Baptist Healthy Communities

If you are interested in signing up for Baptist Healthy Communities and have not already done so, please visit baptistcommunities.org. For more information or to make sure your faith organization or community agency is on our list, please contact us at 901-227-3512 or annmarie.wallace@bmhcc.org

Health News and Information

Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Survival Guide Event

Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation and Page Robbins Adult Day Center hosted a free workshop for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of memory loss. As patients’ diseases progress, interactions with them may become more difficult. Eileen Poiley, director of Education at the University of South Florida Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute, shared the following tips to help improve interactions and create a failure-free environment:

  • Don’t assume anything
  • Establish rapport and trust
  • Introduce yourself and others every time
  • Try to get down to their level
  • Don’t approach them from the back
  • Be aware of questions
  • Offer reassurance and security OFTEN

More helpful information from the South Florida Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute:

Health Tips

The holiday season can be challenging for those who've lost loved ones. Helping them create a plan for the holidays can help. The executive director of Baptist Centers for Good Grief offers other suggestions in this Better Health blog post.

It is easy to overeat during the holidays. But planning ahead can help you avoid overindulging and still enjoy the festivities. Try following these simple tips.

Visit Baptist’s Better Health blog for more health tips or information.

Stay Up To Date

To explore more healthy ideas for December, visit baptistcommunities.org.

Mark These Dates On Your Calendar

Please visit Events at Baptist for a full schedule of events or for more information.

Community Events

Rev. Jimmy Terry Preaching Series: It’s All About Jesus
Thursday, Dec. 19
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Dr. H. Edward Garrett Sr. Auditorium
6027 Walnut Grove Road
Memphis, TN 38120

Dr. Mark Castellaw with Baptist Medical Group will be the guest speaker at the next Rev. Jimmy Terry Preaching Series. This 30-minute sermon will focus on Jesus and will be broadcast to all Baptist Memorial hospitals. You can attend in person or watch the video on baptistonline’s Facebook page.

Memphis Breast Cancer Consortium Live! Breast Cancer Summit
Saturday, February 29, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn Memphis - University of Memphis 
3700 Central Ave.
Memphis, TN 38112

The 2020 “Leaping Barriers to Beat Breast Cancer Live! Memphis” event will address breast cancer survival and closing the equity gap. Local breast cancer experts and resources will be available to help educate, unite, support and empower women. For more information or to register, click here.

Get Connected

For more information, or to make sure your faith organization is on our list, please call 901-227-3512 or email Ann Marie Wallace at annmarie.wallace@bmhcc.org.

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Childhood Obesity

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DIABETES

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END OF LIFE PLANNING

FIVE WISHES

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HEART SERVICES

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MEN'S HEALTH

JUNE MEN'S HEALTH MONTH

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PEDIATRIC SERVICES

SPENCE AND BECKY WILSON BAPTIST CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

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UNIVERSAL PARENTING PLACE

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STROKE AWARENESS

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WOMEN'S HEALTH

OCTOBER BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

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BREAST DENSITY

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Women's Reproductive Health

Beautiful Beginnings

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For questions about Baptist Healthy Communities please contact 901-227-3512.