UPMC Hamot Health Connection
Discover a healthier, happier you at the UPMC Hamot Health Connection. Our services-- which range from our health information library to massage, and just about everything in between -- are designed to help you keep up with your family's changing health needs. The Health Connection is conveniently located on the first floor of UPMC Hamot Women's Hospital, 118 E. Second St. Our classes are offered in the Lincoln Education Center at the Women's Hospital as well as in the Heart Institute. View a list of current Health Connection programs and services.
Classes - Classes are held daily. We offer a wide variety of programs including disease and treatment specific classes, our prenatal series, yoga, tai chi, emotional and mindful well-being sessions, mindful exercise, parenting, and more.
Lecture Series - Afternoon and evening lectures are presented daily by UPMC Hamot clinicians and topic experts. For a complete list click the Classes and Events button or see our seasonal brochures.
Health Navigation and Personal Health Coaching - Our registered nurse is available to help you navigate the health care system as well as provide one-on-one health coaching and preventive health education.
Menopause Management - One-on-one sessions are available with our Health Navigator to provide assistance to women in any stages of menopause.
Library - Our health information library contains books, DVDs, audio books and reference materials. Books can be borrowed for a two-week period, DVDs and CDs for one week.
Personal Nutrition Coaching - (Adults and Kids 5 Years and Older) - Need to drop a few pounds? Lower your cholesterol? Increase your energy level? Let our registered dietitians help you achieve your dietary goals. By appointment only. Cost: No charge to eligible Highmark and Gateway members; $65 for initial consult, $40 for follow-up consults.
Health Connection Therapeutic Services - Massage is a gentle manipulation of the body that relaxes the muscles and restores energy. It helps to release tension, increase circulation and promote relaxation. Relief from many disorders and pain syndromes can also be realized.
Our licensed massage therapists are available to provide chair massage services for group meetings, workplace incentives, or gatherings. Call us today to find out how you can schedule On-Site Chair Massage, 814-877-6145.