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Classes, Events, Support Groups

Events and Classes

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:30pm

Let Rush Oak Park Hospital and the Respiratory Health Association help you meet your smoke-free goals. Participate in the Courage to Quit program. Led by a respiratory therapist at Rush, the FREE program consists of three classes over three consecutive weeks. Topics covered include addiction and withdrawal, quit smoking medicines, managing cravings and avoiding triggers as well as the health benefits of quitting.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:30pm

Participants must attend all three to complete the program. Let Rush Oak Park Hospital and the Respiratory Health Association help you meet your smoke-free goals.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:00am

Learn about the connection between heart health and brain health, and ways to prevent stroke.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 9:30am

Join Rush Oak Park Hospital and the Park District of Oak Park for a talk about heart health followed by a basic fitness class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring water. Space is limited, so please register.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

Learn the best ways to protect your skin and keep it looking its best. We'll discuss what to look for in sunscreens and anti-wrinkle creams and how to identify worrisome moles

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:30pm

When medications and physical therapy aren't enough, surgery may be an option for alleviating back pain caused by degenerative disk disease, herniated disks and spinal stenosis. Learn about the latest surgical treatments for spinal disorders, including minimally invasive procedures.

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Support Groups

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...

Meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month, 6 to 8 p.m.

This support group is for women affected by heart disease as well as women interested in heart disease prevention. It is run by WomenHeart, a national organization dedicated to advancing women's heart health through advocacy, community education and patient support.