Next Franciscan Senior Promise Meeting Feb.13

By: Franciscan Health Last Updated: February 12, 2014

Senior-PromiseThe public is invited to attend the Feb. 13 meeting of the Franciscan Senior Promise group.

The topic will be arthritis and will be presented by Nancy Boyd, R.N., manager of the Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Dyer Pain Clinic. She will discuss types of arthritis and treatment options.

The meeting will take place at 10 a.m. at the hospital, 24 Joliet St. Attendees should check at the information desk in the front lobby to learn the meeting room location.

The group also will have a luncheon Feb. 18 at Beggar’s Pizza, 1326-119th St., Whiting.

Franciscan Senior Promise, a program of Franciscan St. Margaret Health, is a club that offers people aged 55 and older information on health issues and advice on lifestyles choices, along with the opportunity to socialize and make new acquaintances.

Meetings take place monthly, with game days, movie and popcorn days, defensive driving courses, a yearly flu shot clinic and daytime and overnight trips among scheduled activities.

For more information or to become a member, call (800) 931-3322.