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Classes, Events, Support Groups

Events and Classes

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 9:30am

If you have heart disease or have had a heart attack, cardiac rehabilitation can help protect your heart.
Learn how at this event.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 6:30pm

Speaker: Nicole Boniquit, MD - primary care sports medicine physician
Find out how to recognize the symptoms of concussion and protect yourself form getting one.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:00am

Speaker: Elizabeth Page, RD, LDN - clinical dietitian
Get an expert opinion on popular diets and fads, and learn how to maintain a diet that's healthy and effective.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 6:30pm

Speakers: Benjamin Veenstra, MD, bariatric surgeon and Catherine Hertl, MD, plastic surgeon
Learn about the latest weight loss procedures, as well as skin removal and body contouring after weight loss.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 6:00pm

Speaker: Philip LoSavio, MD, otolaryngologist, and Alejandra Lastra, MD, sleep medicine specialist

Learn about Inspire, a noiseless sleep apnea treatment that works without a mask or a hose.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:00am

Speakers: Ashok Jagasia, MD - otolaryngologist and Kara Houston, AuD, audiologist
Join a discussion about the causes of hearing loss, and learn about new devises designed to improve hearing.


Support Groups

Join us on the 1st Monday of each month from 5:30 - 7:00pm.

Rush Oak Park and Wellness House have partnered together to provide support and information as you navigate your cancer journey.
This group provides an opportunity for people experiencing cancer to share information, connect with others in similar circumstances and improve coping skills. Registration is not required and program is offered at no cost.

For additional information, contact Ellen Nieman, Oncology Social Work Navigator at 630.654.5198 or

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 Tuesday 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.