Health Notes

Health Notes

February 13, 2005

CCC to present symposium on health care careers

Carroll Community College will present a Careers in Healthcare Symposium from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Great Hall of the 1601 Washington Road campus.

The event, free to the public, will feature question-and-answer sessions, as well as exhibits. Topics to be covered include anatomy and physiology courses, continuing education programs, physical therapist assistant and nursing programs.

The purpose of the symposium is to promote awareness of the college's offerings in health care, especially where there are shortages in the industry.

Local employers will discuss requirements for fields and jobs.

Information: 410-386-8198 or visit www.carrollcc.edu.

Psychotherapist to discuss guilt associated with grief

The Compassionate Friends of Carroll County, a support group for parents who have lost a child of any age for any reason, will meet at 8 p.m. Friday at the Westminster Church of the Brethren, Bond Street and Park Place.

Daniel Holler, a licensed psychotherapist and performance coach, will discuss "Dirty Grief" and how to clean up some of the guilt frequently associated with a loss.

He also will talk about "Grieving at Your Own Pace," and how to accept the grieving process.

The public is welcome free of charge.

Information: 410-848-8334 or 410-876-2256.

Carroll Hospice plans bereavement luncheon

Carroll Hospice will hold a bereavement luncheon at noon Feb. 22 at Bullock's Airport Inn in Westminster.

The monthly lunches are open to anyone who is suffering from the death of a loved one. Speakers discuss death issues, and participants offer support to one another.

Registration is requested. Information: 410-871-7231.

Improving hand function after stroke is event topic

Domser and Plummer's Westminster Physical Therapy will hold a free program on "Improving Hand Function After a Stroke" at 2 p.m. Feb. 26 in the office at 731 Baltimore Blvd.

Dana Sirkin, a certified hand therapist with more than 30 years of experience as an occupational therapist, will describe a new splint and rehabilitation program for individuals who have suffered loss of the use of their hands after a stroke.

Registration is required by calling 410-848-8628.

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