Friday, March 2, 2012

What's Happening: March 2, 2012

MGH Senior HealthWISE
MGH Senior HealthWISE will host the following free events for seniors age 60 years or older: a lecture,
“Can Lifestyle Changes Impact Dementia,” March 1 from 11 am to noon in the Haber Conference Room with guest speaker Paula Caramez, MD, MGH Senior Health Fellow; a book club discussion of “The Boston Irish:  A Political History” by Thomas H. O’Connor March 15 from 3 to 4 pm at the West End Library; and hypertension screenings March 26 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm at the West End Library. For more information, call 617-724-6756.

Heart Center education class
The MGH Heart Center is holding its monthly education class, “Heart Failure and Device Education Program,” March 7 from 10:30 to 11:30 am in the Yawkey Center, Room 820. For more information or to register, call 617-726-7693.

Kidney Care Day
The MGH Division of Nephrology will host the eighth annual Kidney Care Day in conjunction with World Kidney Day on March 8.  A Medical Grand Rounds, “Cardiorenal and Hepatorenal Syndrome,” will take place at 8 am in the O’Keeffe Auditorium with speaker Robert Schrier, MD, of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Division of Kidney Disease and Hypertension.  An information table staffed by representatives from The Center for Renal Education will be located in the main lobby from 8 am to 1 pm. For more information, contact
Laurie Biel, RN, at

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