St. Elizabeth Community Education Calendar- September 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 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.

10:30AM-11:30AM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Vernola Conference Room
FREE – No Registration Required

 


Tuesday, September 5, 12, 19, & 26, 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, September 5, 2017 Thriving with Diabetes
Topic: Managing Diabetes While Dining Out & Special Occasions
Speaker: Mary Campos, RN, CDE
Please join our Certified Diabetic Educator from the St Elizabeth Wellness Center and learn how to make the best decisions while dining out and how to plan ahead to keep your diabetes in check.

6:00PM-7:00PM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Vernola Conference Room
FREE – Registration Preferred


Wednesday, September 6, 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.

6:00PM-7:00PM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE – No Registration Required

 


Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Medicare 101
Speaker: Mary Claire Hotard
Confused about Medicare? We can help! As part of the Elder Education Series sponsored by Legacy Estate & Elder Law of Louisiana, LLC, join us for Medicare 101 and get the answers you need to make smart choices about your healthcare. This educational event is presented by HMO Louisiana, Inc.

9:00AM-10:00AM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE – No Registration Required

 


Thursday, September 7, 14, 21 & 28, 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
6:00PM-7:00PM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE – No Registration Required

 


Mondays and Wednesdays, September 11 – October 9, 2017
Matter of Balance
Do you have concerns about falling? Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their lives. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

9:00AM-11:00AM
Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch
FREE - Registration required; Space is Limited
Call St. Elizabeth Hospital to register 225-621-2906

 


Monday, September 11, 2017 and Monday September 25, 2017
Total Joint Replacement Education Class
If you are considering knee or hip replacement surgery, you and a loved one may want to attend a 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.

9:30AM-11:00AM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE- Registration Required

 


Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Growing Up: BOYS A Class for Preteen Boys
Help your son understand the physical and emotional changes he will experience as he goes through puberty. Join us for a matter-of-fact and reassuring discussion on this normal part of growing up. Designed for boys ages 10-12 and their dads/moms.
6:00PM-7:30PM St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Vernola Conference Room
FEE: $15 Pre-Registration Required
  

News Posted August 17, 2017