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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.

February
2016

February 2016

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Understanding Birth - Step Two

Time

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location

Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Level Conference Center, 430 E Division St, Fond du Lac.

Thank you for your interest in Step Two of Agnesian HealthCare's Prepared Childbirth Journey.


Register for Steps One through Four for $140 (originally $160). Use promotional code PACKAGE when registering. 


Individual classes - as priced.


Step 1 - Understanding Pregnancy


Step 2 - Understanding Birth


Step 3 - Understanding Mom & Baby: Postpartum Care


Step 4 - Family & Friends CPR for Expectant Parents


This one-day 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.

Cost

$40.00

Monday, February 15, 2016

Grief Relief - Peer Support for Grieving Children & Families

Time

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center & Grief Relief, , Fond du Lac.

Grief Relief is a peer support group for grieving children and families. Grief Relief provides support for children, teens, and their families following the death of a parent, primary caregiver, sibling, family member or friend throught peer support groups and education. Grief Relief's mission is to provide a safe place where children, teens, and their families can grieve openly, sharing and moving through the grief process in a supportive environment of their peers.


Family orientation is required for Grief Relief.


 

Cost

Free

Monday, February 15, 2016

Depression & Bipolar Support Group

Time

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location

Agnesian HealthCare Sixth Floor Meeting Room, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac.

This peer-led support and education group is open to people with depression or bipolar disorders. To learn more about this free support group, call Julie Feilbach at (920) 319-1743.

Cost

Free

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Gentle Yoga

Time

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Location

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

Centering on breath control and coordination of breath and movement, gentle yoga can be deeply therapeutic, helping address health issues that are structural, physiological, energetic or psycho-emotional.


Join Suzanne Boyle, a certified Viniyoga instructor with the Fond du Lac Center for Spirituality and Healing for a six-week gentle yoga program that will deepen your existing knowledge of yoga with meditation and visualization techniques to strengthen mental focus, relieve stress and anxiety, and awaken to the inner peace and joy that is your birthright.


Class dates include Tuesdays, February 16 to March 22.

Cost

$60.00

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Fond du Lac - Adult Grief Support Group (Open)

Time

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location

Bereavement Center & Grief Relief , 1161 W. Johnson St , Fond du Lac .

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.

Cost

Free

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Healthcare Provider CPR

Time

6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Location

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

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.

Cost

$60.00

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Grief 101 - Marian University - Fond du Lac (Open)

Time

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location

Campus Ministry House , 761 E. Division St , Fond du Lac .

Grief 101 - Is a Grief Support Group open to anyone between the ages of 18-25 years old who have experienced the death of someone close. Grief 101 provides a safe place where young adults can grieve openly, while they share their experiences as they move through the grieving process in a supportive envirorment of their peers.  


 


Registration is not required for open groups. 

Cost

Free

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Agnesian HealthCare Volunteers Book Fair

Time

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location

Agnesian HealthCare Lobby Concourse, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac.

The public is invited to a book fair, sponsored by the Agnesian HealthCare Volunteers, from Wednesday, February 17 to Friday, February 19 at Agnesian HealthCare’s lobby concourse, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac.
The book fair runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 17; from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on February 18; and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on February 19.


Proceeds will benefit patient programs and services, and the Agnesian HealthCare Volunteers Scholarship Fund.
A wide selection of quality hardcover books will be discounted 50 to 75 percent off retail prices! This sale features bestsellers, children, reference, sports, hobby, nature and wildlife, and cookbooks. All books are available for immediate purchase. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund.


For more information, contact Barb VanEgtern, Volunteer Services, at (920) 926-4966.

Cost

Free

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

La Clare Farms - Adult Grief Support Group (Open)

Time

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Location

La Clare Farms , W2994 County HH , Malone .

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.

Cost

Free

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Postpartum Depression Group

Time

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location

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

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.

Cost

Free