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209 HEALTH & WELLNESS CALENDAR

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POSTED May 29, 2012 5:45 p.m.

June 1

Cancer in Your Life

1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Emanuel Cancer Center, 880 E. Tuolumne Rd., Turlock

Emanuel Medical Center offers this free general support group the first and third Fridays of every month. Call 664-2434 to register.

 

June 2

CPR Class

Manteca Fire Department classroom, 212 Powers Ave., Manteca

CPR classes are the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $20 for residents, $30 for non-residents. For more information call 456-8300

 

June 6

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. weigh-ins, 10 a.m. meeting

First Baptist Church, 290 W. Olive Ave., Turlock

This weight-loss club meets every Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Turlock. To join this nonprofit organization, the fees are $26 and then $5 a month. For more information, call Jen at 667-0129.

 

June 7

Overeaters Anonymous

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, corner of North and Powers, Manteca

Do you have a problem with food? There is hope and a solution. No fees or dues for membership. Join  Overeaters Anonymous/HOW concept each Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at. For further information go to www.oa.org or call Mona at 629-8292.

 

June 7

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

7 p.m.

Monte Vista Chapel, Room 106, 1619 E. Monte Vista Ave., Turlock

This 12-step program is for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia. There will be a free community information meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursdays at Monte Vista Chapel. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins. Everyone is welcome, including those who think they may have a food problem or are concerned about someone who may. For more information, call (800) 600-6028, or visit www.foodaddicts.org.

 

June 16

Weight Loss Surgery Seminar

Doctors Hospital of Manteca Conference Center, 1205 E. North St., Manteca

Are you finding it is a struggle to lose weight?  Many people do.  In spite of your best efforts at diets and weight loss programs, do you still find that you can’t shed those unwanted pounds? Weight loss surgery may be an option for you, if you are 75-100 pounds overweight.  Bariatric (or weight loss) surgery helps achieve long-term weight loss and has also been shown to have a positive effect on other obesity related conditions including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint disease, asthma and infertility. To register for the free event, call 1-800-470-7229

 

June 18

Look Good Feel Better

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Emanuel Cancer Center Conference Room, 880 E. Tuolumne Rd., Turlock

This is a free program that teaches beauty tips to women who are actively undergoing cancer treatment, to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. The class is generally held the third Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. You must call the American Cancer Society at (800) 227-2345 to register.

 

June 21

Maternity tour

Doctors Hospital of Manteca Conference Center, 1205 E. North St., Manteca

This is a free tour of the hospital’s family centered maternity services, the maternity center, and admissions area from 7 to 8:30 p.m. No pre-registration is required. A question and answer period will complete the tour. Children welcome.

 

June 22

Care Settings for Seniors:
Know Your Options

12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto

Free lunch provided with presentation. To register, call 578-6300.

 

June 27

Care Settings for Seniors:
Know Your Options

7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Modesto Library Auditorium, 1500 I St., Modesto

Refreshments provided with presentation. To register, call 578-6300.

 

June 28

Cancer Support Group

Doctors Hospital of Manteca Conference Center, 1205 E. North St., Manteca

The free group meets the fourth Thursday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. Call 1-800-470-7229 to register. Call Debbie Oates, APRN-C, MSN Breast Health Program Coordinator; or Deborah McCutcheon, Licensed Clinical Social Worker at 209-239-8382.

 

July 7

CPR Class

Manteca Fire Department classroom, 212 Powers Ave., Manteca

CPR classes are the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $20 for residents, $30 for non-residents. For more information call 456-8300

 

July 7

Childbirth Preparation

9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Emanuel Medical Center, Conference Room C, 825 Delbon Ave., Turlock

This class is free of charge. There will be a tour of the Birthing Center following class. For further details and registration information, call the Education Department of Emanuel at 664-2580.

 

July 14

Spanish-language
Childbirth Preparation

9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Emanuel Medical Center, Conference Room C, 825 Delbon Ave., Turlock

This class is free of charge. There will be a tour of the Birthing Center following class. For further details and registration information, call the Education Department of Emanuel at 664-2580.

 

July 19

Maternity tour

Doctors Hospital of Manteca Conference Center, 1205 E. North St., Manteca

This is a free tour of the hospital’s family centered maternity services, the maternity center, and admissions area from 7 to 8:30 p.m. No pre-registration is required. A question and answer period will complete the tour. Children welcome

 

July 20

Hands-on Care: Practical Aspects of

Caring for a Loved One at Home

Noon to 1 p.m.

Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto

Free lunch provided with presentation. To register, call 578-6300.

 

July 24

Living with Diabetes

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Emanuel Medical Conference Room D/E, 825 Delbon Ave., Turlock

Emanuel Medical Center offers this education class free of charge to the community, however, a physician’s referral is required to attend. Call 664-2580 for more information.

 

July 25

Hands-on Care: Practical Aspects of

Caring for a Loved One at Home

7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Modesto Library Auditorium, 1500 I St., Modesto

Refreshments provided with presentation. To register, call 578-6300.

 

July 26

Cancer Support Group

Doctors Hospital of Manteca Conference Center, 1205 E. North St., Manteca

The free group meets the fourth Thursday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. Call 1-800-470-7229 to register. Call Debbie Oates, APRN-C, MSN Breast Health Program Coordinator; or Deborah McCutcheon, Licensed Clinical Social Worker at 209-239-8382.

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