“A Happier and Healthier You”
Best-selling author and transformational expert to headline
Third Annual HealthiHer Retreat
Saturday, October 15, 2011
8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn, Strongsville
Marci Shimoff, a world-renowned transformational expert and New York Times best-selling author of numerous self-help books, will speak at Parma Hospital’s Third Annual HealthiHer Retreat, held on Saturday, October 15 from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Her latest book, Love for No Reason: 7 Steps to Creating a Life of Unconditional Love, follows the success of Happy for No Reason: Being Happy from the Inside Out, a revolutionary approach to experiencing deep and lasting happiness. Shimoff also is the woman's face of the biggest self-help book phenomenon in history, Chicken Soup for the Soul. Her six best-selling titles in the series, including Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul and Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul, have sold more than 13 million copies worldwide in 33 languages. As president and co-founder of the Esteem Group, Shimoff has been a top-rated trainer for numerous Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T, General Motors and Sears. A celebrated transformational leader, she has inspired millions of people around the world, sharing her breakthrough methods for personal fulfillment and professional success.
Ravenna Miceli, midday host on 107.3 FM and a longtime supporter of the organic health movement, will emcee this refreshing half-day retreat, which includes a healthy breakfast and lunch, important health screenings and a variety of vendors presenting items for perusal and purchase, from skin care, cosmetics and fragrances to handmade jewelry, accessories and more. Participants can also choose two of the following three featured presentations:
· Oh, My Aching Back! with Dr. Jonathan Salewski, director, Parma Hospital’s Pain Center.
As we travel through life, the bones and joints that bear our weight begin to degenerate over time. An active lifestyle can come to a halt from loss of strength or nagging pain. Dr. Jonathan Salewski has helped thousands of patients find relief from chronic low back pain. Learn more about your spine and minimally invasive ways that can help manage your back pain.
· The Bionic Surgeon: From Hormones to Hysterectomies, with Dr. Kristine Pelagalli,
chairman of OB/GYN at Parma Hospital. Dr. Pelagalli will explain how using the daVinci Si for robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery means less painful and quicker recoveries for women, whether it’s for removal of an ovarian cyst or a total hysterectomy. She will discuss treatment, from hormones to hysterectomies. Get your questions answered on birth control, menopause and more.
· Olive Oils: Basics and Benefits, with Candice Berthold, owner of The Olive and The Grape
Olive oil is fundamental to the Mediterranean diet, one of the healthiest in the world. Adding this liquid gold to your lifestyle can lead to a healthier way of eating. You will learn how to purchase, use and store olive oil with tips from the owner of a locally owned business devoted to celebrating the foods and lifestyle of the Mediterranean. Discover the countless medical benefits of making this an essential component of a smart, well-balanced diet.
The HealthiHer health and wellness retreat is the premier annual event for members of Parma Hospital’s women’s health membership program. Member benefits include: complimentary nutrition analysis by a registered dietitian; free consultations with trained health and wellness coaches; discounts on classes at Parma Hospital’s Health Education Center; free and reduced price health screenings; electronic newsletters with important health information and hot topics; and other members-only events throughout the year.
The event is $35 for HealthiHer members and $40 for non-members. For more information or to register for this event, call 440-743-4900 or go to www.parmahospital.org/HealthiHer/OctoberRetreat.