DMH Community Calendar – August 2017

Geriatric Assessment Clinic, 241 W. Weaver Road, Suite 240,
Forsyth. Come to our outpatient program to identify health
needs and develop a tailored care plan for loved ones. Get peace
of mind for the whole family. Call 217-876-2199 to schedule your
appointment.
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thurs
days, August 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 and 31, 1-3
p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation
Department, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur – meet at Heart and
Lung Institute Registration Desk. This orientation is for the Car
diac Rehabilitation program and requires a physician referral.
For more information, call 217-876-2496.
Bariatric Support Group, August 1, 5:30-6:30 p.m., FREE,
DMH Specifc Performance Enhancement Center, 2122 N. 27th
Street, Decatur. Share knowledge and support as we work to
regain and maintain good health. Persons who have had bariat
ric surgery and their family members are welcome, along with
those considering medical weight loss or bariatric surgery. This
requires a physician referral and assessment appointment prior
to class. Register online at https://www.dmhcares.com/ or call
217-876-4249.
Bone Density Screening, August 2, 9-11 a.m. FREE, DMH
Breast Center, 302 W. Hay St., Suite 117A. Detect the early stage
of osteoporosis with this free screening. Register online at www.
dmhcares.com or call for an appointment, 217-876-4377.
Helping Hands Bereavement for Children, August 3, 10, 17,
24, 31, 3:30 p.m., FREE. Cancer Care Center of Decatur, 210 W.
McKinley, Ave, Decatur, IL. Meets in the Art Therapy room.
Helping Hands is a support group for children ages fve to 15.
Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4735.
Natural Nutrition Weight Management Orientation August
10, 12 p.m., August 21, 5:30 p.m., FREE, DMH Specifc Perfor
mance Enhancement Center, 2122 N. 27th Street, Decatur. Learn
more about our natural approach for weight loss. Obtain knowl
edge on nutrition and how to work out effectively. A physician
and a one-on-one health coach are on hand to supervise weight
loss and help set and reach personal goals. Plus, learn about our
meal replacement product with all natural ingredients. Register
online at https://www.dmhcares.com/ or call 217-876-4249.
Childbirth Experience Class #1, August 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m.,
Class #2, August 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE, Decatur Memori
al Hospital – OB Classroom, 2300 N. Edward Street, Decatur.
Class #1 addresses what to expect before, during and after
childbirth: birth by C-section: pain management; and when to
come to the hospital. Class #2 is taught by a certifed lactation
counselor who reviews breast feeding (pumping/storing, posi
tioning your baby, tips for success)
and newborn care in early days and

beyond. Register online at www.dmhcares.com
or call 217-876-3400.
Facing Cancer Together, August 9, 1:30 p.m.,
FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur, 210 W.
McKinley Ave., Education Classrooms. A month
ly support group for all cancer patients and their
families. The group offers an opportunity to share
thoughts, feelings and information. Register on
line at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4735.
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Nutrition Class, Au
gust 10, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., FREE, Decatur Me
morial Hospital, Classroom B. Participants are to
meet at the Heart and Lung Institute Registration
Desk at Decatur Memorial Hospital, 2300 N. Ed
ward St., Decatur. For more information, call 217-
876-2496.
Pink Link Breast Cancer Support Group, Au
gust 10, 6 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of
Decatur, 210 W. McKinley Ave., Education Class
rooms. This group offers an opportunity to share
thoughts, feelings and information. For more in
formation call 217-876-4377.
New Brother/Sister Day Camp, August 10,
6:30 p.m., $15, Decatur Memorial Hospital – OB
Classroom. Children ages three years to 10 years
learn about new babies, what to expect when
mom goes to the hospital and how to help at
home. Children practice with a doll; please bring
a doll or stuffed animal. This class costs $15. Reg
istration required; Register online at www.dmh
cares.com or call 217-876-3400.
Infant CPR Class, August 14, 7 p.m., FREE,
Decatur Memorial Hospital – OB Classrooms-
3rd Floor, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur, IL. This
class teaches moms, dads and anyone caring for
infants (including grandparents and babysitters)
the skills needed for infant CPR and is taught by
Pediatric Registered Nurses certifed in CPR in
struction. Register online at www.dmhcares.com
or call 217-876-3100.
Diabetes Support Group, August 16, 11 a.m.-
Noon, 5:30-6:30 p.m. FREE, DMH Diabetes Ed
ucation Center. A group for anyone in the com
munity who needs help and support with their
diabetes. The guest speaker will be Leslie Roberts
MSW. Register online at https://www.dmhcares.
com/ or call the DMH Diabetes Education Cen
ter at 217-876-2699 for more information.
Cardiopulmonary Risk Factors Education,
August 18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memo
rial Hospital, Classroom B. Cardiac Risk Factors
is an educational class that assists clients to rec
ognize and change their risk factors to maintain a
heart healthy lifestyle. Participants are to meet at
the Heart and Lung Institute Registration Desk at
Decatur Memorial Hospital, 2300 N. Edward St.,
Decatur. For more information, call 217-876-2496.
Brain Tumor Support Group, August 19, 10
a.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur – Ed
ucation Classroom. 210 W. McKinley Ave. Sup
port group for individuals who have experienced
brain tumors and their families. Register online
at https://www.dmhcares.com/ or call 217-876-
4735.
Expectant Grandparent, August 21, 7- 8:30
p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital- OB
Classroom. This class covers newborn care,
childproofng a home, toys for various ages and
other new grandparent concerns. Registration is
required. Register online at www.dmhcares.com
or call 217-876-3100.
Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group, Au
gust 22, 4:30-6 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of
Decatur, Education Classroom, 210 W. McKinley
Ave. Support group for prostate cancer patients
and spouses. Register online at www.dmhcares.
com or call 217-876-4735.
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Wellness
Group, August 22, 6-7:30 p.m., FREE. Decatur
Memorial Hospital – Classroom A. An oppor
tunity for individuals enrolled in the Cardiac
Rehabilitation program to exchange and gather
wellness information. For more information, call
217-876-2496.
In BeTWEEN for Girls, August 26, 10-11:30
a.m., FREE. Decatur Memorial Hospital- OB
Classroom. For girls ages 9-12 (along with a
parent), learn more about health, physical and
emotional changes of puberty, the reproductive
system, the importance of nutrition and exercise,
caring for your body, and caring for your feelings
and relationships. Registration is required. Reg
ister online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-
876-3100.
Renewal Bereavement Support Group, Au
gust 28, 6-7:30 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of
Decatur – Education Classroom, 210 W. McKin
ley Ave. A bereavement support group for those
who have lost a loved one and have completed
the Growing Through Grief series. Register on
line at https://www.dmhcares.com/ or call 217-
876-4735.

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