Come to "Chalk Talk"

If you’re looking for a unique night out, then come to “Chalk Talk.” It’s Thursday, Oct. 22, at Bryan Place in Zanesville. The event will feature Elva Hurst, a famous chalk artist, who will illustrate a story told by music and narration.

There’ll be two presentations, one at 4 p.m. and another at 7 p.m., with a buffet in between. Tickets are $50 for both presentations and the buffet, or $35 for one presentation and the buffet. The ticket price includes a chance to win one of Hurst’s drawings as shown in the photo above.

The proceeds benefit Genesis Hospital. To purchase tickets call: Betty at (740) 453-0906; Terri at (740) 454-0243; or Shirley at (740) 452-4825.


Chalk Talk


Ways to Navigate End-of-Life Discussions

Genesis is offering a symposium to help you start a conversation about the care you want at the end of your life. “We Are Mortal: Ways to Navigate End-of-Life Discussions,” will expand on the research and stories of patients and families in “Being Mortal,” a documentary by Atul Gawande, M.D.

Erin Remster, D.O., medical director, Genesis Palliative Care Specialists, and Andrew Espenlaub, D.O., Genesis Palliative medicine physician, will offer videos and discussions on how to identify goals and wishes.

The symposium is Thursday, Nov. 5, at North Terrace Church in Zanesville. There’ll be a reception, light refreshments and vendor booths at 5 p.m. The symposium is free, and continuing education credits are available. To register, call Genesis Education Services at (740) 586-6535. You won’t want to miss this informative symposium.

Ethics Symposium

Girls' Night Out

Grab your mother, daughter, sister and friends for an evening of fun, laughter, shopping and helpful health information. Girls’ Night Out will feature free screenings, a short, fun presentation by Grant Chow, M.D., on women’s health and much more! A highlight will be our nationally acclaimed speaker and author, Tasha Schuh. Visiting and shopping with our numerous business partners and great door prizes round out this event.

Here’s just a sample of some more things you’ll enjoy –
• Vote for the most “sparkling” purse of the evening and you could win it!
• Take some fun photographs in our Century Bank photo booth
• Taste win from Raven’s Glenn Winery
• Win a great door prize
• Have a free bone density screening by Northside Pharmacies
• Enjoy refreshments from Sodexo

Girls' Night Out

Health Needs Survey

What health issues do you think are the most important in your community? We want to hear from you. Genesis is conducting a Community Health Survey to understand your concerns about health and social issues in your community. Your responses will be used to prioritize and address health needs.

The short survey will only take about 10 minutes. The information you provide will be kept confidential and only used for research purposes. If you are a resident of Muskingum, Perry,
Morgan, Guernsey, Noble or Coshocton County, we hope you’ll give us your input.

The survey is available through Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. We’ll share a report on the responses on our website early next year. Thank you for telling us about the health issues that matter to you.

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Chalk Talk

Thursday, Oct. 22

Genesis Volunteers are hosting a “chalk talk” fundraiser Thursday, Oct. 22, at Bryan Place featuring Elva Hurst, a famous chalk artist.

The artist will illustrate a story told by music and narration with two presentations: one at 4 p.m., and one at 7 p.m. Attendees can enjoy a buffet between presentations and have a chance to win one of Hurst’s beautiful chalk drawings.

Tickets cost $50 for both presentations including the buffet, or $35 for one presentation including the buffet. Reservations will be required. For more details, call Genesis Volunteer Services at (740) 454-4700.

Back to the Basics- Back Pain Program

First & third Thursday of each month

These classes offer ways to help you control your lower back pain. Classes are on the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Genesis Center for Occupational & Outpatient Rehabilitation (COOR) from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The program includes six one-hour sessions.

The cost is $5 per session for $25 for all six sessions. If you complete all six sessions, you'll get a free one-month membership to the Muskingum Recreation Center. To register, call (740) 455-5151.

Annual Diabetes Event

Thursday, Nov. 19

When it comes to diabetes, you have power. By making some simple changes, you can help prevent diabetes – or if you already have it, you can cut your risk of complications. Our clinical experts will present current information on the steps you can take to manage weight, lower diabetes risk and boost overall health.

Register by clicking here or by calling Genesis Event Registration Line at (740) 454-4002.

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