P.O Box 15118
325 South Belmont Street
York, Pennsylvania 17405

Community Wellness
Events and Classes
Where and When
A Walk in the Park

Memorial Hospital invites to you join us for a weekly 30-minute walk at Cousler Park from April through October.  A different health professional from Memorial will lead the 1.5 mile walk each week.  You’ll learn more about their field of expertise and have an opportunity to ask questions.

There is no cost to participate and the weekly walk will be canceled if it is raining.

Cousler Park

1060 Church Road
York, PA 17404

Meet at Pavilion C

Every Thursday

5:30 p.m.
April to October

Schedule of health professionals leading upcoming walks:

April 13: Dr. Terry York, Diagnostic Radiologist
April 20: Claudia Kroeze, Certified Diabetes Educator
April 27: Pam Miller, Tobacco Cessation Educator & Respiratory Therapist
May 4: Lauren Musser, Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist

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, please call 717-849-5492.

1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

March 13, 20 & 27
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

April 11, 18 & 25
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

May 8, 15 & 22
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

June 6, 13 & 20
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 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 attending the Diabetes Support Group. For more information, please call 717-815-2755.  

1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

Second Tuesday of each month
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Pre-Diabetes Class

This is a free program designed to help people with pre-diabetes prevent Type 2 diabetes by learning how to eat healthy, being physically active and managing their weight. Join our diabetes educator and registered dietitian to explore ways to prevent diabetes. The class includes meal plans, a pedometer and healthy refreshments.  For more information or to register, please call 717-849-5492.  

Memorial Hospital
Staff Room

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
6 to 8 p.m. 
Diabetes Cooking Classes
Learning about new recipes can help you follow a healthy diet. Join Memorial Hospital’s nutritionists with preparing and tasting delicious healthy recipes for people with diabetes. For more information, please call 717-849-5492.

YorKitchen at Central Market
34 West Philadelphia Street
York, PA 17401    

Saturday, May 13, 2017

12 to 1 p.m.
"Spring into Healthy Cooking"

Healthy Eating & 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 717-849-5492.

Grocery Outlet
1500 North George Street
York, PA 17404

Thursday, April 20, 2017
1 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

Saturday, April 15, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday, May 11, 18 and 25, 2017
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 17, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, August 12, 2017
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

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    

beginning March 15 to May 17, 2017 
from 6 to 8 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

Mondays, beginning April 3, 10, 17 and 24; and May 1 and 8, 2017

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Vaping & E-Cigarette Support Group
Electronic cigarettes and “vaping” devices have become more common in recent years, but the amount of nicotine and other chemicals in smoking fluids used by these devices makes them as addictive as traditional tobacco products.  The Vaping and E-Cigarette Support Group offers a forum to learn about vaping products and share experiences with other electronic tobacco product users looking to quit. The Support Group is free to attend. Please call 717-849-5463 for more information.
1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

4th Tuesday of every month 
6:30 to 7:30 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.