Exciting New Additions to GMC's Summer Calendar
You are invited to become a member of PrimeTime Health, a comprehensive network of valuable services exclusively designed for adults age 50 and older.
PrimeTime Health membership is free. Once a member, you can take advantage of free, low-cost or discounted services and activities. For more information about PrimeTime Health or to get registration materials, please call 678-312-2676 to enroll in PrimeTime Health, or call the HealthLine 678-312-5000, to register for these classes.
To register for a class or event, visit www.gwinnettmedicalcenter.org, or call HealthLine at 678-312-5000.
EDUCATION & EVENTS
AARP Smart Driver Course
Classroom defensive driving course for motorists over age 50. Participants get two, 10 minute breaks and 30 minutes for lunch (snacks and lunch not provided).
Tuesday, July 19, 9-3:30 p.m.
Glancy Campus- Kiwi Room
3215 McClure Bridge Rd. Duluth, GA 30096
Fee: $20 ($15 for AARP members, must bring card to class to qualify for discount)
Get tips for fast, light, easy and tasty summer meals. There will be two live demonstrations, so come prepared to sample some delicious dishes.
Ines Beltran, UGA Extension - Gwinnett County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent
Wednesday July 20, 11 – 12 p.m.
Gwinnett Medical Center- Community Room
1000 Medical Center Blvd, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Fee: Parking $3
Caregivers Support Group
Being a family caregiver can be rewarding but it can also be very challenging. Receive help and support at this free class. This class meets the 3rd Friday of each month.
July 15, August 19, 2 - 3 p.m.
Glancy Campus, Mango Room
3215 McClure Bridge Road Duluth GA 30096
To register, contact Candace Rather Crather@gwinnettmedicalcenter.org
or Kelly Dunham at 678-312-6167, Kdunham@gwinnettmedicalcenter.org.
Freshstart Smoking Cessation Class
Create a personal plan for quitting while in a supportive group environment. All of the methods and activities contain the most effective elements for success. Includes resources for nicotine replacement therapy. Registration is mandatory.
August 3, 10, 17, 24. Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Gwinnett Medical Center- Cancer Support Center
631 Professional Drive - Suite 220, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Family Caregiver Essentials
Equip yourself to balance your load of responsibilities, while being a family caregiver. This classes discusses A Caregiver’s Bill of Rights, preparing for disasters, challenges of mental illness and caregiver resources.
Monday, August 15, 12 – 1 p.m.
Pat Baker, Gwinnett County Health and Human Services Director
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion – Rose Room
550 Medical Center Blvd. Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Fee: Parking $3. Free lunch.
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Colorectal cancer is one of the most detectable and, if found early, most treatable forms of cancer. Regular screenings for colorectal cancer should begin at age 50. Screening options include colorectal screening kits, which can be completed at home and detects the blood in the stool; and screening colonoscopies, where physicians can look for and remove growths in the colon.
To request a FREE colorectal screening kit to be mailed to your home, or for a physician referral for an advanced screening, call 678-312-5000, and select option 1.
All Fitness Classes are held at Glancy Campus-Peach Room 3215 McClure Bridge Road Duluth, GA 30096. Join anytime!
PTH Fitness- Free for PrimeTime Health Members!
PTH Tai Chi
An ancient Chinese form of gentle exercises and movements that improves balance, flexibility, strength and stamina.
Mondays, July 11 – August 29, 2 - 3 p.m.
PTH Strength Building
Low-impact, strength-training activities designed to increase overall muscle strength, tone and stamina. Exercises can be done from a chair or from a standing position.
Wednesdays, June 22 – August 24, 3 – 4 p.m.
A program of gentle stretching and breathing exercises helps to improve balance, joint health and relax the nervous system.
Mondays, July 11 – August 29, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Fitness For All Levels- PrimeTime Health members receive a 10% discount off all non-PrimeTime Health classes! Join anytime. Class fees can be prorated.
Alternates strength-training and low-impact cardiovascular exercises, to give you two workouts in one.
Thursdays, June 23 – August 25, 6 – 7 p.m.
Fee: $125 for 10-week series
Gentle stretching and breathing exercises designed to improve balance, strengthen joints and relax the nervous system.
Tuesdays, June 21 – August 23, 6 – 7 p.m.
Fee: $125 for 10-class series
Fit Body Boot Camp
A variety of cardiovascular and strength-building exercises designed to burn maximum calories in the shortest amount of time. Includes a customizable nutrition plan.
Mondays, July 11 – August 29, 6 – 7 p.m.
Fee: $100 for 8-class series