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Oct
24
Illinois Secretary of State "Super Seniors"
Event's details
October 24, 2014
Time:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Included in this statewide program is Rules of the Road – the Review Course. Beginning at 9:30 am – 11:00am it includes a review of safe driving laws, and a practice written exam. Following this course, participants can take the vision screening test required to obtain or renew their licence. The vision test is valid for up to 90 days for licence renewals.
 
(09:30 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Nov
08
American Heart Association Care Provider CPR Refresher Course
Event's details
November 08, 2014
Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

This BLS Healthcare Provider Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking. The course is intended for Healthcare professionals. Class is taught by certified instructors who are all licensed paramedics with real life experience. Current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider certification card is required to attend this course. Certification good for two years!
 
(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
 

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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