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2013 Press Releases
Morton Plant Mease Hosts Health Seminars at Aging Well Center

March Seminars: Osteoporosis and Fatigue

CLEARWATER, Fla., (February 27, 2013) – Morton Plant Mease will present two health seminars geared for older adults focusing on how fatigue can stem from diseases that affect the blood and bone marrow; and how to prevent and live with osteoporosis. The health seminars will be held at Aging Well Center at the Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Rd., Clearwater.

Your Blood Could Make You Tired

Wednesday, March 20


Join medical oncologist Ben Yan, MD, to learn more about how common and not-so-common diseases that affect the blood and bone marrow can contribute to fatigue; and the treatments available to help with fatigue caused by these conditions. Blood pressure, glucose and sleep screenings will be offered before the seminar from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. on a first come, first serve basis; no fasting is needed. 

Osteoporosis: Prevention and Therapy

Monday, March 25

2 p.m.

Physical therapist Carolyn Rickrode, will discuss osteoporosis, how to prevent the bone disease and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle with proper nutrition and exercise.

To register for health seminars, call (727) 953-6877, or visit:

About Morton Plant Mease

Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.  

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at