• Health and Wellness Events - March/April 2018


  • How to Measure the Quality of a Joint Replacement Program

    TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018
    6 - 7:30 PM
    San Antonio Regional Hospital
    Aita Auditorium

    If you are contemplating joint replacement surgery, one of the biggest decisions you will make is which surgeon and hospital you will entrust with your care. With so much information available online, many patients are taking a more active role in selecting providers they feel will ensure the best possible outcome. Join Orthopedic Surgeon Jay Shah, MD, Medical Director, Joint Replacement Center, as he shares the key quality measures you should look for in a joint replacement program. Learn the critical questions to ask your orthopedic surgeon, and which factors play the biggest role in determining surgical success.


    Register for Workshop here

    PRESENTED BY: Jay Shah, MD
Orthopedic Surgery


    Future Trends in Stem Cell and Platelet Therapy for Orthopedics

    TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2018
    6 - 7:30 PM
    San Antonio Regional Hospital
    Aita Auditorium

    Regenerative medicine is seen by many in the medical community as one of the most important breakthroughs in orthopedic care. Media attention has been given to high profile athletes who have used regenerative therapies as an alternative to surgery. Join Asghar Husain, MD as he discusses this future trend in the world of orthopedics. Learn what stem cell and platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections are, and how they work in restoring damaged tissues and joints. Hear about the growing demand in orthopedics for these regenerative therapies to treat osteoarthritis, meniscus tears, and other orthopedic conditions.


    Register for Workshop here

    PRESENTED BY: Asghar Husain, MD
Orthopedic Surgery - Sports Medicine


    HIP JOINTS: Latest Treatments in Non-Arthritic Conditions

    TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018
    6 - 7:30 PM
    San Antonio Regional Hospital
    Aita Auditorium

    While many people experience hip pain due to the aging process and osteoarthritis, there are a number of non-arthritic conditions that can cause hip discomfort. This is especially true for those with sports and/or overuse injuries. Join orthopedic surgeon Connor LaRose, MD as he discusses the causes of hip pain and what the pain generators are in and around the hip area. Learn how the orthopedic community’s ability to treat non-arthritic hip problems has grown exponentially with the advent of advanced arthroscopic technology and techniques, and how physicians are now able to return people to their sports and lives in ways they couldn’t have imagined in years past.


    Register for Workshop here

    PRESENTED BY:Connor LaRose, MD
Orthopedic Surgery -
Sports Medicine

  • Community Calendar March/April 2018

  • Cardiac

    HEALTHY HEART CLASS
    This class series covers cardiac risk factors, congestive heart failure education, and how to stay healthy through blood pressure management, stress management, and exercise. Call 909 944-9355 to reserve a spot. This class is FREE!
    MARCH 21, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM  
    APRIL 18, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM


    HEARTSAVER CPR*†
    Designed for new and renewing CPR students, this class reviews CPR procedures as well as other basic first aid situations, pediatric emergencies, and the 911 system. This is a great class for anyone needing CPR Certification for work or volunteer opportunities!

    You need to call 909 944-9355 to reserve a spot. Class fee applies, which includes a manual and a 2 year certification card. (This class is NOT for people that work in the medical professions.) 
    CALL FOR DATE AND TIME OF NEXT CLASS.


    HEARTSAVER CPR & FIRST AID*†
    Designed for new and renewing CPR students, the class will review both CPR and general first aid procedures. Pediatric emergencies, medical and injury emergencies, and the 911 system will also be covered.
    CALL FOR DATE AND TIME OF NEXT CLASS.


    Support for Patients with Cancer

    The Cancer Resource Center at San Antonio Regional Hospital extends support to anyone who may be going through a cancer diagnosis. The following support groups and activities are available to patients and their caregivers.
    Please call 909.579.6700 for class reservations.


    BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
    Provides a safe, supportive environment in which participants can share their personal experiences and exchange thoughts and feelings with others. SECOND & FOURTH THURSDAYS OF EACH MONTH 11 AM - 12 PM


    CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
    For men and women experiencing any type of cancer. Provides a safe and supportive environment in which participants can share their personal experiences as well as thoughts on coping with their disease.
    THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM


    ORIENTATION CLASS FOR THE NEWLY DIAGNOSED
    For men and women with a new diagnosis of cancer. This class provides information on SARH resources for care, treatment, and support for you and your family. Meet our oncology nurse navigators and learn about resources in your local community that can help you manage your care.
    909.920.6258 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY


    CANCER CAREGIVERS
    Provides support to those who are caregiving; sharing resources, experiences, and helpful tips.
    FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH 3 PM - 4 PM


    PILATES FOR CANCER HEALTH
    Helps cancer patients improve their general well-being.
    EVERY MONDAY 5 PM - 6 PM


    LOOK GOOD… FEEL BETTER
    Look Good Feel Better is a national program offered in partnership by the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, and the Professional Beauty Association/National Cosmetology Association. The Program will help enhance personal appearance for women undergoing cancer treatment. A free make-up kit is provided. This class will focus on all the ways you can look good and feel your best during your cancer journey – wigs, hats, scarves, make-up, clothing, skin and nail changes, nutrition, exercise, coping tips, etc.
    SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH 10 AM - 12 PM


    MOVE, MEASURE & MENTOR CLASS
    Learn post-operative exercises to help restore shoulder and arm movement and decrease side effects after breast surgery
    SECOND & FOURTH WEDNESDAYS OF EACH MONTH 11 AM - 12 PM
    909.579.6700 FOR RESERVATIONS.
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center
    next to the Women’s Breast & Imaging Center
    3rd Floor, 901 San Bernardino Road, Upland.


    Generations Ahead

    Join us in kicking off San Antonio Regional Hospital’s newly enhanced Generations Ahead Senior Club! Enjoy health education and workshops, social hours, cooking demos, and social supportive services and resources. Membership is free for anyone 50+ and includes ongoing benefits throughout the year, including: free health screening events, exercise programming, free monthly blood pressure checks, an e-newsletter, access to our flu shot clinic, and discounts within our San Antonio Regional Hospital cafes and gift shops. What are you waiting for? Join us today! We look forward to your membership and friendship! Members receive many benefits, including:
    • Health Screenings
    • Social Events
    • Heart-Healthy Recipe Cards and Holder
    • Flu Shots
    • Discounts in Hospital Café and Gift Shop
    • Health Education Talks
    • And More!

    March Generation Ahead Activities

    Nutrition Health Workshop

    Wednesday, March 7 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm | West Wing 1 Conference Room
    https://genaheadmarchworkshop.eventbrite.com

    Join Terisha Gamboa, MPH, CHES and San Antonio Regional Hospital’s Healthy Communities Specialist, as she shares the importance of nutrition for the overall health of older adults’ minds and bodies. In addition, we will be providing a biometric screening called, Know Your Numbers, as our first 2018 quarterly health assessment.


    Cooking Demonstration – Tex Mex Black Bean Quinoa Bowl

    Monday, March 26 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm | West Wing 1 Conference Room
    https://genaheadmarchcookingdemo.eventbrite.com

    These Tex Mex bowls are not only highly nutritious and delicious, but are high in calcium, high in fiber, high in potassium, and low in cholesterol. Seating is limited.


    Make your reservation at the website listed for each event. If you do not have Internet access, please leave a message on the reservation line at 909.920.6139. Include your full name, phone number (with area code), the number of people coming with you, and state which event you will attend. Our reservation line is an automated voicemail system. Once you leave your information, your reservation is confirmed. You will not receive a return call.
    PLEASE NOTE: Voice reservations will be taken up to 7 days before an event. After that, only online reservations made through the link will be honored.

    To join Generations Ahead, or for more information, call 909.920.6153, or visit sarh.org/generationsahead. Membership is free.


    Maternity

    Call 909.980.BABY (2229) for reservations and further information. For best availability of classes, please call early in your pregnancy.

    HEALTHY BEGINNINGS MATERNITY TOURS

    Expectant parents can tour the hospital’s Maternity Unit.
    WEDNESDAYS
    MARCH 14, 28, 6 PM - 7:30 PM
    April 11, 25, 6 PM - 7:30 PM
    FRIDAYS,
    MARCH 2, 6 PM - 7:30 PM
    APRIL 6, 6 PM - 7:30 PM


    BREASTFEEDING CLASS*
    Offered by certified lactation consultants. You attend one class before your baby is born.
    CALL FOR NEXT SERIES START DATE.


    PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASSES*
    A five-week series to introduce expectant parents to techniques and comfort measures for labor pain.
    MONDAYS 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    TUES/THURS 6 PM - 8:00 PM
    SATURDAYS 9 AM - 11:00 AM
    CALL FOR NEXT SERIES START DATE.


    INFANT CARE CLASS*
    Designed to educate parents on the care of newborns, including bathing, diapering, umbilical cord, and circumcision care.
    CALL FOR NEXT SERIES START DATE.


    NEWBORN FEEDING CENTER
    Breastfeeding experts provide assistance to mothers and babies who have gone home.
    MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY 9 AM - 1 PM
    CLOSED WEDNESDAYS
    NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY.


    MOM’S GROUP AT HEALTHY BEGINNINGS*
    For moms and their babies ages newborn to six months, this five-week course is designed to support new moms on their journey into parenting. Topics include maternal development (mom’s first year), baby’s milestones, cues and cries, baby’s personality, traits of a healthy family, and child safety.
    CALL FOR NEXT SERIES START DATE AND TIME.


    POSITIVE PARENTING AT HEALTHY BEGINNINGS*
    For families with children ages newborn to six years of age, this class is designed to help parents raise well-mannered, confident, and respectful children by creating good habits. Discipline strategies for common behavior issues will also be given.
    CALL FOR DATE AND TIME OF NEXT CLASS.


    Family Education SIBLING CLASS*
    Children who are expecting a new brother or sister will learn about their mother’s pregnancy and what happens when she comes to the hospital. A tour of the Maternity Unit, refreshments, and a certificate are included.
    MARCH 10, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    APRIL 14, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


    FAMILY & FRIENDS CPR*
    (INFANT/CHILD CPR)
    Learn how to perform CPR and help a choking infant or child. The life you save could be your child or grandchild. This is a great class for babysitters too! Classes held in the Healkthy Beginings Center, 1175 E. Arrow Hwy., (1 block south from San Antonio Regional Hospital)
    You need to call 909 944-9355 to reserve a spot. $25 class fee applies.
    CALL FOR DATE AND TIME OF NEXT CLASS.


    DIABETES & PRE-DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT*
    Diabetes management can be challenging, but can be made easier with the right tools. This class will cover survival skills for diabetes, nutrition, meal planning, and glucose meter usage.
    MARCH 28, 1 PM - 3 PM
    APRIL 25, 1 PM - 3 PM


    SAFE SITTER

    Designed for 11 to 13-year olds, this medically accurate babysitting preparation program teaches students rescue skills, basic first aid, nurturing, safe child care, and personal safety. This is a two-day class series.*
    CALL FOR DATE AND TIME OF NEXT CLASS.


    Support Groups


    DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
    Education on diabetes for patients and their families. Topics vary monthly.
    MARCH 6, 6 PM - 7 PM
    APRIL 3, 6 PM - 7 PM
    Nutritional Counseling Nutritional counseling with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for those looking to manage a medical condition and/or improve their health and weight.
    Fee applies.
    CALL 909.944.9355 FOR MORE INFORMATION.


    Save a life - Donate Blood


    Donate blood at one of the following blood drives

    WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2018
    7:30 AM - 7 PM
    RANCHO SAN ANTONIO MEDICAL PLAZA
    7777 Milliken Avenue
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

    TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018
    1:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    SIERRA SAN ANTIONO MEDICAL PLAZA
    16465 Sierra Lakes Parkway
    Fontana, CA 92336

    THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2018
    7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    AITA AUDITORIUM
    SAN ANTONIO REGIONAL HOSPITAL
    999 San Bernardino Road
    Upland, CA 91786

    Save lives in less time with RAPIDPASS
    Start the donation process before leaving home.
    Learn more at redcrossblood.org/RapidPass.
    Walk in or reserve an appointment time online at RedCrossBlood.org. For more information call 909.920.4705, then press #5.

    *FEE APPLIES