Classes, Events & 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.

Family Addiction Education Program - Fond du Lac

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare
Behavioral Health Services Outpatient Conference Room - Fifth Floor
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Designed for family members, significant others and friends who have someone either active in addiction or early in the recovery process, participants will learn through education and guidance how to reduce confusion and promote healing by identifying how addiction affects families and what family members can do to take better care of themselves.

Class dates include: Tuesdays, January 8 to 29. 

Cost is $40 per person for each four-week program. 

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.

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, January 8 to 29.

Ultimate HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Workout

Date
Time
Location

RMC Wellness Center
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Burn more fat in less time! Join Brenda Chantelois, certified personal trainer and certified group fitness trainer for a HIIT program featuring repeated intense burst exercises, followed by a short active rest recovery. Improve your cardiovascular health, endurance and metabolic function.

RMC Wellness Center members attend at no cost, and should register by calling (920) 745-3620.

Preregistration is required.

Class dates include Tuesdays, January 8 to 29.

Gentle Yoga - Waupun

Date
Time
Location

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

Join Andrea Oosterhouse, certified yoga instructor, for a calming, stress-relieving yoga practice designed to stretch and strengthen the body gradually. This mind-body awareness yoga practice emphasizes mental relaxation through a series of breathing instruction, and slow yoga stretches and poses. 

Individuals should dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat to each session.

Preregistration is required. Class dates include January 8 to 29.

Stretch & Balance for Older Adults

Date
Time
Location

RMC Wellness Center
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Stretching is an important part of older adult's flexibility and will help offset the effects of normal decline in the flexibility of joints, and help individuals remain active and independent.

Join Natasha Novak, fitness instructor, for a stretching program that incorporates breathing exercises and good posture to relax the body and relieve tension.

RMC Wellness Center members attend at no cost, and should register by calling (920) 745-3620.

Preregistration is required.

Class dates include Wednesdays, January 9 to 30.

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. 

Walk With a Doc - Wednesday afternoon

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are 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 providers on Monday through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m.; the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month between 5 and 6 p.m.; and Wednesdays between 4 to 5 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

In addition, Ripon Medical Center providers will be walking at Ripon High School, 850 Tiger Drive, Ripon, the first and third Wednesdays of the month between 6 to 7 p.m.

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 (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall and Ripon High School at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

 

Walk With a Doc - Ripon Medical Center

Date
Time
Location

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

With warmer temperatures on the horizon and being in the outdoors more desired, Agnesian HealthCare will be shifting its Walk with a Doc program to the wellness walkway at Ripon Medical Center. This location change is now underway, and will move back to Ripon High School in the fall.

Interested walkers can meet outside the RMC Wellness Center entrance, and will walk on the walking path weather permitting. On rainy days, walking will move inside the hospital on the first floor.

Walk with a Doc sessions are scheduled the first, second and third Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7 p.m.

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 a provider on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 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.

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.