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May 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Thompson Conference Center, Ground floor
Join instructor Rick Lynch of the Finger Lakes Yoga for a gentle mind-body workout. Gentle Yoga will improve your posture and increase your strength and flexibility.
May 1, 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.
May 7, 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
May 7, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Clark Meadows, 2nd Floor
A nine-week stress reduction program for people with ongoing illness or other sources of chronic stress. Presenters Jennifer Klein, MA, and Rev. Dr. Richard McCaughey, focus on wholeness of mind, body an spirit through the reshaping of thoughts, emotions and stress responses. Choose Tuesday evening or Thursday afternoon series. Please note classes will not be held on April 16 or April 18. Call 585-396-6111 to register.
May 8, 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.
May 8, 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.
May 8, 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.
May 9, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room
This group is sponsored by Thompson's Cardiac Rehabilitation Department and the American College of Cardiology's CardioSmart Initiative. This month's topic is "Stress is Not Only Skin Deep: What You Don't Know Can Hurt," and the speaker is Sharon L. Andrews, a certified health coach and the wholeness guide at Healing from Within HellNest. A mother of three, Andrews suffered a heart attack at the age of 38 and shares with others how she has been able to achieve a healthier lifestyle. For information about Mended Hearts, call 585-396-6253.
May 9, 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.
May 10, 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.
May 10, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
This group, sponsored by Thompson's Respiratory Care Deportment, is designed to help individuals with lung disease or breathing difficulties improve their quality of life. This month, MVP Medicare Products Advisor Rene Pettenski will discuss Medicare basics, as well as provide an update on MVP 2019 Medicare plans. For information, call 585-396-6277.
May 12, 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.
May 14, 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 "Canine Behavior and Babies. Call 585-396-6497 for more information.
May 14, 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.
May 15, 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,
May 15, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dr. Laurie Sands and Constellation Brands Breast Imaging Center, Suite 103 (enter through 229 Parrish St)
May 21, 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 compression alternatives. For more information, call 585-396-6050.
May 23, 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.
May 24, 2019, 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Ground floor
The guild will be selling a wide variety of hanging baskets, annuals, perennials, herbs and more, with all of the plants provided by Soring Valley Garden Center in Canandaigua and the proceeds benefiting the guild's programs within the health system and in the community. Cash, check and credit card payments will be accepted in addition, Thompson associates may use payroll deduction.
May 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
May 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Ground floor
Free screening will be offered by Drs. A. David Peter, Joseph Talarico and Thomas Wormer of Advanced Surgical services in Canandaigua. Attendees will learn the causes and symptoms of a hernia as well as the benefits of minimally invasive hernia surgery using robotic assisted technology. Participants will be able to take part in a hands-on demonstration with Thompon's daVinci surgical robot.