Free Sleep Information Sessions
'Tired' of not sleeping?
Don't waste another sleepless night. Join Lehigh Valley Health Network's free info sessions to learn more about sleep disorders in children and adults. Our sessions this winter include educational topics presented by a sleep education coordinator, health screenings, and more. Light refreshments will be available.
Here are descriptions of the types of classes we offer. Look above for current listings or click here to register for a class.
Understanding Sleep Disorders
Chronic sleep loss can lead to health issues such as weight gain, high blood pressure, depression and a weakened immune system. How well do you sleep? Do you wake up feeling tired? Learn some possible causes and treatments during this free one-hour information session.
Identifying Sleep Abnormalities in Children
Are you concerned about the quality or quantity of your child’s sleep? A sleep disorder could be the root of the problem. Learn the signs of abnormal sleep as well as available testing and treatment options for children during this free one-hour information session.
Women and Sleep
Do you have trouble sleeping? Do you wake up feeling tired? You’re not alone. Women face a number of unique sleep challenges throughout life. Learn more about these challenges and available treatment options during a free one-hour information session (all ages welcome).
The Link Between Sleep Disorders and Chronic Diseases
Join us at this free one-hour information session to learn about the connection between sleep disorders and chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Due to this cause-and-effect relationship, properly diagnosing and treating sleep disorders is important for overall health.
Treatment Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
With sleep apnea, breathing stops and starts repeatedly throughout the night, resulting in poor sleep and daytime drowsiness. It also puts you at risk for a number of health issues. Whether you’ve been living with sleep apnea for years or are newly diagnosed, it’s important to understand all your available treatment options. You’ll get an in-depth review of those options during this free one-hour information session.
How to Develop Good Sleep Habits in Children
Sleep is essential to growth and development in children. A good night’s sleep is linked to stronger immunity, increased productivity and better ability to focus during school and daily activities. Join us at this free one-hour information session to learn what constitutes “normal” sleep and get tips to help your child develop good sleep habits and routines that will last a lifetime.
The Importance of Getting a Good Night's Sleep
The sleep you got last night sets the stage for how you feel today. Are you getting enough sleep? Is it quality sleep? Join us at this free one-hour information session to learn the differences between normal and abnormal sleep. You’ll also get tips to help you consistently achieve a good night’s sleep.