Advance Care Planning
Learn more about making decisions about the care you would want to receive if you become unable to speak for yourself.
Healthcare professionals are available to assist with completing your Power of Attorney for Health Care.
Out of Breath? It Might Be a Symptom of COPD. From Diagnosis to Management of COPD
Join Alyssa Dittner, chronic pulmonary disease educator, to learn more about COPD, including:
- How it affects the body
- Breathing techniques
- Pulmonary rehabilitation
- Tips to stay healthy
- And more!
Preregistration is required.
Breastfeeding Support Group
Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding Support Group is a free community service facilitated by Jodi DeMaa, RN-C, IBCLC, and Rita Parker, RN, IBCLC, St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit lactation consultants.
Classes are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.
Preregistration is not required.
Walk With a Doc - Ripon High School
Walk with a Doc and Agnesian HealthCare 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 a provider on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., and every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 6 p.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 the Health Resource Centerat (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.
Agnesian HealthCare Diabetes Health Fair 2019
Seating is limited for this free event.
5 p.m. - Doors open. Registration, visit vendor booths and enjoy a cooking demo.
5:30 p.m. - Feature presentation - Gentle and Easy Exercises to do at Home
6:30 p.m. - Wrap-Up & Door prizes
Understanding Birth - Step One - Waupun
This one-evening class is for expectant parents in their late second or mid to late third trimesters of pregnancy. Expectant parents will learn about third trimester changes in mom and baby's body; changes in mom and baby's body during labor; process of labor and fetal monitoring; signs and symptoms of labor, when to go to the hospital; stages of labor; pain control options; relaxation; comfort and distraction techniques; pushing positions; high-risk situations; and what happens after delivery. This program also includes a tour of the Women & Infants Unit birthing rooms.
Understanding Mom & Baby: Postpartum Care - Step Two
Expectant parents in their mid to late third trimester of pregnancy are invited to join St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit labor and delivery nurses for a one-night class that focuses on mom and baby, after baby has been born. Sessions include information on body changes after delivery; breast care, baby blues, diet and exercise newborn characteristics, feeding, sleeping, soothing, bathing, illness and more!
Cardiac & Stroke Support Group
Topic: Rehab After a Stroke - presentation and tour of the rehab gym
Agnesian HealthCare's Dale Michels Center for Heart Care and Primary Stroke Center offer this free support and educational opportunity for those touched by heart disease or stroke.
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 group is required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for HealthCare Providers CPR
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers 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.
Resolve through Sharing®- Adult Grief Support Group (Open)
Resolve through Sharing®- Educational Support Group
This group is intended for individuals who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy, or death of a child less than 1-year-old. Talking about a death can be difficult and the Resolve through Sharing® Grief Support Group gives you an opportunity to share your experience with others who understand. This 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.