PFH events coming in June

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Here is a sampling of what is on the Piedmont Fayette Hospital calendar for June.

The hospital’s Auxiliary will host the next Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held in the 1279 Building, third floor, Conference Room C. To give blood, a donor must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. To make an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor key pfh or call 770-719-7098.

Find out the best ways to avoid a serious fall by attending a FREE fall risk assessment Wednesday, June 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Piedmont Fayette Rehabilitation and Fitness Center, 1250 Highway 54, Suite 200, Fayetteville. For more information, please call 770-719-7290.

Living Better with Parkinson’s provides support for individuals, family members and caregivers affected by Parkinson’s disease. Whether you have lived with Parkinson’s for years, were recently diagnosed or know a loved one affected by the disease, you will learn valuable information regarding diagnosis, treatment, medication, exercise, diet, new research and daily life. Piedmont Fayette Hospital extends a cordial invitation to the next program which will be held Tuesday, June 16, 1 to 3 p.m., Bridge Community Center, 225 Willow Bend Road, Peachtree City. For more information, please call 770-487-4444.

A breast cancer support group will meet Tuesday, June 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor, 1267 Highway 54 West, Fayetteville. The group is open to women of all ages who are currently fighting or have survived breast cancer. For more information, contact Lesa Merritt (Piedmont Fayette Hospital Women’s Imaging Center) at 770-719-6604.

Baby Dayz is a free monthly informational group led by Piedmont Fayette Hospital Lactation Consultant Jan Mannion, RN, that offers support to mothers of infants up to one year old. The class meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Fayette County Library Community Room, 1821 Heritage Parkway, Fayetteville. Mothers are welcome to bring infants up to one year old to the class.  For more information, contact Jan Mannion at 770-719-6005.

The Prostate Cancer Information Group will meet Tuesday, June 23, at 7 p.m. at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor, 1267 Hwy 54 West, Fayetteville. Men (and their partners) with concerns about prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. For more information, please call Jim O’Hara at 770-632-2898.

Piedmont Fayette Hospital invites all members of the community to come “walk and talk” with Piedmont doctors Saturday, June 27, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Patriot Park, 1100-1102 Redwine Road, Fayetteville. The June walk will be led by Karen Harris-Moore, M.D., family medicine physician. Register by calling 877-527-3712. Please arrive by 8:15 a.m. – the walks will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact Chris Moore, fitness center supervisor, at 770-719-6024 or christopher.moore@piedmont.org.