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					DECEMBER 2005

fre e i m m uni z a ti on c l i ni c for c hi l dre n

Wednesday, December 14, 2005
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Battle Creek Health System Outpatient Center Conf. Room 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Occupational Medicine Center 265 Fremont

A community partnership of Battle Creek Health System, Burnham Brook Center & Summit Pointe
• Alzheimer Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month, December 21, 2:30 p.m. in Conference Room 1 at Burnham Brook Center. Facilitators are Karen Hibbard and Leigh Robertson. For more information call (269) 441-6036 • Arthritis Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month, December 20, 12:30 p.m. for discussion and educational opportunities at Burnham Brook Center. Call Senior Health Partners (269) 966-2566, ext. 368. • Blood Pressure Clinic Services at Burnham Brook Center. Blood Pressure Screenings: Monday & Friday, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Call Senior Health Partners, (269) 441-0948. • Cancer Survivor Support Group Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month, December 20, 6:00 p.m. at Burnham Brook. Call Senior Health Partners (269) 966-2566, ext. 368. • Cardiac Support Group Meets 2nd Friday of the month, December 9, 10:00 a.m. at Burnham Brook. Call Senior Health Partners (269) 966-2566, ext. 368. • Caregiver Support Group Meets 2nd Tuesday, December 13, 10:00 a.m., Marian Burch Adult Day Care Center Dining Room, 1150 E. Michigan Ave. Topics to include training, respite care, counseling and much more. RSVP (269) 962-1750. • Foot Care Services Monday mornings, 9:00 -11:30 a.m. at Burnham Brook. Services include: Foot exam, hygiene, nail care, education, and doctor’s referral if needed. Foot care provided by Sharon Groeneveld, LPN of Sharon’s Nail Care. Half hour appointments can be made by calling Sharon at (269) 9651885. Cost is $20.00 per person, per visit. • Low Vision Meets the 3rd Monday, December 19, 9:45 a.m., Burnham Brook Center Valentine Room. A time for advocacy, discussion, questions and exchange of information. Call Marty Schimmelpfenneg (269) 963-9831. • Mall Walking Walking in Lakeview Square Mall: 7:00 - 8:30 a.m.– Monday - Friday. Blood Pressure Screening offered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. • Stroke Meets the 2nd Tuesday, December 13, 12:00 noon at Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center. Discussion and educational opportunities for survivors, caregivers and family. Please RSVP to Dottie Eldred (269) 964-5789 by the Friday prior to the event.

Senior Health Partners

Please bring your child’s immunization records.

For more information call (269) 969-6384

health education
• Asthma Class On-going classes covering monitoring devices, medications, asthma and children and asthma management. For more information call Jan at Battle Creek Health System (269) 966-8450. • Congestive Heart Failure Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month, December 7, 1:003:00 p.m., Medical Office Building, Room 309. Call Battle Creek Health System (269) 966-8199 for more information. • Diabetes Classes December 12, 13 & 14; 19, 20 & 21 • 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. December 5, 6 & 7 • 6:00-9:30 p.m. Classes held at the Medical Office Building, Room 309. Participants must be referred by a physician. Call for more information and to confirm location (269) 966-8190.

support groups
• Bereavement (All Ages) Meets 3rd Monday of the month, December 19, 10:30 a.m-12:00 noon at the Burnham Brook Center, Conf. Room 1. Call Judy Rarick at (269) 731-4363. • Cancer – Lifeguard Developed by and for cancer patients, meets the 1st Thursday of the month, December 1, at the BCHS Outpatient Center from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Radiation Oncology Lounge. An educational program is included in many of the meetings. Free. Please contact Annette Monks at Battle Creek Health System (269) 966-8056. • CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) Developed for sleep apnea sufferers, meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month, December 14, at the Fieldstone Cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. An educational program is included in many of the meetings. Free. Please contact Battle Creek Health System (269) 964-5344. • Diabetes – Carry-On Meets 3rd Thursday of the month, December 15, 9:00-10:00 a.m., Medical Office Building, Room 309. A support group for persons with diabetes and their families. Free blood sugar testing, blood pressure, and weight. Educators are available. Donations accepted. Call Battle Creek Health System for information and to confirm location (269) 966-8190. • Ostomy Meets the 3rd Monday of the month, December 19, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Medical Office Building, 363 Fremont, Room 309. Call (269) 966-8099 for more information. • Pulmonary Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month, December 13, at the BCHS Outpatient Center, 2:00-3:30 p.m. For information call Deb at (269) 966-8438. • Sexual Assault Support group for survivors of sexual assault. Call BCHS at (269) 968-4660. • Smoking Cessation Class – To Be Announced Please watch this publication for new classes for 2006 • T.O.P.S. Chapter 260 Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets weekly on Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Room D at BCHS Fieldstone Center. Contact Cindy, (269) 968-3110.

childbirth education
• Birth Center Tour Guided tours for those families who are not attending childbirth classes will be offered on December 1. You may come to the Birth Center at Battle Creek Health System anytime between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. to visit and see our birthing suites. • Breast Feeding Class Helping mothers to prepare for breast feeding their newborn infants. Fathers and supportive friends/family welcome. No Charge. For more information call Battle Creek Health System Childbirth Education Office (269) 966-8019. • Child Birth Classes Learn physical and emotional preparation for labor and the birth process as well as breathing and relaxation techniques. Attend one class per week for five weeks. Classes are available in the evenings. There is a $35 fee. For more information call Battle Creek Health System Childbirth Education Office (269) 966-8019. • New Brother/New Sister – Starting Together Family fun preparing siblings for the arrival of the new baby. They will tour the Family Birth Center, practice holding a new baby and learn other neat stuff about their new sibling. Meets 1st Wednesday of the month, December 7, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. There is a $10 fee per family. For more information call BCHS Childbirth Education Office (269) 966-8019.


				
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