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Monday, October 18th, 2010

Arveda Alzheimer's Family Care offers Alzheimer's caregiver support group

The Alzheimer's Association-Capital of Texas Chapter has several volunteer facilitated support groups for caregivers coping with Alzheimer's in Hays County and recently a group was added at Arveda Alzheimer's Family Care in Buda, 645 FM 967.

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

CTMC to hold lecture series for caregivers

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC's) Heritage Program for Senior Adults will offer a free, three-part community lecture series designed for those who are caregivers for senior individuals.

Monday, October 4th, 2010

CTMC to offer new courses for mothers-to-be

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC), 1301 Wonder World Drive, will offer some new courses for expectant mothers this fall aimed at keeping fit and happy throughout their pregnancy. The courses are part of CTMC's Physical Therapy and...

Friday, September 24th, 2010

CTMC to present cooking demonstration

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) will offer a free healthy cooking demonstration, "Autumn Cooking Tricks and Treats," on Sept. 29 from 5-7 p.m. in the CTMC Community Classroom.

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

County PHD advises rabies awareness, child seat inspections

Hays County's Personal Health Department (PHD) is making free child safety seat inspections available on Thursday. Also, the PHD said Rabies Awareness Week, which is next week, is a good reminder to be vigilant about rabies.

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Seton Medical Center Hays to hold free health fair

Seton Medical Center Hays, 6001 Kyle Parkway in Kyle, will celebrate its first year in Hays County with a free community health fair Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

CTMC to remove sign during remodeling

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) is taking down its signature sign atop the building as it remodels its first floor corridor. The sign, which has identified the hospital since it opened 27 years ago, will be replaced...

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

New technology at CTMC eliminates the dreaded doctor's handwriting

The days of comedians making jokes about the illegible scrawl of doctors may be numbered, thanks to a medical information technology called Computerized Prescriber Order Entry (CPOE). Last week Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) became one of...

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Jepson leaving CTMC, hospital to search for successor

Gary L. Jepson, who directed growth and improvement for nine years as president of Central Texas Medical Center, announced Friday that he is stepping down from the job. Jepson said he wanted to spend more time with...

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

CTMC to begin HOPE sessions

The Central Texas Medical Center Rehabilitation Institute and the Institute for Healthy Living are starting a support group for victims of stroke and brain injury, their families and caregivers. The first session will take place on Sept....

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