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HealthLink Programs

HealthLink FREE seminar series is an initiative of Upstate Medical University bringing health information and education to you and your family at no cost. That’s right! FREE Health Information.

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Program (8 week session for $40-cash or check only )
    1/26/2015 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Led by: Genoa Wilson

    The ancient discipline of sun style tai chi consists of a series of slow, joint safe movements combined with breathing to improve strength, mobility, balance and concentration. (8 week session for $40-cash or check only ) Registration required


    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Do You Have Knee or Hip Pain? Consider MAKOplasty
    1/26/2015 6:00pm: MAKO events
    Presenter: Robert Sherman, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Upstate Medical University


    The Mako is a surgeon-interactive robotic arm that advances
    treatment for more accurate hip and knee replacements.
    MAkOplasty partial knee resurfacing is for adults with
    early- to mid-stage osteoarthritis. MAkOplasty total hip
    replacement is for adults with painful degenerative joint
    disease of the hip. Upstate’s Community Campus is the first
    — and only — place in Central New York that offers this
    technology. Learn how Mako may help you or a loved one. Light refreshments.

    Call to register 315-464-8668
    Online Registration
    Location: Liverpool Library, 310 Tulip St, Liverpool
  • The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program( $40 for 8 week session; cash or check only)
    1/28/2015 5:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Led by: Genoa Wilson

    The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is designed to help those with joint and/or muscle impairment improve strength, range of motion, body awareness, flexibility, endurance, and mobility for better quality of life. ($40 for 8 week session; cash or check only) Registration required

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Emotional Challenges of Prostate Cancer- Upstate Men to Men Prostate Cancer Support Group
    1/29/2015 5:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Aliya Hafeez, MD, Psycho-Oncologist, Upstate Cancer Center, Upstate Medical University

    Learn about the emotional challenges that are specific to men diagnosed with prostate cancer. This will include depression and anxiety related to a cancer diagnosis as well as the physical and emotional effects of cancer treatments such as pain, fatigue, urinary incontinence, hot flashes and sexual difficulties. In collaboration with the Upstate Men to Men prostate cancer support group.
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Exercise and the Aging Brain
    1/29/2015 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Dale Avers, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA,

    Associate Professor, Physical Therapy Education, Upstate Medical University

    Research demonstrates that physical activity and exercise promote brain health and delay or postpone dementia. Join us to discuss the evidence, and learn how to perform the different kinds of exercise known to improve brain health!
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Program (8 week session for $40-cash or check only )
    2/2/2015 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Led by: Genoa Wilson

    The ancient discipline of sun style tai chi consists of a series of slow, joint safe movements combined with breathing to improve strength, mobility, balance and concentration. (8 week session for $40-cash or check only ) Registration required


    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit Smoking for Good- and for FREE!
    2/4/2015 12:00pm: Community Education Programs
    If you need a little extra help with your New Year’s resolution to kick the habit for good, join us for some extra support! Make the transition to a new, healthier, smoke-free you! Learn how to set yourself up for success. Get a personalized quit plan; learn about medications, NY Smoker’s Quitline, stress management, and relapse prevention. Space limited. Registration required.
    Wednesdays 12noon- 1pm
    2/4
    2/11
    2/18 and 2/20(Friday)
    2/25
    3/4
    3/11

    Presenter: Cynthia Cary Woods, RRT, CPFT, CTTS, Director,
    Smoking Cessation Program, and
    Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM, Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program( $40 for 8 week session; cash or check only)
    2/4/2015 5:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Led by: Genoa Wilson

    The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is designed to help those with joint and/or muscle impairment improve strength, range of motion, body awareness, flexibility, endurance, and mobility for better quality of life. ($40 for 8 week session; cash or check only) Registration required

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit Smoking for Good- and for FREE!
    2/4/2015 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    If you need a little extra help with your New Year’s resolution to kick the habit for good, join us for some extra support! Make the transition to a new, healthier, smoke-free you! Learn how to set yourself up for success. Get a personalized quit plan; learn about medications, NY Smoker’s Quitline, stress management, and relapse prevention. Space limited. Registration required.
    Wednesdays 12noon- 1pm
    2/4
    2/11
    2/18 and 2/19 (Thursday)
    2/25
    3/4
    3/11

    Presenter: Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP, CWPM, Pathway to Wellness Coordinator, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, and Women
    2/5/2015 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Learn how heart disease and cardiac symptoms may differ in women and why it’s important to “know your numbers” and reduce your risk.

    Presenter: Lorrie Langdon, MS, RN,
    Coordinator, Heart Failure Program,
    Upstate Medical University



    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)

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      • Heart Walk/ Run 2015
        3/28/2015 8:00am: Special Events

        A 1–3 mile, non-competitive walk around OCC with all intersections safely guarded for enjoyable family fun (rain or shine). A run component is available as well, to benefit the American Heart Association's fight against Heart Disease and Stroke, America's #1 & #3 killers.

        Upstate has been a proud sponsor of the Heart Walk for many years, and Team Upstate was one of the top overall fundraising teams since 2007. Upstate's cardiovascular research program has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from Heart Walk proceeds over the years.

        Location: Onondaga Community College