For Release: October 3, 2012
Amy Kilgore 330.344.6014, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Gosky 330.344.6083, email@example.com
There is a significant body of research indicating that spirituality promotes better physical health and greater longevity. On Thursday, October 18, from 7-9 p.m. at Akron General’s Health & Wellness Center – West, 4125 Medina Road, Montrose, Rev. Sandra Selby will present research-based frameworks for examining the relationshipbetween spirituality and health. During the presentation, participants will be invited to consider how an integrated approach incorporating attention to body, mind and spiritcontributes to healing, and explore avenues by which we can cultivate our own spirituality. This will be an interfaith conversation that will consider how Western religions, Eastern religions, and secular humanism approach this important topic. Akron General’s Integrative Medicine Committee is pleased to offer this free presentation. Please call 330-344-6361 with any questions.
About Akron General Health System
Akron General Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of the people and communities we serve. Akron General Health System includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 511-bed teaching and research medical center, and Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute, the area's largest provider of rehabilitation services; Akron General Partners, which includes Partners Physician Group, the Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Lodi Community Hospital, Community Health Centers and other companies; Akron General Community Health Ventures, which includes Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates, the largest and most comprehensive provider of home healthcare services in Ohio; and Akron General Development Foundation. Akron General has earned the prestigious National Research Corporation (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for 14 out of 16 years. Recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked Akron General Medical Center as the seventh best hospital in Ohio and Becker’s Hospital Review named Akron General Medical Center one of the nation’s top 100 hospitals. For more information about Akron General Health System, visit About Us.
Date Updated: 03-OCT-2012