Classes, Events & Groups

Domestic Violence Support Group - Shine

Date
Time
Location

Domestic Violence Services
21 S. Marr Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

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.

Fond du Lac- Grief Matters Adult Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center & Grief Relief
1161 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
United States

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.

 

Understanding Birth - Step One

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E Division St
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

This two-part class is for expectant parents in their late second or mid to late third trimesters of pregnancy. Class one includes 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 and more! Class two includes 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.

Class dates are March 9 & 16.

Ripon -Grief Matters Adult Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center - Ripon Room
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

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

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.

Advance Directives

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center Princeton Room
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Associates will be available to answer questions and assist individuals in completing a HealthCare Power of Attorney and/or Living Will.


Heartsaver AED CPR

Date
Time
Location

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

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. 

Understanding Nutrition Facts Labels

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Are you confused by nutrition labels? Join Danelle Walter, RD, CD, registered dietitian, for an interactive discussion on getting the most from a nutrition label. Bring in a food label so we can decipher it together! 

Preregistration is required.

LaClare Farms - Adult Spouse or Partner Lunch and Learn Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

LaClare Farms
W2994 County HH
Malone, WI
United States

Open Bereavement Support Group: Anyone experiencing the loss of a spouse or partner may attend any of the meetings and different individuals may be there each time.

Monthly Topics:

January: New Beginning

February: Healing your Heart

March: Winter Blues/Self-Care

April: Existing or Living

May: Rebuilding your Life

June: Summer Celebration

Please join us at LaClare Goat Farm Resturant just outside Pipe on Highway HH (cost of lunch is not covered).

Registration is not required for open groups.

Postpartum Depression Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Journeys: a health resource center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

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.

RMC Triathlon

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.