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Published on April 18, 2011

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Celebrating Older Americans Month With Health and Wellness Series

Darby, PA - Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital is sponsoring a free health and wellness series in observance of Older Americans Month in May.

The series is open to all seniors and members of the community. All events are taking place at the hospital, located at 1500 Lansdowne Avenue, Darby, PA 19023. Please call 610.237.4136 to register.

Exercise Guidelines for Adults over 65

Presented by Linda Keller-Doyle, PTA, MS, Fitness Coordinator
Monday, May 9
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Medical Science Building, Lobby Floor, Norman N. Cohen, MD Auditorium

Depression in the Elderly

Presented by Jeffery J. Dekret, MD, Psychiatrist
Monday, May 9
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Science Building, Lobby Floor, Norman N. Cohen, MD Auditorium

Hearing Loss in the Elderly

Includes raffle of amplified telephones
Joann Bevan, MSCCA, Audiologist
Wednesday, May 11
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Science Building, Lobby Floor, Room A

My Joints Hurt: What Can I Do?

Presented by Thomas N. Duffy, DO, AOAOS, Orthopedic Surgeon
Tuesday, May 17
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Science Building, Lobby Floor, Norman N. Cohen, MD Auditorium

Medicare 101

Presented by Kim Andrews, Apprise Coordinator, Senior Community Services
Tuesday, May 17
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Medical Science Building, Lobby Floor, Norman N. Cohen, MD Auditorium

Dine with the Docs featuring Stroke Awareness

Presented by Daniel Howley, MD, Neurologist and Kathy Atwell, RN, Stroke Program Coordinator
Tuesday, May 17
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.    
Medical Science Building, Lobby Floor, Norman N. Cohen, MD Auditorium

Helping Seniors to Live Safely at Home

Presented by Carol Fanelli/Director of Client Care, Home Helpers
Wednesday, May 18
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Medical Science Building, Lobby Floor, Norman N. Cohen, MD Auditorium

Dine with the Docs featuring Dangers of Sun Exposure and What it Can Do to Your Skin

Presented by Anthony V. Benedetto, DO, FACP, Dermatologist
Wednesday, May 18
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Medical Science Building, Lobby Floor, Norman N. Cohen, MD Auditorium

Fragile to Fit

Presented by Mary Musuku, MD, Geriatrician
Monday, May 23
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Science Building, Lobby Floor, Room A

Avoiding the Complications of Diabetes

Presented by Molly Hayden, RN, Nurse Educator and Lydia Safadi, Dietetic Intern
Monday, May 23
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Science Building, Lobby Floor, Room A

Ann D’Antonio

Vice President, Marketing and Communications
610.567.5334
adantonio@mercyhealth.org
Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

610.731.1481
Before or after normal business hours

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
1500 Lansdowne Avenue
Darby, PA 19023
610.237.4000

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