Prevention

 

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

Adults learn how to help reduce their risk for dementia and improve everyday memory.  Sessions offered in Jenison and Zeeland.

Thurs, Sept 12 to Oct 31, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: SHZCH DeWitt Building

Thurs, Sept 12 to Oct 31, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: Georgetown Connections, 7100 8th Ave., Jenison

Fee: $25

 

Harmonica Program for Better Breathing

Have fun and feel better by playing the harmonica in this program for people with chronic breathing problems.  Health benefits include improved lung function, easier breathing, better sleep, improved mood and brain function and a stronger immune system. No musical experience necessary.  Sponsored in part by The Laurels of Hudsonville.

Wed, Sept 18 to Oct 23, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fee: $20 for new participants, $10 for those returning with harmonica and booklet

 

A Matter of Balance

Older adults learn how to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels.  For individuals who are independently mobile and able to problem solve.  Offered in collaboration with Senior Resources.

Tues, Sept 10 to Oct 29, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Fee: $10

 

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
Thurs, Sept 19 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $25 includes lunch and workbook
Location: SHZCH DeWitt Building