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Menopause and your health, theme of March 29 program

Blanchard Valley Health System Live and Learn Series

Blanchard Valley Health System will hold its next Live and Learn Series in late March.

The program’s focus is  “Menopause and Your Health.” It takes place from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, March 29, in Marathon Auditorium of Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.

Featured speakers are Dr. Miguel Jordan, Dr. Robert Schutz and Dr. Allison Westcott.

Persons interested in attending should RSVP to [email protected] or call 419-423-5551 by Wednesday, March 21. A boxed lunch will be provided.

Here's the February births at Bluffton Hospital

Here are the births reported at the Bluffton Hospital from Jan. 31 to the end of February.

“Understanding Grief” workshop March 9

Offered by Bridge Bereavement Service

Bridge Bereavement Services will offer a workshop for understanding grief on Friday, March 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Birchaven Village in the Wenner Room, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay. The event is for individuals 18 years of age and older who would like to learn more about the grief process. 

This workshop will help participants identify essential physical, emotional, cognitive, social and spiritual actions that will aid in healing. 

Volunteer recruiting event

Hosted at Blanchard Valley Hospital

The Blanchard Valley Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting a volunteer recruiting event to target individuals who are interested in working in the main campus gift shop. This initiative will take place on Saturday, March 3 from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Donnell Pavilion at Blanchard Valley Hospital.

Bridge Bereavement Services to host Forever Memories Group

Bridge Bereavement Services will be offering a Forever Memories Group focused on loss, grief and healing through the creation of a memory frame. The group will be held on Tuesday, March 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Meadows of Ottawa, 147 Putnam Parkway, Ottawa.

The group is open to any adult who has recently experienced the death of a loved one. Participants are welcome to come commemorate their loved one’s life and memories through the creation of the frame. The loved one did not need to be a patient of Bridge Home Health & Hospice.

Most wired!

Blanchard Valley Health System receives health care’s most wired award

Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS) received Health Care’s Most Wired award for 2017. This award is presented by the American Hospital Association (AHA) to hospitals that use technology to improve patient reach methods, provide easier access to care and operate exceptional patient portal systems. BVHS achieved these technological advances through the use of the MyHealth Patient Portal and Cerner.