellent way to manage your weight. Have you wanted to pick up this popular sport but just don’t know where to start? Join physical therapist Sarah Mull to learn all about the basics of running, and how you can start and STAY on your fitness road!

Childhood Trauma’s Lifelong Impact
Presented by Todd Yordy, MA, LPCC-S
Monday, February 26, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Did you know your bad habits of today may be influenced by something that happened to you years ago in childhood? Local professionals well versed in the ACE study are finding it has revolutionized healthcare and is effectively addressing the myriad of social problems our community faces today. Join Todd Yordy to learn more about the ACE study and how it may apply to you or a loved one.

Stop the Bleed
Presented by Christy Constance, RN
Monday, March 12, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Massive bleeding from any cause – an active shooter, workplace injury, or traffic accident – can lead to death if treatment is delayed. Similar to how the general public learns and performs CPR, the public must learn proper bleeding control techniques, including how to use their hands, dressings, and tourniquets until help arrives. Join nurse Christy Constance to learn more about these lifesaving techniques. A one hour hands-on class for those who have pre-registered at 419-207-2563 will follow the general presentation. 

Anxiety
Presented by Todd Yordy, MA, LPCC-S
Monday, March 26, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Since anxiety is a normal part of life, it’s important to handle your anxiety in a healthy way. But how do you know if your reaction to anxiety is cause for concern? What are the symptoms of an anxiety disorder? When should you see a doctor? Counselor Todd Yordy will have the answer to all of these questions, and more, at this free presentation.