Speakers Bureau

276.236.1654

Free program topics for your club or organization

The professionals of Twin County Regional Healthcare have a wealth of knowledge on a wide variety of topics that we are pleased to provide as an outreach for our community. If your workplace, school, club, church or other organization would like a healthcare presenter, then our free Speakers Bureau service is available. The list provide is a sampling of topics and we will be glad to consider any requests. For more information or to schedule a speaker, please call 276.236.1654.

Staying Healthy

“Healthy Living Class”

Join our diabetes educators in learning how to live in a way that helps prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure.  Learn the basics of good nutrition and physical activity for health.

“Cooking Healthy on a Budget”

Can’t afford to eat healthy?  Let our team show you ways to cook healthy, delicious food while staying within a budget.

“How to Commit to an Exercise Program”

Learn from professionals how to create, begin and stick with an exercise program that works for you.

“Quitting for Life - Tobacco Cessation”

Our area has one of the highest rates of tobacco related deaths in the state.  Learn how this addiction affects your health and gain knowledge and motivation to quit.

“Eating Healthy for the Holidays”

The average American gains 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Our Registered Dietitian will teach you tips to avoid this weight gain and have a healthy holiday season.

Home Care

“How to Select a Home Care Agency”

Do you or your family members need medical care at home?  In this session, you will learn how to select a quality home care agency and what services are offered.

“Telehealth: A New Option for Care at Home”

Join our Home Care experts as they discuss the use of Telehealth to help manage chronic conditions and potentially prevent trips to the physician’s office or emergency department.

“What is Hospice?”

Making decisions is hard when you or your family member faces a life-limiting illness.  Hospice is a wonderful resource for those facing end-of-life.  Learn what Hospice is, who they serve and who can qualify.

Diseases & Conditions

“Diabetes - Know Your Numbers”

Learn from our Certified Diabetes Educators basic diabetes information, management and what your numbers mean.

“What is a Stroke?”

Strokes are the third leading cause of death in the US.  In this session, learn the signs and symptoms of stroke, how it’s treated and ways to prevent it.

“Understanding and Preventing Heart Disease”

Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans.  In this overview of heart disease, learn about the ways it is treated and how it can be prevented.

“Sleep Apnea”

Sleep apnea occurs when you have pauses in breathing during sleep. Learn how sleep apnea affects the whole body, its link to chronic illness and ways to treat it.

“Great Balls of Fire!”

Heartburn can make you feel like there is a fire burning in your chest.  Learn from our Heartburn Center how to prevent and treat the blaze.

“I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!”

As we age our risk for falls and balance issues increase.  Our physical therapists will teach you how to prevent falls and increase the safety in your home.

“Calgon - Take Me Away!”

Being overly stressed can make us physically and emotionally sick.  In this session, learn ways of managing stress in a healthy, constructive way.

“Drug Use, Abuse and Addiction”

Our area of Virginia has one of the highest substance abuse rates in the state.  Learn about the disease of addiction, the current issues in our area, treatment and recovery options.

More Topics or Interest

“Living Wills”

Making your wishes known in the event you are unable to speak for yourself is a wonderful gift to give your family and friends.  Learn what is included in living wills and how you can create one for yourself.

“Health Care Reform/Health Insurance Marketplace - What does it mean for me?”

Local health care executives will explain the latest updates and changes in our government and how that affects health care for the Twin Counties and surrounding areas.

For more information or to schedule a speaker, please call 276.236.1654