Classes, Events & Groups

Meditation...Calming the Mind

Date
Time
Location

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

Join Sigi Columbia-Navis, meditation practitioner, to explore healthy coping skills with an emphasis on mindfulness and meditation. Experience how slowing down your mind and learning to breathe effectively will be a great benefit for enhancing peace of mind and joy for life.

Preregistration is required.

Class dates include Tuesdays, March 10 to 31.

Alzheimer's Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Adult Day Services
Adult Day Services Conference Room
420 E. Merrill Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

The Alzheimer's support group is an open gathering of people with common needs and interests who come together to share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared challenges of dementia in a safe environment. Support groups may include persons with dementia as well as caregivers.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Related Illness Caregiver Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Adult Day Services
420 E. Merrill Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and The Alzheimer's Association invite individuals caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia-related illness to participate in an open gathering to share their feelings, thoughts and experiences to better cope with and manage the shared challenges of Alzheimer's and dementia in a safe environment.

Free respite care is provided for loved ones during the hour of support group.

This group is offered on the second Tuesday of each month from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Walk With a Doc - Ripon High School

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center
850 Tiger Drive
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

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.

Understanding Birth - Step One

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital
6th Floor Meeting Room
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

This class is for expectant parents in their late second or mid to late third trimesters of pregnancy. Participants 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 and 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.

Advance Care Planning

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Lobby Concourse
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

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.


Breastfeeding Support Group

Date
Time
Location

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

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. 

Build Your Own Charcuterie Board Cooking Demo

Date
Time
Location

Fond du Lac Regional Clinic West Demo Kitchen
912 S. Hickory Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Charcuterie boards are showing up everywhere. Traditionally made of cured, dried meats, now, almost anything goes!

Join an Agnesian HealthCare chef to learn how to build a charcuterie board with meats, cheeses and other items using a variety of different textures and flavors.

Preregistration required. Seating is limited.

We know that sometimes emergencies arise and schedules change. If you cannot make this class, please cancel within 48 hours so other interested individuals can be accommodated. 

 

Walk With a Doc - Ripon High School

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center
850 Tiger Drive
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

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.

Understanding Birth - Step One - Waupun

Date
Time
Location

Waupun Memorial Hospital
620 W. Brown Street
Waupun, WI 53963
United States

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.