Domestic Violence Support Group - Shine
Shine is a support group for women who have been abused physically, sexually, verbally and emotionally, or who are currently involved in a domestic violence relationship.
Shine is an open support group and meets Thursday evenings from 5 to 6 p.m. at Domestic Violence Services, 21 S. Marr Street, Fond du Lac.
For more information about this free support group, call (920) 926-4207. An individual needs-assessment meeting is required before participating in the support group.
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.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
A fast moving yoga class led by Lauren Villegas, certified yoga instructor, Vinyasa Flow Yoga is designed to coordinate movement with the breath and flow from one pose to the next. Variations and modifications will be offered to accommodate beginners and intermediate students. Class includes 45 minutes of building heat and strengthening the body, and 15 minutes cooling down. Students will leaving feeling energized and relaxed.
Class dates include June 8 to 29.
Preregistration is required.
Fond du Lac- Grief Matters Adult Grief Support Group (Open)
Grief Matters - Educational Support Group
This group is intended for individuals who are grieving the death of someone closes to them. Learn about a variety of grief topics and with opportunities to share you 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.
Walk With a Doc
Agnesian HealthCare is 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 Agnesian HealthCare 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 healthcare 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.
Ripon -Grief Matters Adult Grief Support Group (Open)
Open Bereavement Support Group (Formerly referred to as Life after Loss):Anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one may attend any of the meetings and different individuals may be there each time.
Registration is not required for open groups.
Alzheimer's Support Group
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.
Associates will be available to answer questions and assist individuals in completing a HealthCare Power of Attorney and/or Living Will.
Heartsaver AED CPR
HEARTSAVER AED teaches lay rescuers CPR and use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) for adult and child cardiac arrest victims. Students also learn relief of choking in adults and children, infant CPR and relief of choking and child and infant safety. A course completion card is given upon successful completion of a practical and written exam.
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.
Registration is not required.
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.