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Health Screenings

 

For any information or if you have questions, please call the number noted for each of the following screenings.

Medication Review at Beverly Hospital

A free 15-minute review of medications may be scheduled with a registered pharmacist at Beverly Hospital.   Appointments are scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month.    Participants are asked to bring a list of all their prescription and over-the-counter medications, including vitamins, etc.   To schedule a free and confidential appointment, please call Lahey Health Senior Care 978-922-7018, extension 1305.

Free Lung Cancer Screening Assessments

Facilitator:

Beverly Hospital and Beverly Radiology Associates

Facility Room:

Lynnfield Senior Center, 525 Salem Street, Lynnfield, MA

Day(s):

Wednesday, June 4

Time:

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Cost:

Free

Note:

Beverly Hospital and Beverly Radiology Associates are offering a free low-dose chest CT screening to individuals who meet the established National Comprehensive Cancer Network's (NCCN) high-risk criteria.  Persons between the ages of 50 and 74 who have smoked at least an average of one pack of cigarettes per day for twenty-years, may meet the criteria.

C.A.R.E. Workshops

Facilitator:

Lahey Health Behavioral Services, Healthy Streets Outreach Program

Facility Room:

Addison Gilbert Hospital, Healy Room, 298 Washington Street, Gloucester

Day(s):

Every Wednesday

Time:

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Cost:

Free

Note:

C.A.R.E. Workshops are provided to active injection drug users at risk for hepatitis, overdose, HIV and other substance related health issues.  For further information, please contact Healthy Street at 978-236-0251, CAB Health and Recovery Services, Inc., Healthy Streets Outreach Program, 302 Washington Street, Gloucester.

Brown Bag Pharmacy Session

Facilitator:

A Beverly Hospital registered pharmacist

Facility Room:

Beverly Council On Aging, Beverly Senior Center, Beverly, MA

Day(s):

First Wednesday of every month

Time:

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Cost:

Free

Note:

A Beverly Hospital registered pharmacist will review your current medications and offer suggestions. Reserve your free and confidential 15-minute session by calling The Beverly Senior Center at 978-921-6017 at least 2 days prior.

Brown Bag Pharmacy Session

Facilitator:

A Beverly Hospital registered pharmacist

Facility Room:

Beverly Hospital Center for Healthy Aging at The Hunt Center, 75 Lindall Street, Danvers

Day(s):

Third Thursday of every month

Time:

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cost:

Free

Note:

A Beverly Hospital registered pharmacist will review your current medications and offer suggestions. Reserve your free and confidential 15-minute session by calling 978-921-1697, ext. 300 at least 2 days prior.

Brown Bag Pharmacy Session

Facilitator:

Registered Pharmacist from Addison Gilbert Hospital

Facility Room:

Rose Baker Senior Center, Gloucester, MA

Day(s):

Second Wednesday, every other month

Time:

10:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Cost:

Free

Note:

A Registered Pharmacist from Addison Gilbert Hospital are available two hours every other month to assist with the distribution of medication cards listing all medications taken by participants and to assist with making certain the medications cards are accurate and up-to-date.  The pharmacist is available to answer questions regarding medications, possible drug interactions.  Reserve your free and confidential 15-minute session by calling the Gloucester Senior Center at 978-281-9765 at least 2 days prior.

Brown Bag Pharmacy Session

Facilitator:

A Beverly Hospital registered pharmacist

Facility Room:

Ipswich Senior Center (Ipswich Council On Aging), 25 Green St., Ipswich, MA

Day(s):

Fourth Wednesday, every other month [NOTE: next scheduled session will be the fourth Wednesday in January, 2011]

Time:

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Cost:

Free

Note:

A Beverly Hospital registered pharmacist will review your current medications and offer suggestions. Reserve your free and confidential 15-minute session by calling The Ipswich Senior Center at 978-356-6650 at least two days prior.

Reiki Clinic at Addison Gilbert Hospital

Facilitator:

Reiki Master Practitioner, Stacy Harrington, RN, OCN

Facility Room:

Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington Street, Gloucester, MA

Day(s):

Call number below for upcoming dates.

Time:

Call number below for times.

Cost:

Free

Note:

Reiki is an ancient relaxation method that may reduce stress and assist in the restoration of mind/body balance. Reiki is a non-invasive therapy and may help build immune function, decrease the effects of chemotherapy, radiation and help with wound healing. Reiki is done fully clothed. It does not take the place of traditional medicine, but compliments it. To register, please call 978.283.4000, ext. 559.

Reiki Clinic at Beverly Hospital

Facilitator:

Katie Vandi, RN, BSN, Reiki master; Stacy Strandberg RN, OCN, Reiki Master

Facility Room:

Kauders Conference Room

Day(s):

Once a month on a Wednesday.  Call number below to register for a session.

Time:

4:30 -- 6:30 p.m..

Cost:

Free

Note:

Reiki is an ancient relaxation method that may reduce stress and assist in the restoration of mind/body balance.   Reiki is a non-invasive therapy and may help build immune function, decrease the effects of chemotherapy, radiation and help with wound healing.  Reiki is done fully clothed.   It does not take the place of traditional medicine, but it compliments it.  To schedule a free, 30 minute Reiki session, please call Katie Vandi at 978-927-6850, ext. 5.

Diabetes Screening

Facilitator:

Lynn O'Reilly, MS. RD, LDN, CDE

Facility

Addison Gilbert Hospital / Women's Health Conference Room (1st floor)

Day(s):

1st Monday of the month (not holidays)

Time:

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost:

Free

Note:

Appointments are not necessary. Those attending may enter the hospital through the Washington Street entrance.

Blood Pressure Clinics

Facilitator:

Eileen Matz, R.N.

Facility Room:

Addison Gilbert Hospital / Women's Health  Conference Room

Day(s):

Every Monday (not holidays)

Time:

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost:

Free

Note:

Appointments are not necessary.

Wellness Clinics

Facilitator:

Trained Technicians

Facility Room:

Wenham Council on Aging, 138 Main Street

Day(s):

Fourth Wednesday of the month

Time:

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Cost:

Free

Note:

Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings available on a drop-in basis.  For more information or directions, please call 978.468.5529.