Decatur, Ill…E-Birth Class,$40 Online website class for ex
pectant parents who can’t attend an on-site class due to work
schedules, time constraints, or medical conditions. Cost of the
program is $40. Register online at https://www.dmhcares.
com/ or call 217-876-3400.
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
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thurs
days, October 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, & 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 Cardiac Rehabilita
tion program and requires a physician referral. For more infor
mation, call 217-876-2496.
Bariatric Support Group, October 3, 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
Childbirth Experience Class #1, October 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m.,
Class #2, October 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE, Decatur Memorial
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 counsel
or 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-
Helping Hands Bereavement for Children, October 5, 19,
& 26, 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.
Early Detection Connection, October 6, 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,
FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital, Make the early detection
connection. Decatur Memorial Hospital is providing breast can
cer awareness information. For location information, call 217-
Safe Sitter Class, October 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Decatur Memori
al Hospital, OB Classroom. This one session class teaches 11-13
year old girls and boys how to handle emergencies and provide
safe child care. Participants should bring a sack lunch. Snacks
and drinks provided. Registration required, cost is $30. Register
online at www.dmhcares.com/calendar or Call 217-876-3100.
Infant CPR Class, October 9, 7 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial
Hospital – OB Classrooms- 3rd Floor, 2300 N. Edward St., De
catur, IL. This class teaches moms, dads and anyone caring for
infants (including grandparents and babysitters) the skills need
ed for infant CPR and is taught by Pediatric Registered Nurses
certifed in CPR instruction. Register online at www.dmhcares.
com or call 217-876-3100.
Growing Through Grief Series, October 10, 17, 24, & 31, 10-
11:30 a.m. FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur, Education
Classrooms, 210 W. McKinley Ave. Growing Through Grief is a
fve-week series for Adults. Register online at www.dmhcares.
com/calendar or Call 217-876-4735.
Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and
Blood Sugar Screening, October 11, 18, 8:30-11:30
a.m., $20, DMH PrimeTime, DMH Volunteer
Lobby, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur. Screenings
include a Total Lipid Panel (which includes a
total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and triglycerides),
and glucose screening (blood sugar). A cholester
ol test is recommended for everyone at least once
every fve years in adults ages 20 and over. A
blood glucose test is recommended by the Amer
ican Diabetes Association every three years for
people with normal levels or in good health with
no risk factors. Fasting for 10 hours is necessary
for the cholesterol, triglycerides and blood sugar
test. Total Lipid Panel Cholesterol, Triglycerides
and Blood Sugar – $20. Register online at www.
dmhcares.com or call for appointment, 217-876-
A1C Test, October 11, 18, 8:30-11:30 a.m., $35,
DMH PrimeTime, DMH Volunteer Lobby, 2300
N. Edward St., Decatur. The A1C test can be used
to help diagnose diabetes and determine how
well a patient’s diabetes is being managed. No
fasting is required for the A1C test. Cost is $35.
Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call for
PSA Screening, October 11, 18, 8:30-11:30 a.m.,
$25, DMH PrimeTime, DMH Volunteer Lobby,
2300 N. Edward St., Decatur. The PSA test mea
sures the level of PSA in a man’s blood to help
detect signs of prostate cancer. Cost is $25 (blood
draw only). Register online at www.dmhcares.
com or call for appointment, 217-876-2191.
Bone Density Screening, October 11, 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.dm
hcares.com or call for an appointment, 217-876-
Facing Cancer Together, October 11, 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, Oc
tober 12, 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-
Pink Link Breast Cancer Support Group, Oc
tober 12, 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.
Natural Nutrition Weight Management Orien
tation October 12, 12 p.m., October 24, 5:30 p.m.,
FREE, DMH Specifc Performance Enhancement
Center, 2122 N. 27th Street, Decatur. Learn more
about our natural approach for weight loss. Ob
tain knowledge 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.
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Wellness
Group, October 17, 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
Diabetes Support Group, October 18, 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 Patty Bard
ing, MSN, Stroke Coordinator. Register online at
https://www.dmhcares.com/ or call the DMH
Diabetes Education Center at 217-876-2699 for
Cardiopulmonary Risk Factors Education, Oc
tober 20, 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 information, call 217-876-2496.
Brain Tumor Support Group, October 21, 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-
Renewal Bereavement Support Group, Octo
ber 23, 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-
Expectant Grandparent, October 23, 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, Oc
tober 24, 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.
Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH), located
in Decatur, Ill., is a 300 bed, not-for-proft, com
munity hospital that has been providing med
ical care since 1916 for the residents of Central
Illinois. Today, DMH has nearly 2,150 dedicated
employees, 300 physicians, and is a designated
Level II Trauma Center. DMH encompasses 11
state-of-the-art centers of excellence. For more
information, visit www.dmhcares.com.
Decatur, Ill…E-Birth Class,$40 Online website class for ex