DMH Community Health Calendar

DMH Community Health Calendar

March 4, 2019 –  DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL COMMUNITY HEALTH CALENDAR – March

E-Birth Class, $40 Online website class for expectant parents who can’t attend an on-site class due to work schedules, time constraints, or medical conditions. Cost of the program is $40. Register online at https://www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-3400.

Sleep Apnea Screening, FREE, Dr. Clarence G. Glenn Sleep Center, 3rd floor DMH. Have a snoring problem? Tired during the day? Have 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 Centralized Scheduling 217-876-1111.

DMH Lymphedema Support Group, Mar. 4, from 5 to 6 p.m. FREE in the DMH Rehabilitation Services Department Conference Room, 2300 N. Edward Street, Decatur. 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.

Cardiac Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Mar. 5, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, 1 to 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, Mar. 5, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, 1 p.m. & 3 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur – meet at Heart and Lung Institute Registration Desk. This orientation is for the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program and requires a physician referral. For more information, call 217-876-2496.

Growing Through Grief Series, Mar. 5, 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.

Bone Density Screening, Mar. 6, 9 to 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.

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Helping Hands Bereavement for Children, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, 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.

Infant CPR Class Mar. 11, 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.

Natural Nutrition Weight Management Orientation, Mar. 14, 12 p.m., Mar. 28, 5:30 p.m., FREE, DMH Family Medicine, 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 www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4249.

Childbirth Experience Class #1, Mar. 14, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Class #2, Mar. 21, 6:30 to 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 certified lactation counselor 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.

Facing Cancer Together, Mar. 13, 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. Pink Link Breast Cancer Support Group, Mar. 14, 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.

Cardiopulmonary Rehab Nutrition Class, Mar. 14, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital, Classroom A. There will be a cooking demo during this class. 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.

World Kidney Day Seminar, March 14, 5 to 7:30 p.m. FREE, DMH Classrooms, 2300 N. Edward St. DMH Kidney Specialists M. Dawood, MD; M. Hasnain, MD; and M. Qureshi, MD will discuss risk factors, early detection of kidney disease, basic management and issues related to dialysis transplantation. The presentation will conclude with guest speaker Yifei (Alex) Sun, MD, Vascular Surgeon, DMH Vein & Vascular Institute discussing Vascular Access. Register at https://www.dmhcares.com/events/world-kidney-day/ or by calling 217-876-2850.

Brain Tumor Support Group, Mar. 16, 10 a.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur – Education Classroom. 210 W. McKinley Ave. Support group for individuals who have experienced brain tumors and their families. Register online at https://www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4735.

Family Birth Center Tour, Mar. 19, 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.

Expectant Grandparent, Mar. 18, 7- 8:30 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital- OB Classroom. This class covers newborn care, childproofing a home, toys for various ages and other new grandparent concerns. Registration is required. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-3100.

Diabetes Support Group, Mar. 20, 11 a.m.-Noon, 5:30 – 6:30pm, FREE, PT Conference Room. The morning support group guest speaker is Vicki Burke, Speech Therapist. The evening support group guest speaker is Penny Butts, personal trainer/fitness instructor YMCA and Diabetes prevention program. The evening support group is at 4775 East Maryland. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call the DMH Diabetes Education Center at 217-876-2699 for more information.

Cardiopulmonary Risk Factors Education, Mar. 22, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital, Classroom B. Cardiac Risk Factors is an educational class that assists clients to recognize and change their risk factors to maintain a heart healthy lifestyle. 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.

Renewal Bereavement Support Group, Mar. 25, 6 to 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, Mar. 26, 4:30 to6 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.

Safe Sitter Class, Mar. 30, 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., $30, Decatur Memorial Hospital- OB Classroom. This one-session class teaches 11-13 year-old girls and boys how to handle emergencies and provide safe child care. Participants should bring a sack lunch. Drinks/snack provided. Registration is required. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-3100.

InBeTWEEN for Girls, Mar. 30, 10 to 11:00 a.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital- OB Classroom. Girls ages nine to 12 years, are invited (along with a parent) to learn more about the life issues that are important for teens to know: health, physical and emotional changes for puberty, the reproductive system, the importance of nutrition and exercise, caring for your body, coping with new feelings and relationships. Registration is required. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-3100.