Education and Support

At Premier Health, we provide many resources to help you and your family live with and manage neurological conditions that affect the nervous system, brain, and spine.

The doctors, nurses, and health educators at our hospitals also provide education and support throughout our communities to help you learn more about your specific condition.

Community Seminars And Wellness Programs

You can access a variety of seminars and wellness programs at Premier Health hospitals. Options include:

Delay the Disease™ wellness program. This evidenced-based fitness program empowers those living with Parkinson’s disease by optimizing their physical function and helping to delay the progression of symptoms. Delay the Disease™ helps to:

  • Proactively push back against overall disease progression using dedicated exercise therapies targeting Parkinson's symptoms
  • Empower the patient to take control of the disease with daily exercise
  • Enhance participants' lives physically, functionally, and emotionally
  • Restore participants' hope, confidence, and optimism

Classes are taught by physical therapists certified in the Delay the Disease™ program.

Living with Epilepsy seminar. At Premier Health, we provide people living with epilepsy, caregivers, friends, and healthcare professionals with information about latest treatments and trends in epilepsy. This program will help individuals better understand epilepsy and those living with this neurologic condition.

Living with Parkinson’s seminar. Learn about living with this movement disorder from our doctors and nurses. Interact with other families also dealing with this disease.

Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Lunch and Learn programs. Enjoy lunch while learning about the connection between AFib and stroke and how you can reduce your risk.

Coping with Parkinson's Disease. Upcoming seminar presented by UVMC physical therapists specializing in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease

Community Education

The doctors, nurses, and staff at the Neuroscience Institute spend time helping our communities learn more about brain and spine health. Our teams make frequent presentations and work with area media to share our experience.

Media stories provide valuable information you can use.

Support Groups

Support groups focused on specific conditions are available to you and your family at our hospitals and throughout Southwest Ohio. These groups foster sharing, support and learning to help you understand and cope with neurologic conditions.

Outpatient Nutrition Counseling

The food you eat significantly influences your health and well-being. A diet of nutritious food can help you manage and live with a chronic disease. To help you develop a diet designed to support treatment of your medical condition, Premier Health offers outpatient nutrition counseling and diet education.

With a referral from your health care provider, you can schedule your appointment with a Premier Health licensed registered dietitian. Many insurance plans cover nutrition counseling, also referred to as medical nutrition therapy.

Fidelity Health Care

Fidelity Health Care provides personalized, in-home care if you are recovering from a stroke, brain and spine surgery or other neurological condition. Fidelity is part of Premier Health.

  • For stroke patients. Fidelity helps you regain abilities lost to stroke. Nursing, social services, and speech, occupational and physical therapy support your recovery. Our vestibular therapy helps improve your balance and reduce the risk of falls.
  • For patients with brain or spine tumors. You can receive in-home chemotherapy, nutritional assessment, symptom management and pain control. Our care providers also connect you with community resources and spiritual and emotional support. Our wound-care program provides advanced technology to improve the quality and speed of healing. The Advanced Illness Management program focuses on enhancing your quality of life.
  • Medical and occupational equipment. You can purchase any equipment and devices you need to live independently, including walking aids, wheelchairs, hospital beds, occupational therapy items, a reacher or dressing stick.
  • Independent care services. Fidelity will assist you with companion services, bathing, meal preparation, and housekeeping to support you, your caregivers, and your family.

Contact Us

Our specialists are ready to help you get back to the things that matter most in your life. Find a provider near you or consult our list of related practices.

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