|Smart Health Connection|
For over 16 years, Renown Smart Health Connection has offered one of the region's most comprehensive healthy aging programs. Designed to enhance the health and wellness of thousands of adults age 50 +, Smart Health Connection provides residents of northern Nevada with important health information, health screenings and educational events.
Members enjoy easy access to the following:
- Informative classes and lectures on health-related topics
- Monthly health screenings
- Special events
- Subscription to Seasons, a monthly newsletter that includes the latest health tips and news, ideas for staying active, and a calendar of upcoming events
- Free to join
Low–Cost Health Screenings
Jan. 8 – Smart Health Connection, 850 Mill St., 1st Floor, Reno
Jan. 15 – Renown Medical Group in Fernley, 1343 W. Newlands Dr., Fernley
Jan. 22 – Renown South Meadows Medical Center, Northview Conference Room, 10101 Double R Blvd., Reno
Feb. 5 – Renown Medical Group, 202 Los Altos Parkway, Sparks
Feb. 12 – NO SCREENINGS ON THIS DATE
Feb. 19 – Renown Medical Group, 1343 W. Newlands Dr., Fernley
Feb. 26 – Renown South Meadows Medical Center, Northview Conference Room, 10101 Double R Blvd., Reno
March 5 – Renown Medical Group, 202 Los Altos Parkway, Sparks
March 12 – Smart Health Connection, 850 Mill St., 1st Floor, Reno
March 19 – Renown Medical Group, 1343 W. Newlands Dr., Fernley
March 26 – Renown South Meadows Medical Center, Northview Conference Room, 10101 Double R Blvd., Reno
8 – 10 a.m. at all locations. Available tests include: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel and Lipid Profile, tests for 14 different measurements including cholesterol, HDL, LDL, ratio and triglycerides - fasting is required, $35. Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test for prostate cancer, $40. Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) test to evaluate thyroid function, $40. Thyroid Profile (TSH, T4, Free T4), $75. Blood typing to identify the specific antigens that determine blood type and Rh factor, $30. Complete Blood Count (CBC) determines number of platelets, red and white blood cells, checks for anemia, leukemia, and problems with blood clotting, $20. Glycohemoglobin (Hemoglobin A1C), used most frequently to assess blood sugar control in diabetics, $30. Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy, to identify a possible deficiency in Vitamin D, $45. C-Reactive Protein may be helpful in assessing risk of developing heart disease, $30.
For additional lab tests, please call 982-5433 two weeks prior to clinic to verify availability.
Method of Payment: Cash, personal check or a major credit card for exact amount only.
Unable to accept Medicare Part B beneficiaries.
Adults over the age of 18 may attend (under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent.)\
The screenings are done on a first come, first served basis.
You may take medications and drink water only.
SAVE YOUR HEART LUNCHEON LECTURE
The annual Save Your Heart luncheon lecture is Wed., Feb. 12. Get the latest information on heart health, disease prevention and care. This February’s lunch will feature John Williamson, MD, FACC, of Renown Institute for Heart & Vascular Health.
Dr. Williamson is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Internal Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology.
- Feb. 12 – Doors open at 11:30. Presentation from noon to 1 p.m.
- Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Grand ballroom 6-7, 3800 So. Virginia, Reno.
- $10 includes lunch
- RSVP by calling 982-6483
LEARN ABOUT TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT
Learn about total hip or knee replacement surgery by attending a free lecture featuring Tracy Kaltenbacher, RN, Total Joint Coordinator at Renown Regional. Kaltenbacher, who has years of experience in her position, will provide her medical expertise on the causes of joint pain, non-surgical solutions, total joint surgery, rehabilitation before and after surgery and the latest in replacement joints, joint life and much more during this lecture.
- March 19
- 10 – 11 a.m.
- Neil Road Recreation Center, 3925 Neil Road, Reno
- Free to attend
- RSVP: 982-6483
Now on Wednesdays – Senior Facial Day
This introductory rejuvenating 50 minute facial uses anti aging peptides and anti oxidants to hydrate the skin while visibly tightening and smoothing fine wrinkles. Patients must be age 65 years or older to participate. Renown Medical Group, Cosmetic Laser & Skin Care, 6570 South McCarran Blvd., Reno. Call 982-8255 for more information or to make an appointment.
To join Smart Health Connection, call us at 775-982-5400 to have a membership application sent to you.