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Central Texas Medical Center: News


June Events Calendar
Free glucose checks and diabetes assessments
DATE: June 3
TIME: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
LOCATION: CTMC Main Lobby: 1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos
DESCRIPTION: CTMC offers free glucose checks and diabetes assessments on the first Wednesday of each month.
PHONE CONTACT: CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818

Camp HeartSong
DATE: June 6
TIME: Overnight camp
LOCATION: John Knox Ranch??
DESCRIPTION: Camp HeartSong is a special bereavement camp for children 8 to 13 years of age who have suffered a significant death in their life. The camp provides bereaved children an opportunity to freely express grief in a safe and healing, yet fun, environment. Support groups and expressive arts and crafts are among the activities campers will participate in. Other camp activities include swimming, canoeing, fishing and hiking.
WEBSITE: www.ctmc.org
PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Hospice Care (512) 754-6159

Finding Balance class for seniors

DATE: June 8
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
LOCATION: The Wellington, 600 Leah Ave., San Marcos, TX
DESCRIPTION: Every second Monday after breakfast, “Finding Balance,” an exercise class designed to help individuals 60 and older to strengthen their balance, which improves safety by decreasing the risk of falls. Added benefits include an improved confidence, enhanced strength and flexibility, a boosted immune system and a maintained or increased level of mobility. People of all activity levels are encouraged to attend.
Participants should wear loose, comfortable clothing and rubber-soled shoes. For more information, please call the CTMC Home Health office at (512) 753-3584.
PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Home Health, (512) 753-3584

Camp HeartSong, Too!

DATE: June 11
LOCATION: John Knox Ranch
DESCRIPTION: Camp HeartSong, Too! Is a day camp for adolescents ages 14 to 18 who have experienced a significant death in their life. Teens will spend two days participating in group activities including sports, gaming, ropes course and arts and crafts.
WEBSITE: www.ctmc.org
PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Hospice Care (512) 754-6159

Social Spin – Patriotic Theme
DATE: June 10
TIME: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins, St., San Marcos, TX
DESCRIPTION: Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC), in partnership with the City of San Marcos, presents its next free Social Spin dance. The event will feature a patriotic theme, and guests are encouraged to wear red, white and blue.
The dances are designed to encourage a healthy celebration of activity, healthy refreshments and developing more interpersonal relationships among senior citizens. Right at Home and Be Healthy at Home are sponsoring the refreshments for this event.
PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Community Relations Coordinator Lisa Adams, (512) 753-3608

FREE Balance Screening (Appointment Required)

DATE: June 17
TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: CTMC Rehabilitation Institute, 1340 Wonder World Drive, Building 2, Suite 2100, San Marcos, TX
DESCRIPTION: The free, 20-minute balance screening includes blood pressure readings in three different positions and various balance assessment tests. Participants will be able to review their results with a CTMC physical therapist who will offer recommendations and referrals for those who need further evaluation.
There are several benefits to getting a balance screening, including:
• Determining if the cause of a fall or loss of balance is related to a physical deficit, muscles, joints or equilibrium
• Preventing a fall by identifying areas of weakness
• Restoring function after a fall or near fall
• Determining if a referral to a specialist or physical therapist is needed
WEBSITE: www.ctmc.org
PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Rehabilitation Institute (512) 753-3539

Finding Balance class for seniors

DATE: June 17
TIME: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION: San Marcos Activity Center – 501 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX
DESCRIPTION: “Finding Balance” is an exercise class designed to help individuals 60 and older to strengthen their balance, which improves safety by decreasing the risk of falls. Added benefits include an improved confidence, enhanced strength and flexibility, a boosted immune system and a maintained or increased level of mobility. People of all activity levels are encouraged to attend.
Participants should wear loose, comfortable clothing and rubber-soled shoes. For more information, please call the CTMC Home Health office at (512) 753-3584.
PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Home Health, (512) 753-3584

Location

Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
512.353.8979