MPNB Resumes SHARE Series

Free Sessions Feature Topics Relevant to Seniors

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., (September 22, 2015) -- As part of its goal of improving the health of the community, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital will resume its free monthly Senior Health Awareness Resources and Education (SHARE) series on October 14.

SHARE features health care experts who will address topics of special interest to seniors. Free blood pressure screenings will be offered prior to each session.

All sessions will be in the Bekesh Education and Conference Center, 6600 Madison Street, New Port Richey.

The SHARE series was created to help seniors become more informed health care consumers so they will have the tools to become more proactive about health issues.

Scheduled upcoming seminars:

  • Is Sleep Apnea Making You Tired?
    Learn about one of the most common sleep disorders, sleep apnea. Most people who have it aren’t even aware of it.
    Pulmonologist Zahid Akram, MD
    Wednesday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. 
  • Addressing Hip and Knee Pain
    Hear about the newest orthopedic treatments for painful hip and knee conditions so you can maintain an active lifestyle.
    Orthopedic Surgeon David Whiddon, MD
    Wednesday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. 
  • Lift Your Holiday Spirits
    Learn to recognize, understand and manage the variety of moods and emotions you may experience over the holidays.
    Seamus Allman, MA
    Wednesday, Dec. 19, 10 a.m.
To learn more about SHARE, call (727) 940-2868.

About Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
Established in 1965, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is a 154-bed facility committed to improving the health of everyone it serves. Morton Plant North Bay has received the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM for Primary Stroke Care from the Joint Commission. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is located at 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey, Fla. For more information about Morton Plant North Bay, go to www.baycare.org/mpnb.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 13 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org