St. Catherine Hostpital offers health classes

St. Catherine Hostpital offers health classes
By: St Catherine Hopsital Last Updated: June 7, 2019

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS MOVING FORWARD-STROKE EDUCATION

St. Catherine Hospital offers classes for stroke survivors and caregivers to learn how to prevent future strokes through risk detection and management in a five-part series from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monday through Friday at St. Catherine Hospital Rehabilitation Center, 4321 Fir St., East Chicago. This program is FREE. Call 219-392-7641 for more information. To learn about other programs offered by Community Healthcare System, visit our website COMHS.org.

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS BONE DENSITY SCREENING

St. Catherine Hospital offers bone density screening to determine your risk related to osteoporosis. The bone strength screening with same day results is performed using the heel of the foot. Screening is available from 9 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 19, at St. Catherine Hospital Radiology department, 4321 Fir St., East Chicago. This program is FREE. To register, call 219-836-3477 or toll free 866-836-3477. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System, visit our website at COMHS.org.

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS WELL WALKER’S FITNESS SESSIONS

The Well Walker’s Club invites you to join FREE exercise classes from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday, June 17, at St. Catherine Hospital POB Conference Room, 4320 Fir St., East Chicago. These classes focus on the mind, body and spirit. The class will concentrate on strength building; breathing and relaxation techniques; range of motion including balance and flexibility and more. Learn about the Well Walker’s club and their “Walk the Historic Roads of America” campaign for 2019. To register, call 219-836-3477 or toll free 866-836-3477. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System, visit our website at COMHS.org.

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PREVENTION CENTER ASSESSMENTS

St. Catherine Hospital offers free bilingual American Heart Association Risk Factor calculated assessments to determine risk for heart disease, diabetes and other related medical conditions. The screenings include A1C-glucose (history of diabetes), ABI-leg circulation test, blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol, random glucose and waist circumference. No fasting is required. You must be 18 or older. Walk-ins are available from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. For appointments at the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center, 7217 Indianapolis Blvd., Hammond, call 219-392-7CVP (7827). For information on other health related programs offered by Community Healthcare System, please visit our website at COMHS.org.

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS “WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY: IS IT RIGHT FOR ME?” Are you over it?

St. Catherine Hospital offers a seminar to discover how a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary physician-led approach is the perfect weight loss solution for you. The seminar is offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at St. Catherine Hospital POB Conference Room, 4320 Fir St., East Chicago. This program is FREE. To register, call 219-703-2019. To learn more, visit www.COMHS.org/overit. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System, visit our website at COMHS.org.

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS “BREASTFEEDING BASICS”

St. Catherine’s certified lactation consultant will provide education and support for breastfeeding and pregnant moms. This class will discuss the benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby, techniques for breastfeeding, when to call for help and more. The class will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, July 11, at St. Catherine Hospital, Professional Office Building Conference Room, 4320 Fir St., East Chicago. This event is FREE. To register, call 219-836-3477 or toll free 866-836-3477. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System, visit our website at COMHS.org.

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS WELLNESS PROGRAM

The Wellness Fitness Center at St. Catherine Hospital is open to the community. Hours are 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. The Wellness Fitness Center offers a muscle strengthening class at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 1 p.m. Fridays. The weight training program includes an initial one-on-one training session. All classes are held in the Cardiac Rehab studio, 4320 Fir St., East Chicago. Call 219-392-7086 to register. For information on other health related programs offered by Community Healthcare System, please visit our website at COMHS.org.