October 9, 2012

Health Notes: Oct. 9, 2012


PERU — A six-week Living Healthy workshop is planned from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting Oct. 9 in the Community Room at Apple Valley Senior Housing, 1 Apple Valley Drive.

The free six-session education program for people with any type of ongoing health condition helps enhance one’s skills and ability to manage their health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. Participants must attend week one or two to complete weeks three through six.

The registration deadline is Monday, Oct. 15. For more information, call 314-3682.

The workshop is sponsored by Eastern Adirondack Health Care Network and Northern Adirondack Medical Home.

Health center grand opening Wednesday

MALONE — The Community Health Center of the North Country and Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country are celebrating the opening of their new building at 380 Route 51 on Wednesday.

The grand opening event will begin at 11 a.m., and tours will be given from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is welcome to attend, and refreshments will be provided.

This event will allow the community to not only see the new building, but to meet staff and become acquainted with the services offered.

The Community Health Center of the North Country is a federally qualified health center that provides quality, affordable health-care services, regardless of a person’s health-insurance status or their ability to pay. The health center currently offers primary care, psychiatry and counseling services. A sliding-fee scale, based on patients’ family size and income, is also available.

The Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country serves families and individuals with developmental disabilities through the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities services. Services include case management, day and community habilitation, respite, assistive technology and New York State Elks Home Service Program.

For questions, contact Makenzie Taylor at (315) 386-1156 or

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