Classes & Coming Events

Diabetes Support Group

September 1, 2015
October 6, 2015
November 3, 2015
December 1, 2015
7 p.m.

Location: Walnut Room, Garden Level, Great River Medical Center

The support group is for people who are newly diagnosed and those who have had diabetes for years, along with family members. Its purpose is to share ideas, and discuss challenges and strategies for l…

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Group Diabetes Classes

September 3, 2015
September 21, 2015
October 8, 2015
October 19, 2015
November 5, 2015
November 23, 2015
December 10, 2015
December 28, 2015
Four-week sessions begin on the dates listed. Monday classes are from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday classes are from 10 a.m. to noon.

Location: Great River Wellness Center

The Great River Diabetes Education Program offers four-week group diabetes classes for people who are newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment, or having complications or concerns. A physician re…

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Childbirth Prep Series

September 3, 2015
November 5, 2015
6:30 to 9 p.m.

Location: Great River Medical Center, Oak Room

Childbirth Prep is a free series of prenatal education classes designed to help take the mystery out of the birth process, to alleviate fear and to help expectant parents prepare for this memorable ev…

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Big Brother and Big Sister Class

September 12, 2015
November 7, 2015
9:30 to 11 a.m.

Location: Great River Medical Center, Walnut Room

Great River Medical Center’s Big Brother and Big Sister class helps children develop realistic expectations about their new baby brother or baby sister and helps reduce the anxiety about being s…

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Red Hot Mamas: Sex and Menopause

September 24, 2015
5:30 p.m.

Location: Blackhawk Room, lower level, Mercy Plaza

  Kimberly Marshall, M.D., Great River Women's Health, will discuss how menopause affects sex, and treatments and lifestyle changes to improve this important aspect of relationships. A light su…

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Baby-care Basics

October 1, 2015
December 3, 2015
6:30 to 9 p.m.

Location: Great River Medical Center, Oak Room

Baby-care Basics is a free two-session class designed to help you learn the essentials of caring for your newborn. The class includes parenting tips and car-seat safety information. There will be oppo…

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Childbirth Prep (condensed version) Prenatal Class

October 3, 2015
December 5, 2015
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Includes time for 30-minute lunch break. Hot meals available for purchase in cafeteria or bring your own.)

Location: Great River Medical Center, Oak Room

Childbirth Prep (condensed version) is a free, one-time Saturday prenatal education class designed to help take the mystery out of the birth process, to alleviate fear and the help expectant parents p…

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Non-certified CPR for Infants and Children

October 6, 2015
December 1, 2015
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Great River Medical Center, Oak Room

Learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and other lifesaving techniques is one of the best gifts you can give your child. The goal of this class is to insure adequate instruction and practice so …

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Prenatal breastfeeding class

October 27, 2015
December 29, 2015
7 to 9 p.m.

Location: Oak Room

This class is for expectant mothers who want to learn more about breastfeeding their babies. Fathers are welcome and encouraged to attend.                 &…

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Red Hot Mamas: Healthy and Beautiful Skin -- Looking Terrific at Menopause and Beyond

October 29, 2015
5:30 p.m.

Location: Blackhawk Room, lower level, Mercy Plaza

  Carol Menke, PA, Cleveland Dermatology, will discuss: How skin ages Ways menopause affects skin Protecting your skin Improving your skin's appearance A light supper and door prizes wi…

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Red Hot Mamas: Sleep and Menopause -- Sleepless in Menopause City

November 17, 2015
5:30 p.m.

Location: Blackhawk Room, lower level, Mercy Plaza

In the last presentation of the 10-month Red Hot Mamas series, Great River Sleep Disorders Center staff will discuss sleep changes at menopause and treatment options. A light supper and door pri…

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