February 2013
Women's Health Focus Group to meet February 6 at Mercy Wellness Center

Women’s heart health will be the topic of the February meeting of Mercy’s focus group for women of every age. The group will meet on Wednesday, February 6 at 6 p.m. in the Community Gym at the Mercy Wellness Center. Dr. Lynn Stottler, Gateway Family Health Clinic, will be the featured speaker.


Sponsored by Mercy’s Rehab Department, the free monthly group focuses on women’s health and fitness issues.


“We hope this will become a valuable group for women to learn more about health and fitness issues that are a concern to them,” said LuAnn Charboneau, Mercy Physical Therapist and facilitator of the group. “We will feature guest speakers and open discussion on all things that impact our health and well being, from top to bottom, inside and out. We want this to be a group that encourages questions and discussion. Topics will be driven by the interests of group members.”


On March 6, the group will bring in guest speaker Linda Appelgren, Dietitian, Mercy Hospital, to talk about nutrition. On April 3, Dr. Stottler will return to discuss fitness for women.


All sessions will be held at 6 p.m. in the Community Gym at the Mercy Wellness Center.Women interested in attending the group may choose to attend all or selected sessions. There is no charge for the group. Call Mercy’s Rehab Department at 218-485-5597 for more information.


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