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October 2014

HealthPoint - Cape & Jackson

Kids Health Fair at HealthPoint!

Please join us for the second annual Cape HealthPoint Kids Extravaganza Health and Fitness Fair on Saturday, October 4th from 9:30am – 11:30am. This fun event has been a great success historically at our Jackson location in the spring, so we’ve included a fall edition at the Cape location.

Lots of area kid friendly vendors and experts will be on hand for fun and information! Plus, a kid's fun run will close out the event. See you Saturday at HealthPoint, Cape. This event will be held on the main parking lot with the fun run held on the indoor track.

Happy Halloween

Bring in all your Halloween little “boils and ghouls” Friday, October 31st and get a jump start on trick or treating! We look forward to seeing you!

Class Launches

Tuesday Oct. 21
5:10 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22
5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22
4:15 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23
5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 25
9:30 a.m.

**HealthPoint is looking for a few up and coming stars to join our fitness team as BODYPUMP, RPM, and BODYFLOW instructors. If you have a passion for fitness and a desire to take it to the next level, please contact Amy Sutherlin at: asutherlin@sehosp.org.

Member Orientation

All members from both locations are welcome to attend this month’s member orientation. Meet the staff and make sure you are getting the most from your membership:

  • Date: Monday, October 20th
  • Time: 5:15pm – 6pm
  • Location: HealthPoint, Cape

Guest passes and refreshments provided. Call 986-4466 to register. Plus, stay and attend Cooking Class with Raina held at 6pm, following orientation.

Holiday Weight Gain Plan of Attack!

Don’t Let Holiday Pounds Creep Up on You!! Get the Grinch out this holiday season and climb your way up Mt. Crumpet! Back by popular demand, this contest will incentivize you to keep those holiday pounds at bay. Details coming soon!!

HealthPoint Corporate Programs

Attention members! Due to the national healthcare reform, area employers are seeking ways more than ever to save on healthcare costs for their employees. A good start is encouraging employees to get active and healthy. Are you an area business owner or manager that is interested in getting your employees to adopt healthier lifestyle? Contact us today regarding details on our Corporate Program. There is no fee for your company to participate, and will entitle your employees and their immediate family members to a waived enrollment fee. Contact Alecia at 986-4466 for details.

HealthPoint Schedules

HealthPoint Rehab

Lymphedema TreatmentLymphedema Treatment

Lymphedema (protein-rich swelling) may result from surgical removal and/or radiation of lymph nodes due to cancer. However, it can also result from chronic swelling due to venous insufficiency or malformation of the lymphatic system.

Complete Decongestive Physiotherapy is the most effective treatment in the management of lymphedema and is offered at Southeast HealthPoint Rehab.

Treatment, consisting of manual lymph drainage, compression therapy, skin and nail care and remedial exercises are administered by our rehab team who have specialized training in lymphedema treatment.

Recommendations and fitting for appropriate support stockings is also available.

Call one of our following locations for more information:

  • HealthPoint Rehab in Cape 986-4411
  • HealthPoint Rehab in Jackson 755-2302

Weight Loss & Nutrition

Healthy Cooking Class

HealthPoint in Cape
Monday, October 20
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

An Apple Explosion: Fall is the best time of year to enjoy apples. There are so many varieties and so many healthy ways to prepare them. $3 fee for members, $5 fee for non-members. Please call 986-4440 to register.

Starting Point Informational Meeting

HealthPoint in Cape
Thursday, October 16
7:00 - 8:00 PM

Starting Point is a medically-supervised program for rapid and safe weight loss with skill building to help you learn how to keep off the weight that you have lost. Our emphasis is on health and weight management, not dieting. And since the program has medical supervision, it is ideal for those with or without pre-existing medical conditions.

Starting Point offers a comprehensive, intensive approach to successful health and weight management. This program is not a quick fix, it is a highly-effective treatment option.

To learn more, attend the informational meeting or contact dietitian Raina Childers, MS, RD, LD, at 986-4440.

Bariatric Support Group

HealthPoint in Cape
Saturday, October 18

SoutheastHEALTH is offering a special support group for patients who have undergone or are considering bariatric weight-loss surgery.  Participants will have an opportunity to discuss issues, share successes and trade helpful hints in an overall supportive environment. The group meets on the 3rd Saturday of every month and is facilitated by Raina Childers, MS, RD, LD, and Mary Etta Dunaway, RD, LD, CDE, registered dietitians with SoutheastHEALTH. For more information call 986-4440 or email Raina at rchilders@sehealth.org.

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