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Welcome to the Nix Health Foundation!
The Nix Health Foundation is committed to improving quality of life by offering meaningful programs and services that support health and wellness through education, awareness and prevention.

The Nix Foundation has served as a valuable resource for patients and the San Antonio community since 1985. In addition to our current programs, we continue to develop new initiatives to serve local community needs.
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Senior Gold Smart Living Seminars

Seminars are held at the Jefferson C. Davis Learning Center on the fifth floor of the Nix Medical Center, 414 Navarro. Cost is $7.00 and includes lunch, parking and the lecture. If you’d like a light stretching regimen, come at 10:30 prior to the Smart Living Seminar.

Parking is provided at the Nix Medical Center Garage (valet parking), or at the Houston Street Garage, located at the corner of College Street and Navarro. Lunch is served at 11:30 prior to the lecture, which begins at 12 noon.

RSVP to (210) 579-3157 by the Friday before the seminar. Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you need to cancel, please call at least 24 hours prior to the seminar.

Stretch & Tone: If you’d like a light stretching regimen, join us at 10:30 a.m. prior to the Smart Living Seminar. Doug Bartels, physical therapist for Nix Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, will lead us in a healthy, fun and easy exercise program. No special clothing required.

    Stretch and Tone 10:30 a.m.
    Lunch 11:30 a.m.
    Presentation 12 noon

Community Outreach Activities
    Arts and Crafts with Elise—Making Fiesta Flowers
    Monday, March 30, 2015
    9:00 am – 11:30 am,
    Nix Medical Center, 11th Floor, Suite 1116

    Join Elise Townsend and other Senior Gold members on Monday, March 30 from 9 am—11:30 am on the 11th Floor, Suite 1116 of the Nix Medical Center as we make Fiesta Flowers. All supplies provided. To RSVP call (210) 579-3157. See you there!

    Viva Bien! Live Well With Diabetes
    Thursdays, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, February 12 – April 2, 2015
    Nix Medical Center, 414 Navarro
    5th Floor Auditorium

    FREE weekly classes covering a variety of topics including nutrition, healthy cooking, and exercise to better manage or prevent diabetes type 2. Each class is “stand alone” so you can come once to learn the basics or come as often as you like for new information – bring your spouse or other family members along! This free bilingual diabetes lifestyle education initiative is presented by the Nutrition, Health & Wellness Division of the San Antonio Food Bank. Class size is limited. Please call (210) 579-3157 to reserve your seat or click here for more information.

    Attention Frio County Area Residents: FREE Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop
    March 16th – April 27th; 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Nix Community General Hospital
    230 West Miller Street
    Dilley, Texas 78017

    Join us for a FREE My Life My Health workshop. This Stanford University educational program will help you deal with symptoms and frustrations, as well as assist you in designing a self-management program. Workshops available Monday mornings and meet for 2 ˝ hours each week. For more information and to register, call Aida Cruz at (830) 965-2003 or click here for more information.

    Therapeutic Heart Pillows

    Your help is needed to send well wishes along with a homemade heart-shaped pillow to patients recovering from cardiac or breast surgery. Therapeutic Heart Pillows bring comfort and cheer in the hospital room and long after surgery. They help ease pain and swelling and assist the patient in the recovery process. We need people who can sew pillows from their home as well as donate fabric and fiberfill. Cash donations are also accepted.

    Call (210) 579-3157 for more information.

    Nix Volunteer Services

    Many people in San Antonio choose to give up some of their spare time to help causes in the community that are close to their hearts. The Nix Health Foundation has a program for volunteers to provide customer service and comfort to the patients and family members of Nix Health. Volunteer areas include: Information Desk on the 17th floor, Surgical Waiting Room, Nursing Units, and Hospitality Cart.

    "I am only one. But still, I am one. I cannot do every thing, but still I can do something, and because I cannot do every thing, I will not refuse to do something that I can do."    - Edward Everett Hale, American Author and Unitarian Clergyman

    Call the Nix Health Foundation office at (210) 579-3157 for more information
    and to request an application!


Nix Health Foundation

414 Navarro, Suite 1015   San Antonio, Texas 78205-2523   Phone: (210) 579-3158   Fax: (210) 242-3641
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