You dont have to be 50 to attend the programs offered by Penn Partners in Healthy Living.
Partners provides regular health educational workshops and events, as well as newsletters and other materials, covering the health concerns of people 50 or older. If you have would like to receive the Partners mailings, call 1-800-789-PENN for a free membership.
Estate planning: Building Blocks of Your Estate Planning, presented by lawyer Marcia Merz. Merz will discuss options that allow individuals of all income levels to benefit the charity of their choice while improving their own tax situation. Nov. 15, noon to 2 p.m., Biomedical Research Building (BRB) II & III, Osler Circle off Civic Center Blvd behind Childrens Hospital. Free lunch included. Registration: 1-800-789-PENN.
Medication overload: Brown Bag Medication Program. Bring all your medicine bottles prescription and over-the-counter to be reviewed by pharmacist Wayne Marquardt. Marquardt will also lecture on drug interactions, herbal medicines and other over-the-counter drugs. Nov. 9, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Scheie Eye Institute at Presbyterian Medical Center, 39th and Market. Free lunch included. Registration:1-800-789-PENN.
Eyes and aging: The Aging Eye, discussed by Dr. Alexander Brucker. Nov. 14, 12:30-2 p.m., Scheie Eye Institute, 39th and Market. Free lunch included. Registration: 1-800-789-PENN.
Stress: Managing Stress Gracefully, presented by Grace R. Steckel from Partners in Healthy Living. Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14, and fourth session date to be determined, Philadelphia Heart Institute at Presbyterian Medical Center, 39th and Market. Free lunch included. Registration: 1-800-789-PENN.
Diabetes: Diabetes and Nutrition, presented by nurse B.J. Maschak-Carey. Dec. 5, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Hirst Auditorium at HUP, 34th and Spruce. Free lunch included. Register 1-800-789-PENN.
Originally published on November 9, 2000