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Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital offers health classes, screenings

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

 

Foot Screening

Do your feet hurt when you run, walk or just resting? Pain in your feet can affect a person’s ability to enjoy the most basic activities of daily life. Our physical therapists will provide a free foot screening and explain available treatment options and ways to relieve your foot pain. Space is limited; registration is required.

5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525. FREE.

 

Asthma Screening

Don’t let asthma take your breath away. If you or someone you know has any of the following symptoms, consider being screened: Trouble breathing with simple activities; Difficulty gathering a deep breath; Tight chest or wheezing. Registration is required for screening; must be at least 18 years old. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525. FREE.

 

Childbirth Classes:

Breastfeeding Basics

This class will focus on the “how-to’s” of breastfeeding. You will learn the advantages of breastfeeding, how to prepare while pregnant and how breastfeeding helps your baby get the best start. 5-7 p.m. June 6, July 11 and Aug. 1 at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525. $20.

Infant, Child and Adult CPR

Learn how to give CPR to infants, children, and adults and first aid for choking. This safety lecture is taught by an American Heart Association-certified instructor. Space is limited. 6:30-9 p.m. June 21, July 26 and Aug 23 at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525. $35 per couple; $20 per person.

Lamaze

This class will focus on childbirth as a natural process of life and discuss relaxation and breathing techniques, pain management, epidurals, variations in labor and cesarean births. Class is taught by certified Lamaze instructors. Tour of the women’s unit is included. 9 a.m. June 24, July 21 and Aug 12 at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook. To register, call (630) 856-7525. $90 per couple.

Newborn Birth Class

This class will help families communicate with the new baby. Techniques will be taught on calming fussy babies, breastfeeding techniques, bottle feeding, diaper changing, cord care, circumcision, and safety techniques. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, July 18 and Aug 15 at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook. To register call, 630-856-7525. $25.

Prepared Prenatal Class

This class is designed to provide details and review the labor process. Class will include a discussion of vaginal delivery as well as cesarean birth. Topics covered include: stages of labor, positioning, and pain management options. Tour of Women’s Unit is included. 6:30-9:30 p.m. June 18, July 16 and Aug 20 at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook. To register call, 630-856-7525. $40 per couple.

 

Birth Center Tours

Birth center tours are available to expectant parents and members of the community. Tours are included in Prepared Prenatal classes and are held every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook. To register call, 630-856-7525.

Exercise Classes

Pulmonary Rehab

Structured exercise and education program for adults living with lung disease. Physician order required. Call 630-312-5920. Held at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook.

 

Cardiac Rehab, Phase III

For recent Phase II graduates, those with a history of heart disease, or those seeking to prevent heart disease. Physician order required. Call 630-312-5920. Held at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook.

Support Groups

Look Good, Feel Better

Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the “Look Good, Feel Better” program is designed for newly diagnosed female cancer patients. Learn how to apply makeup, manage hair and wigs during changes in appearance due to cancer treatment. Each participant will receive her own sample bag of free makeup. Light refreshments will be provided. Led by Tamela Sidley, licensed cosmetologist. Held at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook. Call 630-856-7525 for dates and times, FREE.

 

Diabetes Support Group

A diabetes support group is held the third Tuesday of every month at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital’s CREATION Health Center, 420 Remington Boulevard, suite 235, Bolingbrook. Call 630-856-7525 for more information. FREE.

 

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Adventist Midwest Health 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.