Good Shepherd To Hold Health Fair At Bethlehem Senior Center on November 1910/10/2008
October 10, 2008
Allentown, PA – Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network will hold a health fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 19, at the Bethlehem Senior Center, 720 Old York Road, Bethlehem. The public is invited to attend.
The health fair will feature the following:
- Stroke screening (blood pressure check, carotid bruit testing, risk factor review)
- Balance screenings and tips for fall prevention
- Lee Silverman Big and Loud Screenings for those with Parkinson’s disease
Attendees also will have the opportunity to learn more about these topics:
- Non-surgical options for spine and joint pain
- Advanced directives
- Aging in place for seniors, including home modification
- Care for dizziness and neurological disorders
- Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation
Free refreshments and door prizes will be available. For more information, call 610-778-9220.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a nationally recognized rehabilitation leader, offering a continuum of care for people with physical and cognitive disabilities and specializing in assistive and rehabilitation technology. More than 40,000 people come to Good Shepherd each year for specialized programs in stroke, orthopedics, brain injury, spinal cord injury, pediatrics, amputation and more. Good Shepherd provides rehabilitation services in 8 eastern Pennsylvania counties. Good Shepherd operates 16 outpatient sites, 4 inpatient sites, a long-term acute care hospital, 2 long-term care homes for people with severe disabilities, an independent living facility, a Work Services division that provides employment training and job placement and a lifestyle products online store called Rehability. Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, began operations in July 2008 and provides post-acute care in the Philadelphia region. Good Shepherd was founded in 1908 when The Rev. John and Estella Raker invited a disabled orphan named Viola into their Allentown, Pennsylvania, home. Good Shepherd is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. For more information, visit www.GoodShepherdRehab.org.