Upcoming & Ongoing Events

Upcoming
May 10 | Protecting Our Skin
May 11 | Arthritis, Arthritis, and Arthritis
May 17 | Quit Smoking Seminar
May 24 | New Breast Health Center Services
June 01 | Family & Friends CPR
June 7 | Preventing Falls
June 21 | Men's Health Fair
Sept 18 | Family & Friends CPR


Ongoing
Prepared Childbirth
Breastfeeding Class 
Quit Smoking Workshop
SHINE Program
Look Good, Feel Better
Diabetes Self-Management
Medical Weight Loss Informational Program
Reunión Informacional Sobre La Pérdida Médica de Peso


Upcoming Events

 


Protecting Our Skin

Dr. John Mazzucco, HMC General Surgeon
The ultraviolet radiation that shines from the sun can be very dangerous to our skin. Please join Dr. Mazzucco as he talks about ways to protect your skin and prevent skin cancer.

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time:  5:30 - 7:00 PM
Place: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center

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To register by phone, please call (413) 534-2789.
 



Arthritis, Arthritis, and Arthritis

Dr. Marie-Claire Maroun, Rheumatologist
Did you know arthritis is a term applied to several different conditions, each with their own causes? Join Dr. Maroun as she explains the difference between inflammatory and non-inflammatory arthritides, and when to seek a rheumatologist.

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center

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To register by phone, please call (413) 534-2789.
 



Quit Smoking Seminar

Seneca Egan, RN, BS, BSN, Tobacco Cessation Specialist
Join Seneca for Our READY, SET, QUIT Seminar. Topics will include:  Learning about your Triggers, developing Coping Skills, how to use Medications and how to remain Smoke Free.

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center

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To register by phone, please call (413) 534-2789.
 



New Breast Health Center Services

Dr. Steven Schonholz, HMC Breast Health Center
Join Dr. Schonholz as he discusses the state-of-the-art services offered by HMC’s new Breast Health Center, and how these services can help with early detection of breast cancer.

Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center

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To register by phone, please call (413) 534-2789.
 



Family & Friends CPR

Thursday, June 1, 2017  |  4:00 - 7:30 PM
HMC Auxiliary Conference Center

Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their job. This course is ideal for schools and students, new parents, grandparents, babysitters and others interested in learning how to save a life.

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To register by phone, please call (413) 534-2789.
 



Preventing Falls

Melissa Moriarty, Physical Therapist
Improving your balance can help avoid dangerous falls that cause even more medical problems. Join Melissa Moriarty from HMC’s CORE Rehabilitation as she talks about what you can do to help improve your balance.

Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center

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To register by phone, please call (413) 534-2789.
 



Men's Health Fair

Wednesday, June 21, 2017  |  11 AM – 1 PM
Join Holyoke Medical Center for a men’s health fair that will be held in the main lobby. We invite you to come and take a tour of the services available to support men and a healthy lifestyle. The following lectures will take place in the HMC Fran Como Conference Room:
 

11:00am Orthopedic Health Q&A with Dr. Instrum, HMC Orthopedic Center Register Online
11:30am It’s About How We Live with Jami-Lynn Lamy, Holyoke VNA & Hospice Life Care Register Online
12:00pm Man Down: Understanding Men’s Response to Trauma with Michael Chunyk, MSW, LCSW, River Valley Counseling Center Register Online
12:30pm Urological Health Q&A with Dr. Berry, HMC Urology Center Register Online

Take the time to take care of yourself (or a male loved one!) and collect all of the health information you need. You can have your blood pressure checked, schedule a colonoscopy, bring your medications and questions for the pharmacist, and enter a free raffle for prizes!

To register by phone, please call (413) 534-2789.
 



Family & Friends CPR

Monday, September 18, 2017  |  4:00 - 7:30 PM
HMC Auxiliary Conference Center

Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their job. This course is ideal for schools and students, new parents, grandparents, babysitters and others interested in learning how to save a life.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
To register by phone, please call (413) 534-2789.
 



Ongoing Events

Prepared Childbirth Class
Classes will include discussions on: relaxation and breathing techniques; the birth process; how the baby develops; nutrition; environmental hazards in pregnancy; staying comfortable during pregnancy; newborn care; basics of breastfeeding and postpartum adjustment.

For more information or to register, call (413) 534- 2700.
 



Breastfeeding Class
The Birthing Center at Holyoke Medical Center offers a monthly breastfeeding class from 7 to 9pm in the Parent Education Room. Upcoming dates can be obtained by calling the Center. Pre-registration is necessary as seating is limited. Mothers’ partners are encouraged to attend, as both partners have a role in the breastfeeding adjustment. Topics will include whether to implement a schedule, and how to deal with various issues that might arise.

For more information or to register, call (413) 534- 2700.
 



Quit Smoking Workshop
Seneca Egan, RN, BS, BSN, Tobacco Cessation Specialist
Our  READY, SET, QUIT! Smoking Cessation Workshop is made up of four one hour classes designed to give you the information and support you need to get through one of the most important changes of your life.
Each week the workshop will cover topics such as: Preparing for your quit date; Learning about your triggers and how to handle them; Developing coping skills and how to use Medications to manage the mental and physical feelings associated with quitting; How to keep motivated & remain smoke free. The series begins the first Monday of each month.

Date: Every Monday
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Cost: Free (courtesy of the Prevention & Wellness Grant)
To register and for location information, please call the Health Promotion Line at (413) 534-2789.
 



SHINE Program
SHINE is a free service for people who have questions regarding their Medicare and/or Medigap insurance. Appointments may be made to meet on an individual basis with a fully trained SHINE counselor.

Individual appointments held monthly, please call to register at (413) 534-2789.

 


Diabetes Self-Management
You are invited to attend this three week series on
diabetes self-management. This program offers a team approach in a round table discussion format to empower patients, their families and caretakers with the knowledge on how to manage their Diabetes. Facilitated by registered nurses, registered dietitians and pharmacists, sessions will focus on: What is
Diabetes?, Medications, Diet and Exercise.

Three Mondays of Each Month:
March 6, 13 & 20 • April 3, 10 & 17
May 1, 8 & 15 • June 5, 12 & 19
Time: 5:30–7 PM
Place: South 4 Conference Room

Registration required. To register, please call April Medeiros, RN, BSN, CHRN, HMC Diabetes Educator: 413-534-2703.
 



Look Good, Feel Better
"Look Good, Feel Better" is an American Cancer Society program for women who are in treatment for cancer and may be experiencing hair loss and skin changes. Find out more about wig care, styling, and tips on how to utilize scarves and turbans at the program. The group will be small and intimate - limited to eight women in treatment.

To register, please call Jolene Lambert at (413) 534-2501

Upcoming Meetings:

Date: August 14, 2017 
Time: 2:30-4:00 PM
Place: HMC Fran Como Conference Room

Date: October 16, 2017 
Time: 2:30-4:00 PM
Place: HMC Fran Como Conference Room
 



Weight Management Program Information Meeting (English)

Topics will include non-surgical and surgical options for weight loss available at Holyoke Medical Center. Members of the Weight Management team will discuss this comprehensive and multidisciplinary weight loss program. The program will be presented regularly in both English and Spanish.

Upcoming Meetings:
To register by phone, please call (413) 535-4757.


Date: April 26, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Westfield City Hall
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Date: May 2, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center
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Date: May 8, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Residence Inn, West Springfield
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Date: May 31, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Westfield City Hall
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Date: June 6, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center
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Date: June 12, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Residence Inn, West Springfield
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Date: June 28, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Westfield City Hall
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To register by phone, please call (413) 535-4757.


Reunión de Información del Programa de Control de Peso
Los temas incluirán opciones no quirúrgicas y quirúrgicas para la pérdida de peso disponibles en Holyoke Medical Center. Los miembros del equipo de control de peso discutirán este programa de pérdida de peso integral y multidisciplinario. El programa será presentado regularmente en inglés y español.

Próximas reuniones:

Fechas: 16 de mayo
Hora: 5:30 PM
Lugar: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center
HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para registrarse en línea

Fechas: 20 de junio
Hora: 5:30 PM
Lugar: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center
HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para registrarse en línea
 
Para registrarse por teléfono, por favor llame (413) 535-4757.