Upcoming & Ongoing Events

Upcoming
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


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.

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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 Wednesdays of Each Month:
September 6, 13 & 20  |  October 4, 11 & 18
November 1, 8 & 15  |  December 6, 13 & 20
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Place: South 4 Conference Room

Registration required. To register, please call April Medeiros, RN, BSN, CDE, 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: July 26, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Westfield City Hall
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Date: August 1, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center
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Date: August 7, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Residence Inn, West Springfield
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Date: August 30, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Westfield City Hall
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Date: September 5, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center
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Date: September 11, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Residence Inn, West Springfield
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Date: September 27, 2017 
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Westfield City Hall
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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:
Para registrarse por teléfono, por favor llame (413) 535-4757.

Fechas: 18 de julio
Hora: 5:30 PM
Lugar: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center
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Fechas: 15 de agosto
Hora: 5:30 PM
Lugar: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center
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Fechas: 19 de septiembre
Hora: 5:30 PM
Lugar: HMC Auxiliary Conference Center
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