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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Health Education

Linda Garrity, Community Education Coordinator for Hancock Health spoke to Kiwanis. Linda is a graduate of Mount Vernon High School and IU. She has worked for Hancock Health for 9 years,
Population health is a term used to describe ways to keep the community healthy. One of the programs that attempt to accomplish this is Better Choices, Better Health(R), a six-week program that attempts to help people deal with issues that lead to chronic diseases such as diabetes, COPD, and high blood pressure. Teaching people what they can do to make themselves better through setting goals, creating action plans and accountability reporting.
Another program, Know Your Numbers, helps community people be aware of their Cholesterol, Diabetes, and Blood pressure numbers from on the spot screenings.
Additional programs deal with Addictions, Alzheimer's, Baby Bump Club, COPD, Breastfeeding, Cancer, Caregiving, Greif, Multiple Sclerosis Parkinson's, Senior Social Wednesdays, Baby Car Seats, Safe Sitter, and Dementia, For more information or to register for a class call 517,468.4383.

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Greenfield Kiwanians perform service projects to help people and organizations. We also perform service projects to raise funds to support Riley Children's Hospital and many local charities.