P.O Box 15118
1-800-436-4326
325 South Belmont Street
York, Pennsylvania 17405
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Community Wellness
Events and Classes
Class/Event
Description
Where and When
Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

This program offers information about managing and monitoring diabetes. The program focuses on general information about diabetes and the aspects of self-care. The classes utilize a comprehensive, interdisciplinary team approach to meet the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education. The American Diabetes Association recognized this education service as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education. For information or to register, please call 717-849-5461.

Memorial Hospital

August 4, 11 and 18, 2015
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

September 1, 8 and 15
6 to 9 p.m.

Diabetes Support Group

Sometimes living with diabetes can be overwhelming. Sharing those feelings with others can make life easier. If you have diabetes, please consider joining the Diabetes Support Group. For more information or to register, please call 717-815-2755. 

1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

(except for July 8 and August 12, 2015.  July 8 is a Shopping Tour on location and August 12 is a Cooking Class at Elmwood Mansion)


Second Wednesday of each month
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Know Your Healthy Steps
This interactive program is designed to help people with diabetes understand the role of blood glucose monitoring, good nutrition and activity to maintain or improve their health. The activity portion of the program includes a 10 minute walk and the use of a pedometer to develop a starting point to increase physical activity. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes to the class.  For more information, please call 717-849-5492.
1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

Know Your Healthy Nutrition
This course is designed to help people with diabetes to understand the role of good nutrition and activity to maintain and improve their health. For more information, please call 717-849-5492.
1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

September 24, 2015
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)

Know Your Healthy Numbers
This is a free program designed to help people with diabetes understand the role of the key numbers associated with diabetes and good health, such as blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and body mass index. For more information, please call 717-849-5492.
1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

Diabetes Cooking Classes
Learning about new recipes can help you follow a healthy diet. Join Memorial Hospital’s nutritionists for an evening of preparing and tasting delicious healthy recipes for people with diabetes. For more information, please call 717-815-2755.
The Elmwood Mansion
400 Elmwood Blvd.
York, PA 17403    

August 12, 2015
6 to 8 p.m.

Space is limited and registration is required.
Diabetes Shopping Tour

Join us to learn about healthy shopping tips. Family members and friends are welcome to attend this FUN and INFORMATIVE tour! For more information, please call 717-815-2755.

Call for location

July 8, 2015
7 p.m.
Childbirth Classes

This is a childbirth education series that encourages your active participation during pregnancy, birth and the first few weeks at home. Special emphasis is placed on relaxation and breathing techniques that can be used not only during the labor and delivery process, but also throughout your life for stress and pain management. Breastfeeding, postpartum care and newborn care are covered. The classes will include a tour of the Family Birth Center, lectures, discussions and videos. The class fee is $65. For more information or to register, please call 717-849-5492.

Memorial Hospital
Family Birth Center
Room 314

June 13, 2015
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

August 6, 13 and 20, 2015
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

September 26, 2015
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Newborn Care and Breastfeeding Class
Geared toward parents, grandparents, babysitters or anyone caring for a newborn, the class covers bathing, dressing, diaper changing, holding a baby, burping, temperature taking and reading a thermometer. 

This workshop will also teach mothers how to manage the art and obstacles of breastfeeding, the true meaning of nipple confusion, how family members can help, and how your body can produce exactly what your baby will need to survive and thrive.  Please bring a doll or stuffed animal to class. 

The cost is $16.  For dates and times, please call 717-849-5492.
Memorial Hospital
Family Birth Center
Room 314

Big Helper Class
Welcoming a new baby into the family is certainly exciting, but it can also generate a lot of questions from the youngest members of your family.  Ease the transition for your child by attending Big Helper Class, a unique event where kids learn their role as a big brother or sister, what a baby looks like and how to become a big helper. The campers will also receive a tour of the Family Birth Center and be taught how to hold a baby.  For more information, please call 717-849-5492.
Memorial Hospital
Room 314

August 26, 2015
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Nicotine Support Group
The goal of the Nicotine Support Group is to share common experiences, learn about the power of nicotine and create a caring atmosphere. The Support Group is free to those individuals who are nicotine-free or who want to become nicotine-free. It doesn't matter what form of tobacco product you currently use or have used or even how many times you have tried to quit. Please call 717-849-5463 for more information.
1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Tobacco Cessation Program
This free, six-week program provides a comprehensive outpatient group approach to tobacco cessation. The goals of the program are to help individuals develop a better understanding of tobacco use, how to overcome the tobacco addiction, methods to cessation and how to live a tobacco-free life. The program is designed to provide individuals with a step-by-step approach to tobacco cessation in a group format. For more information, please call 717-849-5463.
1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

August 6, 13, 20 and 27, September 3 and 10, 2015

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Fit and Fabulous...At Any Age
This 10-week weight management/healthy living program for women will include topics on nutrition, exercise and behavioral changes. The classes are designed around an evidence-based program.  Cost is $50 and includes educational materials, a pedometer and water bottle.  Class size is limited.  For more information, call 717-849-5492. 
Memorial Hospital
Staff Room    

Wednesdays from September 16 to November 18, 2015
6 to 8 p.m.
Bereavement Support Group
The Bereavement Support Group helps individuals who have recently lost a loved one. For more information, please call Memorial White Rose Home Health and Hospice at 717-849-5642.
Memorial White Rose Home Health and Hospice
(1412 Sixth Avenue)

Third Thursday of each month
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Blood Pressure Screening
Individuals are weighed and their blood pressure is taken. This information is then recorded onto a chart for the patient. No appointment is necessary. For more information, please call 717-764-9729.
Greenbriar Medical Center

First Thursday of every month
10 to 11 a.m.