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  • Great River Medical Center Offers Diabetes Class in December

    West Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2019 – Great River Diabetes Education offers a four-week group diabetes class every month. The December class will meet from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Dec. 9. The group diabetes class is for people who are newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment, or having complications or concerns. A physician referral for diabetes education is required. Class ...

  • Health Fitness Offers Arthritis Exercise Program

    West Burlington, Iowa, Sept. 13, 2019 – An Arthritis Foundation exercise program is set to begin Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Health Fitness-Great River Medical Center. Walk With Ease can reduce pain and improve health. Classes, led by Arthritis Foundation-trained fitness specialists, will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 1 through Dec. 3, at Health Fitness, 1401 W. Agency ...

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  • Great River Friends to Hold Book Fair Dec. 3 to 6

    Great River Friends is sponsoring a Collective Goods book and gift fair in the Mercy Plaza lobby, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. The times and dates are: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 It also will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Great River Klein Center, 1307 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. Besides books, ...

  • Great River Medical Center Offers Free Diabetes Program Dec. 5

    West Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2019 – People will diabetes are invited to a recipe exchange during Coffee Talk, a quarterly support group sponsored by Diabetes Education-Great River Medical Center. The program will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Family Medicine, Mercy-Great River Medical Center, Mercy Plaza Suite 159, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, IA. Participants are ...

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  • 2020 Miles & Memories 5K Run/Walk Benefiting Great River Hospice Goes Virtual

    The 13th annual Miles & Memories 5K Run/Walk will take place as a virtual run/walk this year. The event is presented by Two Rivers Financial Group. Proceeds will support Great River Hospice House, 1306 S. Washington Rd., West Burlington. Participants who register for the 5K run/walk or the 1-mile stroll by Tuesday, Oct. 27, will be guaranteed a race packet which includes a long-sleeve T-shirt, ...

  • SHIIP Counselors Offer Virtual Help with Medicare Questions

    The annual Medicare open enrollment period is from Thursday, Oct. 15 through Monday, Dec. 7. During this time, participants have the option of changing to a different prescription plan for 2021. Each year, Medicare prescription drug plans are revised. With these changes: Monthly premiums, deductibles or copay amounts may change. There may be drug restrictions. Medications may no longer be covered ...

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