HealthWorks!

Interested in the health and wellbeing of your community? Tune in!

15-minute broadcast  Sundays at 7:05 am on WDNH and on Classics 105.

with

Wayne Memorial Community Health Manager

Carol Kneier, MS, RD, CDE, LDN

Listen weekly as Carol talks to the movers and shakers in and around the Wayne-Pike region about current events and opportunities and the most up-to-date health tips. Carol explores topics new and familiar with representatives of Wayne Memorial Health System, local social service agencies, community groups, nutritionists, fitness specialists and medical experts.

The 15-minute broadcast airs Sundays at 7:05 am on Bold Gold stations WDNH (95.3) and on Classics 105 (105.3). It can also be found here on this page and on the Bold Gold website, https://www.radiobold.com/healthworks

Have a question for Carol? Email kneier@wmh.org.

 

Missed a show? Listen here!
February 28th Show -Long Term Effects in Non-hospitalized COVID patients
Guest Dr. Sean McVeigh, Wayne Memorial Pulmonologist and Medical Director of COVID Task Force, discusses the symptoms and treatments available.
February 21st Show – National Children’s Dental Awareness Month
Guest Public Health Dental Hygienist Practitioner Lori Wood, RDH, from the Together For Health Dental Center talks about good dental practices for your child and extra safety precautions due to COVID 19.
February 14th Show – Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
Discussing warning signs, statistics and how Victims Intervention Program (VIP) can help with guests Debbie Cosentino, certified play therapist/child counselor and
Chelsea Falotico, community outreach manager, VIP of Wayne and Pike county.
 
February 7th Show – YMCA Programs for Diabetes & Balance
Discussing Diabetes Prevention Program and A Matter of Balance Program.  New 24/7 Y Wellness for Y members with guest Tina Hoehn, executive director, Wayne County YMCA.
January 31st Show – Heart Health
Discussing Heart Health, Go Red for Women — wear red on Friday, Feb 5th with  guest Nadine Greco, WMH Cardiac Rehab Manager. Learn about tips to keep your heart healthy and what Cardiac Rehabilitation is.
January 24th –  Healthy Eating tips
Guests are Barbara Pratt, MS, RDN, LDN,  manager, Nutrition Services WMH and Christina Savoth, nutrition intern, Marywood University. Discussing 2020-2025 USDA dietary guidelines and 8 tips to improve your health with food and activity.
January 17th  Show -Winter Driving Safety
Guest is Tracy Fox, Traffic Safety Coordinator of Highway Safety Network, discussing topics including how to prepare for winter road travel, dos and don’ts around plow trucks and more!
January 10 Show-Medication Assisted Treatment Program for Substance Use Disorders
Guests Behavioral Health Case Specialist Erin Hernandez & Certified Peer Recovery Specialist, Allison Boogertman, Honesdale Behavioral Health Center
January 3rd Show
Guest Frederick Jackson, executive director, Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC), discusses health center services and update on COVID vaccine.
December 27th Show
Guest David Hoff, CEO, Wayne Memorial Hospital, discusses health system highlights from 2020 and looking toward 2021.
December 20th Show
Urgent Care Services with guest James Panto, RN, practice manager, Lake Region Urgent Care (LRUC)
Discussing services offered at LRUC with emphasis on Telehealth option.
December 13th Show
Emergency Preparedness with guest Steve Price, Director, Wayne County Office of Emergency Management
Discussing “Preparing for Emergencies and Putting Together an Emergency Preparedness Kit.”
December 6th Show
PROSPER PROGRAM with guest Karen A Thomas, Penn State Extension Educator
Discussing upcoming virtual Strengthening Family Program. The free program is for families with students in grades 5 – 6 (ages 10 -14) with the goal of improving family bonding and communication skills.
November 29th Show
211 Info & Referral Services with guest Michelle Valinski, Administrator, Wayne County Human Services
211, sponsored by the United Way, offers services 24/7 for anyone who needs help with emergency housing, food pantries, utility assistance, drug and alcohol treatment.
November 22nd Show
Diabetes Awareness Month with guests Registered Dietitian Ann Marie Kretchik RDN, LDN & Nutrition student intern Becca Melliand discussing: What is diabetes?
Diabetes and COVID. How to eat healthy on Thanksgiving.
November 15th Show
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Month
with guest Valerie Stout, Wayne Memorial Respiratory Therapist discussing Pulmonary Rehab Program, self-care if you have COPD & helpful hints
November 8th Show
Hospice & Palliative Care Month
with guest Anna May Walsh, Wayne Memorial Hospital Hospice & Home Health
Discussing how social workers can help a family cope and place a loved one

 

November 1st Show
Alzheimer’s Awareness Month & Caregiver Symposium
with guest Kristen L. Shipsky, MSW, CDP, Alzheimer’s Association
Discussing Virtual Caregiver Symposium, Balancing Care Challenges, November 12

 

October 25th Show
Good Lung Health & Keeping Safe During COVID
with guests Sean McVeigh, MD, pulmonologist and Tina Cobb, CRNP Honesdale Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine
October 18th Show
Wayne Memorial’s Level 4 Trauma Center Overview & Trauma Prevention Advice
with guest Lu Young, WMH Trauma Program Manager
October 11th Show
Domestic Violence Awareness Month & October 22 Vigil
with guest Michele Minor Wolf, Executive Director
Victims’ Intervention Program
October 4th Show
Mental Illness Awareness Week
with guest JoAnna VanTine, facilitator & educator,
National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) of NEPA
September 27th  Show
Breast Cancer Awareness