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January 1, 2017, All Day
January 3, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room
This group, facilitated by Linda Rowsick, RD, CD-N, is for people who are considering or preparing for bariatric surgery, as well as for those who have had bariatric surgery. Also welcome are those who struggle with issues concerning their weight if interested in the planned topic. Support persons are welcome. This month, the topic is "MOVE IT: Increasing Physical Activity." Call 585-396-6285 with any questions about the group. Please note that if Canandaigua has canceled school due to weather, the MONARC meeting is also canceled.
January 4, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Learn how to prepare yourself for this type of elective surgery, covering topics such as getting your home ready, beginning an exercise program and more. Nancy Buerman, clinical coordinator of physical therapy at Thomspon Health, facilitates this program. For details, call 5850396-6050.
January 4, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TOPS is a national non-profit weight loss group. The first half-hour is dedicated to weigh-ins and the second half to information, sharing and group discussion. TOPS member Nancy Perri facilitates the group. Call 585-353-6480 for information.
January 5, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ FLCC Victor Campus Center
January 5, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mary Parmele Hamlin Meeting Room, Wood Library
William E. O'Malley, MD, director of the Bariatric Surgery Center at UR Medicine's Highland Hospital, will provide an overview of the types of weight-loss surgery available to patients who have body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more; or have a BMI or 35 or more and are experiencing obesity-related health conditions. A bariatric program representative will explain the surgical process and the integral role lifestyle and diet changes play in achieving success after surgery. To register, call 585-341-0366 or visit www.bariatricsurgery.urmc.edu
January 6, 2017, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Thompson Conference Center (ground floor)
Donors must be 17 or over, with return donors having donated at least 56 days prior (112 days for "power red" donors). For additional screening requirements, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org. To make an appointment, call 585-396-6155.
January 10, 2017, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Economic Development Conference Room
January 10, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ OB Classroom
This educational and social gathering is for first-time mothers and their babies. Carrie Hartman, RN, BSN, and Courtney Phillips, RN, lactation consultant, will be available to answer questions about breastfeeding and parenting. Meetings are open to all women regardless of where the baby was born. This month's topic is "Babies Change Everything: Coping with the Change." Call 585-396-6497 for more information.
January 10, 2017, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
This program, for kids undergoing surgery and their families, includes a tour of the Surgical care Center, Operating Room and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, followed by a question/answer session. Call 585-396-6231 to schedule a tour.
January 10, 2017, 8:00 AM - February 28, 2017, 5:00 PM @ ON-LINE
Protecting your privacy and identity, protecting yourself when utilizing online banking, protecting yourself when using online bill pay services, general computer security, protecting yourself while surfing, protecting yourself when using social media, properly disposing of electronic devices, identity theft and fraud recovery.
January 11, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Mary Parmele Hamlin Meeting Room, Wood Library
This free, six week workshop is for those who suffer from long-term health concerns or care for someone who does. The program, developed by Stanford University, will address techniques to manage symptoms such as anxiety, stress, depression, fatigue, pain, frustration, limitations and more. Those who attend can learn problem-solving and decision-making skills, as well as how to start eating well and exercising, crating an action plan for a healthier life.
January 11, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ RG & E Room, Ground Floor (Pines), M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center
This group is open to individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury, their loved ones and anyone who is interested in learning more about life with traumatic brain injury. Allison Eaton, MSW, community integration counselor for Happiness House, facilitates the group. Call 585-507-7002 or email email@example.com for more information.
January 11, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Thompson Health Sleep Disorders Center
This group, hosted by Thompson's Sleep Disorders Center, provides education, support and tools to help individuals manage sleep apnea. Meetings are held in the Lakeside Professional Park across from the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center. Family members are welcome. For information, call 585-396-6483.
January 11, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
January 12, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sands Cancer Center
This group, open to anyone who has experienced a loss due to death, is facilitated by Sands Cancer Center Coordinator Deborah Wiepert, LMSW, and Eileen Alven, coordinator of chaplain's volunteers within Thompson Health. Call 585-396-6780 for more information.
January 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Sands Cancer Center
This group is for people caring for or about a seriously or chronically ill family member, and is facilitated by Sands Cancer Center Coordinator Deborah Wiepert, LMSW. Call 585-396-6780 for more information.
January 18, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Mary Parmele Hamlin Meeting Room, Wood Library
January 18, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Thompson Conference Center, Ground Floor
Join instructor Rick Lynch of the Finger Lakes Yoga Center for a gentle mind-body workout. Call 585-396-6111 for information and to register.
January 18, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room
This group, for people with Type 2 diabetes and their families, provides opportunities for learning, sharing and support. Jane Hallstead, RN, MSN, CDE, facilitates the group. Call 585-396-6233 for more information.
January 18, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
January 18, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dr. Laurie Sands and Constellation Brands Breast Imaging Center, Suite 103(enter through drive for 229 Parrish St.)
This group provides support and education to women with breast cancer. Your support person is welcome. Jennifer Klein, MA, certified holistic stress management instructor, facilitates the group. For more information, call 585-394-3302.
January 23, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Economic Development Conference Room
January 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
This program, for kids undergoing surgery and their families, includes a tour of the Surgical Care Center, Operating Room and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, followed by a question/answer session. Call 585-396-6231 to schedule a tour.
January 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Mary Parmele Hamlin Meeting Room, Wood Library
January 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Thompson Conference Center, Ground Floor
January 25, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
January 26, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Safety Training Facility
January 31, 2017, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Economic Development Conference Room