Will, Grundy hospitals host health programs
July 24, 2012 11:54AM
Updated: August 26, 2012 6:03AM
Weight-loss session: 5:45 p.m. July 25 at Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Suite 260, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Drs. Christopher Joyce and Brian Lahmann, gastric bypass surgeons, will speak about “Obesity & Your Health: Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?” Register at www.silvercross.org or call 888-660-4325.
Back pain seminar: 6 p.m. July 26, Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center , 301 N. Madison St., Joliet. Free.
Birthing center tours: 1:30 p.m. July 28 on the Silver Cross Hospital campus at 1900 Silver Cross Blvd. in New Lenox. To register, call 1-888-660-4325 or visit www.silvercross.org.
Tuesdays through Aug. 28
My grief journey: 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 31 and Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28, at Heartland Hospice, 20646 Abbey Woods Court North, Suite 201, Frankfort. There is no cost to attend this grief support group, but registration is requested. Call Beverly Raatjes, bereavement coordinator, at 815-469-70110.
Aug. 2, 9 and 16
Prepared childbirth class: 6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 2, 9 and 16 at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, conference center Room 1A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will receive instruction from a registered nurse on breathing, relaxation and floor exercise techniques. She will also review the labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum processes. Cost is $75. To register, call 1-888-660-4325 or visit www.silvercross.org.
Heartsaver first aid class: 5:30-9 p.m. Aug. 3 American Heart Association’s Heartsaver First Aid course at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, conference center room 1A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will learn how to care for cuts, scrapes, bruises and burns; how to control bleeding; how to minimize the effects of shock; how to treat injuries to bones, muscles and joints; and caring for sudden illness, including poison and heat and cold emergencies. The fee is $45 and includes American Heart Association certification. To register, call 1-888-6604325 or visit www.silvercross.org.
AHA healthcare provider CPR: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 4, Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, conference center Room 2A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. The class teaches one and two persons infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from choking. The cost is $65 and includes American Heart Association certification. To register, call 1-888-660-4325 or visit www.silvercross.org.
Items for the health/fitness calendars must be submitted in writing 10 days prior to the Wednesday on which they should run. We prefer all items e-mailed to email@example.com. You may also send them to: Health/Fitness Roundup, 2175 Oneida St., Joliet, IL 60435 or fax to 815-773-7950. For more information call Jean Edwards at 815-773-7172.