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Classes, Events, Support Groups

Events and Classes

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm


Joint replacements continue to be an option for joint problems including degenerative joint disease. Come learn about new trends in hip replacement surgery.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30pm

Speaker: Anil Kesavan, MD - pediatric gastroenterologist

Find out why your child is such a picky eater, and get advice on preventing mealtime battles.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 6:30pm

Speaker: Maimoona Shah, MD - pediatrician

Separate the myths from the facts at this discussion of children's vaccines. Topics will include risks, benefits and the recommended vaccine schedule.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 6:30pm

In conjunction with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. A community engagement officer from the Cook County State's Attorney's office will offer advice for avoiding and dealing with online bullying.

Children and parents are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 6:30pm

Speaker: Ewa Dembowski, MD - cardiologist; Proddutur Reddy, MD - cardiologist; Barbara A. Soltes, MD - OB-GYN

Learn about the signs of heart disease in men and women. And get advice on how to deal with issues - including heart disease - that can impact your sex life as you age. Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:00AM

Speaker: Anu Roa, MD - cardiologist

After menopause, heart disease risk tends to increase significantly. Come learn how to manage and even reduce your risk.

Support Groups

Join us every 3rd Tuesday of each month for a Family Members with Diabetes Support Group.

Speaker: Community member - Mary Ann Debruin

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

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.