Programs, Classes and Events

The Doctor Is In
One hour discussions. Lifelong benefits.

Riverside Medical Group's lecture series is serving up valuable health information in Newport News and in Williamsburg. The lectures are free. The coffee is free. And the results can be highly valuable for your health. Don't miss this thought-provoking series.

Dr. Candice Evans, board-certified in family medicine, will talk on:
What You Should Know about Healthy Aging.

When: Wednesday, September 24
9 a.m.
Where:
Patrick Henry Mall, Food Court
12300 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News

Riverside Women's Health Fair: Know Your Numbers

This FREE event will include: blood glucose testing, BMI analysis, blood pressure checks, skin analysis and information on cancer prevention, smoking cessation and lung screening plus chair massage and a walk-through colon.

6 p.m. Health Fair
7 p.m. Board-certified radiologist, Timothy Farrell, MD, talks about "Everything You Should Know about Breast Health."
7:45 p.m. Registered dietician Danielle Meyer, MS, RD, shares her knowledge and experience in "Let's Talk Food."

When: October 9, 2014, 6 p.m.
Where: Riverside Cancer Care
(On the campus of Riverside Regional Medical Center)
12100 Warwick Blvd. Newport News, VA 23601

Dietcise is an 8-week program that combines effective fat-burning exercise in a non-intimidating group setting with nutrition education emphasizing balance, variety and moderation. Certified Aerobic Instructors teach the exercise program and Registered Dietitians teach the nutrition classes.

When:
March 18 - May 6, 2014
May 20 - July 8, 2014
July 2 - September 9, 2014
September 23 - November 11, 2014
October 15 - December 10, 2014 (Special Holiday Wed. Class Series).
Where: Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center-Peninsula

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Come and spend some productive time with people who understand firsthand what you're experiencing. And it's a good opportunity to learn more about advancements in MS treatment and to exchange information and coping strategies in a comfortable and confidential setting.

 

When: Fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Neurosciences Conference Room, Riverside Medical Office Building, 12200 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601

Parkinson's Support Group
The Peninsula Parkinson's Support Group offers strategies on how to deal with challenges, enhance your health and wellness and maintain your quality of life to the highest degree possible. You have the opportunity to see how your experience, while unique to your particular situation, is part of a larger world of similar circumstances and people. Simply put, you realize that you are not alone.

When: Fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Neurosciences Conference Room, Riverside Medical Office Building, 12200 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601

 

Stroke Support Group

When: Second Thursday of each month, 1-2 p.m.
Where: Riverside Rehabilitation Institute, 245 Chesapeake Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607

 

Amputee Support Group

When: Fourth Wednesday of each month, 2-3 p.m.
Where: Riverside Rehabilitation Institute, 245 Chesapeake Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607

 

Brain Injury Support Group

  • More information: call 757-722-9881

When: Last Wednesday of each month, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Where: The Denbigh House (Brain Injury Clubhouse), 12725 McManus Boulevard, Suite 2E, Newport News, VA 23602

 

Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group

  • More information: call 757-928-8000

When: Second Tuesday of each month, 1-2 p.m.
Where: Riverside Rehabilitation Institute, 245 Chesapeake Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607

 

Hospice Volunteer Training
Riverside Hospice offers an 8-hour training course to teach you the skills you need to become a volunteer for our hospice services. This one-day course is held on a Saturday and includes a complimentary lunch. There is no fee for the course.

When: Please call for schedule.
Where: Riverside Human Resources Support Center, First Floor Conference Room, Warwick Medical and Professional Center, 12420 Warwick Boulevard, Building 6, Newport News, VA 23606.


 

Cancer-Related Support Groups
Riverside sponsors or hosts a number of support groups related to cancer. If you have questions please call 1-800-520-7006.


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