Rush Oak Park Hospital promotes health and wellness through its community wellness program Healthy Motivations, which organizes health lectures, fitness classes and support groups as well as collaborates with local organizations to encourage healhty living.
Rush also publishes a health newsletter called Discover. Sign up to receive Discover.
Learn how your inner ear, or your vestibular system, contributes to your balance and what a physical therapist can do to keep you steady on your feet. Note: This class is almost full.
Speaker: Carrie Landsman, PT, physical therapist
Shoulders can hurt for many reasons, including rotator cuff tears, osteoarthritis, bursitis and tendonitis. Learn how to prevent shoulder pain from a White Sox team physician and get tips from physical therapists on ways to keep your shoulders strong. **Note: This class is almost full.
Speaker: Jeremy Alland, MD, sports medicine specialist
Irish Thompson, PT, physical therapist
Did you know that when you donate blood, you can save three people's lives? Join Rush Oak Park Hospital employees in donating blood on Monday, March 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Help us make a difference.
To sign-up, go to lifesource.org/donate-blood/where-to-donate/
-Click "mobile blood drive"
-"Click here" to search for the Rush Oak Park Hospital location
-Select whether you are a new donor, returning donor login or creating a login
-Find our location by entering the ROPH group code (774B) and selecting the date Monday, March 27.
Meets quarterly, 9 to 10 a.m.
This group meets the second Saturday of every month (except August) at Rush Oak Park Hospital in the Centennial Room.
The program is an educational and support group for both care-partners and patients. More advanced patients are welcome, though the group is not exclusive to patients at other stages. This group begins with a continental breakfast at 9:30am, followed by an hour-long education series. In the last hour, patients and care-partners split into two groups to discuss separately.
Meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month, 6 to 8 p.m.