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Aquatic Class for Patients with Cancer

Apr 22, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Wellness Center now offers Aquatics for Recovery, an aquatic exercise class designed for individuals who have or are recovering from a cancer diagnosis. The class helps combat fatigue, improve mood, stimulate the lymphatic and immune system and promote weight maintenance for those undergoing or recovering from treatment. Andrew Castilla, a certified personal trainer, will...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive Tuesday, May 6

Apr 21, 2014
On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in the Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. All presenting donors in May can enter to win a daily raffle for a $50 Lowe's gift card. More than 38,000 blood donations...

Free Women’s Health Presentation at FSLH

Apr 16, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Wellness Center in conjunction with students from the Utica College Health Studies Program is hosting a presentation on women’s health on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 1pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The program is free and the community is invited to attend. The...

Mohawk Valley Health System Joins National Initiative to Honor End-of-Life Care Wishes

Apr 15, 2014
The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), the parent company of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center, has joined with Hospice & Palliative Care in New Hartford, New York, to support a new effort by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to better prepare healthcare providers to receive and respect patients’ wishes about end-of-life care. The initiative, “The...

Talk to Focus on Plans During Serious Illness - April 30

Apr 11, 2014
On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Evelyn Kropp, RN, BPS, CPHQ, palliative care navigator for the Mohawk Valley Health System, will present “How to Get the Best Care Possible When Serious Illness Strikes.” The presentation will take place from 6pm to 7pm at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, 2209 Genesee Street in Utica, in the Sister Johanna and Sister Rose Vincent Conference Rooms. Reservations are...

FSLH Senior Sunday - April 27

Apr 11, 2014
On Sunday, April 27, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “Follow the Yellow Brick Road to a Healthier You,” and will be presented by registered nurses in SUNYIT’s Bachelor Nursing Program. Nursing students will present and display poster boards on various health and safety issues of importance to seniors including fall...

FSLH Offers Continuing Education on Cervical Whiplash Injuries

Apr 10, 2014
On Thursday, April 24, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will host “Cervical Whiplash Injury – Chronic Sources and Treatment,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. It will take place from 5pm to 7pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the...

Learn More About Weight Loss Surgery

Apr 10, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Bariatric Surgery team and Gregory Dalencourt, MD, will host an informational program about weight loss surgery on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 6pm. The event will take place in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, which is located on the St. Luke’s Campus at 1650 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford....

Chronic Kidney Disease Program Tuesday, April 22

Apr 8, 2014
The Regional Dialysis Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 1pm to 3:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week

Apr 4, 2014
In honor of National Healthcare Volunteer Week, April 6 to April 12, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) recognizes the many active volunteers who donate their time, energy and talents to the organization and encourage others to start helping within their communities. In 2013, 240 FSLH volunteers contributed nearly 60,000 hours of service to patients, residents and families. That is...

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