St. Elizabeth Community Education Calendar - January 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017
Total Joint Replacement Education Class
If you are considering knee or hip replacement surgery, you and a loved one may want to attend the Total Joint Replacement Class even before a surgery date is set. Monthly classes are held to provide you with an opportunity to meet others electing to have knee or hip replacement surgery and to meet the team of health professionals at St. Elizabeth Hospital who will guide you through each step of the process from pre-admission to rehabilitation.

St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE- Registration Required


Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area Caregiver Network
Monthly supportive meetings for caregivers to network with one another. Meets first Tuesday of each month.

St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Vernola Conference Room
FREE – No Registration Required


Tuesday, January 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2017
Al-Anon Meeting
If you are bothered by someone's drinking, Al-Anon Groups may be able to help. We are a fellowship of men, and women who share our experience, strength and hope in order to solve our common problems.

Meets Every Tuesday
6:30PM-7:30 PM
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE. Call 225-924-0029 for more information


Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Thriving with Diabetes
Topic: Making a Plan for Exercise for Better Glucose Control Speaker: Tom Weber, PT, DPT, OCS
Regular activity is a key part of managing diabetes along with proper meal planning, taking medications as prescribed, and stress management. Join Tom Weber, Physical Therapist from BRPT Lake, to learn how to make a plan to exercise for better glucose control.

St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Vernola Conference Room
FREE – Registration Preferred


Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Gluten Free Support Group
Gluten free living can be overwhelming at first. Dr. Elizabeth Bollinger will discuss gluten free living for patients with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. She will focus on navigating the grocery store, how to transition your entire family to a gluten-free lifestyle and how to prepare in advance for eating out. Meets the first Wednesday of each month.

St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE – No Registration Required


Thursday, January 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2017
Loss and Grief Education and Support Meeting
If you have experienced loss of any kind, join the support group facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center to help you through the grieving process.

Meets Every Thursday.
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE – No Registration Required


Thursday, January 19, 2017
Community CPR Certification Course
Most people who experience cardiac arrest die because they don’t receive immediate CPR from someone on the scene. As a bystander, your actions can only help. Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR in a group setting which provides students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible. This course is ideal for community groups, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, or anyone interested in learning how to save a life. Cost is $50 and includes BLS certification card. Pre-registration required. Space is limited.
St. Elizabeth Education Building
721 East Highway 30
FEE: $50, Pre-Registration Required
To register call 225-621-2906


Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Growing Up: Girls A Class for Preteen Girls
Help your daughter understand the physical and emotional changes she will experience as she goes through puberty. Join us for a matter-of-fact and reassuring discussion on this normal part of growing up. Designed for girls ages 9-11and their moms.
6:00PM-7:30PM St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Vernola Conference Room
FEE: $15, Pre-Registration Required


Saturday, January 21, 2017
St. Elizabeth Family Fest
St. Elizabeth is sponsoring a Family Fest: A day of health and learning for the whole family at the Lamar-Dixon Trade Mart Building. Events will include free screenings and interactive exhibits, free health information and fun activities for children and adults. Prevent – Thrive – Eat – Play – Shop

Lamar-Dixon Trade Mart Building
FREE and open to the public

News Posted December 07, 2016