Phelps Hospice appreciates our many friends who each year support Hospice by participating in the Tree of Lights. By purchasing a light in honor of or in memory of a friend or loved one, you contribute to our efforts to help ease the journey of our chronically and terminally ill patients. To purchase lights in […]
Many seniors experience fear of falling, and it causes them to restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance, held on 8 consecutive Saturdays, emphasizes practical strategies to reduce this fear and increase activity levels by improving strength, balance and flexibility. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase […]
The Breakfast Club, designed especially for seniors, includes a free breakfast, a presentation on a healthy lifestyle topic and a light exercise program. The group meets monthly except for August and December. 8:30 am – 10:30 am Phelps Hospital Cafeteria (G Level) 701 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY Call (914) 366-3937 to register.
A free monthly group program for individuals with osteoporosis, providing education on nutrition, exercise, medication and activities of daily living. The sessions are held from 10:45 am to 11:30 am the second Thursday of the month in the Phelps Boardroom (C Level). Closest parking is near the Auditorium entrance. Enter at the Auditorium entrance and […]
If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, you don’t have to go it alone. Join us and receive the emotional, educational and social support needed to successfully care for someone with dementia. Sponsored by Phelps and the Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley. Meets the second Friday of the month 10:00 am to […]
Health screenings for seniors are held in various locations throughout the hospital, including cognitive, hearing and balance screenings. Appointments are required for all screenings. Call 914-366-3937 for more information.
Mind Games offers fun exercises and tips for seniors to stimulate the mind. It meets the first Wednesday of the month from 2:00-3:30 pm in the Boardroom. Park behind the hospital and enter through the Auditorium entrance. Then take the elevator down to the C-Level and turn left when you exit. Call 914-366-3937 to register. 2017 dates: […]
A free monthly interactive support group meeting the second Tuesday of the month for people with breathing disorders or pulmonary fibrosis, sponsored by Phelps, the American Lung Association and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Each month’s meeting features a presentation on a pertinent topic. Participants who use oxygen may switch to the hospital’s supply during the meeting. […]
This two-session educational program for adults with diabetes is held every month at Phelps. Learn what diabetes is, different medications available, how to prevent and manage complications, blood sugar targets, what foods to eat, how to count carbs and much more. Pre-registration and a physician referral are required. There may be a charge for this class, depending on  […]
This class for expectant parents is to help you prepare for your new baby’s arrival. Topics covered included how to diaper and bathe a baby, equipment needed such as a car seat, crib safety, guidelines for safe sleep, newborn characteristics and appearance, general baby care and more. This 3-hour class is offered one Tuesday each month. Class size is […]