The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Care New England
The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Care New England is pleased to offer free information sessions. These sessions are aimed at helping patients who suffer from obesity and other weight-related diseases obtain an optimal weight and healthier lifestyle.
Free information sessions are available for patients and prospective patients.
For more information please visit http://carenewengland.org/bariatric
The Stroke Center
The Stroke Center at Kent Hospital is pleased to host a monthly stroke support group for stroke survivors and caregivers on the last Wednesday of the month. Each month a new guest speaker will be discussing concerns regarding stroke.
All members of the community who have survived a stroke, are at risk of a stroke or are caregivers for someone who has undergone a stroke, are encouraged to attend.
For more information please contact Susan Moore, RN, Director, Kent Hospital/MHRI Stroke Program at 401.737.7010, ext. 35510 or email SMoore@Kentri.org.
Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the United States. On average, someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds; someone dies of a stroke every four minutes; and more than 795,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year.
Amputee Support Group
Kent and Memorial hospitals along with the New England Amputee Association is pleased to announce a free informational group meeting for amputees and their families on the last Wednesday of the month.
New England Amputee Association's mission is to reach out to people with limb loss and provide a supportive environment where information and experiences are shared and friendships are formed.
For more information please visit New England Amputee Association http://www.newenglandamputeeassociation.com
Beast Cancer Support Group
Kent Hospital is pleased offer a free breast cancer support group that meets every second Thursday of the month, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. It is an informal, ongoing group, bringing people together to share their experiences and problems related to cancer and to provide one another with comfort and help. Please use the Imaging Center entrance located next to Kent's Emergency Department, 455 Toll Gate Road, Warwick, RI.
The Breast Health Center at Kent is committed to providing its patients with access to the best possible care in this region. Instead of traveling to Boston, or even Providence, those seeking expert medical advice and cutting-edge treatment can find it at The Breast Health Center at Kent. For more information log on to the website at http://www.kenthospital.org/breasthealth.
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