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Agnesian HealthCare offers a wide array of community education programs that help to enhance the overall health and well-being of individuals and families within its service area. Offering through Journeys: a health resource center, there are many opportunities to grow in our understanding of good health measures for the enhancement of our lives.

September
2014

September 2014

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Breastfeeding for Moms & Dads

Time

9/3/2014 6:30:00 PM to 9/3/2014 9:00:00 PM

Location

Journeys: a health resource center, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac.

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding for Moms & Dads class provides you and your partner with information to begin breastfeeding with confidence and a true sense of security. Topics include the advantages of breastfeeding, techniques, problem prevention, returning to work and the use of breast pumps for the nursing mother. 


Preregistration for this free class is required.

Cost

$Free

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Affected Family Members Group

Time

1/2/2014 5:00:00 PM to 1/2/2014 6:30:00 PM

Location

St. Agnes Hospital GI Lab Conference Room, Fourth Floor, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac.

Domestic violence affects everyone involved, including the family and friends of the person being abused. The Affected Family Members Group provides family and friends a place of support, healing and learning to help support loved ones while they are in the abusive relationship and after thay have left the abusive relationship.


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


For more information about this free support group, call (920) 923-4303. Contact with the Domestic Violence Program must be made prior to participating in this group.


Family members and friends must be at least 18 years of age to participate in this support group.

Cost

$Free

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

Time

1/2/2014 5:00:00 PM to 1/2/2014 6:00:00 PM

Location

Ripon Medical Center Princeton Room, Princeton Room, Ripon.

A caregiver is anyone who provides help to another person in need, whether that's an ill spouse or partner, a disabled child or an aging relative. If you're among them, you know that taking care of someone who needs your assistance can be very rewarding. But it can also exact a high toll.


Facilitated by James Wallace, DO, Fond du Lac Regional Clinic -  Ripon family medicine physician, and Kathi Luker, Fountain View Care Center, Ripon, Alzheimer's disease caregivers are invited to gather with other caregivers to share concerns, discuss what does or does not work, share local resources and more.


To learn more about this free support group, call Kathi Luker at (920) 229-7621.

Cost

$Free

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Ripon Medical Center Blood Drive

Time

9/4/2014 1:00:00 PM to 9/4/2014 4:00:00 PM

Location

Ripon Medical Center, 933 Newbury Street, Ripon.

Area residents are invited to join Ripon Medical Center associates, volunteers and physicians and donate an hour of time on Thursday, September 4 to give blood to The Community Blood Center.


Blood donations will be accepted from 1 to 4 p.m. at Ripon Medical Center, 933 Newbury Street, Ripon.


All blood donors will receive a free a T-shirt.


Giving blood is easy and takes about an hour. The process includes registering, giving a brief medical history, and having temperature, blood pressure and hemoglobin checked.


To donate, make an appointment by registering online at www.save3lives.org with sponsor code FD01, or call Journeys: a health resource center at (920) 926-4961. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Cost

$Free

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Domestic Violence Support Group (Shine)

Time

12/19/2013 5:00:00 PM to 12/19/2013 6:30:00 PM

Location

St. Agnes Hospital Diagnostic & Treatment Center Fifth Floor, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac.

Domestic Violence's Shine support group is for women who have been abused physically, sexually, verbally and emotionaly, or who are currently involved in a domestic violence relationship.


To learn more about this free support group, call the Domestic Violence Program at (920) 926-4372.

Cost

$Free