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October 1, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
If you are considering preparing for, or have had bariatric surgery, this group is a FREE resource. At MONARC meetings you will surround yourself with people who understand and support your goals.One support person is welcome to attend. No RSVP is required. For more information about this support group, email Linda.email@example.com
October 1, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Clark Meadows, Peg Rayburn Drive
This is a 9-week stress reduction program for people with ongoing illness or other sources of chronic stress. Presenters Jennifer Klein, MA, and Rev. Dr. Richard McCaughey focus on wholeness of mind, body and spirit through the reshaping of thoughts, emotions, and stress responses. Choose Tuesday or Thursday afternoon series.
October 2, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Thompson Conference Center (TCC), ground floor
Join instructor Rick Lynch of the Finger Lakes Yoga Center for a gentle mind-body workout. Gentle Yoga will improve your posture and increase your strength and flexibility.
October 2, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Ferris Hills at West Lake
This free, 6-week program is for those who suffer from long-term health concerns or care for someone who does, as well as those who want to learn how to feel more in control of their own health. Developed by Stanford University, the lessons over the course of the six sessions will cover: Techniques to manage symptoms including anxiety, stress, depression, fatigue, pain, frustration, limitations and more. How to start eating and exercising to improve your health. How to create an "action plan" for a healthier life.
October 2, 2019, 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 Thompson Health, facilitates. For details, call 585-396-6050.
October 2, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
TOPS is a national non-profit weight loss group. The first 45 minutes are 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.
October 3, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ First United Methodist Church
October 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ OB Classroom
This educational and social gathering is for first-time mothers and their babies. Carrie Hartman, RS, 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. Topic: "Holiday Celebrations." Call 585-396-6497 for more information.
October 8, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Clark Meadows, Peg Rayburn Drive
October 8, 2019, 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.
October 9, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Thompson Conference Center (TCC), ground floor
October 9, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Ferris Hills at West Lake
October 9, 2019, 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 Ausfeld, MSW, facilitates the group. Call 585-507-7002 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
October 9, 2019, 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.
October 9, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
October 9, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dr. Laurie Sands and Constellation Brands Breast Imaging Center, Suite 103
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. Call Klein at 585-394-3302 for additional information.
October 10, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Sponsored by the Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly (GRAPE), this free event is open to the public. Visit vendors from a variety of senior communities, senior management services, Medicare, long-term care, and more. For more information, call 585-393-0410 or visit www.FerrisHills.com
October 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ First United Methodist Church
October 10, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Pole Barn, northern end of Thompson Campus
Similar to a market on wheels, the Foodlink pantry will offer perishable foods (such as breads, fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, and dairy products), free of charge, to those in need. Those accessing the pantry will be asked to sign in - for Foodlink's count purposes only - and must be at least 18 years of age. There are no ID, income or residency requirements. First-come, first-served. Call 585-396-6529 with questions.
October 10, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room
This group is sponsored by Thompson's Cardiac Rehabilitation Department and the American College of Cardiology's CardioSmart Initiative. Topic: "Improve Your Heart Health with Strength Training." and the speaker is Sharon L. Andrews, a certified health coach and the wholeness guide at Healing from Within HellNest. A mother of three, Andrews suffered a heart attack at the age of 38 and shares with others how she has been able to achieve a healthier lifestyle. For information about Mended Hearts, call 585-396-6253.
October 10, 2019, 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 Thompson's Chaplain's volunteers. Call 585-396-6780 for more information.
October 11, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
This group, sponsored by Thompson's Respiratory Care Deportment, is designed to help individuals with lung disease or breathing difficulties improve their quality of life. This month's topic is"Insurance Update." For information, call 585-396-6277.
October 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ OB Classroom
Thompson offers a one-hour class for children who will soon have a baby brother or sister born at Thompson. Developed for 3- to 10-year-olds, the class includes a video about changes to expect, and using a doll to practice holding, feeding, swaddling and diapering. Parents are required to stay in attendance.
October 15, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Clark Meadows, Peg Rayburn Drive
October 16, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Thompson Conference Center (TCC), ground floor
October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Ferris Hills at West Lake
October 16, 2019, 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, This month's topic is "Diabetes and the Holidays." Call 585-396-6233 to RSVP or for more information.
October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
October 16, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dr. Laurie Sands and Constellation Brands Breast Imaging Center, Suite 103 (enter through 229 Parrish St)
October 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ First United Methodist Church
October 17, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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 are least 100 pounds overweight; have a body mass index (MI) of 40 or more or have a BMI of 35 or more and are experiencing obesity-related health conditions. A bariatric program coordinator will explain the surgical process and the integral role lifestyle and diet changes play in achieving success after surgery.
October 22, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Clark Meadows, Peg Rayburn Drive
October 22, 2019, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
October 23, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Thompson Conference Center (TCC), ground floor
October 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
October 24, 2019, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Ferris Hills at West Lake
This conference is designed to give family and professional caregivers a break from daily routines and answer questions for providing care. For more information call 585-274-4276.
October 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ First United Methodist Church
October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Finger Lakes Community College
Hosted by Thompson Health's Wellness Hub program, this event is dedicated to your health! Featuring educational presentations, booths from local retailers, interactive health exhibits, heavy hors d'oeuvres and treats throughout the day. Guests can choose to attend sessions presented by local physicians and other health professionals on various topics pertaining to men's and women's health issues.
October 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
This introductory yoga class is designed for individuals dealing with lymphatic issues by helping to increase lymphatic drainage and improve flexibility. It will be led by Katrina Kiklowicx, a RYTI 200 certified yoga teacher. Come prepared to participate in chairs, on mats or on raised tables to accommodate all positioning needs. No previous yoga experience is required.
October 29, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Clark Meadows, Peg Rayburn Drive
October 30, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Thompson Conference Center (TCC), ground floor
October 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM