Morton Plant Mease Experts Host Community Health Seminars

April 03, 2018

Understanding Advance Directives, Sleep Hygiene, Ask the Dietitian and Breathing Easy

CLEARWATER, Fla., (April 3, 2018) -- Health experts from Morton Plant Mease invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in May focusing on understanding advance directives, sleep hygiene for a good’s night sleep, ask the dietitian and breathing easy. The monthly seminars are free and held at BayCare’s various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers around Pinellas County. 

Understanding Advance Directives
Wednesday, May 16
Aging Well Center at the Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater

Jacquie Weller, MSN, RN, will help you learn how to make informed decisions about your health care. Topics to be discussed include advance directives, health care surrogates and living wills.

Sleep Hygiene for a Good Night’s Sleep
Wednesday, May 16
6 p.m.
Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1-3, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor

A sleep expert will talk about sleep hygiene rules and the importance of healthy sleep. Discover the physical and mental benefits of practicing good sleep habits.

Ask the Dietitian
Tuesday, May 22
10 a.m.
Mease Dunedin Hospital, Meeting Room 1&2, 601 Main St., Dunedin

A certified diabetes educator will answer questions related to diabetes about dietary choices, portion control, managing hunger and other topics.

Breathing Easy
Wednesday, May 23
12:30 p.m.
North Pinellas YMCA, 4550 Village Center Dr., Palm Harbor

Otolaryngologist Matthew Clavenna, MD, will discuss allergies and nasal disorders including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, as well as what may cause a runny nose.

To pre-register for a health seminar, 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. For more information about Morton Plant Mease, go to

About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 13 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.