December 1, 2009 – Fraud and burglaries increase dramatically over the holidays, which is a reminder that it is critical for seniors, along with everyone, to take extra safety measures during this busy time of year. Sergeant Watkins from the Hermitage Police Precinct will present “Safety Throughout the Holidays” on Tuesday, December 15 at 11:30 a.m. This free lunch seminar will be held in the classrooms on the ground floor at Summit Medical Center. During this Summit Partners in Prime lunch seminar, Sergeant Watkins will teach attendees the steps they can take to help keep themselves out of harm’s way this holiday season.

This seminar is part of Summit Medical Center’s senior program, Summit Partners in Prime. Summit Partners in Prime is comprehensive senior program that educates seniors on a variety of relevant topics. Members of this program will receive special discounts in the hospital’s Pinnacle Café and Grill and the hospital gift shop, opportunities to participate in health screenings, monthly seminars, a Summit Partners in Prime binder for their healthcare information and much more. Membership to this program is free; just call TriStar Medline at 615-342-1919 to register for this seminar and become an instant member.

This safety seminar is free, but space is limited and reservations are required. To make a reservation, simply call TriStar Medline at 615-342-1919.

Summit Medical Center is a 188-bed regional medical center serving the residents of Davidson, Wilson and surrounding counties. Summit offers a full range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, obstetric, oncology, psychiatric and diagnostic services. The hospital also offers the latest advances in imaging services, including the area’s first hospital based 64-slice CT scanner. For more information, call TriStar MedLine at 615-342-1919 or visit and click on Summit Medical Center.