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, CDCES, 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!  In addition to  podcasts from the current year, you can listen to archived shows. 2021 Healthworks and  2020 Healthworks 

 

July 3, 2022 – Guest Doug Badaszewski, Lieutenant, Forest Volunteer Fire Department, discusses outdoor, indoor and firework safety. Visit the Pennsylvania State Police/public-safety site for more information on firework safety.
June 26, 2022 – Guests Thomas Cambridge, Executive Director, and Diane Yaddow, President/member/volunteer of GOT, discuss services provided for seniors, membership or becoming a volunteer. For more information call 570-630-0509 or visit GOT.clubexpress.com
June 19, 2022 – Wayne County Resource Family Care Program
Guests Meagan Damanti and Meghan Grady  talk about this important program and ways families in our community can help. For more information contact WC CYS at 570-253-5102
 
June 12, 2022 –  Wayne Memorial Hospital 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment
Wayne Memorial’s Community Health Manager Carol Kneier  and Director of Communications & Development Lisa Champeau discuss the importance of completing the CHNA survey. We want your feedback to help WMH meet our community’s health needs. To complete the survey, visit www.wmh.org/community Deadline is June 17th.
June 5, 2022 Summer Foods & Safe Eating
Guest Amy Berge, MS, WMH Nutrition Intern  discusses safe preparation of foods during the summer months. For more information on health eating contact WMH Nutrition Services Department at 570-253-8164.

 

May 29, 2022- Water Safety Month
Guest Susie Kasper, park ranger, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational Park, talks about river water safety for this season. Always wear a life jacket! visit www.nps.gov or like their Facebook page updeNPS.
May 8, 2022- National Nurses Week May 6th – 12th
Guest Chandra Roberts, BSN, RN, MHA, Director Patient Care Services at Wayne Memorial Hospital talks about careers in nursing. Learn about opportunities and rewards of being a nurse. Wayne Memorial Hospital thanks all nurses for their service.

 

May 1, 2022 – May is Stroke Awareness Month
Guest Janene DuBois, PPS coordinator at Good Shepherd-WMH Inpatient Rehab Center and facilitator of the WMH Stroke Support Group discusses support services, treatment and more. Contact 570-253-8395 for more information or visit wmh.org.

 

April 24, 2022 – May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Guests Katie Spencer and JoAnna Van Tine from NAMI NEPA – National Alliance on Mental Illness – discuss upcoming events and support groups for maternal mental health and much more. Visit www.naminepa.org or call 570-342-1047 for more information.

 

 

April 17, 2022 – Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month
Guest Michele Minor Wolf, Executive Director, Wayne/Pike Victim’s Intervention Program (VIP) discusses services provided through VIP and upcoming events. For help call 570-253-4401 24/7 or visit vipempowers.org for more information.
April 10, 2022 – Behavioral Health Services in Wayne County
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Joseph Ungvarsky, PMHNP, discusses mental health services available at the Honesdale Behavioral Health Center. For more information, call 570-253-8219 or visit wmchc.net.

 

April 3, 2022 – Occupational Therapy Month
Guests Karen Stumpo and Kim Emick, Occupational Therapists at Wayne Memorial, discuss the hospital’s OT rehab programs including lymphedema therapy by a certified lymphedema therapist.  For more information call 570-253-7325 or 570-253-7322.
 
March 27, 2022 – Seed to Supper Program
Guest Diane Diffenderfer, Master Gardener at Penn State Extension, discusses the Seed to Supper program, container gardening and more. For more information on programs, call 215-837-3120.

 

March 20, 2022 – Aging and Disability Resource Center and LINK
Guest Joan Edel from Pike Co Area Agency on Aging talks about ADRC / LINK services, trainings and programs for Wayne, Pike & Monroe County residents. For more info, call 800-753-8827.

 

March 13, 2022 – Nutrition Month
Guest Leslie Healey, nutrition intern at Marywood University, talks about this year’s theme, “Celebrate A World of Flavors” and discusses ways to add more variety into your meals.
March 6, 2022  – Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week
Guest Valerie Stout, Respiratory Therapist at Wayne Memorial Hospital discusses the hospital’s pulmonary rehab program and talks about self-care for COPD and other respiratory conditions.
February 27, 2022 – Wayne County 911 Special Needs Project
Guests Wendy Simons of Wayne County’s Behavioral & Developmental Programs & Early Intervention and community member Faith Phillips, discuss a program that makes First Responders aware of any special needs or circumstances in a home during an emergency.
February 20, 2022 – Wayne County Area Agency on Aging
Guest Mary Ursich, administrator, Wayne County Area Agency on Aging, talks about services available for individuals ages 60+ including the Adult Daily Living Center. For more information, call 570-253-4262 or visit waynecountypa.gov
February 13, 2022 – Children’s Dental Month
Guest Lori Wood RDH, PHDHP, CDHC, senior dental hygienist/community dental health coordinator, Together for Health Dental Center, discusses proper oral care, finding your dental home (meaning have a dentist you go to on a regular basis), and when parents should start taking children to the dentist.
February 6, 2022 – Heart Health Month
Guest Bradley Serwer, MD, FACC, interventional cardiologist, Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Center, discusses treatments for heart disease.
January 30, 2022 – Healthy Heart
Guest Nadine Greco, MS, cardiac rehab manager, Wayne Memorial Hospital, discusses Women’s Heart Awareness Month and helps listeners learn about signs and symptoms as well as how to help prevent heart disease.

 

January 23, 2022 – PROSPER Program
Guest Chrissy Pulman, Penn State Extension Educator, discusses the Strengthening Families Program for students ages 10 – 14 and their families. Help build stronger family bonds while teaching teens about peer pressure. Call your local school district or 570-616-0878 for more info.
January 16, 2022 – SHARE Housing
Guest Larisa Yusko, SHARE housing counselor, discusses an affordable housing choice for homeowners who want to share their home with home seekers. Call 570-832-5133 for info.
January 2, 2022 Updates on Wayne Memorial Community  Health Centers
Guest Frederick Jackson, executive director, WMCHC, discusses highlights from 2021 and shares plans for 2022.