Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 3:26 PM on Wednesday, September 7, 2011

South Peninsula Hospital

Bette Seaman, registered dietitian at the hospital, gives a presentation on incorporating Farmers' Market goods into daily menus at 1 p.m. Sept. 13 at the SPH training Center. The presentation includes tips on meal planning, family meal preparation and dining and how to incorporate our local fall harvest into daily snacks and meals. A healthy light lunch and child care will be provided. The presentation is free and open to the public. For information contact the hospital's education department at 235-0258.

In recognition of September as Alzheimer's month, SPH presents "Healthy Body, Healthy Brain," a community forum about the aging brain and ways to prevent cognitive decline. The free forum will be presented by Lisa Warszonak of the Alzheimer's Resource Agency of Alaska at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at the SPH training center. It is free and open to everyone.

Also on Sept. 15, Warszonak and Mary Fries, RN, community health educator for South Peninsula Hospital, will hold an information table on Alzheimer's at the Homer Safeway from noon- 2 p.m. For information contact, at 235-0258.