2013 Annual Health Fair
March 16th, 2013.
Each year, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital invites health and human service providers to gather at the Hospital to present a day of health screenings, lectures and demonstrations to help members of the community care for themselves and their families.
Our goal is to increase awareness about health issues, promote healthy lifestyles and highlight the broad array of health services and comprehensive medical programs available throughout the Island and beyond.
Over 40 participants will be joining be here to introduce themselves and tell you about their service.
For more information please call the Development Office: 508 693-4645
Saturday, March 16th – 8:00am – Noon
Healthy Sleep Seminar 10am How to improve quality and quantity of sleep using non-medication, lifestyle & relaxation approaches by Dr. Wendy Chabot from Vineyard Mind-Body Medicine
Cholesterol Screenings – In the Hospital Laboratory. For optimal cholesterol results, no food or dairy for 12 hours prior to testing. Juice and clear liquids are fine.
Organ Donor Awareness – By Donate Life New England/Donor Dudes of the Vineyard
Fall Risk Assessment Screenings – By Vineyard Complementary Medicine
Chair Yoga Class for Individuals 65+ Years – By Guiding Light Yoga
Hearing Screenings – By Vineyard Audiology
Skin Cancer Screenings – By Vineyard Dermatology. Pre-registration required: 508-693-8183.
Hand & Foot Reflexology Demonstrations – By Betsy’s Hands
And some of our many more participants:
- Boston MedFlight
- Edgartown Council on Aging
- Elder Services of Cape Cod & The Islands
- Elder Services of Merrimack Valley
- Hope Hospice
- Hospice of MV
- Island Food Pantry
- Island Spine Center
- MV Community Services
- MV Family Planning
- MV Partnership for Health
- MV Whole Health Alliance
- MVH Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Management
- MVH Food & Nutrition
- MVH Human Resources
- MVH Mammography
- MVH Rehabilitation and Wellness
- NAMI of MV
- Network Health
- New England AIDS Education & Training
- Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center
- Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation
- Vineyard Health Care Access Program
- Vineyard House
- Vineyard Tennis Center & Spa
- YMCA of MV
- Women Empowered to Make Healthy Choices
To view a video of the 2010 Health Fair, click here.