Stepping On, a falls prevention class taught by St. Charles physical therapists, Thomas Focarile and Jon Rossi, helped 21 Brookhaven Town senior citizens reduce their risk of falling by more than 31 percent. The therapists taught the 7-session program free of charge at the Town of Brookhaven’s Rose Caracappa Senior Center beginning in March 2016.
Award demonstrates St. Charles Hospital’s commitment to quality care for stroke patients
St. Charles Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. This is the sixth consecutive year that St.
St. Charles Hospital’s Weight Loss Surgery Center is one of the first on Long Island where patients can choose the gastric balloon, a new, nonsurgical weight loss option for adults who must lose 50-75 pounds but do not medically qualify for bariatric surgery.
St. Charles Hospital has introduced Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring (CACS), a new screening to detect coronary artery disease (CAD) in those who have not experienced chest pain or other symptoms of the condition. CAD is the most common type of heart disease and increases the risk of heart attack. A high calcium score may indicate CAD.
St. Charles Rehabilitation will offer a free falls prevention workshop for seniors at the Rose Caracappa Senior Citizens Cultural and Wellness Center, 739 Route 25A, Mt. Sinai, beginning Tuesday, March 22. Classes will be held Tuesdays through May 3, 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
St. Charles Hospital will offer free dental screenings, cleanings and fluoride treatments during the hospital’s Give Kids a Smile celebration, Friday, February 5, 8:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. St.