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August 2014
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Sep
13
5th Anniversary Celebration at Sachs Recreation Center
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September 13, 2014
Time:11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Free activities, refreshments, giveaways, demos, tours and more!
 
(11:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Sep
20
Healthy Lifestyle Expo
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September 20, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Please join us on Saturday, September 20th as the PTC center hosts this year’s 11th Annual Healthy Lifestyle Expo. In addition to a large vendor fair, meet and greet well-over 35 different representatives from area agencies and businessess. Flu and Pneumonia shots will be available.
 
(10:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
 
Oct
08
American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR
Event's details
October 08, 2014
Time:06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

This course will go over all CPR guidelines, skills and techniques for adult, child and infant emergencies. This class is designed for the general public and day care providers. This course is taught by certified instructors who are licensed paramedics with real life experience. Certificate good for two years.
 
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
 
Oct
09
AARP Driving Course Workshop
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October 09, 2014-October 10, 2014
Time:09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The next AARP Driving Course Workshop will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 9th and 10th. Learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road, and more in this 8 hour course. Classes will be held both days between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. You must attend both days to complete the course requirements. Advanced registration required. Please call: (847) 940-4010.
 
(09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
 
Oct
10
AARP Driving Course Workshop
Event's details
October 09, 2014-October 10, 2014
Time:09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The next AARP Driving Course Workshop will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 9th and 10th. Learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road, and more in this 8 hour course. Classes will be held both days between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. You must attend both days to complete the course requirements. Advanced registration required. Please call: (847) 940-4010.
 
(09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
 
Oct
11
American Heart Association Grandchildren Visits and Home Safety
Event's details
October 11, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Have you ever thought should we have the grandkids over? Is our house safe? This quick one-day course will go over some basic home safety rules. You will learn not only about the do’s and don’ts but also the must haves.
 
(10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
 

Note: The above calander shows events for the next two months. For a listing of all events in the future please look here.

Health Services

The PTC is available to assist you when making an appointment. Please contact the front desk during business hours and we will be more than happy to assist you. If you need to cancel a scheduled appointment, please give us a call.

Amplified Phones

ITAC offers free amplified phones to qualified residents with certified hearing loss. For more information, please contact Margie Fischer.

Lending Closet

We lend, on a short-term basis, a variety of durable medical equipment.  This service is available exclusively to our members and residents of Deerfield, Riverwoods, Bannockburn, and Lincolnshire.  Items such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes, commodes, bath benches, grabber sticks, etc. are generally available. Please call prior to your visit to ensure our current inventory meets your need. We also accept your donation of clean, gently used equipment. Closet hours are Mon-Fri 9am-4pm.

Low Vision Machine

Do you have difficulty reading your mail, favorite magazine or other documents? PTC members are encouraged to use our Outlook CC-TV, a powerful, very easy to use magnifying aid.

Podiatry Appointments

The PTC offers podiatry services monthly by Dr. Nick Ivancevic and Dr. Jennifer Kirchens.
Dr. Ivancevik provides on-site podiatry services one Friday per month between 9:00 am and noon. Dr. Kirchens provides these services two Tuesdays per month between 8:30 am and 12:00 pm.

Please call: (847) 940-4010 to schedule an appointment. New clients are welcome!  

Massage Therapy

The PTC is proud to offer Massage Therapy as one of its many services. Make your reservation today for a private massage with the PTC’s very own licensed massage therapist, Linda Walker. Please call the Center to schedule your appointment.
Wednesdays from 10 am – 3pm
Fees: Per 1/2 hour: $35M–$40NM 
Per 1 hour: $60M–$70NM

Arthrossage

Arthrossage is an acupressure based technique that eases the pain and tension from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia.  A full body treatment that loosens joints and muscles and is performed while clothed.  This modality is used as a preventive treatment and is an effective way to address arthritis pain, stiffness and in some cases address the issue of sleep difficulties.

Wednesdays from 10 am – 3pm
Fees: Per 1/2 hour: $35M–$40NM 
          Per 1 hour:    $60M–$70NM

*Arthrossage appointments will be offered at the special rate of $45 for both members and non-members. Appointments will run 45 minutes in length.  

Blood Pressure Testing

Free Blood Pressure / Blood Sugar testing is offered at the PTC on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. This service is provided FREE through North Shore Health Systems. No appointment necessary.

Cholesterol Testing

Cholesterol testing will be offered (by appointment only) at the PTC on Tuesday, August 12th. Tests are $25.00 per person. Checks made payable to North Shore Health Systems. To make an appointment call: (847) 940-4010.

 

 
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