Healthcare

Carney Hospital Senior Supper, Jun. 29

Carney HospitalCarney Hospital invites the community to attend a Senior Supper on Wednesday, June 29, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dinner and a health lecture are offered for $4 per person. The lecture for this event, delivered by Dr. Young Kim, covers "Female Urinary Incontinence." The supper is held in the cafeteria (lower level) of Carney (2100 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02124). Call DoctorFinder at (800)488-5959 to register.     

CCHP Bridging the Gap Event, Jun. 25

Community Committee for Health PromotionPublic housing residents: share information, meet BHA officials, discover new and ongoing health programs and get a free lunch! Enter a raffle for gifts and a cash prize! The Community Committee for Health Promotion invites BHA and Section 8 residents to attend the 3rd Annual Bridging the Gap Event on June 25, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (with a lunch and cash raffle following immediately after) at 125 Amory Street, Community Room, Boston, MA 02119. Bridging the Gap is an event where Boston public housing residents, including Section 8, get together to meet their representative from the Community Committee for Health Promotion (CCHP), learn more about the organization and get healthy! The BHA Administrator will be present at the event.

Space is limited so call today 617-638-5366, or email us at CCHPBoston@gmail.com to reserve you space! This is a fun event and space is limited so RSVP today! Spanish translation provided. >> Read More

Training on AIDS and LGBT Community, Jun. 3

New England AIDS Education and Training CenterThe Medical Community is invited to attend a free New England AIDS Education Training Center session on Friday, June 3rd,  from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Conference Room A of Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA. New England AIDS Education Training Center will return to present an AIDS/LGBT discussion led by Dr. Alex Gonzalez, MD, MPH. Participants will learn how to relate cultural variations that exist for LGBT patients to the potential impact on their access to primary care, create a welcoming, inclusive, clinical environment optimizing the delivery of primary care to LGBT populations and much more. You can also earn continuing education credits. Contact Emily Cohen at 617-825-8339 for more information.

13th Annual Vets Appreciation Brunch, May 18

Welcoming, Honoring and Serving Veterans: Our House is your Medical Home. The Whittier Street Health Center's Veteran Services invites you to the 13th Annual Vets Appreciation Brunch, to be held May 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Dudley Street Branch Library, 65 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA. RSVP to LaFrance McLean at (617) 989-3290 or Guy Simmons at (617) 989-3111. Service providers: please RSVP if you organization is interested in having a table at the event. 

Center for Young Women's Health (CYWH)

Phone: 

617-355-2994

Email: 

http://youngwomenshealth.org/contact_form.html

Website: 

http://www.youngwomenshealth.org/

Mission: 

The mission of our website, youngwomenshealth.org, is to help teen girls, their parents, teachers, and health care providers improve their understanding of normal health and development, as well as of specific diseases and conditions. We want to empower teen girls and young women around the world to take an active role in their own health care. We invite you to explore our website to find health resources for teens, parents, and healthcare professionals, and to learn more about our special youth programs, medical services, and research projects.

Location

333 Longwood Avenue, 5th floor
Boston, MA 02115
United States
Key Partners: 

The Center for Young Women’s Health (CYWH) is a collaboration between the Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine and the Division of Gynecology at Children’s Hospital Boston.

Key Programs Offered: 

Carefully researched health information at youngwomenshealth.org Special health education programs & conferences by and for teens at the Center for Young Women's Health Links to information about the expert medical care available at Children's Hospital Boston

The Center was founded in 1998 by Dr. S. Jean Emans, Chief of Adolescent Medicine, Dr. Marc R. Laufer, Chief of Gynecology, and Phaedra Thomas, RN, BSN. This core trio saw an urgent need for education, clinical care, research, and health care advocacy for teen girls and young women. When the CYWH was founded, it was the first of its kind in the world, bringing together the highest quality health services and health information for our teen patients. Drs. Emans and Laufer, the CYWH’s Co-Directors, have both earned national and international recognition for their expertise, commitment, and accomplishments in the area of young women's health. Phaedra Thomas, the CYWH’s Coordinator, is a nurse with extensive experience in young women's health and program development. She has developed many of our online health guides and curricula. >> Read More

Transformations Movement Company

Phone: 

617.265.8300

Mission: 

By developing personal and professional relationships with and among our members, we support, guide and challenge them to create a healthy lifestyle through movement, nourishment and education.

Location

540 Gallivan Blvd
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States

Sarahcare Vietnamese Senior Center

Phone: 

617-265-0200

Fax: 

617-265-2300

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Monday through Friday from 7am to 6pm

Mission: 

Merle Griff, Ph.D., an internationally known gerontologist, established the first Sarah Adult Day Care Center in Canton, OH, in 1985. Since then the centers have become known for providing compassionate, creative care and for their skill in addressing the needs of individuals who would otherwise have to be placed in an institution. Responding to inquiries from around the country, SARAH Adult Day Services, Inc. began actively offering franchises in 2004.

Location

SarahCare of Dorchester
1225 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02125
United States
Created: 
12/20/2010

Labouré College

Phone: 

(617) 296-8300

Mission: 

Labouré is a small, urban, private, Catholic college. Our distinct focus is education for practice in the health sector. We grant the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (for RNs) and the associate in science degree in nursing (RN) and in allied health. We are a member of the Caritas Christi family, the second largest health care system in New England. Your education will take place throughout hospitals within the Caritas system, as well as, other academic medical centers, teaching and community hospitals, and ambulatory care settings in and around Boston.

Location

Labouré College
2120 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Key Partners: 

Carney Hospital, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Holy Family Hospital, Norwood Hospital, Saint Anne's Hospital, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

To request information, please contact the admissions office by phone at 617-296-8300 ext. 4016 or by e-mail at admissions@laboure.edu.

Key Programs Offered: 

Nursing
The associate in science in nursing program fosters individual growth, personal development and critical thinking and prepares graduates for entry-level positions. Learn more...

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (for RNs)
The BSN (for RNs) is geared for the working RN. It is a part-time evening program that can be completed in two years of continuous study. Learn more...

Electroneurodiagnostic Technology
As a member of an interdisciplinary team, the neurodiagnostic technologist performs specialized procedures that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological problems. Learn more...

Health Information Technology
Health information professionals play a critical role in quality improvement approaches and in data analysis that physicians, nurses, and other health care providers rely on to deliver patient-centered care. Learn more...

Nutrition & Food Management/Dietetic Technology
Dietetic technicians are an integral part of health care and foodservice management teams. Learn more...

Radiation Therapy
Treating and caring for cancer patients is a challenge that demands both skill and compassion. This is especially true in the field of radiation therapy.

Upham's Corner Health Center

Phone: 

(617) 287-8000 or (617) 825-9206

Mission: 

The Upham's Corner Health Center is committed to provide high quality, low cost, culturally sensitive, community-based health and social services to the residents of Dorchester.

Our goal is to provide comprehensive health and social services of the highest quality that are affordable, physically and culturally accessible, delivered in a dignified manner, and have a positive effect upon the client's well - being.

Location

Upham's Corner Health Center Main Office
500 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
United States
Key Programs Offered: 

Primary Care, Home Care & Behavioral Health and Social Services
415 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA 02125
Tel: (617) 287-8000

Business & Human Resources Office
547 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA 02125
Tel: (617) 825-9205

Upham's Elder Service Plan (UESP) / PACE
SAVIN HILL 1140 Dorchester Ave, MA 02125
Dudley Square 36 Dearborn Street MA 02119
Tel: (617) 288-0970

Teen Clinic and HIV & Women, Infant and Children's Program,
500 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA 02125
Tel: (617) 287-0786 ,
Tel: (617)-825-8994 (WIC)

Dental & Eye Care
636 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA 02125
Tel: (617) 825-9839

Carney Hospital

Phone: 

(617) 296-4000

Mission: 

To remain a vital community resource as a member of the Caritas Christi Health Care System - a network of Catholic health care providers. Through our programs and services, which cover the spectrum of health care, we affirm the sanctity of life, advocate for the poor and disenfranchised, and exercise responsibility for the common good.

Location

Carney Hospital
2100 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Key Programs Offered: 

Alcoholics Anonymous: Mondays, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., in the 2nd floor auditorium
Al-Anon: Saturdays 5:00 - 6:00 p.m., in the 1st floor Riseman Lecture Hall.
Breast-Cancer Support Group: 6:30 p.m., second & fourth Wednesdays.
Other groups including Overeaters Anonymous, Domestic Violence Support Group.
Call 617-296-4000 x5222 for support info.
Caritas DoctorFinder: With more than 2,000 physicians serving our network of six hospitals from southern New Hampshire to southeastern Massachusetts, we can help you find the right doctor. Whether you need a doctor who speaks a second language, prefer a male or female physician, or need an appointment close to home or work, we can help. Call 1-800-488-5959 or visit DoctorFinder online.

CPR and First Aid Training for Adult/Child/Infant: Weekly, $30, call 617-296-4012 x2093 for schedule.

Senior Meal Program: Complete & healthy meal for seniors, $4.95. Offered 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Created: 
02/07/2011
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