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Community Health AngioScreen - SW
• Community Health AngioScreen
Our mobile Community Health Screening Unit will provide a simple noninvasive vascular screening that provides you with information about your circulation and risk of heart disease and stroke. Staff will take your blood pressure and an ultrasound of you carotid arteries. After your scan, you'll receive a color printout of your results for you to discuss with your physician. The screening van will be traveling to several locations in the region.

For more information or to register for an appointment, please call us anytime at 1-877-215-WELL(9355).
Diabetes - SW
• Diabetes Service Line
For more information about how to manage your diabetes, please call the Diabetes Service Line at 210-921-3499.
Health Insurance Marketplace - SW
• Health Insurance Marketplace Seminar
Join us for this Health Insurance Marketplace Information event to learn about the new changes in health insurance coverage and the new opportunites that can keep you and your family healthy. You'll also learn about the following topics.
-How you may qualify for affordable health insurance.
-Health Plan Options.
-Enrollment Assistance.
Maternity Services - SW
• Getting Ready for Childbirth Class - SW
This class is for expecting mothers that are at least 12 weeks. Childbirth can and should be the most wonderful experience of your life. Let us help make that a reality. Our free classes will help you prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn what to expect and what to do while you are in labor. This class is offered to mothers that are delivering at Southwest General. Grandparents are welcome to attend. Also, we will be giving away 1 free car seat to one lucky mom during these classes.

These classes are offered free of charge. We will be serving lunch at these events, and childcare is not provided. You may bring one support person to class.

Register here or call toll free 1-877-215-WELL (9355) to reserve your seat.
• Maternity Tours
The tours are currently conducted upon request and are usually provided in the morning, but we will try to accommodate your needs. Please call (210) 921-8620 to request a tour or for more information. Grandparents are welcome to attend.
• Newborn Parenting Class for Expecting Parents
This class is the same as the Newborn Toddler Class.

This one-day class is for new and expecting mothers who are delivering at Southwest General and would like more information on caring, nurturing and enjoying their parenthood experience. This class is for mothers that are at least 12 weeks. This class is the same as the Newborn Toddler Class. Grandparents are welcome to attend. This class will primarily focus on newborn care such as breastfeeding, bathing and pediatrician visits. Different parenting styles and ways to nurture your child's unique personality as they grow into toddlerhood will also be included. Also, we will be giving away 1 free car seat to one lucky mom during these classes.

These classes are offered free of charge. We will be serving lunch at these events, and childcare is not provided. You may bring one support person to class.

Register here or call toll free 1-877-215-WELL (9355) to reserve your seat.
Neurology - SW
• I Think I'm Having a Stroke. What do I do? Stroke Talk
During this seminar, attendees will learn what a stroke is, what are the symptoms of a stroke and what to do in the event of a stroke. With Dr. Eric J. Brahin, Neurologist. Dinner will be served at this event.
Senior Advantage - Cardiology - SW
• Mother's Day Blood Pressure and Information
Gaudiosa Contreras will lead this informative seminar on blood pressure. Lunch will be served at this event.
SeniorAdvantage - Dermatology - SW
• Sun Damage and Corrective Options
Dr. Deowall Chattar-Cora, MD, will present this informative seminar on sun damage and corrective options. A light meal will be served at this event.
SeniorAdvantage - Diabetes - SW
• Diabetes Awareness Month-Pre Diabetes-Blood Glucose Testing
Please join us for free pre-diatetic blood glucose testing.
• Foot Care and Diabetes - SW
Gaudiosa Contreras will present this informative seminar on foot care and diabetes. A light meal will be served at this event.
SeniorAdvantage - General - SW
• Senior Advantage Membership
Senior Advantage offers free and discounted services to help enhance the health and well-being of adults ages 55 and older. This program offers a 2 year free membership; just remember that this is not an insurance program. You can enroll here and you will receive your membership card in the mail within 7-10 business days. If you would like more information, please contact the program's coordinator, Carmen Galvez, at (210) 507-4787.

BENIFITS INCLUDED:
Seminars
VIP Status
Social Events
Medication Checks
Cafeteria Discount
Physician Directory
Volunteer Opportunities
Health Education Classes
Notary Service (by appointment)
• Silver Sneakers Chair Exercise Class
This will be an chair exercise class suitable for all activity levels. This event will be conducted by the YMCA, and lunch will not be provided.

This is a free event.
SeniorAdvantage - Nutrition - SW
• Healthy Eating Pregnancy and Diabetes
Gaudiosa Contreras will present this informative seminar on healthy eating, pregnancy and diabetes. A light meal will be served at this event.
• Lecture on Carbohydrate Counting and Meal Planning
Gaudiosa Contreras will lead this informative seminar on carbohydrate counting and meal planning. A light meal will be served at this event.
SeniorAdvantage - Orthopedics - SW
• Fall Prevention for Seniors
Clarissa Lopez will present this informative seminar on fall prevention for seniors. Lunch will be served at this event.
• Knee Pain Seminar
Join us for dinner and an informative seminar on knee pain presented by Dr. Elliott Clemence, MD.