P.O Box 15118
325 South Belmont Street
York, Pennsylvania 17405
Community Wellness
Events and Classes
Where and When
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

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 17 to November 19, 2014

6 to 8 p.m.
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 5, 12, and 19, 2014

6 to 9 p.m.

September 2, 9, and 16, 2014 

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 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.  To register, please call 717-849-5492.
1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

Thursday September 11, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
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. To register, please call 717-849-5492.
1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

Tuesday January 14, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Thursday June 19, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 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. To register, please call 717-849-5492.
1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

Thursday March 6, 2014
10:00 am. to Noon
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. Registration is required.  To reserve your spot, please call 717-815-2755.
The Elmwood Mansion

400 Elmwood Blvd.

York, PA 17403    

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

6-8:30 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

Staff Room

July 19

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

August 14, 21, and 28

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

September 11, 18 and 25

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.


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

 Wednesday September 10, 2014 from 6-7:30 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.
Community Health and Wellness Office

1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

Two sets of 6 classes each will be offered Thursdays from 6-9 p.m.

1) August 21, 28, September 4, 11, 18 and 25.

2) October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and November 6.

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.