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Pardee Pain Center to open in September

Pardee Hospital will open the Pardee Pain Center this September, to serve patients in the community with chronic pain.  The Pardee Pain Center will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., on Thursdays and Fridays.  Patients will be seen by appointment with a physician referral only.  The center will be located on the ground floor of the hospital near the Garden Café on Fleming St. “The Pardee Pain Center will truly be an asset to the community and I am thrilled to be a part of this new center.  We will provide advanced pain management to our patients with the high quality of care you have come to expect from Pardee,” said Edward Lewis, M.D., medical director, Pardee Pain Center. The Pardee Pain Center will provide comprehensive pain management including diagnostic therapy, X-ray guided diagnostic and therapeutic injections, minimally invasive disc decompression procedures, surgical implementation of spinal cord stimulators and intrathecal pain pumps.

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Take Time, Take Charge

 
[caption id="attachment_1177" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Chelsea Wakefield, LCSW"][/caption] Reigniting Your Youthful Passion - Sex for the Tired Woman Women today can do it all and stress and exhaustion is often our reward. Nights of steamy romance are a foggy memory as sex becomes a low priority item on a never ending “to do" list. The thrill of desire is displaced by a strong craving for sleep. What's a woman to do?  Chelsea Wakefield, LCSW will speak at Take Time, Take Charge - an event for all women, about how to rediscover your sensual self, reignite your youthful passion, and develop a luminous, deeply satisfying sexuality ...at any age. Chelsea Wakefield, LCSW, is a Jungian oriented psychotherapist and workshop leader in private practice in Brevard, NC.  She is the creator of the Luminous Woman™ Weekend, and the soon to be 1ed book, Negotiating the Inner Peace Treaty™.  She specializes in helping people transcend the wounds of the past and to creatively integrate the demands of many "inner selves," heart, mind, body and soul.  She has a special interest in assisting individuals and couples in recovering our birthright of a joyful and fulfilling sexuality.  You can find out more about her offerings and soon to be 1ed book at www.chelseawakefield.com. To register for Take Time, Take Charge - an event for all women, call 1-866-790-WELL. For a full schedule of speakers see this previous blog post.

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Take Time, Take Charge

[caption id="attachment_1167" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Peggy Collins"][/caption] Three Secrets to Send Your Small Business Soaring - Taking Charge in the New Frontier If you own a small business, don’t miss this golden opportunity to learn what’s on the horizon, how you can capitalize on your own natural strengths and the three secrets that will propel you to success. Peggy Collins is a professional speaker, author, and small business owner as well as former owner of a successfully sold company. She is just one of many fabulous speakers who will present at Take Time, Take Charge - an event for all women. Her workshops and teleseminars are based on her own experiences taking entrepreneurial ventures from start-up to success. She’ll outline a game plan that includes the three necessary elements to overcome competition and become part of the new frontier – collaboration. Peggy Collins is a professional speaker, author and The Working Gals Mentor™. Owning her own speaking and training business since 1993, she’s also authored a book 1ed by McGraw Hill Help Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Why Doing It All Is Doing You In. Her book reveals a never-before-identified self-defeating behavior she calls the Self-Sufficiency Syndrome. Prior to speaking professionally, Peggy was the designer and implementer of three corporate start-ups and later her first co-owned small business which she sold in 2003. She’s had senior vice president, president and owner after her name but the titles she loves best are mother and grandmother. She’s a member of The National Speakers Association, has been named a Platinum Speaker by Meeting Professionals International and has participated in over 80 radio interviews in the U.S. and Canada since 2007. To register for Take Time, Take Charge - an event for all women, call 1-866-790-WELL.

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Take Time, Take Charge - Full Schedule of Events

The buzz is building and everyone is getting excited for "Take Time, Take Charge – an event for all women."  Grab a friend and make plans to spend the day with us in Biltmore Park. You do not want to miss this event.  There will be something for every woman.  If you haven't registered, you are urged to sign up soon. Space is limited.  The  event will be held at The Hilton at Biltmore Park on Friday, Sept. 17 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.  It will include informative speakers on a variety of subjects (health, wellness, lifestyle, business) for empowering women of all ages, goodie bags filled with great gifts, a scrumptious sit down lunch with our keynote speaker, Diane Sieg, and a laid back networking hour.  The cost for the day is $40 per person. Register by calling 1-866-790-WELL.  Keep watching the blog for more details about our fabulous speakers.  In the meantime, here is a full schedule of events.

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Pardee Pavilion to host presentation on Alzheimer’s disease

Pardee Pavilion Adult Day Health Services is hosting a free educational presentation on Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss on Monday, Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. until noon. The presentation entitled, “Questions about Memory Loss” will be held at the Pardee Pavilion located at 114 College Dr. in Flat Rock, adjacent to Blue Ridge Community College.  Light refreshments will be served.  Registration is required by calling (828) 697-7070. Participants will learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related causes of memory loss and community resources for families affected by memory loss.  This event is provided by, the Alzheimer’s Association (Mountain Regional office), Land-of-Sky Regional Council’s Family Caregiver Support program, and Pardee Pavilion Adult Day Health Services. Pardee Pavilion Adult Day Health Services provides quality day services for adults who cannot or should not stay home alone during the day because of physical or mental impairments and the frailties associated with aging. Adults at the Pavilion participate in activities, take day trips and remain active in the community. Call 1-866-790-WELL today for more information.

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