Local Podiatrist to Speak About Proper Foot Care at SENIORSpirit! Lecture

January 24, 2017 2:05 pm Published by

Mobile podiatrist Scott Doherty, DPM, of Providence Medical Group – Snow Road, is the guest speaker for the January SENIORSpirit! Health Lecture at Providence Hospital. During his presentation, Take a Step Toward Healthy Feet, Dr. Doherty will discuss the need for proper foot care and tips for keeping the feet healthy.

Dr. Doherty’s program will take place Thursday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. in the DePaul Center at Providence Hospital (6801 Airport Blvd., Mobile 36685.) Light refreshments will be served. Registration is free but reservations are recommended. Those interested in attending can register by calling 1-877-416-1620.

SENIORSpirit! is Providence Hospital’s membership program open to all persons age 55 or better. This free program offers benefits, monthly health-related educational programs, financial management seminars, and discounts at the Providence Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, the hospital cafeteria and with CareLink®, an emergency alert/response system. Other benefits include a courtesy gift and guest meal tickets during hospital stays, a pharmacy discount card and access to health screenings and community discounts. More information about SENIORSpirit! is available at 1-877-416-1620.

About Providence Health System

On the Gulf Coast, Ascension operates Providence Health System, based in Mobile, Ala., and Sacred Heart Health System, based in Pensacola, Fla. Together, these Ascension healthcare facilities have served Gulf Coast communities for more than 160 years and they employ more than 6,600 associates. Across the region, Ascension provided more than $113 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016.  Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia.