REASON #9 Why you can not miss our upcoming Health Fair -- KID-FRIENDLY VENDORS AND ACTIVITIES! No need to worry about your kids getting bored as you watch championship golf, explore the Skin Centre’s offerings or get your flu shot – we have lots for them to do! Paint Savvy, Bricks4Kids + Fun Kids’ Games will keep them smiling.
An award winning family entertainment company, PAINT SAVVY specializes in high quality professional face painting. Kids delight in the many awesome designs and creatures they create. Whether your child likes adorable kittens or ferocious lizards, Batman or butterflies, scary aliens or star and stripes, Paint Savvy can do it all!
BRICKS 4 KIDZ offers fun, hands-on programs where kids ages 3-13+ can learn, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Our specially designed project kits and theme-based models provide the building blocks for the Bricks 4 Kidz approach to educational play. Bricks 4 Kidz provides an enriching atmosphere where kids can develop their curiosity and creativity, while having fun and socializing in a non-competitive atmosphere. Offerings include: after-school programs, preschool class, summer camp, kidz’ night out, birthday parties and in-school field trips.
REASON #8 Why you can not miss our upcoming Health Fair -- Introducing GENERATIONS SKIN CENTRE – a unique offering of cosmetic and aesthetic skin care services and products. Since 2005, Generations Family Practice has strived to provide its patients with the highest quality medical care. Our team believes that a part of feeling good is looking your best. For that reason, we are now performing some of the most popular cosmetic medical services available today. Generations' highly trained staff can provide you with quality non-surgical alternatives to skin tightening, age spot removal, and a variety of other skin correcting procedures and products. The Skin Centre's cosmetic care services include: Rejuvapen, Ultherapy, minor dermatology procedures, and Chemical Peels. We are also pleased to offer the Replenix line of Topix products, as well as BabyFoot foot peel.
This addition of the Skin Centre is just another step in our goal of providing the best comprehensive primary medical care available ~ all under one roof!
REASON #7 Why you can not miss our upcoming Health Fair -- WATCH THE SAS CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT for FREE!
The SAS Championship presented by Bloomberg Businessweek is an official PGA TOUR Champions Tour annual event featuring the top golfers in the world over the age of 50 years old. Hosted at Prestonwood Country Club, the nationally televised event hosts the legends of golf as they compete for a $2.1 million purse. Players will include seven former Ryder Cup captains: Tom Kite (1997), Curtis Strange (2002), Hal Sutton (2004), and Tom Lehman (2006), who will join previously announced European Captains Bernhard Langer (2004), Sir Nick Faldo (2008), and Colin Montgomerie (2010). Come watch this great sports event from the comfort of the Generations’ backyard! You will have front row seats at no cost!
REASON #6 Why you can not miss our upcoming Health Fair -- THE FOOD TRUCKS ARE COMING!! We are so excited to have Philly’s Cheesesteaks and Lil’ Dipper’s Italian Ice here to serve up their yummy offerings!
PHILLY'S CHEESESTEAKS [http://phillys-cheesesteaks.com/] brings the Raleigh area the ‘Real Deal’ when it comes to cheesesteaks. Using only the freshest mushrooms, onions and top quality meats and cheeses, they exhaust every effort to bring you the best product they can!
LIL DIPPER'S ITALIAN ICE [http://littledippersitalianice.com/] will be making their third appearance at our Health Fair and we are so excited! Not familiar with Italian Ice? Don’t worry…you’re not the only one. And if you’re lucky enough to know what Italian Ice is, then you’ll be happy to know that Little Dipper’s is authentic Italian Ice. Yes, folks, it’s the real thing! Italian Ice is a delicious, non-dairy, frozen dessert, very similar to sorbet. It is water based and contains no gluten or dairy. Perfect for the lactose intolerant…and just about everyone else! Yum! Yum!
REASON #5 you should come out to the 3rd Annual Family Day & Health Fair on October 11 -- FLU SHOT CLINIC!! Flu season is upon us and already many are feeling its effects! The CDC's recommendation of who should get the flu shot includes everyone 6 months old and older. Good thing, as this year's strain seems to be infecting young and middle-aged adults. The flu vaccine typically takes two weeks to become effective, so the sooner the better!
REASON #4 you should come out to the 3rd Annual Family Day & Health Fair on October 11 -- Meet Generations’ Providers! Many of you have only met one or two of our awesome providers at Generations during your visits. Come out and meet everyone at our Health Fair! Learn about the many amazing services that we as a practice can offer. Be it pediatric, adult comprehensive or geriatric, we have you and your family covered. Our doctors specialize in a wide variety of medical concerns, including diabetes, skin and vein disorders, ADHD and more. We look forward to seeing you there!
REASON #3 you should come out to the 3rd Annual Family Day & Health Fair on October 11 -- SpineCare Chiropractic is once again co-hosting this awesome event! Located next door to Generations, SpineCare Chiropractic Center focuses on discovering the true cause of your pain, removing it and making sure it doesn’t return. They can help you with headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain, sciatica, bulging disc, scoliosis and auto injuries. They will be on hand to answer questions, provide information on chiropractic services and talk about Ideal Protein, a weight loss method based on quality, protein-based foods. Learn more about SpineCare and Ideal Protein at http://spinecarecary.com/
Reason #2 you should visit us on Saturday, October 11 for our Annual Family Day & Health Fair? Great Vendors! Peak Olive Oil Company, Golson, McCracken and Andrea Ivan Hair Studio will be joining us.
Peak Olive Oil, located in the Lowe’s Foods Plaze in Cary NC, introduces a whole new experience of flavor and freshness with premium extra virgin olive oils in Cary and balsamic vinegars in a tasting bar format. Featuring a large selection of single estate extra virgin olive oils from award winning producers for you to taste before you buy and then have your selection bottled on site. They import only the finest and freshest oils from artisans and small batch producers from Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Tunisia, Australia, Argentina, Chile and California. Peak Oil will have samples of balsamic and olive oils on hand to taste as well as yummy recipes to savor.
Golson, McCracken Inc. has nearly two decades of North Carolina Social Security Disability advocacy experience. Their representatives have helped thousands of clients navigate the complex process of claiming disability benefits. They work with people from all walks of life, and take on child and adult child disability cases in addition to more routine claims. Not only do they help to navigate the Social Security Administration, they also help clients to apply for Supplemental Security Income, Veterans Disability Benefits, Medicaid and Medicare.
Andrea Ivan Hair Studio, located in Cary, specializes in cutting edge coloring techniques, foil highlights and lowlights, Balayage and Ombre, color correction, resistant grey coverage, fashion cuts, razor cuts, men cuts, styling, special occasion hair and make-up. They believe that hair should look amazing in the real world not just for the one time when is in the salon.
Each of our vendors will have representatives on hand to answer questions and many will be offering discounts and prizes!
We are getting so excited about our upcoming Family Day & Health Fair on Saturday, October 11th from 11:30am until 2pm! So much so that we decided to put together a Top Ten Countdown to get all of you jazzed too! Mark your calendars and come out to enjoy the many fun activities we are putting together for you!
NUMBER ONE: Get your FREE Health Screening! Generations Family Practice will be offering FREE Vitals Checks and Diabetes Screenings. It is very important to know your vital signs, which include temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiratory rate. Many people have high blood pressure and do not know it. The only way to know if it is high is by having it checked. For others the pulse rate may be abnormally fast or slow or irregular. Often times there may be no symptoms but it may indicate a heart problem. Part of a physical exam includes checking your vital signs. That is one reason why it is so important to be checked out by your medical provider.
What is normal?
- The normal pulse for healthy adults ranges from 60 to 100 beats per minute. The pulse rate may fluctuate and increase with exercise, illness, injury, and emotions. Females ages 12 and older, in general, tend to have faster heart rates than do males. Athletes, such as runners, who do a lot of cardiovascular conditioning, may have heart rates near 40 beats per minute and experience no problems.
- Normal body temperature can range from 97.8 degrees F (or Fahrenheit, equivalent to 36.5 degrees C, or Celsius) to 99 degrees F (37.2 degrees C) for a healthy adult.
- Normal respiration rates for an adult person at rest range from 12 to 16 breaths per minute.
- Normal blood pressure: A normal systolic blood pressure is below 120. A systolic blood pressure of 120 to 139 means you have prehypertension, or borderline high blood pressure. Even people with prehypertension are at a higher risk of developing heart disease. A systolic blood pressure number of 140 or higher is considered to be hypertension, or high blood pressure. The diastolic blood pressure number or the bottom number indicates the pressure in the arteries when the heart rests between beats. A normal diastolic blood pressure number is less than 80. A diastolic blood pressure between 80 and 89 indicates prehypertension. A diastolic blood pressure number of 90 or higher is considered to be hypertension or high blood pressure.
Please join Generations Family Practice and SpineCare Chiropractic Center at our 3rd ANNUAL PAR-TEE ~ SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2014 from 11:30am-2pm.
This fun family event celebrates our patients and community with an afternoon of health-related activities and education, championship golf watching, yummy food and activities for the kids.
Come out and enjoy:
- Free Health Screenings & Demonstrations
- Learn about Rejuvapen & other Cosmetic Service Offerings! (Attendees will receive discounts on certain products and procedures)
- SAS Golf Championship viewing from our yard!
- Food Trucks! Philly’s Cheesesteaks & Lil Dippers Italian Ice
- Face Painting by Paint Savvy
- Family Games
- Flu & Pneumonia Vaccine Clinic*
- Expired drug drop-off
- Prize drawings
All activities will take place at our Cary office located at 110 Preston Executive Drive, Cary, NC 27513. No reservations are required! For more information, please call us at (919)852-3999.
We look forward to seeing you there!
[*Fee may apply for flu and pneumonia vaccines. We can file insurance for all current patients.]