Community Health Calendar for November

Community Health Calendar for November

November 1, 2018 – 

Decatur, Ill… Sleep Apnea Screening, FREE, Dr. Clarence Glenn Sleep Center, 3rd floor DMH.   Have a snoring problem?  Tired during the day?  High blood pressure?  Talk with a Registered Sleep Tech about your risk factors and take home an simple device to wear overnight with this free screening.  Bring device back the next morning for results.  By appointment only, call 217-876-1111 to schedule.

Cardiac Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, 1-3 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Department, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur – meet at Heart and Lung Institute Registration Desk. This orientation is for the Cardiac Rehabilitation program and requires a physician referral. For more information, call 217-876-2496.

Pulmonary Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Department, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur – meet at Heart and Lung Institute Registration Desk. This orientation is for the Cardiac Rehabilitation program and requires a physician referral. For more information, call 217-876-2496.

Helping Hands Bereavement for Children, November 1, 8, 15, 29, 3:30 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur, 210 W. McKinley, Ave, Decatur, IL. Meets in the Art Therapy room. Helping Hands is a support group for children ages five to 15. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4735.

Shine a Light on Lung Cancer, November 1, 5:30-7 p.m., FREE, DMH Cancer Care Institute, 210 W. McKinley Ave., Decatur. Shine a Light is an event that provides hope, inspiration and support for those impacted by lung cancer and those at risk. A lighting ceremony will conclude the event to honor survivors and their loved ones. Free admission, RSVP by calling 217-876-4750.

New Brother/Sister Day Camp, November 1, 6:30 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital – OB Classroom. Children practice with a doll; please bring a doll or stuffed animal. This class costs $15. Registration required; Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-3400.

Lymphedema Support Group, November 5, 4:30 – 6 p.m., FREE, DMH Rehab Conference Room. This group provides support to people with lymphedema, and empowers those who have lymphedema and their families to share information and experiences. For more information, or to register, call 217-876-2620.

Growing Through Grief Series, November 6, 10-11:30 a.m. FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur, Education Classrooms, 210 W. McKinley Ave. Growing Through Grief is a five-week series for Adults. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or Call 217-876-4735.

Natural Nutrition Weight Management Orientation, November 6, 12 p.m., November 29, 5:30 p.m., FREE, Dr. Moni’s Office, 4775 East Maryland Street, Decatur. Learn more about our natural approach for weight loss. Obtain knowledge on nutrition and how to work out effectively. A physician and a one-on-one health coach are on hand to supervise weight loss and help set and reach personal goals. Plus, learn about our meal replacement product with all natural ingredients. Register online at https://www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4249.

Dinner With a Doc, November 6, 5 to 7:30 p.m., FREE, DMH Classrooms, 2300 N. Edward Street, Decatur. Enjoy a free light meal while learning about lung disease, sleep apnea, lung screenings, inhaled medications, and pulmonary rehabilitation. Screenings will also be available.  Keynote speaker is J. Steven Arnold, MD, DMH Medical Group Pulmonologist. RSVP by called 217-876-3628.

Childbirth Experience Class #1, November 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Class #2, November 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital – OB Classroom, 2300 N. Edward Street, Decatur. Class #1 addresses what to expect before, during and after childbirth: birth by C-section: pain management; and when to come to the hospital. Class #2 is taught by a nurse from the Obstetric Unit who reviews breast feeding (pumping/storing, positioning your baby, tips for success) and newborn care in early days and beyond.  Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call     217-876-3400.

Bone Density Screening, November 7, 9-11 a.m. FREE, DMH Breast Center, 302 W. Hay St., Suite 117A. Detect the early stage of osteoporosis with this free screening. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call for an appointment, 217-876-4377.

Cardiopulmonary Rehab Nutrition Class, November 8, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital, Classroom B. Participants are to meet at the Heart and Lung Institute Registration Desk at Decatur Memorial Hospital, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur. For more information, call 217-876-2496.

Pink Link Breast Cancer Support Group, November 8, 6 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur, 210 W. McKinley Ave., Education Classrooms. This group offers an opportunity to share thoughts, feelings and information. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call, 217-876-4377.

 

Family Birth Center Tour, November 8, 7 p.m., FREE, meet in DMH Kirkland Lobby. Everything you need to know to plan for your hospital stay, from understanding the admission process, to touring the labor rooms and descriptions of tests your physician may order. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-3400.

Infant CPR Class, November 12, 7 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital – OB Classrooms- 3rd Floor, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur, IL. This class teaches moms, dads and anyone caring for infants (including grandparents and babysitters) the skills needed for infant CPR and is taught by Pediatric Registered Nurses certified in CPR instruction. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-3100.

Facing Cancer Together, November 14, 1:30 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur, 210 W. McKinley Ave., Education Classrooms. A monthly support group for all cancer patients and their families. The group offers an opportunity to share thoughts, feelings and information. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call               217-876-4735. 

Diabetes Support Group, November 21, 11 a.m.-Noon, FREE, PT Conference Room. Guest Speaker will be Dr. William Ranger. The evening support group is at 4775 East Maryland and the guest speaker will be Dr. Vetri.  A group for anyone in the community who needs help and support with their diabetes.  Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call the DMH Diabetes Education Center at 217-876-2699 for more information.

Renewal Bereavement Support Group, November 26, 6-7:30 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur – Education Classroom, 210 W. McKinley Ave. A bereavement support group for those who have lost a loved one and have completed the Growing Through Grief series.  Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4735.

Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group, November 27, 4:30-6 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur, Education Classroom, 210 W. McKinley Ave. Support group for prostate cancer patients and spouses. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4735.

One Light to Remember, November 29, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., $10, Café DMH, For $10, remember your loved one with a holiday light to shine at Café DMH’s main entrance through the holiday season. Each shining light symbolizes the life of a loved one both past and present. You will also receive a remembrance card with your loved one’s name written in calligraphy as a keepsake. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-2105.

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