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Huguley Presents “Life’s Not a Spectator Sport” Seminar for Women

Jenifer Infante, Huguley Spirit of Women Coordinator

Huguley Memorial Medical Center will host women for a creative, educational and entertaining seminar called “Life’s Not a Spectator Sport.”  This Spirit of Women® event will help women learn how they can protect their mobility and live with vitality, focusing on identifying personal risk and learning how to prevent the deterioration of their bones and joints.

 

The free event will be held Thursday, September 17 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Huguley Fitness Center Amphitheater.

 

Attendees will learn how to recognize and prevent bone and joint disorders that can lead to impaired mobility in their everyday lives.  These include arthritis, osteoporosis, repetitive stress injuries and fractures.  The event will also feature free health screenings, including bone density and blood pressure.

 

“Women need to understand that it is not normal to experience pain in their joints or wince as they move.  With modern medicine’s knowledge and increasing options for bone and joint health, women never need to become a spectator in the game of active living,” said Jenifer Infante, Huguley Spirit of Women coordinator.  “This program gets women to think about their personal risk factors and learn ways to protect their mobility and current active lifestyle.”

 

Ms. Infante has been promoted to Spirit of Women coordinator for Huguley.  Previously the imaging services liaison, Ms. Infante holds a Bachelor’s degree in community education, health specialist from Texas Women’s University.  A Burleson resident, she has worked for Huguley for two years.

 

Huguley Memorial Medical Center is the exclusive Spirit of Women hospital in Tarrant and Johnson counties.   Spirit of Women is a national network of hospitals and healthcare systems across the country that educates and motivates health action for women and their families. 

 

As a Spirit of Women hospital, Huguley has committed itself to a comprehensive list of National Standards for Excellence in Women’s Health.  Because women make up to 85 percent of household healthcare decisions, the educational and motivational Spirit of Women efforts are expected to positively impact the well-being of the entire family and community as a whole. 

 

Through Spirit of Women, Huguley will conduct a wide variety of events including educational and recreational activities, health screenings, workshops, mentoring opportunities and support groups that will reach women in all stages of their lives.  Spirit of Women has coined the term "Health-u-tainment" to describe the balance of education and recreation in its activities.

 

For more information or to attend “Life’s Not a Spectator Sport,” contact the Spirit of Women hotline at 817-568-5460.