News in January, 2019

  • Exercise and Aging Topic of Jan. 31 Great River Health System Program

    Healthy U series returns in 2019 West Burlington, Iowa, Jan. 10, 2019 – Great River Health System will offer 10 monthly classes in its 2019 Healthy U educational series. The first program, The Effects of Exercise on Aging, will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, by Michael DeFranco, MD, a sports medicine and shoulder specialist at Great River Orthopaedic Specialists. The program ...

  • McLaughlin Named Great River Health System EXCEL Service Hero

    West Burlington, Iowa, Jan. 8, 2019 – Melissa McLaughlin, Great River Hospice, is Great River Health System’s first EXCEL Service Hero in 2019. EXCEL stands for Enthusiastically friendly, X-ceeding expectations, Caring and compassionate, Energetic teamwork, and Leadership and professionalism. McLaughlin’s nomination: In November, Melissa was the on-call nurse for Home Health and ...

  • Balance Class Begins Jan. 29 at Great River Health System

    Helps older adults reduce fall risks and increase activity West Burlington, Iowa, Jan. 8, 2019 – A nationally recognized program that helps older adults reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels begins Tuesday, Jan. 29. Classes in the eight-week session will be from 10 to noon at Great River Health Fitness, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington. Participants learn to: View falls ...