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Einstein Healthcare Network is proud to once again be a sponsor of the Philadelphia Flower Show. In addition to being a sponsor, Einstein will host the Einstein Healthcare Network PHS Kids Zone and our medical experts will be giving presentations as part of the PHS Speaker Series.
If you go to the show, check out the Einstein Healthcare Network PHS Kids Zone, powered by Sprout, located in Room 204B. In the Einstein PHS Kids Zone, guests will experience engaging new programming and festive décor, including oversized cardboard trees, a white picket fence and kid-sized vegetable cutouts.
The Einstein PHS Kids Zone – which is open March 2-9 from 10 a.m to 7 p.m. and March 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – will focus on healthy living, and hopes to inform visitors about nature, healthy eating and being kind to others through a series of crafts, games and educational storytimes.
A creative corner invites children to read a book and color while they sit back and relax on mini bean bags and kid-size tables and chairs. Sprout will host a Be Kind Game, where parents and children will explore a series of physical and mental challenges promoting health and teamwork.
Back by popular demand, the PHS Plant One Million mural will be located in the Einstein PHS Kids Zone. Visitors will get to decorate a paper leaf and add it to the huge tree, taking the tree from bare to full and lush by week’s end.
A special Mums Lounge, presented by Einstein Healthcare Network, will be a dedicated area for nursing mothers, or those who need some quiet time and comfortable seating with their little ones.
Every weekday Einstein doctors will read stories to children in the the Einstein PHS Kids Zone (Room 204B). Each reading will take place at 11 a.m. The doctors are scheduled to appear on the following dates:
Leading medical experts from Einstein Healthcare Network will present on a variety of health topics sure to appeal to gardeners during the PHS Speaker Series.
Rosemarie Boehm, MDGardening Without Aches and PainsTuesday, March 5, 5:30 - 6:20 p.m.Lecture Room 201BDr. Boehm will offer tips on how to get ready for the gardening season and prevent aches, pains and injuries when gardening. She will offer information on medical issues that pertain to gardening, such as sunburn, splinters, blisters, allergies, and more. In addition, Dr. Boehm will discuss treatment if an injury occurs.
Anne T. Wieland, CTRS, MHALighten Your Load With Adaptive Gardening DevicesThursday, March 7, 2:30 - 3:20 p.m. Lecture Room 201BThe benefits from gardening include a sense of accomplishment, enjoyment, relaxation, and much more. It is important that people have access to their garden with minimal difficulty. There are options to continue gardening for people who utilize a wheelchair or have difficulty bending down towards the ground. Tools are important to all gardeners. The right tools can make a difference in a person’s ability to perform garden tasks. Ms. Wieland’s presentation will include demonstrations of several adaptive garden devices including information about their benefits in regard to neurological disabilities and orthopedic disabilities.
Richard E. Grant, MDGardening Without Aches and PainsSunday, March 10, 3:30 - 4:20 p.m. Lecture Room 201BDr. Grant will address concerns of people with hip and knee arthritis so they are able to continue to enjoy gardening. He will discuss challenges and solutions for the gardener with arthritis as well as safe ergonomic practices and appropriate tools. Safe approaches and the unique needs of gardening for people who have undergone total knee or total hip replacements, will also be covered.
The Speaker Series will be held in Room 201-B.
Saturday, March 2nd: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.Sunday, March 3rd: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.Monday, March 4-Friday, March 8: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.Saturday, March 9: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.Sunday, March 10: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Pennsylvania Convention Center12th and Arch StreetsPhiladelphia, PA 19107
Get all the details on the Philadelphia Flower Show here.