Classes and wellness events for you

Edward-Elmhurst Health offers you an expansive range of healthy driven programs. To register for these programs, please call 630-527-6363 or register online at EEHealth.org/classes-events

Changing Health Needs for Women at Mid-Life and Beyond

Hear from Shirley Moore, APN, CNM, about common body changes that occur during midlife and beyond, and how to stay healthy while aging wisely.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
7:00pm
Elmhurst Hospital, Lower Level
This class is free but registration is required.

Cooking Demonstration/Discussion

The Wellness House for Living with Cancer
Join us for this hands-on cooking demonstration, where we will try samples and share recipes. As part of our integrative approach, Wellness House provides practical nutrition tips to help participants choose the best foods for a healthier diet to aid in their cancer recovery and sustain a healthy lifestyle.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Elmhurst Hospital, Elm Room (lower level), East Entrance, Arboretum Conference Center
This class is free but registration is required. To register, please call 630-527-6363.

Encouraging Natural Development from Infancy Through Preschool

Learn about age-appropriate progression of gross motor, fine motor, language, cognitive and self-help skills, and how to address areas of concern.

Please choose the date that works the best for you:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Edward Hospital

Thursday, March 2, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Edward Hospital

This class is free but registration is required.

Know Your Numbers Wellness Screening

Screenings can help detect underlying health issues. Join us for a wellness screening that includes a total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose measurement.

Friday, March 3, 2017
Elmhurst Hospital, Lower Level
Registration is required.

Edward-Elmhurst Health offers you an expansive range of healthy driven programs. To register for these programs, please call 630-527-6363 or register online at EEHealth.org/classes-events

Community Education Series

Encouraging Natural Development from Infancy through Preschool

The pediatric occupational therapist, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists from the Edward-Elmhurst Health Department of Rehab and Sports Medicine invite you to join us to learn more about how you can promote and support natural childhood development. 

During this class, participants will learn more about age appropriate progression of gross motor, fine motor, language, cognitive and self-help skills, how to identify when your child would benefit from more support for key developmental skills, and learn about strategies  to promote optimal development and address areas of concern

This class is open to parents, grandparents, caregivers and health professionals interested in learning more about strategies to support optimal childhood development    

Please choose the date and location that works best for you:

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    12:30 – 1:30 pm
    Edward Heart Hospital Ground Floor Conference Room 
    801 S. Washington Street, Naperville
  • Thursday March 2, 2017
    7:00 – 8:00 pm
    Edward Hospital Education Center Auditorium
    801 S. Washington Street, Naperville 

The class is free but registration is required. 
Online at www.EEHealth.org/classes-events or by phone at 630-527-6363

Smoking Cessation

Freedom from Smoking

Elmhurst Hospital 
Elm/Maple Conference Rooms
January 23 - March 6 2017, noon-1:00pm
April 3 - May 15 2017, 7-8:00pm
June 5 - July 17 2017, noon-1:00pm

Edward Hospital 
Edward Heart Hospital, Ground Floor Conference Room
January 11 – February 22 2017, 7:00 -8:30pm
April 5 – May 10 2017, 7:00 -8:30pm
August 2 – September 13 2017 7:00-8:30pm

7-weekly sessions taught by American Lung Association trained instructors, this program provides a supportive and structured approach to quitting smoking with the ultimate goal of helping individuals overcome their addiction and enjoy better health. Class size is limited. $25 fee includes all course materials. 

Please call (630) 527-6363 for more information and to register or register online at eehealth.org/classes-events

Elmhurst location: Please park in Green Parking Lot and enter through East Entrance of main hospital. Take elevators to lower level conference center.

Edward location: Park in the North Parking Garage and enter through the North Entrance of the main hospital. The conference room is just beyond the Heart Hospital Lobby to the left of the main staircase. 

 
In the event of adverse weather conditions and possible class cancellation, please check the Class Status Line; 630-527-5183.

 

 

 

Evening Programs

Changing Health Needs for Women at Mid-Life and Beyond

Wednesday, February 22
7 p.m.
Free
Elmhurst Hospital, Arboretum Conference Center

Staying healthy at every age is important for women. This can be challenging when dealing with midlife issues such as perimenopause or menopause that can have you feeling out of control of your mood, body, and health. Please join Shirley Moore, APN, CNM, with the Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic and on staff at Elmhurst Hospital as she explains common body changes that occur during mid-life and beyond as well as provide tips to staying healthy while aging wisely.

Park and enter by East Entrance of Main Hospital. Take East Lobby Elevators to Lower Level.

Registration required for all programs. To register or for cancellations please call 630-527-6363.

Lunch and Learn

Bring your lunch, enjoy a complimentary beverage card and listen to Edward-Elmhurst physicians and staff present a variety of interesting Healthy Driven topics.

Edward Heart Hospital Lobby Conference Room, Wednesdays, Noon, Free

Facts about Diabetes and How to Prevent It
March 14
Diabetes puts you at increased risk for a plethora of medical conditions. Luckily, if heeded, a diagnosis of prediabetes can be a red flag to make changes. Alyssa Papuga, MD, with Edward Medical Group and on staff at Edward Hospital will share information on prediabetes and diabetes diagnosis and steps you can take to help you avoid diabetes.

 

Elmhurst Hospital Soukup Herter Library and Resource Center, Thursdays, Noon, Free

Stress and Health: How to Balance the Two
February 16
Stress is a common response when faced with challenges throughout the day. Although common, too much stress repeatedly, can cause negative mind and body consequences some of which include feeling fatigued, difficulty concentrating and even increased risk for heart disease. Please join Gary Cianci, M.D., family medicine and immediate care physician with the Elmhurst Memorial Medical Group and on staff at Elmhurst Hospital to learn about the many ways stress affects your body and how to balance your stress to live healthier. 


Choosing the Right Food for You

March 16
Having a healthy balanced diet is important to control your weight and improve your health but with so many food and drink choices it can be overwhelming choosing a healthy option that is right for you. Please join Heather Bautista, ND, CNS, LDN, naturopathic health coach with the Integrative Medicine Center at Elmhurst Hospital speak about healthier dietary options that will have you feeling more confident and in control of the foods and drinks you choose to consume.

What is Your Joint Pain Telling You?
April 20
Many people are familiar with knee and hip joint pain but do not understand what is causing their aches. Please join Thomas Smith, D.O., orthopedic surgeon with DuPage Medical Group and on staff at Elmhurst Hospital as he explains common causes for joint pain and how to create a plan to find relief.

Registration is required for all programs and events.
Online registration
Register here (enter keyword "Lunch and Learn") or call 630-527-6363 to register.

 

 

Wellness House/Cancer Center

Cooking Demonstration/Discussion

The Wellness House for Living with Cancer
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Elmhurst Hospital, Elm Room (lower level), East Entrance, Arboretum Conference Center

Join us for this hands-on cooking demonstration, where we will try samples and share recipes. As part of our integrative approach, Wellness House provides practical nutrition tips to help participants choose the best foods for a healthier diet to aid in their cancer recovery and sustain a healthy lifestyle.

The class is free but registration is required.
To register, please call 630-527-6363.

Children's Resources

Program Kits for Kids

Cost: Free
Edward-Elmhurst Health has program kits for your children’s group. You teach the class, we provide the syllabus and materials. The following topics are available:

  • Bicycle Safety (Preschool, grade school)
  • First Aid and Safety (Preschool, grade school)
  • Germs Make Me Sick (Preschool, grade school)
  • Taking Care When Home Alone (Ages 9-12)

Call 331-221-6762 for more information or to schedule your kit.

Community Screenings

Blood Pressure Screening

Meet with a Registered Nurse for a free blood pressure screening. No appointments necessary.

10-Noon, 4th Thursday of every month (excluding November and December), Free
Elmhurst Hospital Soukup Herter Library and Resource Center

Register online at EEHealth.org/classes-events or call us at 630-527-6363

 

Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine Smoking Cessation (Hypnosis & One-on-One Counseling)

On-going 4 week program
Wednesdays 9 am – 12 pm; 5 pm – 6 pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
To register, please call 331 221-6135
$195