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"Protect Your Joints as You Age" featured for Dinner with a Doc

On Wednesday, September 26, St. John’s Medical Center will offer Dinner with a Doc at the Senior Center of Jackson Hole. The evening will feature Nola Peacock, PT, DSc, who will present “Protect Your Joints as You Age.” Peacock will address ways to protect your joints, information on how joints heal, and advice on when you need to see a provider.

The dinner begins at 6 pm, and the talk will follow.

The menu includes green bean salad, orange-glazed chicken, herbed potato bake, peas and carrots, poppy seed muffin, and chilled pineapple. The dinner is free for seniors, through support from the St. John’s Hospital Foundation, and $8 for guests. RSVP to the Senior Center at 733-7300.

Nola Peacock, PT, DSc, is a physical therapist, a board-certified geriatric clinical specialist, and a wellness specialist at St. John’s Medical Center. She received her Doctor of Science in orthopedic physical therapy from Rocky Mountain University. She has published research in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy and has authored a chapter on women’s health in Physical Therapy.

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Media contact: Karen Connelly, 307 739 7380, kconnelly@tetonhospital.org

ABOUT ST. JOHN’S MEDICAL CENTER

St. John's Health in Jackson, Wyoming, offers patient-centered clinical excellence and community wellness services through a full-service hospital, primary care, and specialty physician practices, and a long-term care Living Center. For more information, visit tetonhospital.org

ABOUT ST. JOHN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

The mission of the St. John’s Hospital Foundation is to secure philanthropic support to advance the mission and strategic objectives of St. John’s Medical Center, including patient-centered care, clinical excellence, and community wellness. For more information about the Foundation, please contact John Goettler at 307.739.7516 or jgoettler@tetonhospital.org.