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"Pain and Sleep" is Topic of Sept. 20 Sleep Apnea Support Meeting
The OLBH Sleep Lab is hosting its quarterly support group for individuals with sleep apnea. The free A.W.A.K.E (awake, well and keeping energetic) event takes place Thursday, Sept. 20 at noon at Bellefonte Centre (1000 Ashland Drive, 5th Floor Conference Room.)
The event is for individuals who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and use durable medical equipment at home for the disorder. The guest speaker will be Margaret Ward, APRN. Her topic, “Pain & Sleep,” will focus on the aches and pains that disrupt sleep and how the problems can be solved. Lunch will be sponsored by ResMed.
A.W.A.K.E. is designed as a support for persons that have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and their families. Those interested in attending the A.W.A.K.E. meeting should RSVP by Friday, Sept. 14 by calling (606) 833-3993. A.W.A.K.E events take place quarterly.
The OLBH Sleep Lab has two locations, on the OLBH campus and in downtown Ashland. For more information about the OLBH Sleep Lab or to obtain a free brochure, contact the OLBH CareLine at (606)-833-CARE (2273).