Spring 2005
Health Calendar May - June 2005

Bridgeport Hospital offers hundreds of classes, events, and groups to help keep our community—and your family—healthy!


May 16: QUITSMART® SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM.
6–7:30 p.m. Bridgeport Hospital Operations Conference Room, first floor. Next series of four classes: May 16, June 1, June 6 and June 13. Tuition: $75. Registration: 1-888-357-2396.

May 20: HIP OR KNEE PAIN? YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT! FREE lecture.
1:30 pm. Hilton Garden Inn, 25 Old Stratford Road, Shelton. Reservations: 1-888-357-2396.

May 21: BRIDGEPORT HOSPITAL'S POLKA DOT KIDS SERIES: "PETER GROSS & HIS AMAZING FLYING RODENTS."
12 noon & 2 p.m. Playhouse on the Green, 177 State Street, Bridgeport. Peter Gross and his puppets, Rocky the mind-reading raccoon and Stinky the fearless skunk, in a classic act that will delight children and adults. Before the noon show, staff from Bridgeport Hospital's PT Barnum Pediatric Center will be on hand with free gifts and health information for children. Tickets: $12. Call 345-4800, ext. 150.

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAMS.
A two-part refresher course for senior drivers sponsored by AARP. Registration fee of $10 includes materials. For information on dates and locations: 1-888-357-2396.


LIVING WELL WITH DIABETES. Four weekly twohour classes. June 6, 13, 20, 27; at 3:30 p.m. or 6 p.m. Bridgeport Hospital Administration Conference Room, first floor. Registration: 1-888-357-2396.


LIVING WITH CANCER. Next meetings: May 9, 23; June 13, 27, 5–6:30 p.m. Bridgeport Hospital Cancer Center, 7th floor. For cancer patients, families and friends. Information: 1-888-357-2396.

LOOK GOOD....FEEL BETTER. Next sessions: May 10, June 14, 5–6 p.m. Bridgeport Hospital Operations Conference Room, first floor. American Cancer Society program; teaches beauty techniques to women undergoing radiation or chemotherapy. Registration: 1-888-357-2396.

OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP. Next meeting: June 19, 2 p.m. United Visiting Nurse Association, 40 Lindeman Drive, Trumbull. For area residents and their families who have had a colostomy, urostomy, or ileostomy. Information: 1-888-357-2396.

BETTER BREATHING CLUB. Next meetings: May 27, June 24, 1:30–3 p.m. Bridgeport Hospital duPont Board Room, first floor. For people with chronic respiratory problems. Information: 1-888-357-2396.