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Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital offers fall classes, programs

Bolingbrook – Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital is presenting education programs and screenings this fall. Details are below:

 

Baseline Concussion Screening

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that one in 10 athletes will suffer a sports-related concussion this year; even more head injuries will go unrecognized and unreported. Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital is offering a free baseline concussion screening for the upcoming athletics season. Registration is required because space is limited. Athletes must be 12 years old or older. Screenings take place 5:30-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525. FREE.

 

Breastfeeding Education

The benefits of breastfeeding are myriad: Breastfed babies have fewer ear infections, gastrointestinal disorders, asthma and allergies. Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital has partnered with the Will County Health Department to present an educational program in English and Spanish on the how to’s and benefits of breastfeeding. Registration is required. The class takes place 9 a.m.-noon Monday, Sept. 17, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525. FREE.

Prostate Cancer Screening

Prostate cancer screenings are recommended for men age 50 and older and men age 45 and older who are African American or have a family history of prostate cancer. Screenings include a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test and a digital rectal exam (DRE) and are available by appointment only from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525. FREE.

Fall Into Action Diabetes Health Fair

Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital’s CREATION Health Chronic Disease Management Center is hosting a diabetes health fair to educate the community on ways to treat, manage, and prevent this disease. The fair will provide valuable information to anyone with or at risk for diabetes. Dr. Sumitha Panicker will present a lecture, “Prediabetes: What’s Your Risk?” The event also includes information from vendors, medical professionals and screenings for A1c (blood glucose), foot and blood pressure. Registration is required. The health fair is scheduled 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525. FREE.

 


Keeping Healthy with Vaccines

Just in time for flu season, Dr. Rosalind Downing, a pediatrician, will discuss why vaccines are important, which vaccines are needed and when vaccines should be given to babies and children. The lecture takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525 or visit www.keepingyouwell.com. FREE.

 


Surgical Options for Weight Loss

Considering weight loss surgery? This program will review gastric banding, surgical options and provide an overall description of the lifestyle changes necessary after the surgery. Past patients will also share their personal experiences. Call (630) 856-7525 for dates and times at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. FREE.

 


Tree Lighting Ceremony 

To commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital will host a pink tree-lighting ceremony in honor of breast cancer survivors at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. FREE.

 

Tired of Not Losing Weight?

Losing weight can be frustrating, overwhelming and unsuccessful. Dr. Abrar Husain, a board-certified family practitioner, will discuss the latest FDA-approved diet drugs, fads and nonsurgical treatments at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct 4, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525 or visit www.keepingyouwell.com. FREE.

 


What Your Body Is Telling You
Heavy bleeding and intense cramping during menstruation can be symptoms of other conditions. Dr. Buthaina Jabir, a board-certified OB/GYN, will review the common causes and explain effective treatments at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525 or visit www.keepingyouwell.com. FREE.

 

An Evening in Pink

Attention, ladies: Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital presents an evening of fun, education and pampering at Macy’s at the Promenade Bolingbrook. A panel of experts will discuss cancer prevention, the latest on screening mammogram guidelines and nutrition, among other topics. Make it a girls’ night out. The event also includes makeovers provided by Macy’s along with refreshments and goodie bags. Wear pink in honor of breast cancer awareness month. To register for this event, which takes place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, or for more information, call 630-856-7525 or visit www.keepingyouwell.com. Space is limited. FREE.


Holiday Diabetic-Friendly Food From Around the World

The holidays are a difficult time for many people – especially those with diabetes. Food and diabetic-friendly recipes from around the world will be provided. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525 or visit www.keepingyouwell.com. FREE.


Childbirth Classes


 

Prepared Childbirth Class


Taught by a certified Lamaze instructor, Prepared Childbirth focuses on childbirth as a natural process of life and discuss relaxation and breathing techniques, pain management, epidurals, variations in labor and cesarean births. A tour of the Women’s Care Center is included. Classes are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 15, Oct. 14, Nov. 17, and Dec. 9 at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525 or visit www.keepingyouwell.com. Cost is $90.

 


Baby Care Basics

In Baby Care Basics, family members learn to communicate with the new baby. Topics include calming fussy babies, breastfeeding techniques, bottle feeding, diaper changing, cord care, circumcision and safety techniques. Classes are at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 and Dec. 19 at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525 or visit www.keepingyouwell.com. Cost is $25.

 

Infant and Child CPR

Help your child’s first year be a safe one by taking infant and child CPR. Taught by an American Heart Association-certified instructor, this class gives parents and caregivers CPR skills and information on choking, rescue breathing, SIDS and safety tips to prevent accidents at home. Space is limited. Classes are at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27, Oct. 30, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11 at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525 or visit www.keepingyouwell.com. Cost is $20 per person.

 

Breastfeeding Class

Studies have shown that breastfeeding provides babies with the best nutrition. This class is strongly suggested for families interested in learning about breastfeeding. Taught by a board-certified lactation consultant, this class will focus on the “how-to’s” of breastfeeding so you can have a successful experience.

 

Lactation Consultant

A board-certified lactation consultant is available to assist patients after discharge. Leave a message at (630) 312-4234. There is a fee for a one-on-one consultation.

 

Breast Pump Rentals

Continue to provide your baby with the best nutrition possible by collecting breast milk for use while you are away. Electric breast pump rentals are available at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and a board-certified lactation consultant is available to explain how the equipment works. Breast pumps are also available for sale. Call (630) 312-4234 for more information.

 


Exercise and Fitness


 

Zumba ® Fitness

Zumba ® Fitness offers exhilarating international rhythms to keep you moving. Easy to follow; no dance experience required. Classes are held 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and the cost is $10 for drop-ins or $40 for five sessions; $5 express sessions are 6:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook. Register at zoombombshell@hotmail.com.

 


Pulmonary Rehab

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a structured exercise and education program for adults living with lung disease. A physician order is required. Call (630) 312-5920.

 

Cardiac Rehab, Phase III

Cardiac Rehab Phase III is designed for recent Cardiac Rehab Phase II graduates, people with a history of heart disease, or people seeking to prevent heart disease. A physician order is required. Call (630) 312-5920.

Support Groups

 

Bariatric Support group

A bariatric support group is available for bariatric surgery patients and their families. It is held the third Tuesday of every month. Call (630) 856-7525 more information. FREE.

 


Breastfeeding Support Group

A board-certified lactation consultant is available to offer you practical suggestions and support. Bring your baby and favorite pillow and join other mothers for an informal discussion of your breastfeeding concerns. Call (630) 856-7525 more information.

 

Diabetes Support Group

A diabetes support group is held the third Tuesday of every month.  Call (630) 856-7525 for more information. FREE.

 


Look Good, Feel Better

Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Look Good, Feel Better is designed for newly diagnosed female cancer patients. Call (630) 856-7525 for dates and times. FREE.

 

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Adventist Midwest Health, part of Adventist Health System, includes Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. To find a physician, visit www.keepingyouwell.com.

 

Physicians on the medical staff of Adventist Midwest Health Hospitals are independent contractors, and are not agents of the hospitals.




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