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  • Great River Hospice to have annual flower fundraiser

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    West Burlington, Iowa, April 9, 2019 – Great River Hospice and Zaiser’s Florist & Greenhouse have teamed up for a spring flower fundraiser to benefit patients at end of life and their families. The fundraiser is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at Zaiser’s Florist & Greenhouse, 2400 Sunnyside Ave., Burlington. A portion of the proceeds from annuals and ...

  • Eye Care Topic of April 25 Healthy U Program

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    West Burlington, Iowa, Apri 11, 2019 – Eye care is the next topic in Great River Health System’s Healthy U educational series. Jordan Gross, MD, will present the program at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25. He is an ophthalmologist at Eye Specialists-Great River Medical Center. Vision is your body’s most-dominant sense. Up to 80 percent of what you perceive comes through your sense ...

  • Great River Health System Offers Diabetes Classes in April

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    West Burlington, Iowa, March 19, 2019 – Great River Diabetes Education offers four-week group diabetes classes every month. The next afternoon series will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays beginning April 8. Morning classes will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays beginning April 18. Group diabetes classes are for people newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment, or having complications or ...

  • Great River Health System Offers April 6 Parkinson's Program

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    West Burlington, Iowa, March 14, 2019 – Parkinson’s Update, a program for people with Parkinson’s, their loved ones and others, is scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Great River Health System’s Wellness Plaza, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington. The program will include information about treatments including deep-brain stimulation, medication and surgery, ...

  • Balance Class Begins April 9 at Great River Health System

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    West Burlington, Iowa, March 20, 2019 – A nationally recognized program that helps older adults reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels begins Tuesday, April 9. 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 as controllable Set goals for increasing activity Make ...

  • Great River Friends to Hold Jewelry Fair April 3, 4

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    West Burlington, Iowa, March 19, 2019 – In keeping with its mission to support Great River Health System, Great River Friends is sponsoring its last jewelry fair in April. It is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in the Mercy Plaza lobby, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. Thousands of items from Masquerade jewelry, including scarves, ...

  • Great River Medical Center to Host Welcome to Medicare Seminar

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    West Burlington, Iowa, March 5, 2019 – The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will present a Welcome to Medicare seminar at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Oak Room at Great River Medical Center, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. The two-hour seminar will cover Medicare Parts A and B benefits, prescription drug benefits (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare ...

  • Patient visiting restricted at Great River Medical Center

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    Increasing flu cases in southeast Iowa reason for temporary change West Burlington, Iowa, March 5, 2019 – To protect patients, Great River Medical Center is limiting visitors until flu season ends. Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and it can lead to death. General visiting People who are 14 or younger are not allowed to ...

  • Great River Health System Offers Free Diabetes Program March 7

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    DiaBingo makes learning about diabetes fun West Burlington, Iowa, Feb. 19, 2019 – Learn about diabetes in an entertaining game at Great River Diabetes Education’s Coffee Talk quarterly support group. The program will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Family Medicine, Mercy-Great River Medical Center, Mercy Plaza Suite 159, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, IA. DiaBingo ...

  • Great River Health System Offers Diabetes Classes in March

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    West Burlington, Iowa, Feb. 15, 2019 – Great River Diabetes Education offers four-week group diabetes classes every month. The next afternoon series will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays beginning March 4. Morning classes will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays beginning March 21. Group diabetes classes are for people newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment, or having complications or ...

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