Healthlink Seminar Calendar

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.

  • Quit Smoking for Good & for FREE
    9/14/2015 12:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Quit Smoking for Good & for FREE – Sponsored by “The Advocates for Upstate Medical University”

    Transition to a healthier and smoke-free you! Get a personalized quit plan, learn about medications, the NY Quitline, stress management and relapse prevention. Space limited. Call to register! 315-464-8668

    Classes will be held on the following dates and are part of a Series:
    Monday, Sept 14

    Monday, Sept 21

    Monday, Sept 28 and again Tuesday, Sept 29

    Monday, Oct 5

    Tuesday, Oct 13 (due to Columbus day)

    Monday, Oct 19

    Presenter: Cynthia Cary Woods, RRT, CTTS, Director, Smoking Cessation program, Upstate Medical University

    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
    9/14/2015 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 )

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit Smoking for Good & for FREE
    9/14/2015 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Quit Smoking for Good & for FREE – Sponsored by “The Advocates for Upstate Medical University”

    Transition to a healthier and smoke-free you! Get a personalized quit plan, learn about medications, the NY Quitline, stress management and relapse prevention. Space limited. Call to register! 315-464-8668

    Classes will be held on the following dates and are part of a Series:
    Monday, Sept 14

    Monday, Sept 21

    Monday, Sept 28 and again Tuesday, Sept 29

    Monday, Oct 5

    Tuesday, Oct 13 (due to Columbus day)

    Monday, Oct 19

    Presenter: Cynthia Cary Woods, RRT, CTTS, Director, Smoking Cessation program, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Effective Communication Strategies for Alzheimer’s Sufferers
    9/14/2015 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Melinda Sobrado, Associate Program Director
    Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter

    Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Learn to Manage Your Chronic Condition for FREE!
    9/15/2015 5:00pm: Community Education Programs

    The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, (CDSMP) is an evidence-based six-session peer lead health program, developed at Stanford University's Patient Education Center. CDSMP is for adults 18+, with any type of ongoing health condition. Each session complements the health care participants may already be receiving. The purpose of the CDSMP is to enhance a person’s ability to manage their health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. All class participants receive a FREE ($18.95 value) Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book, a FREE CD, Relaxation for Mind and Body and if 4 out of 6 sessions are completed, a $10.00 Gift Certificate to an OASIS Class of your choice.
    Space is limited. Registration required.
    href="https://www.upstate.edu/healthlink/register.php">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
    9/16/2015 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).

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • When Hearing Aids Are No Longer Enough
    9/17/2015 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Brian Nicholas, MD
    Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Upstate Medical University

    If you have a certain type of hearing loss and are currently struggling with hearing aids, join us to learn more about some alternative hearing solutions that may be able to activate your hearing and your life! These advanced treatment options, including a cochlear implant or bone conduction system, are easy to use and are designed to help you hear better in all settings, from quiet conversations to noisy places like restaurants and in even on the phone.

    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
    9/21/2015 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 )

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Bipolar Disorder
    9/21/2015 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Thomas Schwartz, MD
    Professor of Psychiatry, Upstate Medical University

    Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder causing unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 3% of US adults are diagnosed as bipolar, but of that group, 83% of those diagnosed are considered severe. Learn about how bipolar disorder is diagnosed a treatments that may help those who suffer.
    Online Registration
    Location: Liverpool Public Library. 310 Tulip Street Liverpool
  • Learn to Manage Your Chronic Condition for FREE!
    9/22/2015 5:00pm: Community Education Programs

    The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, (CDSMP) is an evidence-based six-session peer lead health program, developed at Stanford University's Patient Education Center. CDSMP is for adults 18+, with any type of ongoing health condition. Each session complements the health care participants may already be receiving. The purpose of the CDSMP is to enhance a person’s ability to manage their health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. All class participants receive a FREE ($18.95 value) Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book, a FREE CD, Relaxation for Mind and Body and if 4 out of 6 sessions are completed, a $10.00 Gift Certificate to an OASIS Class of your choice.
    Space is limited. Registration required.
    href="https://www.upstate.edu/healthlink/register.php">Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)

Foundation for Upstate Medical University Events

  • Radiothon for Kids
    9/16/2015 5:00am: Events
    Radio broadcast on Y94 and NewsRadio 570 WSYR.
    Location: Lobby of University Hospital
  • Radiothon for Kids
    9/17/2015 5:00am: Events
    Radio broadcast on Y94 and NewsRadio 570 WSYR.
    Location: Lobby of University Hospital
  • Extra Life
    11/7/2015 All day: Events
    Be a hero for kids! Play games - raise money - heal kids. Register for free and be sure to select Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital to support. Simply email and ask your friends and family to sponsor your efforts through tax deductable donations. Then on Saturday, November 7th (or any day that works for you) play any game(s) - video, card, board, etc. that you want, with anyone you want, for as long as you want.
    Location:
  • Upstate Gala
    11/20/2015 7:00pm: Events
    Prelude Party at 7pm
    Gala at 8pm

    For sponsorship opportunities and reservations, contact the Upstate Foundation.
    Location: OnCenter

Team Upstate Events

    Additional Upstate Events

    • Paddle for the Cure
      9/19/2015 9:00am: Special Events
      Enjoy a leisurely 2-mile paddle on the Moose River beginning at Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company in Old Forge, NY. Either canoe or kayak - bring your own or rent one there.

      Proceeds benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY and support grants awarded to Upstate Medical University for breast cancer research.

      Collect $100 in pledges and paddle FREE!

      Location: Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company Old Forge, NY
    • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's Walk to Cure Diabetes
      9/26/2015 9:00am: Special Events
      A 5K walk to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The JDRF's mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

      Activities include DJ, bounce house, magicians and games. Enjoy Dunkin Donuts coffee before the walk, and refreshments after the walk.

      Location: Longbranch Park, Liverpool, NY
    • Baldwin: A Run For Their Lives 2015
      10/3/2015 7:00am: Special Events
      Join Team Upstate for the annual "A Run for Their Life" - the only breast cancer run held in Syracuse whose proceeds go directly to Upstate Medical University.

      Young and old of all ages and abilities are welcomed to participate in the 5k walk/run and 15k victory walk.

      The 15k run will proceed North on Gillie Brook Road, then east on Canal Road following through to Breed Road through to Ike Dixon Road. South on Ike Dixon Road to an area before the school, then double back to Bitters Road, onto Bennett's Corners Road and then east back to Gillie Brook Road and the finish line at Gillie Lake.

      The course is certified for accuracy.

      Team Upstate was the top team in 2011, 2013 and 2014.

      Location: Gillie Lake Veterans Memorial Park
    • March of DImes
      10/4/2015 10:00am: Special Events
      A 3-mile walk to raise money to support lifesaving research, community services, education and advocacy - so that one-day all babies will be born healthy. But we'll have to walk to get there!

      Team Upstate welcomes all Upstate students, employees, volunteers, advocates, friends & families!

      Location: Onondaga Community College 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse
    • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
      10/18/2015 8:30am: Special Events
      A 1.5 or 2.5-mile walk throughout historic downtown Syracuse to raise funds to continue fighting breast cancer and offer hope to people facing the disease.

      Join the Upstate team and receive a Team Upstate t-shirt (with a minimum donation of $35, $20 students) and enjoy pre-race refreshments in the Upstate tent.


      Location: Clinton Square