DMH Community Calendar – March 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.
Bone Density Screening, March 1, 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.dmh
cares.com or call for an appointment, 217-876-
4377.
Helping Hands Bereavement for Children,
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 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 five to 15. Register online at www.dmh
cares.com or call 217-876-4735.
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Orientation,
Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 2, 7, 9, 14, 16,
21, 23 and 28, 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 orienta
tion is for the Cardiac Rehabilitation program
and requires a physician referral. For more infor
mation, call 217-876-2496.
Natural Nutrition Weight Management
Orientation March 3, 12 p.m., March 13, 5:30
p.m., FREE, DMH Specific Performance
Enhancement Center, 2122 N. 27th Street,
Decatur. Learn more about our natural approach
for weight loss. Obtain knowledge on nutrition
and how to work out effectively. A physician and
a one-on-one health coach are on hand to super
vise weight loss and help set and reach personal
goals. Plus, learn about our meal replacement
product with all natural ingredients. Register
online at www.dmhcares.com/calendar or Call
217-876-4249.
Bariatric Support Group, March 7th, 5:30-6:30
p.m., FREE, DMH Specific 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 bariatric surgery and
their family members are welcome, along with
those considering medical weight loss or bariat
ric surgery. This requires a physician referral and
assessment appointment prior to class. To regis
ter, call 217-876-4249.
Growing Through Grief Series, March 7, 10
a.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur,
Education Classrooms, 210 W. McKinley Ave.
Growing Through Grief is a five-week series for
Adults. Register online at www.dmhcares.com/
calendar or Call 217-876-4735.
Facing Cancer Together, March 8, 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 online at www.dmhcares.com or call
217-876-4735.
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Nutrition Class,
March 9, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., FREE, Decatur
Memorial Hospital, Classroom B. This month’s
class will be led by Chef Jerry. He will be leading
a cooking demonstration. 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.
Childbirth Experience Class #1, March 9,
6:30-8:30 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital
– OB Classroom, 2300 N. Edward Street, Decatur.
This class addresses what to expect before,
during and after childbirth: birth by C-section:
pain management; and when to come to the hos
pital. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or
call 217-876-3400.
Childbirth Experience Class #2, March 16,
6:30-8:30 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital
– OB Classroom, 2300 N. Edward Street, Decatur.
This class is taught by a certified lactation coun
selor who reviews breast feeding (pumping/
storing, positioning your baby, tips for success)
and newborn care in early days and beyond.
Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call
217-876-3400.
Pink Link Breast Cancer Support Group,
March 9, 6 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of
Decatur, 210 W. McKinley Ave., Education
Classrooms. This group offers an opportunity to
share thoughts, feelings and information. For
more information call 217-876-4377.
Infant CPR Class, March 13, 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 certified in
CPR instruction.
Register online at
www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-3100.
Diabetes Support Group, March 15, 11 a.m.-
Noon, 5:30-6:30 p.m. FREE, DMH Diabetes
Education Center. A group for anyone in the
community who needs help and support with
their diabetes. Call the DMH Diabetes Education
Center at 217-876-2699 for more information.
Cardiopulmonary Risk Factors Education,
March 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., FREE, Decatur
Memorial Hospital, Classroom B. Cardiac Risk
Factors is an educational class that assists clients
to recognize 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 informa
tion, call 217-876-2496.
Brain Tumor Support Group, March 18, 10
a.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur –
Education Classroom. 210 W. McKinley Ave.
Support group for individuals who have experi
enced brain tumors and their families. Register
online at www.dmhcares.com/calendar or Call
217-876-4735.
Expectant Grandparent, March 20, 7- 8:30
p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital- OB
Classroom. This class covers newborn care,
childproofing 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.
Family Birth Center Tour, March 23, 7 p.m.,
FREE, meet in DMH Kirkland Lobby. Everything
you need to know to plan for your hospital stay,
from understanding the admission process, to
touring the labor rooms and descriptions of tests
your physician may order. To register, call 876-
3400.
Renewal Bereavement Support Group, March
27, 6-7:30 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of
Decatur – Education Classroom, 210 W. McKinley
Ave. A bereavement support group for those
who have lost a loved one and have completed
the Growing Through Grief series. Register
online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-
4735.
Diabetes Update, March 28, 11 am-3 pm.,
FREE, Richland Community College, Shilling
Center. Many informational boots available
along with FREE snacks and physician speakers.
To register, or for more information, call 217-876-
2697.
Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group,
March 28, 4:30-6 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center
of Decatur, Education Classroom, 210 W.
McKinley Ave. Support group for prostate can
cer patients and spouses. Register online at
www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4735.
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