Morton Plant Mease Experts Host Community Health Seminars

February 01, 2018

Solutions to Foot and Ankle Problems, How to Live Better with Diabetes and the Importance of Exercise

CLEARWATER, Fla., (February 1, 2018) -- Health experts from Morton Plant Mease invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in March focusing on solutions to foot and ankle problems, how to live better with diabetes and the importance of exercise. The monthly seminars are free and held at BayCare’s various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers around Pinellas County. 

Solutions to Foot and Ankle Problemsbr> Thursday, March 15
Clearwater Countryside Library, 2642 Sabal Springs Drive, Clearwater

Orthopedic Surgeon Aaron Mates, MD, will discuss common foot and ankle problems, ways to improve performance and decrease pain, as well as new treatment options and surgical technology.

How to Live Better with Diabetes 

Wednesday, March 21
Aging Well Center at the Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater

Certified Diabetes Educator Shelaine Williams, MHS, RD, will explain how to purchase healthier foods. She also will talk about regulatory food agencies and allowable food ingredients, additives and color

Importance of Exercise
Wednesday, March 28
12:30 p.m.
North Pinellas YMCA, 4550 Village Center Dr., Palm Harbor

Exercise Physiologist Jeanmarie Scordino, will discuss the benefits of exercise and how it relates to overall wellness.

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.