Program looks at peripheral artery disease

JASPER — Home Instead will host Dine with a Doc from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 1971 State Road 56.

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Heartland Cardiology Natalie O’Connor, NP-C, will present “Peripheral Artery Disease: Symptoms, Treatment and Causes.” Peripheral artery disease is the narrowing of the arteries to the legs, stomach, arms and head.

O’Connor received her Associate of Science in nursing in 2006 from the University of Southern Indiana. She then returned to USI and earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2007 and a Master of Science in nursing in 2009. O’Connor is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a member of the American College of Cardiology. She has been employed with Memorial Hospital since 2004, and has been a part of the Heartland Cardiology team since 2009.

Senior Education Ministries has partnered with Home Instead to offer Dine with a Doc. The free program welcomes the local senior public to hear an educational topic, while enjoying a complimentary lunch. This event is presented free of charge by partnership of Memorial Hospital and Home Instead Senior Care. A free lunch is provided by Home Instead Senior Care and door prizes from Home Instead Senior Care will be given away to attendees. To preregister for the PAD program, call Home Instead’s Haley Neukam at 812-482-3311.

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