Welcome to Friends for Life
What is Friends for Life? Community. Connections. Conversations. When you sign up for Friends for Life, you’re instantly linked with other women who are proactive about their health. Friends for Life members receive exclusive information via our monthly newsletter. From tips on how to simplify your life and health information to share with your family to delicious, nutritious recipes to cook for friends, and a weekly standing column from our Friends for Life spokeswomen, Anita Antoniolli, MD and Chrys Peterson, anchor, WTOL, you’ll always be in the know. Please check out the links below for a glimpse of what to expect when you become a Friend for Life.
Become a Member
To become a Friends for Life member and receive your free custom-designed membership purse+, please complete the following information.
Only current residents of northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan are eligible to receive the free gift. Only one purse may be claimed per household, while supplies last. Please allow up to 90 days for delivery. By signing up for Friends for Life, you agree to receive communication from ProMedica, but you may unsubscribe at any time. To unsubscribe, just click the opt-out link located at the bottom of each Friends for Life newsletter. By clicking this link, you will be automatically removed from further communications from Friends For Life.
The following links include similar stories, videos and resources offered through the new and improved Friends for Life newsletter. Please check back each month for new content.
In the Spotlight:
ProMedica Cancer Institute’s recent study on Nia, a new movement approach to body-mind-spirit wellness has been making headlines. Lead researchers have discovered a link between Nia movements and its positive effects on cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy. ProMedica Cancer Institute's own Healing Care expert and Nia instructor, Deb Reis, RN, MSN hosts a weekly class every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at The Victory Center. Find a Nia class.
After losing her husband of 37 years, Mike, to colon cancer in 2011, Carla Peelmen donated “laugh books” to the Cancer and Infusion Center in Fostoria, Ohio for the enjoyment of patients undergoing treatment. Carla collected comics and other humorous editorial cartoons to make a 18-page book for all nine treatment rooms. Hear more of her story. You must be logged into Facebook to access this content.
ProMedica dietitian, Nathan Drendel offers a healthy spin on spuds. These roasted salt and vinegar potatoes are easy to cook, and make an excellent side dish for any holiday party. Stay tuned after the demonstration for additional nutrition tips. Watch the video or download the recipe.