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Shoulder Pain, Don't Shrug It Off

Suzanne Hall, M.D. an orthopedic surgeon and fellowship trained shoulder specialist at Appalachian Orthopaedics, will discuss common causes of shoulder pain, signs of trouble, the latest treatment options and how to keep your shoulders healthy. This presentation is free and open to anyone who is interested in learning more about shoulder health.

Wed., Apr. 23, 1 – 3 p.m. at Pardee Signature Care Center. Registration required by calling (828) 692-4600.

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Gardening With Arthritis

David Napoli, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint, and Courtney Maloney, Registered Occupational Therapist at Pardee, will explain common causes of hand pain and share tools to keep your hands active and your garden blooming.
Thu., Apr. 17, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Pardee Signature Care Center. Registration required by calling (828) 692-4600.

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AARP Safe Driving Course

Cars have changed; so have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads you travel every day. By taking the AARP Safe Driving course, you'll learn about the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, how changes in our bodies affect driving, proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakesand new technologies used in cars. This brand new edition of the AARP Safe Driver Program is a fast paced four-hour in-classroom course.

Tue., May 6, 12:45 – 5 p.m. at the Pardee Signature Care Center.

Please pre-register in person at the Pardee Signature Care Center. To secure your space, pay in advance by check made payable to AARP.


Cost is: $15- AARP Members, $20 Non-Members

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Pardee Hospital to Host Blood Drive

Pardee will host a blood drive for the Blood Connection on Wednesday, Apr. 9, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The blood drive will be held in the Jamison Conference Room at Pardee Hospital, located at 800 N. Justice Street in Hendersonville.

In order to donate blood, one must be healthy, at least 17 years old, weigh 110 pounds or more and not have donated blood in the past 56 days. Walk-in donors will be accepted, but those with appointments will be seen first. Request an appointment by calling (828) 696-4225 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Donors will receive one movie ticket or one shirt.

Pardee Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital founded in 1953 and is managed by UNC Health Care. The hospital is licensed for 222 acute care beds. The hospital has several locations separate from the main campus and a comprehensive physician practice network. For more information or to find a physician, call 1-866-790-WELL (9355) or visit www.pardeehospital.org.

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Pardee Accepting Applications for Junior Volunteer Summer Program

Pardee Hospital is now accepting applications for the 2014 Junior Volunteer Summer Program. The Junior Volunteers provide an important service to the individuals they serve, and to the community as a whole. The program’s primary goals are to teach the value of community service and to expose our Junior Volunteers to the healthcare field. Qualities that we are looking for in our Junior Volunteers include dependability, promptness, honesty and professionalism. Junior Volunteer responsibilities include but are not limited to escorting patients and visitors to their destinations, transporting patients and visitors in wheelchairs, working in the Garden Café, Orchard’s Café and assisting in various other departments. In order to participate in the Junior Volunteer Summer Program, potential volunteers must be at least 14 years of age by April 1, 2014. The 2014 summer schedule runs from Monday, June 16th (Junior Volunteer orientation day) to Friday, August 8th. Junior Volunteers are expected to work at least four hours per week (Monday through Friday) between 8:00am and 4:00pm. Junior Volunteers will not volunteer on weekends. Completed applications and documents must be turned in by April 16. Orientation will begin on June 16. Program applicants must complete a Pardee Hospital Junior Volunteer Program Application, Junior Volunteer Health Form, Junior Volunteer Reference Form and a Junior Volunteer Questionnaire and Pledge Form. Visit the “About Us” section of www.pardeehosptial.org and click on “Volunteer Opportunities” to find the Junior Volunteer Summer Program application form. For more information about the Junior Volunteer Summer Program, please contact Karla Reese at (828) 696-4240.

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