Classes, Events, Support Groups

Events and Classes

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 1:00pm

Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese form of exercise that consists of gentle movements performed in a slow and focused manner, can decrease stress and increase muscle strength. Learn more about Tai Chi and its benefits to overall health, and participate in a short demonstration. Space is limited.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 11:00am

As the holidays approach and many of us look forward to celebrating with our loved ones, there can also be heightened stress associated with these festivities. The practice of yoga can make a big difference in regaining your mind's balance and energy. Join in a beginner's chair yoga class. Space is limited to 30 participants.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

No one likes to talk about death - especially their own. Sometimes people think that this conversation is only for when you're sick or older, but talking to your loved ones about advance care planning while you're still healthy and able to express your wishes is very important. Learn tips for how to start this crucial conversation.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

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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 Ellen Nieman, Oncology Social Work Navigator at 630.654.5198 or enieman@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.