Classes, Events & Groups

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.

Spouse/Partner Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

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

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

Please join us at our new location on the west end of 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 - Thursday

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 W. 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.

Healthy Living With Diabetes - Fond du Lac

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian Health Shoppe
307 Camelot Drive
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

This six-week workshop is for adults of all ages who have type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, or who live with someone that does.

Led by trained leaders, some of whom have diabetes, the program focuses on helping you feel better, have more control, and do the things you want to do.

Program is free - there is an option workbook purchase of $20 at the start of the program. 

Workshop dates include: Thursdays, October 11 to November 15.

Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

Eating Disorders Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Sixth Floor Meeting Room
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Eating Disorders support group is for adults 18 and older who are struggling with anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and/or bulimia nervosa.

Before admission to this group, members are required to see a therapist and/or dietitian regularly, and will be expected to sign a release of information at the first group so the group facilitators and treatment team can remain in contact should a safety issue arise.

Group facilitators have the right to ask individuals to leave or take a break from the group if they become inappropriate (relapse or become too ill that they would be a risk to themselves or other members).

Before admission to this group, members must contact Colleen Hanson, MS, LPC, at (920) 926-4389, or Jacalyn Wendt Coleman, MS, RDN, CD, at (920) 926-4674 to be screened. Members cannot show up to group without being screened by one of the above.

To learn more about this free support group, call Colleen Hanson or Jacalyn Wendt Coleman at the numbers listed above.

Understanding Birth - Step One - Waupun

Date
Time
Location

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

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.

Chronic Illness Program

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Private Dining Room
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Individuals living with chronic illness and/or pain - fibromyalgia, arthritis, lupus, chronic fatigue, Chron's, ulcerative colitis, Lyme's disease, multiple sclerosis, etc. - are invited to attend a free six-week program facilitated by Agnesian HealthCare providers.

Participants will learn coping skills and have the opportunity to discuss their experiences, share ideas, and provide emotional support for one another in a safe environment.

For more information, call Kate Bauer at (920) 926-4203.

Class dates include: Thursdays, October 11 to November 15. 

Preregistration is recommended. 

Heartsaver AED CPR

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center
Green Lake Room
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
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 Birth - Step One

Date
Time
Location

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

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.

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.