Classes, Events & Groups

Healing Hearts Cardiac Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center Green Lake Room
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Cardiac patients and their families, and those working to control cardiac risk factors are invited to attend this free support group.

To learn more about this free support group, call (920) 748-9174. 

Sessions are held on the third Tuesday of each month with the exception of June, July and August.

Walk With a Doc

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call Journeys: a health resource center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

Fond du Lac- Grief Matters Adult Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center
1161 W. Johnson St
Fond du Lac , WI 54937
United States

Open Bereavement Support Group: This group is intended for individuals who are grieving the death of someone closes to them, whether the death was two months or two year ago. Group provides a safe environment to share feelings such as guilt, anger, fear, or loneliness.

Please join us at the Bereavement Center behind Twohig Flooring America, near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.

Registration is not required for open groups.

LGBTQ Adult Group

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

LGBTQ Adult is a free, confidential support group for adults 18 and older who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) community, and/or seeking support surrounding their sexual orientation.

Facilitated by Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC, and Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, Agnesian Health Care Behavioral Health Services, this professional and peer-led group offers support to individuals anywhere in their coming out process, and includes professional education on the following:

  • Coming out
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Communication with family and friends
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotion regulation

This group meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, at (920) 926-4382 or Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC, at (9920) 926-4428.

Healthcare Provider CPR

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Staff & Organizational Development
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Healthcare Provider CPR teaches healthcare providers the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device and oxygen), use of an AED and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction in responsive and non-responsive victims. A course completion card is given upon successful completion of a practical and written exam.

Gentle Yoga...Is It for Me?

Date
Time
Location

Waupun Memorial Hospital Marsh Conference Room (lower level)
620 W. Brown Street
Waupun, WI 53963
United States

If you're new to yoga, it can be hard to know where to start. Join Andrea Oosterhouse, certified yoga instructor, for an interactive gentle yoga demonstration that will help you decide if gentle yoga is right for you.

Individuals will learn:

  • What it is
  • Who it's suited for
  • Benefits
  • And more!

Individuals should dress comfortably. Preregistration is required.

This free introduction class is being offered again at 5:30 p.m. on this day for those unable to make the morning session.



Cardiac & Stroke Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Topic: Healthy Cooking Demonstration

Agnesian HealthCare's Dale Michels Center for Heart Care and Primary Stroke Center is a free monthly program, scheduled over the noon hour that gives participants an opportunity to share their concerns with others having similar experiences and to design ways to cope with the challenges that arise from a heart disease diagnosis or stroke event.

Guest speakers include professionals in the field of cardiac and stroke care. In addition, print materials and class discussion provide up-to-date information for patients, family and friends.

Preregistration for this free support is required.

LaClare Farms - Adult Spouse or Partner Lunch and Learn Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

LaClare Farms
W2994 County HH
Malone, WI
United States

Open Bereavement Support Group: Anyone experiencing the loss of a spouse or partner may attend any of the meetings and different individuals may be there each time.

Monthly Topics:

June: Summer Celebration

July: Fireworks

August: Anniversary's/ Special Days

September: Cleaning out your Emotional Closet

October: Planning for the Holidays

November: Gratitude

December: The Gift

Please join us at LaClare Goat Farm Resturant just outside Pipe on Highway HH (cost of lunch is not covered).

Registration is not required for open groups.

Postpartum Depression Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Journeys: a health resource center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Facilitated by Colleen Zietlow, LMFT, Agnesian HealthCare Behavioral Health Services Psychotherapist, Agnesian HealthCare's Postpartum Depression group offers education and support for women who are experiencing or are at risk for postpartum depression.This group is also open to women who are struggling emotionally after childbirth and need to connect with others.

Participants will learn about adjusting to their new role as a parent, bonding with their newborn, expectations vs. reality, boundaries, social support, adjusting to relationship changes, physical demands of the newborn, emotional effects of pregnancy, childbirth and the role of hormones. This group will also give mothers the opportunity to talk, listen and share their experiences with other women experiencing similar feelings.

Mothers are invited to bring their babies to group sessions.

This support group meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m.

To learn more about this free group, call (920) 926-4960.

Gentle Yoga...Is It for Me?

Date
Time
Location

Waupun Memorial Hospital Marsh Conference Room (lower level)
620 W. Brown Street
Waupun, WI 53963
United States

If you're new to yoga, it can be hard to know where to start. Join Andrea Oosterhouse, certified yoga instructor, for an interactive gentle yoga demonstration that will help you decide if gentle yoga is right for you.

Individuals will learn:

  • What it is
  • Who it's suited for
  • Benefits
  • And more!

Individuals should dress comfortably. Preregistration is required.

This free introduction class is being offered at 9 a.m. on this day for those unable to make the 5:30 p.m. session.



RMC Triathlon

This Ripon Medical Center event combines the rich history of the Green Lake Conference Center, its beautiful grounds and the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin to attract racers from all over the Midwest. The course includes an amazing lake swim, rolling hills on the bike and secluded run course making this triathlon perfect for beginners to veterans.