Jackson Hospital | Partners | Summer 2021

jackson.org 3 SUMMER 2021 PARTNERS is published quarterly as a community service for the friends and patrons of JACKSON HOSPITAL 1725 Pine St. Montgomery, AL 36106-1117 334-293-8000 | jackson.org MIA MOTHERSHED Marketing Director JESSICA BAREFOOT Communication Specialist jackson.org For address changes, comments or suggestions about PARTNERS, please contact us at jessica.barefoot@jackson.org or 334-293-8805. Founded in 1946, Jackson Hospital is a community not-for-profit hospital serving Montgomery and the Alabama River Region. Our comprehensive healthcare services include cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics, surgical care, and women’s and children’s care, along with 24-hour emergency services. Information in PARTNERS comes from a wide range of medical experts. If you have any concerns or questions about specific content that may affect your health, please contact your healthcare provider. 2021 © Coffey Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. INSIDE 6 Happy, healthy kids. These activities and snacks can help your children stay energized and motivated. 10 Get to know JHC staff! Learn how an endocrinologist, like Dr. Niaz, can help you. 12 Time to stretch! Feeling a bit stiff? Try these six stretches to get feeling better. 14 Get ready for a 5K. Whether you’re an expert runner or just getting started, these tips can help. WELCOME DEAR FRIENDS, The Jackson Hospital & Clinic team is dedicated to living out our mission by caring for you with kindness and compassion. This issue of Partners is all about healthy living. Enjoy the articles on getting the en- tire family moving, yummy recipes, and encouraging tips on how to get and stay healthy. Always remember, we are “Your Home for Healthcare” and we have many convenient locations for all your family’s healthcare needs. Our newest addition is The Jackson Wellness Center, a state-of-the-art facility to assist all of us in achieving our fitness goals with classes, programs, personal training, and guidance for better living. Be encouraged as we join you in your journey to good health! Joe Riley President and CEO of Jackson Hospital & Physician Clinic See page 8 for more information! MONTGOMERY Jackson Hospital 1725 Pine St. Montgomery, AL 36106 334-293-8000 Convenient locations for all of your needs