December Sleep Support Group A.W.A.K.E.

Do you or someone you know suffer from sleep problems? If so, you are encouraged to attend this support group meeting on Monday, December 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Parrish Healthcare Center at Port St. John, 5005 Port St. John Parkway (east of the I-95 Port St. John exit). The meetings are held in the Conference Center by the south entrance (near the sleep lab). This is a free community service. Please call 321-268-6408 to register.

Do you feel like a prisoner of your CPAP mask? Many people living with sleep apnea, regardless of the success of their treatment, wish they could get rid of the mask. When choosing a mask for CPAP machines there are five things you should look for: comfort, convenience, quietness, the quality of the seal, and the style. Having one or more masks that fit these criteria will allow you to use your unit comfortably and gain optimum benefits from your CPAP therapy. There is a CPAP mask available in the market for everyone: one mask has no headgear, small lightweight nasal masks are available, and there is even a cloth mask! Just knowing how to choose the right one is a battle. Let us help you! We will be in the holiday spirit modeling the newest CPAP masks and finding the right one for your individual needs. 

An open discussion will also be held on any of your sleep needs/questions during the last half of the meeting. Feel free to get in the holiday spirit and bring your favorite holiday desert if you’d like, but it is not required to attend the meeting.  At every A.W.A.K.E. Support Group meeting you’ll have the opportunity to see newer model CPAP machines and masks and receive a free mask fitting.
Back

Parrish Healthbridge: Healthcare Simplified

For education, breaking news or a message from your physician, HealthBridge will get it to you quickly.

  • Healthy Living

    Evaluate Weight Loss Claims

    Losing weight is hard. So hard, in fact, that Americans spend billions of dollars per year to get help doing it, from exercise programs to d...

  • Healthy Living

    Be SMART About Losing Weight

    Like anything else in life, having a plan is one of the best ways to make healthy lifestyle changes successfully. If you’re embarking on an...

  • Healthy Living

    A Powerful Weight-Loss Tool

    If you want to lose weight, a food journal could spell success. According to the National Weight Control Registry’s ongoing research project...

  • Healthy Living

    Fair Warning

    A sustained high blood sugar (glucose) level is a serious problem for people with diabetes. But glucose isn’t always the villain it’s made o...

  • Healthy Living

    Should You See a Wound Specialist?

    If you have a wound that will not heal naturally after 30 days, it may be time to contact a wound specialist. At Parrish, patients have acce...

  • Healthy Living

    Avoid Diabetes-Related Foot Problems

    Having high blood glucose (sugar) increases your risk for foot infections. Dry, cracked skin, poor blood flow and decreased feeling due to n...

  • Healthy Living

    The Place to Heal Chronic Wounds

    By Kristine Mulry, PMC wound care program directorThe moment patients step inside either one of the Parrish Wound Healing Centers, they real...

  • Healthy Living

    Stop the Sadness

    We all experience stress and sadness: Work problems, health issues, loss of a loved one and financial troubles can make us feel anxious or t...

  • Healthy Living

    Decoding Heart Medications

    If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease, you were probably sent home from your cardiologist’s office with an intimidating list of medica...

Our Services

PMC helps our community stay healthy by living our vision of Healing Families—Healing Communities®

See Services

Classes & Events

Get healthy—and stay that way!—with dozens of classes, events and support groups to choose from every month.

See Calendar

Accomplishments

Parrish Medical Center is among the nation's best in clinical care, safety and patient experiences.

See Awards

Patient Stories

Need a little get-healthy inspiration? Read about how people just like you have transformed their lives.

See Stories

Web Nursery

Parents of babies born at PMC can choose to have a picture of their baby posted.

Find Pictures

Urgent Care Scheduling

Reserve a space at urgent care locations, as well as make an appointment at a physician's office.

Check In