Seven-Week Smoking Cessation Program Starts January 6

Westerly Hospital is offering a seven-week smoking cessation program called “Freedom from Smoking” beginning on January 6 from 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 pm. in the Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center at 25 Wells Street in Westerly. Sessions will be held for seven consecutive Tuesdays. An additional session will be held on Thursday, January 29.
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Westerly Hospital Partners with YMCA to Offer Free Diabetes Information and Screening Event

Westerly Hospital in partnership with the Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch of the Ocean Community YMCA will sponsor a free community Diabetes Information and Screening event on November 25 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Westerly Hospital’s Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educators, Mark Rogers, PharmD (pharmacist) and Yvette Dionne, RD, LDN (dietitian), will provide free medication reviews, blood sugar/glucose testing, and …

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30th Annual Lights of Love Campaign Kicks Off

The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary has officially kicked off its 30th annual Lights of Love campaign.  Through the Lights of Love program, the community is invited to honor or remember a loved one by purchasing a “Love Light” in their name in denominations of $5, $25, $50, $100, or more.  Names of those honored or remembered …

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Free Suicide Prevention Workshop

Westerly Hospital will be sponsoring a free three-hour training workshop on Suicide Prevention on Tuesday, November 4 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center. The workshop will be facilitated d by Bob Price, Navy Chaplain, a trainer certified in the “Safe Talk” suicide prevention program.
Price will discuss the warning …

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Ebola – Learn more from the CDC

The Center for Disease Control offers comprehensive information on this deadly disease.
Click here.
 

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Free Discussion on Osteoarthritis Pain

Osteoarthritis is one of more than 100 of types of arthritis, and affects more than 27 million people in the United States.  The pain associated with the disease can take control of a person’s life if they do not have the tools to manage it.
Westerly Hospital, in conjunction with the New England Region Arthritis Foundation, …

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Howard Haronian, MD to Discuss Risk Factors at Ladies Heart Health Night

Westerly Hospital cardiologist Howard L. Haronian, MD, FACC, will be the guest speaker at a Ladies Heart Health Night on September 17 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.  Join Dr. Haronian for a free discussion on risk factors for women and heart disease followed by a question and …

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Become a Hospital Volunteer!

Westerly Hospital is looking for adult volunteers to assist in many areas of the hospital.   Volunteer positions are currently vailable in our Gift Shop, Information Desk, Courier Service, Chaplaincy department and other areas. 
Applications are available at the main information desk in the hospital lobby or by clicking here.

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Arthritis Exercise Program and Free Presentation on Anti-Inflammatory Foods for Arthritis

Beginning in September, Westerly Hospital, in conjunction with the
New England Region Arthritis Foundation, will sponsor a twelve-session Arthritis Exercise Program as well as a free presentation on Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Alleviate Arthritis. Both programs are open to anyone with any type of arthritis.
The arthritis exercise program is led by trained instructors and is designed to …

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Five-Week Diabetes Education Program Begins in September

Westerly Hospital is offering a comprehensive, five-week course beginning in September to help patients gain practical knowledge and skills needed to manage diabetes successfully.  The course will be conducted by a multidisciplinary team of dieticians, nurses, and pharmacists of Westerly Hospital who are all Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educators (CDOE).   The Hospital’s diabetes program recently became …

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Summer Blood Drive on August 21

Westerly Hospital will host a summer blood drive on August 21 from 2:30 until 5:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.   The drive is sponsored by the Rhode Island Blood Center which distributes blood products to hospitals in Rhode Island and southern New England. 
All presenting donors must show a driver’s license or other form …

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Westerly Hospital Foundation Hosts 26th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament

The Westerly Hospital Foundation will be hosting its 26th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament on Monday, September 22, 2014 at Stonington Country Club.
This year’s event will feature a new price structure which includes a level for every budget.  The cost will be $150 for individual players and $600 for a foursome.
Click here for player and sponsorship information, or contact Nick Stahl, …

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Westerly Hospital Auxiliary and Mary C. Pucci Foundation Award Scholarships

The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary awarded college scholarships to six local students who plan to pursue or advance their career in healthcare at a breakfast reception held in the Henry J. Nardone Conference Center on June 23. Two-thousand fourteen marked the 41st year of the scholarship program.
Recipients were selected from a large field of applicants. In …

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Twelve-Week Arthritis Exercise Program Begins June 30

Westerly Hospital, in conjunction with the Arthritis Foundation, is sponsoring a twelve-session Arthritis Exercise Program specifically designed for people with any type of arthritis.  This gentle exercise program led by trained instructors is designed to help maintain joint range of motion, balance and coordination, muscle strength, and good posture. 
Classes will be held twice weekly on …

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Westerly Hospital Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Westerly Hospital will be hosting a Community Celebration to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the successful partnership of L+M and Westerly Hospital that began last June when L+M acquired Westerly Hospital.
The event will be held on Monday, June 16 at 3:00 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center and will feature refreshments and …

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Plastic Surgeon to Discuss the Latest Techniques in Breast Surgery and Body Contouring

Leon Goldstein, MD, a board certified plastic surgeon, will discuss the latest techniques for breast surgery and body contouring during a free lecture to be held at Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center on June 19 from 6:30-7:30 pm.
Dr. Goldstein recently joined Westerly Hospital’s medical staff and performs a wide variety of affordable procedures …

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Charity Classic at Shelter Harbor Golf Club

On Monday, June 2, 2014, a full field of players will enjoy a special day of golf, in support of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Westerly Hospital Foundation.  Cocktails, dinner, and a spectacular auction to follow.
For more information on sponsorships, live and silent auction items, or to purchase dinner tickets or one of a limited number of opportunities …

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Westerly Hospital Physicians Named 2014 “Top Docs”

Congratulations to the following Westerly Hospital physicians who have been named to Rhode Island Monthly’s 2014 Top Doctors list. Voted by their peers as doctors to whom they would send a loved one for expert medical care, our Top Docs represent the best of Westerly Hospital’s efforts to care for our friends, family, and neighbors. We …

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Drs. Cameron and Feldman Present Free Talk on Hearing Loss

In recognition of Better Hearing Month, Westerly Hospital will be offering a free community education program on hearing loss on May 27 in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The program will be presented by Ear, Nose, and Throat specialists Dr. David Cameron and Dr. Jeffrey Feldman who will …

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Seven-Week Freedom from Smoking Program

Westerly Hospital is offering a seven-week smoking cessation program called “Freedom from Smoking” beginning on Tuesday, May 6 from 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 pm. in the Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center at 25 Wells Street in Westerly.  Sessions will be held for seven consecutive Tuesdays.  An additional session will be held on Thursday, May 29.
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