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Palomar Health to Host free and low-cost Health education classes and screenings in March



Palomar Health will host a variety of FREE and low-cost health-edu­cation classes and screenings led by physicians and other health profes­sionals during March. Following is a schedule of the ones that will happen in our area:

Take Shape for Life – Medifast® Thursday, March 3 | 6 – 7:30 p.m. Palomar Health Downtown Cam­pus, Café Conference Room, 2nd Floor 555 E. Valley Parkway, Escondi­do, CA 92025 Join Susan Meram, MD, and Kim Kerrigan, NP, as they explore the pitfalls of dieting and how you can lose weight quickly and safely. You will stay motivated while learning the skills to maintain a healthy weight. This medically su­pervised program includes free coaching. Register: PalomarHealth.org/ Classes or 800.628.2880 FEE: Free – registration required

Fighting Fat Over 40: 3-Part Series Tuesdays, March, 22, 29 & April 5 I 10 – 11:30 a.m. Palomar Medical Center, Ray­mond

Family Conference Center, 2nd Floor

2185 Citracado Parkway, Escon­dido, CA , 92029

Join Janice Baker, RD, CDE, as she discusses the physiological changes that may bring on unwant­ed pounds after age 40. Learn how to boost metabolism and drop the pounds.

Register: www.Palomar­Health.org/classes or 800.628.2880

FEE: Free – registration re­quired

Living with Congestive Heart Failure Tuesday,March29I6–7:30 p.m. Palomar Medical Center, Ray­mond Family Conference Center, 2nd Floor 2185 Citracado Parkway, Escon­dido, CA , 92029 Heart failure is a serious long- term condition, but you can live a full and enjoyable life with the right treatment and active attention to your lifestyle. Cardiologist Mikhail Malek, MD, will discuss the importance of fol­lowing your doctor’s recommenda­tions and making adjustments to

your diet, exercise and lifestyle for the highest possible quality of life.

Register: www.PalomarHealth.org/classes or 800.628.2880

FEE: Free – registration re­quired

Letting Go of Leg Pain Monday,March14I1–2:30 p.m. OASIS – Escondido Escondido Senior Center 210 East Park Avenue, Escondido CA 92025 Causes of leg pain can vary sig­nificantly with each individual. Join Luanne Arangio-Law, RN, MEd., as she discusses causes and symptoms of leg pain and when to seek medical attention for proper diagnosis and treatment. Register: 760.796.6020 FEE: $5 / person – registration required

Aging Gracefully Wednesday, March 16 I 10 – 11:30 a.m. OASIS – Escondido Escondido Senior Center 210 East Park Avenue, Escondido CA 92025 Aging gracefully isn’t always

easy but having a good attitude and understanding of the inevitable changes will go a long way towards accepting and enjoying the later years.

Join Robert Stein, MD, as he dis­cusses some of the medical issues along with emotional and social challenges to expect along the way.

Register: Call 760.796.6020

FEE: $5 / person – registration required

Blood Pressure Screening Tuesday, March 22 I | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Palomar Medical Center, Lobby 2185 Citracado Parkway, Escon­dido, CA 92029 Check your blood pressure regu­larly at no charge. FEE: Free – no registration re­quired

For more information about these, and other events, visit Palomar Health online at PalomarHealth.org, or give them a call at 760-740-6301. They are located at 456 E. Grand Ave.



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