Classes, Events, Support Groups

Events and Classes

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 5:30pm

Speakers: Tochukwu Okwuosa, DO, Cardiologist

Cancer therapies can save lives, but they may also weaken the heart and leave patients vulnerable to heart disease. Learn about the importance of coordinating cardiac and cancer treatments.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 6:30pm

An unsteady gait can result from a temporary condition, or indicate a long-term problem. And sometimes, it can affect your ability to function. Learn more about tests and treatments for balance and gait disorders.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 6:45pm

Speakers: Phillip LoSavio, MD, Otolaryngologist and Alejandra Lastra, MD, Sleep Medicine Specialist

Learn about Inspire, an innovative treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. This surgically implanted system uses gentle customized stimulation - no mask and hose required - to keep your airway open while you sleep. It can help reduce snoring, and improve how you feel and function during the daytime.

6:45 pm registration and light refreshments
7:00 - 8:00 pm presentation and Q&A session

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 6:00pm

Exploring your weight loss options can be confusing and overwhelming. Our weight loss specialists will explain all of the resources available at Rush - from bariatric surgery to medical management to exercise and nutrition counseling.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 5:30pm

Let Rush help you meet your smoke-free goals. The Courage to Quit program covers topics such as addiction and withdrawal, quite smoking medications, managing cravings and avoiding triggers.

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Support Groups

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

***Starting July 2nd, this group will begin to meet every Monday!!

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 Sherri Wick, Oncology Social Work Navigator at 630.654.5198 or swick@wellnesshouse.org

Meets the first and third 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.

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.