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June 17, 2014

Health Notes: June 17, 2014

Health Care Reform Seminar will be held today

PLATTSBURGH — Burnham Benefit Advisors is sponsoring an educational Health Care Reform Seminar to be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, at the Westside Ballroom in Plattsburgh.

The seminar will focus on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requirements and what employers need to do.

The seminar will highlight how the new provisions of the ACA will affect plans as well as the delay of the employer mandate and the applicable penalties, a press release states.

The seminar is free and open to the public. A complimentary continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m., followed by the presentation.

For more information, contact Burnham Benefit Advisors at 523-8100 or sclark@burnhambenefitadvisors.com.

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Town sponsors Fun Run/Walk program

PLATTSBURGH — The Foundation of CVPH Medical Center and the Town of Plattsburgh Parks & Recreation Department are sponsoring a Fun Run/Walk series at the Cadyville Recreation Park.

The program will begin June 18 and be held at 6 p.m. every Wednesday for eight weeks, rain or shine, through Aug. 6.

The Fun Runs are set up for age groups and distances as follows: Under 4 years old, 1/4 mile run/walk; ages 4 to 6, 1/2 mile run/walk; ages 7 to 10 and 11 to 14, 1 mile run/walk; and an Open Division 5K run.

Participants who attend five out of eight Fun Runs will receive a free T-shirt.

For more information, call Jim Medieros at 293-8540 or the Town Recreation Department at 562-6860, or visit www.townofplattsburghrecreation.com.

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Stroke Support Group to meet

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health will host a Stroke Support Group meeting from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, in the first-floor Lab Conference Room at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.

According to a press release, AMC’s Stroke Support Group offers encouragement, education and socialization through: an opportunity to learn about stroke treatments, prognosis and advancements; information about community resources; a networking connection for care; lessening the sense of stigma often associated with strokes; positive solutions to common problems and issues; and hope for survivors, families and caregivers.

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