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February 5, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room
Ready to quit smoking? Hundreds of thousands are smokefree through the American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking, and a new Group Clinic is starting in January. Over the course of 7 weeks, you will work with other people quitting smoking and a trained facilitator to set a quit date, build a quit plan and work through your first few months smokefree. There are 2 meetings during the fourth week, because that is "Quit Week." To sign up, call Thompson's Wellness Department at 585-396-6111.
February 5, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
This group, facilitated by Linda Rowsick, RD, CD-N, is for people who are considering or preparing for bariatric surgery, as well as for those who have had bariatric surgery. Also welcome are those who struggle with issues concerning their weight. This month's topic is "Indoor Exercise." Please note that if Canandaigua has candled school due to weather, the MONARC meeting is also canceled. For information, email Linda.email@example.com
February 6, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Ground Floor
Join instructor Rick Lynch of the Finger Lakes Yoga Center for a gentle mind-body workout. Call 585-396-6111 for information and to register.
February 6, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:40 PM
Learn how to prepare yourself for this type of elective surgery, covering topics such as getting your home ready, beginning an exercise program and more. Nancy Buerman, Clinical Coordinator of Physical Therapy at Thompson Health, facilitates. For details, call 585-396-6050.
February 6, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TOPS is a national non-profit weight loss group. The first 45 minutes are dedicated to weigh-ins and the second half to information, sharing and group discussion. TOPS member Nancy Perri facilitates the group. Call 585-353-6480 for information.
February 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Sands Cancer Center
This group is for people caring for or about a seriously or chronically ill family member, and is facilitated by Sands Cancer Center Coordinator Deborah Wiepert, LMSW. Call 585-396-6780 for more information.
February 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ OB Classroom
Thompson offers a one-hour class for children who will soon have a baby brother or sister born at Thompson. Developed for 3- to 10-year-olds, the class includes a video about changes to expect, and using a doll to practice holding, feeding, swaddling and diapering. Parents are required to stay in attendance.
February 12, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ OB Classroom
This educational and social gathering is for first-time mothers and their babies. Carrie Hartman, RS, BSN, and Courtney Phillips, RN, lactation consultant, will be available to answer questions about breastfeeding and parenting. Meetings are open to all women regardless of where the baby was born. This month, the topic is "Introducing Solid Foods.". Call 585-396-6497 for more information.
February 12, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room
February 12, 2019, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
This program, for kids undergoing surgery and their families, includes a tour of the Surgical Care Center, Operating Room and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, followed by a question/answer session.
February 13, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Ground Floor
February 13, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ RG&E Room, Ground Floor (Pines), M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center
This group is open to individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury, their loved ones and anyone who is interested in learning more about life with traumatic brain injury. Allison Ausfeld, MSW, facilitates the group. Call 585-507-7002 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
February 13, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Thompson Health Sleep Disorders Center
This group, hosted by Thompson's Sleep Disorders Center, provides education, support and tools to help individuals manage sleep apnea. Meetings are held in the Lakeside Professional Park across from the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center. Family members are welcome. For information, call 585-396-6483.
February 13, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
February 14, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sands Cancer Center
This group, open to anyone who has experienced a loss due to death, is facilitated by Sands Cancer Center Coordinator Deborah Wiepert, LMSW, and Eileen Alven, coordinator of Thompson's Chaplain's volunteers. Call 585-396-6780 for more information.
February 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room
February 19, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
This group welcomes all looking for support in dealing with all types of lymphedema. Those attending are welcome to share their experiences with lymphedema, including forms of treatment and therapy. This month's topic is "Massage and Manual Lymph Drainage: What is the Difference and How Are Each Helpful in Managing Lymphedema?" For more information, call 585-396-6050.
February 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Ground Floor
February 20, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room
This group, for people with Type 2 diabetes and their families, provides opportunities for learning, sharing and support. Jane Hallstead, RN, MSN, CDE, facilitates,
February 20, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
February 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dr. Laurie Sands and Constellation Brands Breast Imaging Center, Suite 103
This group provides support and education to women with breast cancer. Your support person is welcome. Jennifer Klein, MA, certified holistic stress management instructor, facilitates the group. Call Klein at 585-394-3302 for additional information.
February 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dr. Laurie Sands and Constellation Brands Breast Imaging Center, Suite 103 (enter through 229 Parrish St)
February 23, 2019, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Thompson Conference Center, Ground Floor
If you have been pre-screened by the Highland Bariatric Center (585-341-0366) and have attended a Surgeon's Seminar, you are qualified to register for a Group Nutrition Seminar. After your primary care provider has faxed a referral for Nutrition Services to 585-396-6492, you must call to register for the seminar at 585-396-6433.
February 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room
February 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
February 27, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Ground Floor
February 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
February 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ OB Classroom
This new group has formed out of the need for honesty ans support amongst mothers struggling with a mood and/or anxiety disorder that occurs during pregnancy, or after the birth of a new baby, This includes mothers struggling with depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. Facilitated by Maureen Kellogg of Thompson's Social Work Department, Thompson Health Lactation Consultant/RN Courtney Phillips and a volunteer from the community. The group provides opportunities to talk with others who have been through or are currently walking through this same season of life. Call 585-396-6295 for information.