|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
Wednesday, October 16 - Renown Medical Group, 1343 W. Newlands Dr., Fernley
Wednesday, October 23 - Renown South Meadows Medical Center, Northview Conference Room, 10101 Double R Blvd., Reno.
8 to 10 a.m. at all locations. Available tests include: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel + Lipid Profile $35 (test for 14 different measurements including cholesterol, HDL, LDL, ratio and triglycerides, fasting is required); PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) $30, C-Reactive Protein $30; Thyroid Profile $75, Blood Typing $30, Complete Blood Count $20, Glycohemoglobin $30, TSH (to evaluate thyroid function) $40, and Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy $45. For additional lab tests, call 982-5433 two weeks prior to the screening date you would like to attend to verify availability.
Seniors and Supplements Lecture
Wednesday, October 16
Presented by: Heather Townsend, PharmD, Pharmacist at Renown Regional Medical Center. The presentation will be at the Neil Road Recreation Center, 3925 Neil Road, Reno from 10–11 a.m. 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.
One Heart, Two Feet: Enhancing Heart Health One Step at a Time
Popular and renown heart health expert, lecturer and author, Barry Franklin, Ph.D., will discuss on the benefits of the stroll on your heart’s health at an upcoming luncheon lecture.
Friday, November 1
12- 1 p.m., the doors will open at 11:30 a.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Grand Ballroom, 3800 S. Virginia St., Reno
$10 includes lunch
In addition to talking about walking and heart health, Dr. Franklin will discuss: Lifestyle and your heart disease risk; a cardioprotective diet; heart-lung fitness and survival; and cardiac medications.
Barry A. Franklin, PhD, is director of Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI. He holds professorial appointments at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and Wayne State University, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine.