Prevention

Your Bones, Your Health - Orthopedic Seminar Series

Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Swartz presents on "Advancements in Joint Replacements"
Tue, Apr 23 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Stewart presents on "Shoulder Pain"
Tue, May 14 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Fee: Free
Location: SHZCH DeWitt Professional Building

 A Matter of Balance

National program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. For individuals who are independently mobile and able to problem solve.

Tues, Apr 9 - May 28 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Fee: $10
Location: SHZCH DeWitt Professional Building

Better Breathers Support Group - April to September

This inspiring support group meets the fourth Wednesday of every month and provides camaraderie, education, and support from hospital staff for those who suffer from chronic breathing difficulties such as asthma, emphysema or other conditions. Light refreshments served and support persons encouraged to attend as well.

April - Sept - 4th Wednesday of each month

Fee:
Free
Location: SHZCH DeWitt Professional Building

Boost Your Brain and Memory

This ground-breaking class is designed to help older adults learn evidence-based practices that can help them to reduce their risk of dementia and maintain cognitive health! Additionally, participants will learn a set of practical strategies that can help to improve everyday memory.

Thurs, Apr 11 - May 30
Fee: $25
Location: SHZCH DeWitt Professional Building

Thurs, Apr 11 - May 30
Fee: $25
Location: Georgetown Connections, 7100 8th Ave, Jenison

Harmonica Program for Better Breathing

Have fun and gain confidence in this research-based program for people with chronic breathing problems. You will receive a quality harmonica and therapeutic instruction. No musical experience necessary. A support person is encouraged and welcome to attend. If a support person would like to receive a harmonica and instruction, they are requested to register for the class.  This program is sponsored in part by The Laurels.

Wed, Apr 24 - May 29  2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $20 for new participants, $10 you already have harmonica and book
Location: SHZCH DeWitt Professional Building

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach-out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis such as a panic attack, is contemplating suicide or experiencing symptoms of depression. Mental Health First Aid takes the fear and hesitation out of starting conversations by improving understanding and providing an action plan. Earn eight Nursing CEs per session for attending the entire class. Bring your RN License number to the class.

Adult Mental Health First Aid
Tues, Apr 30 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $25 includes lunch and workbook
Location: SHZCH DeWitt Building

Youth Mental Health First Aid
Wed, Aug 7 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $25 includes lunch and workbook
Location: SHZCH DeWitt Building

Tricky Little Buggers - Stroke Symptoms

The symptoms of stroke might be tricky to recognize! Learn about these symptoms and the appropriate action to take.

Mon, Apr 15 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: SHZCH DeWitt Professional Building