Additional April Virtual Courses Taking Place at Northern Westchester Hospital’s Center for Healthy Living Include Kids in the Kitchen, Cooking to Reduce Arthritis and Joint Pain
A virtual conference that introduces high school students grades 9-12 to a wide range of opportunities available in health care, both clinical and non-clinical alike, is the featured program in April by Northern Westchester Hospital’s (NWH) Center for Healthy Living. Other virtual and in-person events to support the community, and help people get mentally and physically healthier include a cooking class for children, chair yoga, smoking cessation, a healthy cooking class to reduce arthritis and joint pain, and an in-person teen gardening class.
Located next to the Whole Foods Market at Chappaqua Crossing, the Center for Healthy Living provides the local community with well-being and youth engagement programming. The center’s interactive virtual lectures and pop-up events allows the community to reach wellness goals, make educated health decisions, and seek engagement and service opportunities. For a full list of upcoming free events and registration, visit Eventbrite.com.
Medical Career Day 2022
April 23, 12:00-3:30 pm, live over Zoom
A future career in healthcare is varied, exciting, and constantly growing in opportunities. Northern Westchester Hospital’s Medical Career Day will expose you to some of these unique opportunities, both clinical and non-clinical alike. Ask questions, participate in engaging discussions, make meaningful connections with medical professionals, and maybe even find your passion! This year’s presentation topics include surgery, nursing, business, patient experience, internships, clinical certification programs, medical school preparation and more! This event is open to high school students only. Attendees will receive a Certificate of Career Exploration.
Register at: Medical Career Day 2022
Kids in the Kitchen: Spring Break Cooking and Crafting
April 12, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, live over Zoom
Do you have a child who loves to cook and craft? Looking to eat healthier as a family? Join Northern Westchester Hospital for a family cooking and crafting program during April spring break. In preparation for Earth Day, participants will learn about sustainability and the connection between our health and the health of our planet. Craft and cook along with us and play some Earth Day trivia! This program is appropriate for children of all ages. We will be making Homemade Granola Bars and Upcycled Misfit Crayons.
Register at: Kids in the Kitchen
Cooking for Reducing Disease Risk: Arthritis and Joint Pain
April 29, 12:00-1:00 pm, live over Zoom
Join registered dietitian Amy Rosenfeld for a discussion about the connection between the foods we eat, joint pain, and inflammation. Amy will demonstrate realistic anti-inflammatory cooking methods and recipes, to help make healthy eating part of your everyday routine. Recipes will be provided ahead of time so you may cook along with us.
April 6, 20, 27, 6:00-7:00 pm, live over Microsoft Teams
Cigarettes are one of the leading causes of preventable death in the United States. We know it’s challenging to quit, and we are here to help. This support group is facilitated by a NWH respiratory therapist. For more information, contact NWHSmokingCessation@northwell.edu or call (914) 666-1868.
Register at: Smoking Cessation
Mondays & Thursdays, April 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28 ,11 am – noon, live over Zoom
Chair Yoga is one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, adapting poses through the creative use of a chair. Emphasis will be on breathing, balance, and taking things at your own pace.
Register at: Chair Yoga
Cultivate Community: Teen Community Engagement Gardening
April 27, 4:00-6:00 pm, In-Person – Northern Westchester Hospital Team Member Wellness Garden
Looking for ways to make a meaningful difference in your community? Do you like getting outside in nature? Join the President Junior Leadership Council (PJLC) as we “Cultivate Community” in the Team Member Wellness Garden at Northern Westchester Hospital. Get hands-on experience gardening and meet new friends. No previous gardening experience is required. All teen participants will receive a certificate of community service hours. All produce grown in the garden is given to at-risk patients at discharge.
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