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Summer/Fall 2020 Volume 3, Issue 1
DOMINICAN HOSPITAL FOUNDATION NEWS
MEDICAL FITNESS & WELLNESS
4 | President's Letter
34 | Cardiac Care
5|M eet New VP of Philanthropy
37 | Joint Replacement
7 | T hank You to Heroes
38 | Lung Health
9|O utpouring of Support
11 | In Honor of Bill Callahan
41 | Pep Courses
18 | Gala Record Year
On the cover: #Healthcareheroes excitedly throwing their caps in the air during the flyover by Lightning Formation Airshows, in their honor as essential workers. Photo by emergency medical technician Lance Miller.
24 | Honor Roll of Donors
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13 | $1 Million Legacy Gift 15 | S ponsor Spotlight
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Foundation President's Letter
BY JARED BOGAARD
Dear Community Members,
t is my sincere hope that this letter finds you in good health. We are living and working through stressful, unprecedented times, and the entire team at Dominican Hospital, led by Nanette Mickiewicz, MD, President/CEO, has been exemplary in every way. With a ‘roll-up-your-sleeves’ mentality, our frontline caregivers work around-the-clock to guarantee the safest environment for patients and families, as well as for each other. I am encouraged by their commitment and concern for our community’s well-being. This is where heroism lies, in the simple acts of goodness by everyday people in extraordinary circumstances. As the hospital works to recover from this pandemic, the Foundation is working to provide much-needed support. Now, more than ever, community involvement is needed. Your financial support can have an enormous impact – allowing new treatments to be made possible at the local level. 2020 is off to a strong start in spite of the COVID-19 challenges. In this issue you will read about two recent $1 million gifts. One from a very generous anonymous donor to recognize our frontline caregivers and secondly, a legacy bequest from Napier and Vivian Tooker. We are pleased to share that this summer, we are completing three hospital and community-funded projects—the Comprehensive Cardiac Operating Suite and two additional Healing Courtyards located within the hospital. The Foundation would also like to wish our fearless leader, Beverly Grova, all the best in her retirement beginning July 1. Beverly worked diligently for the Foundation over the last 8 years, and we are truly grateful for her commitment. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Drew Gagner, Vice President of Philanthropy & Chief Philanthropy Officer to the Foundation. Drew joins us from Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center-Stockton and has worked at several other Dignity Health Foundations. Drew and Beverly have had the opportunity to work together this spring, ensuring a smooth and natural transition. Thank you for considering us a top priority for your philanthropic gifts. We are proud of what has been accomplished through the community’s donations, and we look forward to continuing the Foundation’s commitment to Dominican Hospital. Sincerely,
Jared Bogaard Foundation Board President 4 | FOCUS ON WELLNESS
Board of Directors 2019-20 Jared Bogaard, President Carol Lezin, Past President Michael Alexander, MD, Vice President Marshall Delk, Vice President Michael Hollister, Vice President Julie Peterson, CFO, Treasurer Rodney Terra Jr., Secretary Steve Allen Ann Asche Dean Austin Gary Benito Lawrence Brenner Isaac Chankai, MD Drew Gagner Beverly Grova Tiffany Hammer Rema Hanna, MD Ciara Harraher, MD Magdy Ismail, MD Julie Jaffe, MD Dean Kashino, MD Patty Kubo Lezin, MD Susan MacMillan Roy Martinez, MD Nanette Mickiewicz, MD Allison Niday Pam Santacroce Jim Thompson Stuart Tripp Jill Wilson Nancy Woolf
Meet Drew Gagner, New Chief Philanthropy Officer
he philanthropic arm of Dominican Hospital, led by president Jared Bogaard, recently appointed Drew Gagner to lead the organization’s fundraising efforts, where he’ll build upon the legacy created by Beverly Grova. Beverly is retiring after almost nine years of service and decades dedicated to the non-profit sector. Drew and his wife, Martha, are experienced development professionals, sharing a passion for collaborating with civicminded leaders devoted to building healthy communities. Drew comes to the Foundation from Dignity Health St. Joseph Medical Center-Stockton, along with decades of experience working with other Dignity Health philanthropic foundations. Martha most recently served on the fund development team for the Diocese of Stockton. As they arrive in their new community, the area, state and nation are reeling from an unprecedented health challenge. “As we live through this national pandemic – and its aftermath – we’ll need all hands on deck to support the serious issues
“My wife, Martha, and I are excited to become part of the Santa Cruz community,” says Drew. “The success that the Hospital and Foundation and its team of volunteers have experienced over time has truly set the stage for growth, and I’m fortunate to have this opportunity to enhance both patient care and community health.” facing local families, communities, and our health care system, including the medical professionals and hospital staff who are working on the front lines of the crisis,” says Drew. “There are critical roles for philanthropy, and I look forward to working together with our hospital President, Nanette Mickiewicz, MD, and her team to fortify a safe and secure community devoted to our vision for providing all those we serve with exceptional health care, delivered with true humankindess.”
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Drew Gagner, Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer
Samantha Polizzi, Development Specialist
Alexandra Van Zanen, Philanthropy Manager
Guinevere Espinoza-Krebs, Administrative Assistant
Anthony Pagliaro, Philanthropy Manager
Cindy Custodio, Administrative Assistant
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Thank You to Heroes
$1,000,000 Thank You to Heroes
he COVID-19 pandemic response locally has shed a spotlight on our hard-working and dedicated Dominican Hospital employees. The generosity and support of the Santa Cruz County community has been incredible in so many ways, including an truly amazing gift from one of our generous donors. In April, a longtime friend of Dominican Hospital made a gracious gift of $1 million in honor of Dominican Hospital employees to the Dominican Hospital Foundation. While the donor prefers to remain anonymous, the donorâ€™s wish was to give each employee a check simply to express gratitude for their hard work at the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. In May 2020, 100 percent of this gift was distributed to employees who have met a threshold number of hours worked before March 1, 2020. Employees were overwhelmed with gratitude for this direct and heartfelt thank you.
o the heroes of Dominican, thank T you for standing up (and staying up!) and caring for our community. The humankindness is what makes you heroes! Please accept this donation in recognition of and with great thanks for all that you do. And please know that my heart is with you as we seek to protect and care for each other during this challenging time. With sincere and utmost gratitude, Your community friend and thankful admirer
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Outpouring of Support
Foodsmith owner Chef Jamie Smith with his son, Jake, a Dominican NICU graduate. Now fourteen years old, Jake is a "firecracker of joy!"
Support for Frontliners during COVID-19
othing can bring the Santa Cruz County community down. Not even a pandemic. The outpouring of support from our local businesses has been tremendous. With ongoing donations of food and other supplies, Dominican Hospital is feeling the love. Some of these businesses have more than a professional relationship with the
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hospital, such as Jamie Smith, owner of Foodsmith. Jamie contacted the Dominican Hospital Foundation to find out if he could help. According to Jamie, â€œFourteen years ago we welcomed our son, Jake, into the world. It was a complicated birth and Magdy Ismail, MD, neonatal-perinatal medicine, along with the Dominican
team, saved the lives of Jake and his mother, Kristin. He is now a firecracker of joy and curiosity as any teenage boy should be. And while I can never pay you back for that gift of life, I would like to offer these meals in gratitude for the dignity, grace and courage that you all bring to the hospital each and every day. Especially now, in these uncertain
Special thanks to local businesses and individuals who impacted our COVID-19 response:
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Marini's and SC Seaside Co.
Del Mar Foods
“We are providing these meals to show our support during this crisis. Giving people the option to have nutrient-rich meals is how we can help.” — Jamie Smith, Owner of Foodsmith
times of COVID-19, you are there on the front lines saving lives while you risk your own.” Since March 30, Foodsmith has delivered 600 meals a week to our physicians, nurses, therapists and everyone on the front lines dealing with the pandemic—nearly 5,000 meals to date—and will continue to do so until normal operations resume.
To learn more about Foodsmith and how they are helping individuals take charge of their health one meal at a time, visit myfoodsmith.com. The support that is shining through during this worldwide crisis has been unfathomable. Dominican is overwhelmed with gratitude for the kindnesses large and small shown by so many in our community.
Clif Bar & Company Del Mar Foods Dream Inn Elyxir Distributing Foodsmith Granite Construction Graniterock Happy Boy Farms Jamba Juice Joe's Waffle Lillian's Linda Bottarini Little Caesars Marianne's Ice Cream Marini's Candies Marini's At the Beach Mission St BBQ Poly (formerly Plantronics) Santa Cruz Seaside Co. Shogun Japanese Restaurant Steamer Lane Supply Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta Zoccoli's Delicatessen
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
Apple, Inc. Aura Marcela- Torres, DDS Cabrillo College Carl Primavera, DDS Chris Lochhead Cynthea Thomas Cynthia Creed, DDS Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry Erick Eklund, DDS Karen Thomas Kimmie Lau Landmark Dental Michael Sierra New Leaf Community Market Patricia O'Katsy Peter Allen Philip Karantzalis Santa Cruz Bicycles Santa Cruz Community Health Santa Cruz Surgery Center Smith & Vandiver Stu Hurvitz UCSF & Salesforce Wandy Tsai, DDS
List as of May 1, 2020. We apologize for omissions or errors. If you helped to support Dominican during this crisis, please contact the Foundation office at 831.462.7712
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In Honor of Bill Callahan
Anne and Bill Callahan preparing for an oyster bar at Twin Lakes State Beach, photographed by Todd Tsukushi.
The Heart Doctor and The Oysterman
o show her gratitude for the high level of care her husband, Bill “The Oysterman” Callahan, received, Anne Callahan made a donation to honor his cardiologist, Rajinder Singh, MD. Dr. Singh cared for Bill in Dominican Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) before he passed away late last year. “The Callahans are a large family, and we were all welcomed to be there with Bill in his last days. It was just a tremendously positive experience, given the circumstances,” says Anne. “I also gave the donation in honor of Dr. Singh who was special to Bill, and was his friend. Bill just loved him.” For nearly twenty years, Dr. Raj Singh was Bill’s cardiologist, and during
each appointment always had time for Bill and his family. “I know he has a practice and a lot of patients that he sees, but it seemed like he was with us every minute,” says Anne. “I don’t know how he did it. He’s a miracle worker! It was incredible, and because of that experience, I wanted to make a donation.” Bill was called “The Oysterman” for good reason. He studied, farmed, sold, cooked, and ate the unique sea creatures for nearly forty years. Bill even taught new generations as a science teacher at Watsonville High School. Bill also donated his oyster bartending services to the Dominican Hospital Foundation’s events like the annual Holidays d’Eleganz Gala.
“Bill always used to call the Gala the heart doctor’s benefit,” says Anne. “He would hold court there and told great stories with a big personality.”
Bill Callahan, the Oysterman, shucking oysters for an event.
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completely unexpected bequest of $1 million was recently received from Napier and Vivian Tooker. This bequest was put into place many, many years ago in appreciation of the care they received at Dominican Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Tooker stipulated that
the funds support cancer, heart disease or blindness and can be used for education, treatment or recovery. The Foundation will be working with the leadership team at Dominican Hospital and the Foundation board to determine the best use of these funds.
The gift was placed in an annuity and the earnings assisted the Tookers' daughter, Patricia. After her passing, the principal was split evenly to benefit Dominican Hospital and Shriners Hospital's for Children. They have left an invaluable legacy that will greatly impact health care in our community.
For more information about leaving a legacy to Dominican and joining the Bob Swenson Legacy Society, please give us a call at 831.462.7712 and visit our website at dominicangiving.org for more examples how you can make a difference with your legacy gift.
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ne of the first licensed surgery centers in California, Santa Cruz Surgery Center is a multi-specialty facility, and offers the entire gamut of surgical disciplines from general surgery, urology, gynecology, to gastrointestinal surgery. When elective procedures were delayed due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the center’s talented staff were available for routine and preventive care. These included investigative procedures like colonoscopies with gastroenterology specialist, David Anjelly, MD. “We’re all worried about ourselves and our families being infected with the coronavirus, but
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other medical issues don’t take a back seat because there’s a pandemic,” says Dr. David Anjelly. “The average person has a one in twenty chance of developing colon cancer in their lifetime, so timely screenings, like colonoscopies, are very important, and we are working through our backlog now that the restriction on elective procedures has been lifted.”
For more than thirty years, the Santa Cruz Surgery Center has worked hand in glove with Dominican Hospital, as the facility is half-owned by the hospital while the other fifty percent belongs to the local physicians who operate there. Because of its close, collaborative partnership with the hospital, the Santa Cruz Surgery Center has been a long-time sponsor of the Dominican Hospital Foundation. “We are committed to serving the community, and with that we are aligned with the Dominican Foundation, and we are proud to be an annual sponsor over the years,” says CEO of Santa Cruz Surgery Center, Lisa Cooper. “The health of our partners is the health of all of us.”
The Annual Healthcare Sponsorship Program Recognizing sponsors year-round who give at levels of $10,000 or $30,000+. For sponsorship information, please contact Anthony Pagliaro at the Foundation by calling 831.462.7712 or visit supportdominican.org/ways-to-give/annual-healthcare-sponsors.
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Rodney Terra Jr., Gala chair, once again spearheaded a successful event. Pictured from left to right: Leesa Giancola; Rodney Terra, Jr.; Gino Borello; and Jenna Borello.
Donuts and Donations: Best Gala Yet!
as it the donuts? The spectacular 2019 Holidays d’Eleganz Gala was a major success. With more than 300 attendees, this one-night event raised more than $534,000, the largest amount in its 32 year history! Proceeds support the latest technological innovations in cardiac, rehabilitation, orthopedics, cancer, and maternal/ child health.
“Each year we like to make strategic shifts hoping for an even more successful event. This time we decided to switch to night-club style seating,” says Rodney Terra, Jr. chair of the Gala committee and board member. “As a sponsor, the new seating turned out great and everyone enjoyed the atmosphere!” At the event, this year’s Fund-theNeed campaign supported three Giraffe OmniBed Carestations, full-service
incubators with radiant warmers, and an Advanced Obstetric Simulator and Infant Simulator. These will strengthen the collaborative teamwork and clinical skills of nurses and physicians. Over the years, the annual Holidays d’Eleganz has gained momentous recognition in our community. Founded in 1987, it has raised more than $8 million for patient care at Dominican Hospital.
Special Thanks to our Holidays d’Eleganz Committee Members Rodney Terra, Jr., Chair, Annie Asche, Leesa Giancola, Chris Maffia, Rochelle Nations, Lara Orradre, Michael Termini and Alla Zeltser.
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1 The dessert display donated and created by committee members, Lara Orradre and Leesa Giancola was a huge hit with a rush for the towers of donuts, mountains of colorful macarons, and bountiful cakes. 2 Mike Ellison, MD, pulmonologist, with Jared Bogaard, Dominican Hospital Foundation President, and Chip Bogaard.
3 D ominican Hospital President/ CEO, Nanette Mickiewicz, MD, with Michael Hollister, board member, Dominique Hollister, Dominican Hospital Director of Administrative Services and Community Benefit, and Karen Gosling, Dominican Hospital Director of Rehabilitation Services.
4 P hysicians are the Galaâ€™s stalwart supporters. Pictured from left to right, Julie Jaffe, MD, hematology/oncology specialist, and Jennie Jet, MD, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, with her son Nicholas D'Antonio. 5 N ew nightclub style seating and focused bidders contributed to the eventâ€™s success. FOCUS ON WELLNESS | 1 9
Life-Saving Neonatal Care Technology Dominican Hospital’s 14-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) serves more than 350 infants a year requiring complex critical care. Working in partnership with Stanford Children’s Health*, three Stanford Neonatologists are on-site serving babies as young as 26 weeks premature. Born to revolutionize neonatal care training, “Super Tory” is the first newborn simulator developed to meet the challenges of intensive care. Dominican’s NICU providers will train with realistic patient monitoring, active movements, and true ventilation support. Super Tory can simulate complex pathologies or the causes and effects of diseases, and respond to interventions with unparalleled realism. * Stanford Children’s Health matches funding for technology purchases used in our NICU, such as the “Super Tory” and the Giraffe Omnibed Carestations.
INNOVATIVE EDUCATIONAL SIMULATORS “Victoria,” an advanced birthing mannequin, simulates a full range of realistic obstetric and birthing situations. This birth simulator includes interchangeable components, which helps our nurses learn treatment techniques for early pregnancy complications, high-risk deliveries, and postpartum emergencies. 2 0 | FOCUS ON WELLNESS
The NICU comforts and cares for our littlest patients with the use of the Giraffe OmniBed Carestation. The full-service incubators with radiant warmers are vital to helping babies heal and are one of the most advanced, neuro-developmentally supportive environments. The unique design of the bed enables complete access, visibility, and control for caregivers, and allows parents to be close to their babies.
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Honor Roll of Donors
hank you to our donors who invest in Dominican Hospital. Your partnership in philanthropy assures that our mission and vision perseveres.
The health care needs of our community are ever changing and the Dominican Hospital Foundation is proud to successfully meet those needs, thanks to our partners in philanthropy. With gratitude to the following individuals who have contributed to supporting Dominican Hospital. This honor roll celebrates all who made contributions prior to January 31, 2020. Thank you! We apologize for any omissions or errors, in this list. Please contact the Foundation for corrections 831.462-7712
LEGACY CIRCLE Estate of Rose Crosetti-Colton Dominican Hospital Guild Estate of Rosalie Masterson Monterey Peninsula Foundation Nello and Pamela Santacroce Mary and Richard Solari Estate of Napier and Vivian Tooker Estate of Eleanor Varbella Estate of Joanne M. Wheeler Estate of Alice F. Wilson
LEADERSHIP CIRCLE Adrian Dominican Sisters Bud and Rebecca Colligan David and Martha Meek Trust Radiology Medical Group Of Santa Cruz County, Inc. Estate of Vivian Rostron
Recognition Circles LEGACY CIRCLE $1 MILLION+ LEADERSHIP CIRCLE $500,000-999,999 PRESIDENTS CIRCLE $250,000-499,999 CIRCLE OF DISTINCTION $100,000-249,999 CIRCLE OF COURAGE $50,000-99,999 CIRCLE OF HEALING $25,000-49,999 CIRCLE OF HOPE $10,000-24,999 CIRCLE OF TRUST $5,000-9,999 CIRCLE OF KINDNESS $1,000-4,999
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Joseph T. Anzalone, MD Associated Pathology Medical Group, Inc. Jack and Peggy Baskin Norman & Maureen Benito Bob and Bonnie Bernardi Estate of Bertoli Family Trust Bogard Construction Mary Butcher Estate of Constance and James Collins Estate of Jane Feichtmeir Estate of Rosalie Ferrari Estate of Dr. Charles and Maj Holtfreter Bennett and Suzy Katz Estate of Joseph McTigue Donald and Ida Mungai William and Muriel Potter The California Endowment The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
CIRCLE OF DISTINCTION Anonymous Bank of America Louis and Isabel Bartfield Col. and Mrs. Irwin Berman Dr. Stanley and Judith Berman Ted Burke John and Linda Burroughs Michael and Denine Butcher Al Castagnola and Family Estate of Victor and Mary Celotti Estate of Harold Clark County of Santa Cruz Estate of Joseph Danko Estate of Annaliese Fleharty Richard Fontana FTG Builders, Inc. Donald Gibson Estate of Peggy Hodge Estate of Klara Horstschneider Don and Sydney Jackson JoViPak
Randy and Janet Krassow Family Estate of Joseph Lingemann Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford George and Harriet Mainis Mike and Bertie McElroy Dr. Keith and Della McKenzie The Monte Family / Deluxe Foods of Aptos Cherry Newton Estate of Anna Ott Dick and Marisela Peixoto, Lakeside Organics, LLC Poly, formerly Plantronics Edward Rampone and Alpeda Vomvolakis Rampone Miles and Rosanne Reiter RiverStyx Foundation Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group Santa Cruz Community Dialysis Center, Inc. Holly and Hardie Setzer Setzer Foundation Doris Seymour Shadowbrook Restaurant Rogers and Martha Smith The California Wellness Foundation Barbara Thompson James Thompson Estate of Morton C. Tolson Estate of Dudley White Louis R. Zwerling, M.D., In memory of Victor and Rebecca Russo
CIRCLE OF COURAGE Pauline and Eugene Acronico Dr. Michael and Toby Alexander Alliance Roofing Company, Inc. Joe and Kathy Appenrodt Ralph and Marguerite Bargetto Cecil and Mary Bates Bay Federal Credit Union Jared and Laura Bogaard Wayne Boss Lena Bosso John and Julia Bruzzone Robert and Marirose Burgess Drs. Anthony and Linda Calciano Estate of Jack Chiorini Collins Electrical Company, Inc. Dr. Larimore and Kathie Cummins James and Jean Davidson Dominican Hospital Medical Staff Fernandes and Sons General Contractors Estate of Catherine Ferraro Estate of Gardner and Eleanor Finn First Alarm Eugene and Dianne Gini Granite Construction Michael and Dominique Hollister IBM Corporation Dr. Patricia Kubo Lezin Carol and Matt Lezin Lifeguard Charitable Fund Lockheed Missiles and Space Co. March of Dimes Birth Defect Fdn.
Thank You Honor Roll of Donors Estate of Ruby Marion Dr. Michael Ellison and Dr. Nanette Mickiewicz Pacific Gas & Electric Company Pacific Western Bank Palo Alto Medical Foundation Helen and Gilbert Paul Estate of Cecil and Martha Pinney Jay Poindexter Estate of Adeline Rasmussen Ernestine Reed Santa Cruz Sentinel Santa Cruz Waves Estate of Eva Schroeder Estate of Robert Sellers Estate of Keith and Elinor Shaffer Rodney and Angela Terra The Stuart Foundation Times Publishing Group, Inc. Estate of Al and Barbara Tosta Wells Fargo Bank Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company
CIRCLE OF HEALING Jilma Alcantara Estate of Dr. Anthony and Estelle Allegrini Allen Property Group Anesthesia Medical Group of Santa Cruz Anonymous Dr. Carlos and Jane Arcangeli Estate of Roberta Axford Estate of Emmett and Patty Beauregard Gary and Valerie Benito Benito & Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel Beverly Black Mary and Harry Blanchard Estate of Gwendolyn Bohn John and Berna Bruzzone Dr. Dean and Jane Burroughs Ingrid and Joe Burton Robert and Staci Butcher Dr. Andrew and Marilyn Calciano Estate of Bernice Caminata Carl N. Swenson Company Rosemary Castillo Chaminade Resort & Spa Dr. Fred Chin Coast Commercial Bank Jessie Cole Comerica Bank Dave and Joanne Cordano Estate of Herbert Double Driscoll’s Dr. Chris and Yolanda Dybdahl E. L. Wiegand Foundation James and Hermine Feodi Dr. Robert and Maria Finegan Finkelman Family Charitable Foundation Foodsmith Mahlon and Joel-Ann Foote Pauline Geimer Genentech Charles and Eleanor Gilbert Good Times Angelo and Beverly Grova Hawley Family Fund Alan and Vicki Hendin HGA Architects and Engineers Hubbard Foundation Carolyn Hyatt
I.O.O.F. No. 96 Italian Catholic Federation Chapter 227 Dr. Dean and Frances Kashino Caroline Kuspa Lakeside Organic Gardens, LLC Alan and Judy Levin Lion’s Club of Santa Cruz Mackenzies Chocolates Susan and Angus MacMillan Donald Magee Estate of William Martine Julia Matthews James and Dorothy Miller Dr. Ken and Sandra Miura Sandra and Stanley Mock Bill and Karen Moncovich Rudy and Doris Monte Monterey Bay Cardiovascular Center Allison and Paul Niday Dr. Kelly and Patricia O’Keefe OrthoNorCal Will and Martina O’Sullivan Emma Oswald John and Diane Petersdorf Physicians Medical Group Dr. Rob P. Quinn and Dr. Paula S. Quinn Dr. Kenneth and Barbara Reed Dr. Robert and Marcia Rider Rotary Club of Santa Cruz Safety Center Incorporated Salz Leathers, Inc. Santa Cruz Co. Youth Resource Bank Santa Cruz County Bank Santa Cruz Lumber Company Santa Cruz Post Acute Santa Cruz Surgery Center Don and Bonnie Santos Robert “Butch” and Marie Semas Robert and Kathleen Semas Brigid and Bill Simpkins Glen and Jan Slay Estate of Albert Smith Ms. Ginny Solari Mazry Dr. Robert and Mary Kay Squire St. Joseph Health System Deborah Hansen and Michael Stekoll Steve’s 76 Summers And Sons Electric Dr. Neal and Kathleen Swanson Robert and Frances Swenson Estate of Kenneth Taylor The James Irvine Foundation The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Thomas J. Lipton Company Estate of Ledden and Doris Wall Dr. Jack and Erin Watson Estate of Lura White Whole Foods Market Dr. Louis and Sharon Wileman Jill and Dick Wilson Leland and Marian Zeidler
CIRCLE OF HOPE Joseph and Cynthia Alcantara Alla & Co. Estate of Emma R. Allegrini Dr. Robert Allen and Maryann Dunlap Steven and Amanda Allen Amgen, Inc.
Dr. Cecil and Alice Anderson A. R. and Mildred Andries Anonymous Armanino LLP Association of Western Hospitals Nancy K. Austin and Bill Cawley Richetta Azzaro Stephen Barat Jim and Suzie Bargetto Estate of Sylvia Bargetto-Nolan Anne Barnett Dr. H. Shields and Virginia Barr Ben and Yuki Batterson John Battistini Julia Batz Estate of Louis and Donah Belis Phillip and Patricia Bewley Leila Biancalana Bridget Binko Estate of Nancy Bliss Chip and Suzie Bogaard The E. R. Bourke Family Marjorie Bourret Larry and Holly Brenner Therese Briend Blaine and Connie Brokaw Anthony Bruno Leonore Buchwald Estate of Vivian Burgess Drs. Nicholas and Beth Abidi Burroughs Braley Financial Planning & Wealth Management Denine Butcher Sandra Butcher Shirley Butler Café Cruz Canyon View Capital Care From The Heart Gail Carhart-Scofield Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc. Chardonnay Sailing Charters Children’s Benefit Fund, Inc. Mary Chope Dr. John and Marguerite Christensen Roy and Jan Christian Elizabeth and David Doolin Estate of Hester Collins John Colombini Estate of Evelyn Hefner Combs Joan Cook John and Carol Courtney Credit Bureau of Santa Cruz Co. Richard Crescini Bea Elliot Crow’s Nest Restaurant Dan Murphy Foundation Justin and Carol Dantzler Dayton Foundation Depository, Inc. John and Marti DeBenedetti Kathy Dean John L. DeBenedetti Dr. Thomas and Sonia Deetz DeLaveaga Lodge Restaurant Deluxe Foods of Aptos, Inc. Elise and Kevin Dempsey John and Jean DeNault Dermatology Surgical and Medical Group Devenney Group, Ltd Dr. Thomas Devlin Estate of Ernest Dillon
Jessica Dixon Georgette Dufresne Sister Georganne Duggan, O.P. Dr. Bruce and Jean Dunn Barbara and Don Eagle Betty Elward Dianne Engelund Michele and Lorne Fahrner Ed and Roz Fakunding Zita Farrell Dr. Kenneth and Virginia Fendorf David Ferrari Estate of Alberta Finn First 5 Santa Cruz County First Interstate Bank Foundation Roger Fleiger Paul and Joanne Frommherz The Fruitt Family Estate of Domina Furlong Edna Gaub and Steve Gaub Family Carol George Don and Cathy Butcher Gerig Drs. Leonard and Offra Gerstein Daniel and Lee Gilbert Dr. John and Sharen Gillette Dr. John and Susana Glina Karen Gosling Rusty and Jenna Greiner Estate of Nettie May Grenot Russell and Jill Gross Erma and Louis Haber Patrick and Dottie Haggerty Paul Hanneman David and Bette Harken Harkness Family Trust Dr. Ciara Harraher and Mr. Michael McDonnell Estate of Lynette Harts Dr. Carlene Hawksley and Nicola Hughes Melvin and Sally Hawley Hearst Foundations Dr. William Hess Dr. Bruce Hinrichs Roger and Debby Hite Horsnyder Pharmacy Hospital Council Foundation Monina and Keith Houchen Dr. Bruce and Marianne Hultgren Marianne Hyer Warren and Ann Hyer Dr. Anne-Marie Jackson Dr. Julie Jaffe George and Mollie Jarrow Dr. Charles and Lois Jernstrom Dr. Jennie Jet and Michael D’Antonio Dr. Jay and Jennifer Johnson Harland and Therese Johnson Joni L. Janecki & Associates Landscape Architects Samuel Kaplan Drs. John and Victoria Kaufmann Diane and Shah Kazemi Patricia M. Kelly Dr. Suzanne Kilmer Dr. Jay Meisel and Dr. Charlotte Kim George and Nita Kosovac Estate of Whitney and Bernice Kraft Mary Anne Kramer-Urner Margaret Kristich David and Paula Kuty FOCUS ON WELLNESS | 2 5
Thank You Honor Roll of Donors Dr. Terry and Teddra Lapid Layton Fernandes Construction Carlos and Monie Lazalde Estate of Samuel Johnson Leask Margaret Lenihan Les and Jeane Ley Dr. Laura Likar Jeannine Lipka-Blachly Locatelli Moving & Storage, Inc. Randall Rea and Kathleen Loughlin Lucid Sound and Picture M&M Electric Chuck and Chris Maffia Marsha Maffia Dr. Gail and Roseanne Magid Dr. Morgan and Kathleen Magid Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Maguire Marjory Mahan Marina Motor Company Tim and Heather Matthews Sister Patricia McCarty, O.P. Dr. Georges and Dawn McCormick Estate of Dean and Jane McHenry Dr. Ned McNamara, in memory of Loida McNamara Dr. Mahlon McPherson Fred and Linda McPherson Dr. Ritu and Robert Meister Mended Hearts Chapter #155, Inc. James and Bernadine Miller Tim and Abbie Miller Jessica Miller-Monte Susan Mills Frank A Minuti, Jr. Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. Ken and Velma Morena Tim and Judy Morgan Dr. William and Darci Morris Dr. and Mrs. Paul R. Moyce Marjorie Murphy Jim and Kara Murray Joshua and Leah Nadherny-Calciano Kelly and Maria Nesheim Dr. Andrew and Teresa Nevitt Dr. Elizabeth Newsom and Mark Calkins Estate of Clarence Nielson Ocean Honda Dan and Sue Pacheco Betty and Joseph Patten Dr. Henry Pearce Clyde and Pauline Persley Lorrie Phariss (Hester) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Piciullo Mrs. Linda Plager Marie and Dr. Ludwig Pletsch Dr. Steven and Cynthia Plumb Dr. Robert and Barbara Poirier Stanley and Muriel Prolo Public Health Institute Harry and Doris Rasmussen Pat and Rowland Rebele Sally E.M. Redemann-Knowles Redtree Properties, L.P. Estate of Mathilda Rossi Rotary Club of Capitola-Aptos Ruth Rousseau-Kelly Sister Anne Russell, O.P. Philip Sachs Dr. Edmund and Norma Sacks Samuel Leask & Sons 2 6 | FOCUS ON WELLNESS
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Santa Cruz Clearing House Association Santa Cruz Emergency Physicians Santa Cruz Medical Group Santa Cruz Moving Services Santa Cruz Pulmonary Medical Group Santa Cruz Sunrise Rotary Club Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Scharf Investments Dr. Howard and Susan Schwartz Tari Schwarz Dr. Charles and Joan Scibetta Seascape Beach Resort Security Pacific Charitable Foundation Dan and Lynette Sedenquist Mary and Pete Segarini Estate of Maude Sharpe Lynda and Jim Sheppard Bob Bennett and Elizabeth Shih Shopper’s Corner Dr. Rajinder and Navdeep Singh Timothy Sinnott Angelo Siri Jon and Margie Sisk Slinger Family Fund At CFSCC Steve and Gail Snodgrass St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center Tom and Phyllis Stagnaro Edward and Seely Sumpf Estate of Irene Roney Tait Dr. Sharon Tapper and Dr. James Spiegel The Herbst Foundation Gary and Jevon Todd Dr. Fred and Jan Tomlinson Angela Towne Sherman Unell V.B.J. Investors David and Cleo Vallery Lee and Johna Vanderpool VISA International Vituity Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz Michael and Lorie Wade Alice Yribar Wallace Watsonville Police Department Dr. John and Janet Weaver Rachel Wedeen The Weinstein’s Drs. Gregory Whitley and Wendy Sickels Estate of Patricia Williams Stanley and Joan Williams Frederick and Sharon Willoughby Donna Wills G. Carter Wilson Nancy S. Woolf Peter and Maria Yee David and Grace Yeh Peg Youngs Paul and Kathleen Zech
CIRCLE OF TRUST Abbott Laboratories Carol and Tom Adams Dr. William and Kathy Adams Michael and Kalena Allard Daniel W. Allison Mary and Morgan Alves American Medical Response Frances Anderson
Michelle E. Anderson and Daniel J. Morgali Anderson Christie Real Estate Estate of Louis Andreotti Annieglass Anonymous Aptos Sea Lioness Anne and Aaron Ashley Dean and Rainy Austin Joe and Joleen Avelar Dr. Kenneth Averill Axolotl Corporation Dr. Ted and Suz Bailey Sandra Baird and Steven Throner Robert Baker Wells Barbara And Company Catering Karen Becker Margaret Behan Julius Zorn, Inc. (JUZO) Dr. David and Kristen Benjamin Ed and Karen Berg Costa Dr. Paul and Carol Berman Heather Berti Best Western Seacliff Inn BFP Fire Protection, Inc. Judge William Kelsay and Claire Biancalana Big Creek Lumber Company Craig and Susan Blackwell William and Pattie Blade Willa Blair Gladyce Blunden Vic and Peggy Bogard Claire and Dennis Bol Allison Bolin Borders, Inc. Robert and Susan Bosso Virginia Bosso Rita Bowen Tansy Bowermaster Barbara and Joseph Brechel Stanley and Virginia Brett Bristol-Myers Dr. John and Sydney Lee Brokaw The William and Pauline Bryant Family Dr. Alan Buchwald and Kate Nakfoor Cabrillo Host Lions Club Cain Sound Lucile Canfield Marianne Hunter-Chance Dr. Clement J. Cheng Dr. Edwin and Ai Cheng Chiorini, Hunt & Jacobs Ben Cirone Larry and Lynette Cleland Robert Coe Collins Electrical Company Inc. James Colombini Ione N. Conlan Continuum Biomedical Thad Corbett Joan Cowden Marshall Cowden Crescini Wines Crocker National Bank Foundation Dr. Robert and Marylin Crompton Maureen Cronin CSK Auto Dr. Dominick and Valerie Curatola Dr. Alex and Karen Darocy
Kay and Gunther de Groot Dr. Zoltan and Irene de Haydu Rita Eileen Dean, O.P. Douglas and Diane Deaver Valerie Decker Estate of Ken and Maxine Dellenbach Lynn Difley Dorothy Dingilian Diocese of Monterey James and Nanci Dobbins Stephen Domenik Jim and Marilyn Donahue J. Douglas Donenfeld Stanley and Elaine Donenfeld Driftwood Healthcare Center Robbie Dunton Cary and Sarah Edmundson Anastasia Elgina Ligaya Garcia Eligio Dennis and Janet Emanuelson Ruth Engel Erik’s DeliCafe, Inc. Dr. Floyd and Naomi Estess Dominic and Ginny Fanelli Farella Braun + Martel Lorraine and Mike Fernandes Matt and Shannon Fidiam Michele W. Finch Kathleen Finnigan John and Mary Fisher Dr. Noel and Miriam Fishman James Fitch Patricia Fleming Gerald and Georgia Fogelson Linda and Paul Foster Donna and Rob Franks Dr. Joseph and Layla Franks Denise and Greg Fritsch Dr. John and Debby Fust George and Nancy Gallucci Dr. Eliud and Laura Garcia Dr. David and Shannon Gelbart Leo and Beverly Giladett Drs. Brandon and Jill Ginieczki Roger and Norma Gintert Maddalena Giusto Glaxo SmithKline Anne Goines Nancy and Neil Goldstein Shirley Graham Mel Grant John Gray Greater Bay Bancorp Estate of Mary Greene J.N. Gresham John and Sandy Hadveck Patricia Wong Hahn Eric Hand Alice Hansmann The Hanson Group at Morgan Stanley Dr. Donald and Kay Harner Barbara Harris James W. and Constance C. Hatch Joanne and Mitchell Jensen Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe Dr. Donaldo Hernandez Dr. Christian and Jenni Heywood Jocelyn and Alvin Hittle Don and Hilda Hodges Christine and Steve Homan
Thank You Honor Roll of Donors Matthew Jude Howard Dr. Stephen and Linda Howarth Dr. Rex and Judith Hsei Ashley Hubback Donald & Kimberlee Hunter Gerald Hynes Howard Ikemoto and Julie Connell Rosemarie Imazio Integrated Communications Corporation Patricia and Michael Isaacson Dr. Magdy Ismail Erik and Judy Johnson Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Dr. Karl and Hua Johsens Bradley Jones Robert and Patrice Keet Dr. Gordon and Coralin King Martin and Karla Kirch Albert Klail Lt. Col. Ernest T. Kretschmer USAF Ret. KT Mechanical, Inc. Harold and Donna La Font Marvin and Lee Ann Labrie Dr. Michael and Carol Laflin Dr. Joseph and Dale Lago Dr. Alexis and Spencer Lane Las Animas Concrete Sam and Susan Leask Dr. Gordon and Judy Lee Dr. Louis and Rosa Lee Vicki and Michael Lee Dr. Paul and Anne Levin Dr. Robert and Nancy Ley Mary Kate and Gurden Mooser Norman and Mary Kate Lezin Dianna Libby LILLY Trudy Locatelli Robert and Jan Lockwood Dr. Rodney and Rachel Lowe Lucas, Wyckoff, Miller, Dunton & Comstock Lucky Stores, Inc. Dr. Barbara MacFarlane Jeanne and Thomas MacLaren Lillian MacMinn George and Linda Malloch Caroline and Bruce Manilidi Dr. Steven and Honey Mann Priscilla and Thomas Maren Dr. Allen and Janet Martin Drs. Roy and Evangelina Martinez Joseph and Lila Jean Marvin Estate of Rita Mattei Robert and Julie Mazurek Estate of Henry and Marilyn McBrien Jackie McClellan Loisann McCullagh Sister Brigid McDonald, O.P. Lynn and Dennis McFarlane Elizabeth McIntire Estate of Monsignor William McLoughlin Mead Johnson and Company PJ and Carolyn Mecozzi Ramona Medina Medline Industries, Inc. Brenda and James Meehan Chris Mehling Dr. Edward and Debra Menges James and Karen Merchant
Tom and Martha Meuldijk Kyle Middleton Myron and Caroline Migliorino Donald and Iris Miller Melanie and Alan Mosley Drs. Dawn Motyka and Charles Manske Estate of Roblin Moy Mpress Digital George and Stephanie Mungai Kevin and Mary Murphy Dr. Solmaz Nabipour and Lisa Brooks, PhD Randall P. Nacamuli, MD Robin Nacamuli Alice Neary Kerry Nehls Newpath Landscape Services James Nicholson T.J. Nicholson Harvey and Judy Nickelson Marcie Noble Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation Dianella Nunes Marjory and William O’Connor Joseph and Louise Olivieri O’Neill, Inc. Gloria Ortiz Adrienne Pacheco Estate of Lawrence Parodi Dr. Carlisle and Christine Percival Pfizer, Inc. Philip M. Sachs Dr. Pho Ba Da and Anne Pho Ba Da Jerry Piepmeyer John Pietrzak Gerald and Cathe Pleasant Dr. James and Mary Ellen Poth Dr. Carl and Judy Primavera Margaret Quinn and Daniel Shen Robert Radell Alvina Raffanti Estate of Gladys Elaine Rayburg David and Lynn Regan Drs. Christen Allaman and Marylinn Reinhardt Dr. Peter and Candace Reynolds Francisco and Katherine Rhein Jarl Saal and Sherry Ricar Barbara Rodrigues Rotary Area 7 - District 5170 Rotary Club of Scotts Valley Robert Rousseau Deborah Routley Suzan Rowan Cherri Rupert-Canfield Josh Rutkoff Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System San Lorenzo Lumber Company, Inc. Kevin Sanchez Sandbar Solar & Electric Donald and Patricia Sanders Santa Cruz County Office Of Education Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. Santa Cruz Seaside Co. Santana Paving and Grading, Inc. Drs. Jessica and Eugene Santillano Thomas and Brenda Schmida John Schmidt Schwab Charitable Fund
Dr. Arthur and Lorie Schwartz Marilyn and Ray Scott Dr. Daniel and Lucienne Seftel Ronald and Cynthia Sekkel Kristin and William Sellers Roland and Rosa Sharp Col. Frank L. Shogren Sigma Alpha of Omega Nu Janet Sinkler Slatter Construction Dr. Donald and Frances Slebir Christopher and Blanca Smith Claire and Gary Sommargren John and Mamie Stagnaro Mary and Jack Stagnaro Dr. Ashby Steele Randy Stephenson Dr. Patrick and Patricia Sullivan Carol Baker Summers Sweet Darling Sales, Inc. System USA, Inc. Estate of Jon and Carol Szczepaniak The Pied Piper Exterminators, Inc. The Stinnett Group The Wedeen Hammer Group At Morgan Stanley Edward and Mable Thomas Sandra Thomas Dorothy Thrash Drs. Sienna and Simon Titen TJX Foundation TMD Creative Tracy Trail-Mahan Treasures Fine Jewelry, Inc. Triad Electric, Inc Tracy Valle OTR, CHT Van Hoesen Industries, Inc. Christine and Kent Vanderbundt James and Evelyn Victory Vino Tabi Winery Dr. John M. Vogel George N. Wagner William Wagy Dr. Mark and Nancy Wainer Michael and Kristina Walsh Paul Walsh Gertrude Wasserstrom Frank Webb Weight Watchers of Northern California Estate of Robert Wertz Dr. Kenneth and Sonia Westphal Melinda White Albert Whitford The Hakan Wikberg Family Dr. Richard and Carolyn Williams Elinor Williams James and Sue Wilson Elva and Ted Winch Stanley Wolfberg Dr. Marc and Nancy Yellin Yoso Wellness Spa William Zanetis Alla Zeltser
CIRCLE OF KINDNESS 1st Capital Bank A & I Transport Jill Abramson William and Mary Ackerknecht Activision
Wayne and Jill Adachi Katherine Adams William and Marijane Adams, Jr Sally Adamson Adrian Dominican Sisters Pacific Mission Group Adrian’s Grafx & Signs Advanced Health Media Affiliated Engineers Denise and Stephen Agosti Renee Aispuro Gonzalez Leslie Akeman Lisa and Christopher Akey Rebecca and David Alaga Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Dr. Walter and Janet Alexander Alexis Party Rentals Andrea Allan Karl Allanson Willard and Adele Allbright Phillip and Janice Allegri Dwight Allen Mary Allen Allen Taylor Foundation Daniel L. Allison Alpha Theta Chapter Of Omega Nu American Cancer Society John and Betsy Andersen Dave and D’Anna Anderson Douglas and Noris Anderson Elizabeth Anderson Jacquelyn Anderson Karen and Ray Anderson Tod and Jen Anderson W. Lloyd Anderson Dr. Kenneth and Joyce Fendorf Anonymous Dr. Sheri Anselmi and Mr. Gabriel Regalado Ernest and Ruth Antolini Aptos Chamber of Commerce Aptos Lions Club Dr. David and Loretta Arakaki Margaret Arcangeli Salvador Arellano-Diaz Mary Arevalo Sheila J. Arias, R.N. Jake Sylvester and Nikki Armagost Clifford and Annie Armatis Herman Armstrong Estate of Ethel Arnold Dr. Stephen and Elida Aron John and Miriam Arozena Karen Ashforth AstraZeneca AT&T External Affairs Kerry Atchison Rodney and Mary Atchison Elise and James Atkins Barbara Avona Marlene and Edward Avona Dr. Joshua and Marianne Babad Marina Babic Gary Bacon Sam and Donna Badawi Rosemarie Bailey Estate of Barbara Baines Laurie Bair and Paul Sherrill Aristotle Balba Phoebe Balch FOCUS ON WELLNESS | 2 7
Thank You Honor Roll of Donors Robert and Mary Balian Sue Ballantyne Louise Ballard Susi and Marshall Ballard Grace Balleza Perlita Banez Bruce Bangert Bank of the West James and Barbara Banke R. and Stephanie Bannister Dr. Joan and Milton Barber Donald and Barbara Bargiacchi Jeanne and Joseph Barilati John and Susan Barisone Eli and Sharon Bariteau Lacy Barnes Barbara and Frank Barone Terri Barroca Gerald and Dott Bartlett Helen Bass John Baustian Bay Eye Medical Group, Inc. Bay Plumbing Supply Bayonet & Blackhorse Golf Courses James Beauregard Kathleen and J. Becker Tom and Carole Beckett Debbie Beeson Esther Bei Charles Bell Elna Bellas Paul Bellina Cheryl Bencala William and Betty Benevento Juanita Benjamin Ellen Berger Kenneth and Deborah Bergman Marlyn Bergman Alex Bergthold Duane and Wendy Berndt Richard Bernosky Janet Berry Dolores Bettancourt Cheryl Bezucha Steven Bidwell Bike Station Santa Cruz Bill the Oyster Man John Biondi Sam and Elena Bishop Kathleen Blain Mike and Trude Blend Janice Block Betty and Bert Bly Estate of James Bockenstedt Patricia Anne Bockenstedt-Grover James and Cindy Bogard David Bohannon Gina Bokariza Ernie Bontadelli Delbert and Iva Borchert Borel Bank & Trust Company Rebecca Borghi Borland International Bosso Williams Flo & Giles St. Clair Foundation Sister Celeste Bourke, O.P. Claudia and James Bowers-Sawyer Kenneth and Myra Boyd Sally Boyd
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Marie Boyles Daven Brackeen Emmie and Tony Bragado Dr. Ryan and Mari Brandt Brass Key Locksmith, Inc. Richard and Joyce Bray Anna Brenkwitz Elizabeth Brennan Joan and Roque Brennan Diane Bridgeman, PhD Dixie and Charles Briggs William and Joanne Brokaw Carol Parker Sheryl Ann Brouse Robert and Muriel Brouwer Brian Brown Joan Brown Rebecca Brown Stephanie Brown Estate of Josephine and Enrico Brunetti Brunetti Interiors Michael and Eleanore Buckley Peggy Burgess Bob and Judi Burick Debbie Burks Elizabeth and Ed Burnett Barbara Burnham Sister Jeanne Burns, O.P. Betty Burrill Lisa Burroughs Kim and Tie Kim Kristin Busch Dr. Thomas Bush and Grace Sanchez Sister Beth Butler, O.P. Gay Byington Robert Byrne Ed and Sharon Bystran C.E. Canfield & Son, Inc. Cabrillo Quota Club of Santa Cruz Cafe Mare Anthony and Rose Caffarena William and Ella Caldwell CALSTAR Air Medical Services Marina Camarlinghi Maria Campos Campus Ministry Center Community Alida and Tom Canale Lydia Canale Angelo and Lucille Canepa Charles Canfield and Family Sister Janet Capone,O.P. Eric Cummins and Vicki Carlisle Charles Carlson, In memory of Susan Beryl Carney John Carniglia Martha Carniglia Mary Carniglia-Aveni NZ Carol Rachel Carpenter Mary Anne Carson Dr. Daniel Carter Dr. Jean and Cindy Carter Michael Casal Estate of Robert and Beverly Cashman Mary Casillas Roy and Lena Castiglioni Cesario Castillo Juana and Jamie Castillo Joseph and Ada Castro Lisa Ueki
Central Fire Protection District of Santa Cruz Co. Central Valley Casework Inc Rocky Cervatos CH Reynolds Cedric Chan and Belinda Au Satish and Ellen Chandra Jun and King Chang Charles Schwab Robert and Sarah Chen Chia-Hua Chin Chong Partners Architecture Dr. Donald and Nancy Christensen Paul and Jytte Christensen Adam and Teodora Chrystie Barbara Chupp Robert and Janine Ciapponi Ceil Cirillo Citibank, N.A. Citicorp Savings City of Santa Cruz Angela and Lee Clark Richard and Ginny Clark Sidney and Dorothy Clarke Dr. Paul Clayman Julie Clayton Carol Cline Dr. Corrine and Leonard Cline-Fortunato William and Cloy Codiga Dennis Collins Gary and Heidi Collins Community Foundation Of Santa Cruz Community Television of Santa Cruz County, Inc. Complete Mailing Services Jacqueline Conelly Richard and Elaine Conley Eric Conrad Cathy Conway Charles Cook James Cook Herbert and Patricia Cooper Robert and Henrietta Cooper Mary Alice Copp Caroline and David Corboy Richard Cornell Gail and Franklin Cornwall Corralitos Market & Sausage Company John Corrick Rob and Toni Corrigan Richard Costa Couch Distributing, Inc. Dr. Michael and Shawn Coulson Patti Coulter Earle and Dirkje Coutant Josie and Chuck Cowden Judy Cox Carolyn Coy Gretchen and Daniel Coyle Harry Cozad Stephen and Annie Cramer Catherine Crane Julia Crawford Theresa Crosetti Kathryn Crowe Christina Cuevas Mary Culley and Scott Smith Maureen Curry Cypress Coast Subaru
Hal and Karlene Dahlmeier Zouhair Daif Collette Dalke Carroll-Ann and Gerard Daly Jennifer Ann and Deric Dangzalan Cindy Darosa William and Edith Darwin Dasher Technologies Julie David Rose Davighi Ann Davis Blaine Davis Leonard and Genevieve Davis Mickey Davis John and Michelle Day Grant De La Motte Rosie Deakers Angelo and Julie DeBernardo The deCastongrene Family Jerome and Sylvia Deck Diane Deese Carolyn Degnan Ren and Josephine Del Carlo John Del Conte DeLaveaga Golf Course Marshall and Sabrina Delk Dell Williams Jewelers Andrew and Dorothy Delucchi Nick and Leta Delurgio Peter Demma Sister Madeline Dervin, O.P. Dr. Kirti and Jigisha Desai Kimberly De Serpa Theresa Desmond DeSylvester Charitable Foundation Devcon Construction, Inc. Katherine Devereux, In memory of Susan K. Minuth Dr. Hans and Carmen Dibbern Dr. Alfred Dickerson Dr. Richard and Daniela Dickson Robin Didoszak Laura Diem Dientes Community Dental Care Mary Dillenbeck Fred and Lucile Dimeo Lyle and Rosalie Dixon Loree Doan Kathy Dobbins-Mori J.K. and Jean Dobey Steven Dobler Amy Doherty Janna Doherty Dominican Oaks Dominican Oaks Resident Council Elizabeth Donatoni, Larry and Mary Donatoni TerĂŠsa Doran Arthur and Dilma Dover Patrick and Cyndy Dowling Charles and Beverly Downey Dwayne and Linda Downing John and Judy Downs Wade and Mary Grace Dozier DPR Construction, Inc. Dream Inn Santa Cruz Nick and Beatrice Drobac Sonya Drottar Drs. Richard and Barbara Drucker
Thank You Honor Roll of Donors Kelly and Sharla Duffin Frank Dunbar Dr. Michael and Julie Dunn Louise Dunn Sara Dunn Charlotte Dunstan Earl Duntley Roselyn Duplessis Ali Duran Lavonna Durham Janis Dybdahl Gerrie Dyer E. V. Moceo Company, Inc. Peggy Edsall Thomas and Ernestine Edwards Margaret Egense Lillian Eglinton Frank and Lynn Ehret Dr. Erick and Jill Eklund Dr. Charles and Sandra Eldridge Eli Lilly and Company Elva Elizondo Doug and Cathy Elliott Dr. Bruce Ellis Jane Ellis Glenn Ely Elyxir Distributing Dr. James and Claire Engelman Richard and Jeanne Epping Jane Erice Jack Erickson Nathan Larry Escoto Nancy Eskilson Eventscapes, Inc. Lynda Evers Stanley and Jane Evers M.J. Exton Extra Large Tom and Elizabeth Fagan Martha Fagundes Familiar Surroundings Home Care Family Doctors of Santa Cruz Carl Faria Diane Farkas Dr. Hannah B. Farquharson and Dr. Steven Cortes William and Lauren Farr Sophie Farrar Jean Favre FedEx Office George Fells and Gabriela Tippetts-Fells Marie Ferguson Fernandes and Sons General Contractor Maria Elena Fernandez Harry and Rose Ferrari Ferrari Florist Dr. Edward and Patty Field Valerie Fielder Anita Filice Marsha and John Filice Carolyn Finch Ruth Findlay Tony and Shirley Fink Byron Finney George and Mary Fintel Fionna Floral First Security Services Thomas and Deborah Fisher Gerald and Mildred Fitzgerald Sister Jean Fitzgerald, O.P.
Michael Fitzmaurice Deborah and Tim Fitzpatrick Alyce Flaherty Tara Flesner Estate of Gerald Fling Katheryn Flynn Stephen and Kelley Foerster Tito Fonseca Mary Louise Foote C. John and Kathryn Foppe Warren Forest John Forster Guadalupe Foster Russell Foster Mr. and Mrs. Tony Franceschini Francoeur and Company Charles Franich Iris Frank Frankenberg Family Foundation James and Marianne Franks Steve Freed Margaret and Scott French Roberta Friedman Sister Jane C. Fries, O.P. Marta Frosch Jeffrey and Merle Froshman Neal and Catherine Frost Caroline Fuelling In memory of Marie Mennick Freer Tura and Bruce Fuller Laurie Fultz John and Kim Furman Paul and Charlotte Fury Galli Produce Co Inc Dori Galster Bishop Richard Garcia Judith A. Garcia, MD John and Theresa Gargiulo Dr. Steven and Tracy Garner Steve and Patricia Garrett Mary and William Garrison Dr. Laura Garvin Howard and Wilma Gawthrop Gayleâ€™s Bakery & Rosticceria Arnold and Dianne Gazarian Genomic Health, Inc. Pete and Jean Gergen Gerstein, Schwartz & Spiegel Heather Gerwin Dr. George and Eleanor Geslien Andrew and Sondra Geyer John and Kathleen Ghio Ghost Mountain Riders Shawn Gibson Socksmith Design Estate of Don Gilstrap Austa Glader Shonnie Godfrey-Tuck Estate of Gladys Golding Julio Gomez Joe Gonsalves Estate of Lydia Goodman Eileen Goodwin Google Inc Creaghe and Lois Gordon John and Angel Goscila Antoinette Goulet Brandon Goulter Joseph and Frances Grabill Sylvie Graham
Warren and Wendy Grande Graniterock Maxine Gransbury Timothy Grasso William Gray Greater Santa Cruz Lions Club Nancy and Timothy Greenstreet Alvin and Dolly Gregory Chris Guillette Griesinger Dr. Lee Griffith Dr. Christine and Malcom Griger Rhiana Cone Patricia and Greg Gunkel Glenda and Lee Gwin H.W. & Associates Ken Haber Mel and Mary Haber Habers Furniture, Ltd. Estate of Ernest Haggren Peter Hahn Dr. Stephen and Gail Halpern Barry and Diane Hamby David Hamilton Deidre Hamilton Monica and Jay Hamilton Tiffany Hammer Estate of James and Barbara Hammond Joshua Hampton Lincoln Handley Daniel and Judith Hanley Chris and Janie Hanson Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos, & Rudy, LLP Harbor Medical Group, Inc. Marian Hardin Peter Harker Mignan Harmon Oliver Harney Harney Foundation Bob and Beverly Harris Dr. Clifton Harris Patricia Harris Patricia and William Harrison Rick and Mimi Harron Thomas and Rebecca Hart Ronda Hatcher Stefanie Hatfield, MD Drs. Carol Haubach and Eric Sanford Charles and Susan Hawley Bradley Hawthorne John Hayford David and Jacqueline Heald Health Science Communications, Inc. Healthcare Innovation Associates Heartland Hospice Leon Hebert Jr. Janet Heien Carrie and Scott Heinrichson Brian and Cecilia Heltsley Dr. W. Richard and Judy Hencke Joseph and Edyth Henderson Claire Henry Beth Henshaw Dr. Michael and Evamarie Herhusky Cynthia Iris Hernandez Dr. Edward Herold Sister Anne Herringer, O.P. Monica and Marc Hersch Wendy Hess Dr. Bernard and Eleanor Hilberman
Barbara Hill Francile Hill Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley Caren Himanen William and Betty Hirth Chad Hixon Dr. David and Evelyn Hoban Herb Hoelscher Barry Hoerig Dr. Klaus and Jan Hoffmann Anthony and Susan Holbrook Mark and Kay Holcomb Home Savings of America Rose Tran and Thanh Vu Jane Hood Edward Hook Christine Hooper Dr. Gerard Horn Hotel Paradox Sara and David Hoyle Darrell Huckobey John and Karen Huffman Virginia Huffman Catherine Hughes Paula Hughes Robert and Yola Hughes Dan Hull Lynn Hunt Kathryn Hunter-Burrous Hilda Hurley Katinka Hurley Dr. Alvie and Janice Hurray Elizabeth Hurtado Dorothy Husband J. Kent Hutchinson Hutchinson and Bloodgood, LLP William Hyde Irwin Sister Julie Hyer, O.P. IDEC Pharmaceuticals Corp. IHOP/Caphop, LLC Ince Integrated Therapeutics Corp. Intel Corporation International Health Programs Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald and Lanette Irwin Mary Irwin Dr. Mark and Julie Isaacson Ronald and Linda Israel Dr. Antonios and Randa Issa Bernard Issenman Judy Isvan J.R. Parrish Commercial Real Estate Leonard Jackel Jackson Rancheria Health & Welfare Leila Jacovini Dr. Dena Janigian Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Margery Jastram Jbc Quality Painting Joan Jefferies Stephen Jensen Jesuit Fathers, Holy Family Church Cindy Jewell Steve and Lisa John Johnnyâ€™s Sport Shop Colleen and Michael Johnsen Hazel Johnson Jacalyn and Greg Johnson Jean Johnson
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Restoring Blood Flow, Improving Heart Function Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL) is a new therapy designed to address calcium deposits that cause severe hardening of arteries by delivering pulses of sonic pressure waves. This allows our cardiac interventionalists to complete the less invasive angioplasty procedure, which improves blood flow to the heart. IVL provides better outcomes and reduces recovery time compared to open surgical procedures, allowing our patients to get back to the things that matter most. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVR), places a Mitra Clip device to your mitral valve. This treatment allows the mitral valve to close, helping to restore normal blood flow through your heart. In addition to shorter hospital stays and a 73 percent reduction in hospital visits related to mitral regurgitation (backflow of blood through the heart chambers). Patients who were studied five years after the Mitra Clip procedure continued to experience improvement in their heart function, quality of life, and ability to perform day-to-day tasks.
Dominican Hospital’s experienced cardiac team was the first in the Monterey Bay Area to qualify and offer the innovative transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) procedure to our patients (see sidebar for more information). From preventive screenings to the latest surgical innovations, Dominican Hospital offers the most comprehensive, nationally recognized
heart program in the Monterey Bay region. Healthgrades has named Dominican as one of American’s 100 best hospitals for coronary intervention and among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for cardiac surgery. At Dominican, you can trust our expert doctors, cardiac specialists, nurses, and staff to help keep your heart beating strong, and prevent problems from developing.
For more information, visit dignityhealth.org/dominican/hearts. This technology was funded through community donations to the Dominican Hospital Foundation. For more information please contact Jerry Souza, Director of Cardiovascular Services @ (831) 462-7243.
Your role in preventing a stroke: Fortunately, there are many positive steps you can take now to reduce your risk: 1. Exercise 2. Improve diet 3. Maintain a healthy weight 4. Reduce alcohol consumption 5. Treat atrial fibrillation (AF), diabetes, and/or high blood pressure 6. Address sleep quality issues 7. Quit smoking
The Art of Deciphering Cryptogenic Strokes
s an American Heart Association and Joint Commission Certified stroke center, Dominican is dedicated to meeting the unique and specialized needs of our area’s stroke patients. In most cases, a stroke is caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain. But in one-third of strokes, despite testing, the cause
remains undetermined and is labeled “cryptogenic.” It’s important to dig deeper for a definitive diagnosis to prevent a secondary stroke. A unique collaboration between Dominican’s affiliated neurologists, cardiologists, and primary care providers is helping to reveal the answers needed to provide targeted treatment. Together, this team is collaborating on diagnostic procedures including new cardiac monitoring devices to identify an irregular heartbeat, or atrial fibrillation (AF), and initiate the appropriate treatment.
Know the warning signs of a stroke: • Weakness on one side of the body • Numbness of the face • Unusual and severe headache • Vision loss • Numbness and tingling • Unsteady walk
If you see any of these signs in yourself or someone else, call 911 right away. To learn more about Dominican Hospital’s award-winning stroke care, visit dignityhealth.org/ dominicanstrokecare.
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Nicholas Abidi, MD, orthopedic surgeon performing, robotic assisted surgery.
Robotic-Assisted Surgery Comes to the Dominican Orthopedic Program
or more than a decade, Dominican Hospital has been using the da Vinci robotic surgery system to provide our community with an array of state-of-the-art, less invasive procedures for cardiothoracic, gynecological, urological, and general surgeries. Now, Nicholas Abidi, MD has brought robotic technology to orthopedic surgery at Dominican Hospital with the OMNIBotics robotic-assisted system. For total knee replacements, this new technology quickly builds a
3D virtual model of a patient’s knee during surgery, without the added radiation and expense of a CT scan. This allows the orthopedic surgeon to accurately plan and execute surgery that is customized to a patient’s knee. The OMNI BalanceBot™ robotic ligament tension device restores proper soft tissue balance and leg alignment, two critical factors to successful knee replacement outcomes. Robotic instruments are used by the surgeon with computer
guidance to ensure the procedure is carried out precisely to plan. “The OMNI BalanceBot™ robotically-assisted knee replacement allows us to improve our surgical precision during knee replacement,” said Dr. Abidi. “We can approach routine and complex surgeries and deliver consistent and reproducible results thanks to computer based navigation and robotically assisted surgical support.” Studies comparing traditional knee replacement to robotic-assisted (R-A) surgery found that the latter delivers measurable improvements in patient satisfaction. Research has revealed that R-A total knee replacements offer real-time information for improved precision and accuracy, and reduced injury to surrounding tissue—resulting in a decrease of complications, pain, opioid drug use, length of hospital stays, and re-admissions. The Dominican Hospital orthopedic program delivers consistently excellent patient outcomes, enabling patients to return home earlier, regain mobility more quickly, and benefit from long-term functional improvements. The addition of robotic-assisted surgery will further enhance the patient experience and help us to even better achieve our ultimate goal—to help our patients regain painfree function, return to a normal daily lifestyle as quickly as possible, and remain active for years to come. “Our Orthopedic Surgery Joint Replacement team at Dominican is excited to bring this game-changing technology to our community,” added Dr. Abidi. “The incredible degree to which it improves both short- and long-term results will help us deliver the best possible experience to our total knee replacement patients.”
Learn more about Dominican Hospital’s orthopedic program at dignityhealth.org/dominican/ortho.
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Helping You Breathe Easier
s we all have become acutely aware, every day we are exposed to numerous germs, toxins, environmental pollutants, and other threats to the body. Maintaining our immune systems is a constant challenge and vital to staying healthy. The lungs play an essential role in keeping us alive and well by feeding oxygen to every cell in the body. When our lungs aren’t functioning properly, we are at greater risk for health problems including respiratory illnesses, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and even heart disease.
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Thankfully, our bodies have a natural defense system designed to protect the lungs, keeping dirt and germs at bay. As we have heard a lot lately, there are important infection prevention measures you can take to protect your lungs, including: • P ractice good handwashing, cleansing your hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds, or using alcohol based hand sanitizer when handwashing isn’t available. • G et immunized for flu, pneumonia, and shingles. • Stop smoking.
• A void irritants like smoke, second hand tobacco smoke, or fumes. • T ake care of your teeth and gums. • A void crowds during cold and flu season. • P ractice deep breathing. • S tay hydrated.
In addition to these recommendations, it is really important to improve your emotional wellbeing, which can help strengthen the immune system and improve your outlook on life. The ‘CARES’ approach, was developed by Joel Hughes, Ph.D. from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
ommit to living a life rooted in your deeply held values.
ccept what you are feeling in the moment and remember that some level of anxiety or fear is normal.
elax by incorporating effective stress management techniques into your day such as deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, guided imagery, or mindfulness.
xercise regularly to optimize your physical and mental health. Aim for at least 30 minutes a day five to seven times a week. Or break it up into 10 or 15 minute intervals several times a day.
chedule regular time for work, school, chores, exercise and sleep. Keep your focus on positive, productive activities. It is also important to get enough sleep and eat well. The National Institutes of Health recommends seven or more hours of sleep per night for optimal health. And eating a healthy diet, including plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, lean protein, and whole grains, is critical to support your immune system. If you’re suffering from conditions involving your lungs or respiratory system, Dominican Hospital can help diagnose, evaluate, and provide effective treatment. Our comprehensive services include lung cancer screening, pulmonary function testing, smoking cessation support, and pulmonary rehabilitation.
For more information visit dignityhealth.org/dominican or call 831.457.7077.
Improved Detection and Treatment of Tumors
ominican Hospital’s Lung Cancer Screening program allows detection of disease at an early stage, before symptoms develop. Research from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) showed that screening people at high risk for lung cancer reduced lung cancer deaths by 20 percent, and estimates that early detection and treatment of lung cancer could save more than 70,000 lives a year in the United States. Last summer, Dominican Hospital began using the new Veran 3D navigational software system to further enhance our ability both diagnose and treat lung cancer. Tuong Vu, MD, a Pulmonologist and Critical Care physician,and Juan Rodriguez, MD, Dominican Hospital Medical Director of Interventional Radiology, have successfully used the software during CT-guided procedures and bronchoscopies (small camera scope inserted into the airway) to target small lesions with exceptional results. “The navigational software helps us to pinpoint pulmonary lesions that would have been difficult to target before,” said Dr. Rodriguez. “We are able to achieve this improved accuracy through the use of real-time placement of needles and instruments—without repeating CT scans and with less radiation.” Funded through community donations to the Dominican Hospital Foundation, the new technology can help find cancers at stage 1—where the cure rate is at least 80 percent— compared to the average survival rate of just over one year by the time the cancer reaches stage 4. “Since introducing the Veran Navigational Biopsy system, we have been able to diagnose cancers more
quickly, allowing patients to begin treatment earlier,” said Dr. Vu. “While the Veran system is used primarily to target lung tumors, we have also successfully performed biopsies of tumors in areas outside of the chest, including the liver and kidneys. Another exciting application for the technology is tumor treatment via cryoablation, or using extreme cold to destroy cancer tissue.” The lung biopsy navigation system generates a 3D roadmap of the lung and pathways to the tumor by incorporating CT scan images together with electromagnetic sensors, which are placed on the patient’s chest during the procedure. Utilizing advanced mapping software, physicians are able to follow the most accessible pathway through the airway to the lesion. In addition to providing earlier diagnoses, the new system allows for curative treatment through tumor removal, ultimately saving lives. The mapping technology also can be used to place markers on small tumors, allowing surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgery. “Not only is Dominican Hospital the first facility in the county to offer this life-saving tool, we are the first to deploy this technology across pulmonary and interventional radiology service lines,” said Dominican Hospital President Nanette Mickiewicz, MD. “This cross-collaboration is helping to significantly improve patient safety for a variety of minimally invasive procedures. It’s part of Dominican’s ongoing commitment to ensure that our community has access to leadingedge technologies and care.” Lung cancer screening is not appropriate for everyone. Currently, it is recommended only for high-risk current and former smokers over age 50 with a heavy smoking history, and a family history of lung cancer. For more information about our lung cancer screening program, please visit dignityhealth.org/dominican/cancer careor call 831.462.7770. FOCUS ON WELLNESS | 3 9
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During this time, many of our classes will be hosted virtually. Please check our website for the most updated information.
Your Resource for Community Health & Wellness Education
REGISTRATION & PROGRAM DIRECTORY
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How to register
46-52....Exercise & Fitness
Online Registration: dignityhealth.org/dominican/pep Phone-in Registration: Call 831.457.7099, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Thursday Mailing Address: PEP - Community Wellness Education Dominican Hospital 1555 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
53.........Support Groups 54-55....Childbirth & Parenting 56-57....Katz Cancer Resource Center 58-59....Lifestyle Management Programs
Registration: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Please register at least two days before class starts as classes may be canceled due to low enrollment. Refund policy: Please read prior to registration: Classes canceled by PEP will be refunded in full. Classes that do not meet their minimum enrollment will be canceled 24–48 hrs before class starts. Office Hours: Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Closed for the following dates: Summer Break; 6/29–7/3 Labor Day; 9/7 Thanksgiving Break; 11/23–11/27 Christmas Eve; 12/24 New Year’s Eve; 12/31 The PEP Office is located at Dominican Rehabiliation Services, 610 Frederick St. Santa Cruz
Program directory Class Registration: 831.457.7099 Class Proposal Information: Terri.Primavera@DignityHealth.org or Juliette.Espiritu@DignityHealth.org PEP Office: 831.457.7099 Lifestyle Management Program: 831.457.7077 Katz Cancer Resource Center: 831.462.7770 Total Joint Care / Back & Neck: Margaret.Gniewosz@DignityHealth.org or 831.462.7597 610 FREDERICK STREET
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President's Note: PEP
Although things might be a little different, PEP is still here for you! During this time, many of our classes will be hosted virtually. Please check our website for the most updated information.
Dear Community Members,
o many things in our world have changed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. For us, one of the toughest changes has been pausing many of our PEP classes. The safety of our patients and staff always comes first. We sincerely apologize for the disruption, but we need to ensure your health and wellness, as well as reduce risk of community spread.
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At the time of printing this catalog, we were still under shelter-in-place orders. This left us unsure of which classes we would be able to offer online or in person from July to December. This being the case, we made the decision to leave off class dates and times to remain as flexible as possible as we transition to a â€œnew normal.â€? We encourage you to call our office or check the PEP website regularly to learn about our latest class offerings. For the time being, our intention is to offer appropriate classes online. In the coming months, we hope to gradually reintroduce select in-person exercise classes, as we know how important they are for many of you. We are developing detailed criteria for resuming our full inperson class schedule as soon as we
are given approval, based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and County of Santa Cruz Public Health Department. As we do within the hospital, we will follow strict infection prevention protocols at every step to ensure your safety.
Thank you for your patience, we hope to see you soon!
Nanette Mickiewicz, MD President/CEO Dominican Hospital
Are you looking for a class or program for a specific interest or concern? Check out the sections below to see what you may be interested in or that your doctor could recommend. Our classes are now indexed for your convenience throughout the catalog. We also invite those who are new to our catalog schedule to browse through all of our rich and diverse PEP course offerings.
Childbirth & Parenting
Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program...pg. 45 Pilates................................................ pg. 48 Tai Chi/Qi Gong............................pgs. 50-51 Yoga............................................pgs. 48-49
Baby Care Classes.......................pgs. 54-55 Baby Sign Language.......................... pg. 55. Birth Center Tour Information............. pg. 55 Breastfeeding...............................pgs. 54-55 Childbirth Classes.............................. pg. 54. Breastfeeding support........................ pg. 55 Prenatal Aquatic Class............. pgs. 52 & 55 New Moms Support Group................. pg. 55
Bariatric Support Group..................... pg. 53 Better Breathers................................. pg. 53 Heart Connections................... pgs. 53 & 55 Breastfeeding support.............. pgs. 53 & 55 Lymphedema............................. pg. 53 & 57 Multiple Sclerosis............................... pg. 53 New Moms Support Group....... pgs. 53 & 55
Health & Wellness Aquatic Classes.................................. pg. 52 Cholesterol Screening......................... pg. 59 Diabetes............................................ pg. 58 Freedom from Smoking...................... pg. 44 Medical Fitness Program.................... pg. 59 Medicare 101.................................... pg. 44 Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program...pg. 45 Nutrition Counseling........................... pg. 58 Pilates................................................ pg. 48
Back & Neck Program Aquatic Classes.................................. pg. 52 Exercise & Fitness........................pgs. 46-52 Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program...pg. 45 Senior Strength & Conditioning........... pg. 48. Tai Chi/Qi Gong............................pgs. 50-51 Total Body Movement......................... pg. 48 Yoga............................................pgs. 48-49
Total Joint Care Aquatic Classes.................................. pg. 52 Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program.. pg. 45 Tai Chi/Qi Gong.............................pgs. 50, 51 Senior Strength & Conditioning........... pg. 48 Steady on Your Feet: Balance Class for Seniors.............................................. pg. 47 Yoga..............................................pgs. 48-49
Cancer Resources Improving Neurological Function Aquatic Exercise for People with Parkinson’s..................... pg. 52 Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease...........pg. 47 Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program...pg. 45 Recovering Function After Stroke....... pg. 46 Senior Strength & Conditioning........... pg. 46 Steady on Your Feet Balance Class..... pg. 47 Strength Building for Neurological Impairment........................................ pg. 46
Exercise & Fitness Aquatic Classes.................................. pg. 52 Body Composition Analysis...........pgs. 58-59 Pilates................................................ pg. 48 Prenatal Aquatic Classes.......... pgs. 52 & 55 Resting Metabolic Rate Testing.....pgs. 58-59. Tai Chi/Qi Gong............................pgs. 50-51. Senior Strength & Conditioning........... pg. 48 Steady on Your Feet: Balance Classes for Seniors................ pg. 47 Strides Program...........................pgs. 58-59 Total Body Movement......................... pg. 48
Advanced Aquatic Lymphedema Decongestion.......................... pgs. 52 & 57 Cancer Programs........................ pgs. 56-57 Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program...pg. 45 Support Groups....................... pgs. 53 & 57 Yoga.......................................... pgs. 48-49
Heart Health Aquatic Classes.................................. pg. 52 Cardiac Risk Reduction Program..........pg. 58 Freedom from Smoking...................... pg. 44 Heart Connections............................. pg. 53 Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program...pg. 45 Pulmonary Rehabilitation........... pgs. 58 & 59
Lifestyle Management These classes are offered through Dominican Hospital’s Center for Lifestyle Management Lifestyle Management Programs...pgs. 58-59
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Health & Wellness Freedom from Smoking Freedom from Smoking is the American Lung Association program designed for adults who want to quit smoking. This program has helped hundreds of thousands of smokers quit for good, it emphasizes understanding the psycho-social and behavioral aspects of nicotine addiction and methods to ‘kick the habit.’ A supportive group atmosphere is led by Dominican Hospital respiratory therapists. 8 sessions Instructor: Cheryl Bezucha, BHSRT Class fee: $85, No fee for Medi-Cal Recipients Class code: FFS
Transforming Your Health with Fasting Fasting has been utilized for decades as a tool to reduce inflammation. The impact of fasting can range from improving skin, brain function, blood sugar, hormones, pain, your microbiome and much more. Come find out about the different types of fasting: from intermittent fasting, modified protein sparing, fasting mimicking diets, detoxification and whether any of these, or all, may be right for you. 1 session Instructor: Carol Shwery, DC, CCN Registration fee: $15 Class code: FAST
Medicare 101 Whether you’re turning 65 or helping a family member navigate the system’s complexities, understanding Medicare can be overwhelming. At this seminar, a registered HICAP counselor will help demystify: • The A, B, C’s (and D) of Medicare • When and how to enroll • Supplementing Medicare • Choosing a drug plan • Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) counselors provide complete, accurate, unbiased information on Medicare. Counselors are highly trained and registered with the California Department of Aging. HICAP is not associated in any way with insurance companies, products, or agents. HICAP of Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties is a program within Senior Network Services, a community-based nonprofit organization. Class may be repeated. 1 session Instructor: Pamela King & William Proudfoot Class fee: No charge to participate Class code: MCARE
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Healthy Bones: A Holistic Approach to Osteopenia and Osteoporosis If you are diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis or have a family history then this class will proactively teach you how to manage your bone health. The pillars of bone health include targeted nutrition, proper supplementation, specific exercises and other lifestyle choices with emphasis on stress reduction. 1 session Instructor: Marianne Benforado, L.Ac. Class fee: $15 Class code: HB
Emotional Eating; Stress and Your Weight Stress and emotional eating can cause the pounds to pile on and lessen your ability to lose weight. Learn some useful strategies and techniques for better managing your emotions for a healthier body. 1 session Instructor: Melissa DeVera, RD, CWC, CLT Class fee: $20 Class code: SAYW
Plant Based Eating-The Power of Plants! There are many healthy rewards of eating a plant based diet including lower blood pressure, cholesterol, weight management, and improving diabetic control. Our dietitian will show you how to easily and gradually incorporate this style of eating into your life. 1 session Instructor: Melissa DeVera, RD, CWC, CLT Class Fee: $ 20 Class code: PBE
New options for weight loss in Santa Cruz County at Dominican Hospital Including exercise classes, support groups, nutritional consults, and surgery.
To find out more about our programs and community educational seminars Call (831) 462-7597
Health & Wellness Staying Healthy Through the Holidays
Creating Joy and Happiness in Troubled Times
Staying healthy in mind, body and spirit IS possible during the holidays. In this class you will receive the "Holiday Tool Kit" where you will learn:
Experiencing joy and happiness in our daily lives doesn’t always come easily. Positive experiences are essential to our emotional, psychological and physical health and well-being. Discover ways to cultivate inner resources, independent of life conditions, which will bring joy. This class includes evidence-based practices to enhance psychological and emotional health and well-being. 2 sessions
• The top strategies to cope with stress •T he #1 reason why stress causes weight gain •T hree things that are a MUST to prevent the dreaded 5-10 pound weight gain •T hree top ways to turn holiday "blues" into holiday joy •T he top 10 things to do to stay healthy now and at anytime Come join the class to help the holidays be truly wonderful and healthy! 1 Session Instructor: Carol Shwery, DC, CCN Registration fee: $15 Class code: HTTH
Restoring Healthy Adrenal Function The ‘Big 5 Symptoms’ that plague so many people are: fat, fatigue, depression, gastrointestinal disturbances and female hormone imbalance. Come learn what the adrenal glands do and how they may be one of the main culprits for all of these seemingly different health challenges and what you can do about them. 1 session Instructor: Carol Shwery, DC, CCN Registration fee: $15 Class code: RHAF
Prediabetes: What You Need to Know
Instructor: P.H. Parker, BA, CC, CMT Class fee: $47 Class code: ITT
Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program This virtual program is designed for people experiencing stress and complements management of illness and chronic pain. It consists of training in mindfulness meditation, yoga, and group support. It is modeled after Jon Kabat-Zinn’s UMass program. Participants learn life-long tools to promote wellness, even in the midst of stress, pain and illness. 9 sessions Instructors: Karen Zelin, BA, Jan Landry, BA, Carol Morgan, MA, Meg Corman, MHSA Class fee: $375 Returning participant fee: $275 Materials fee: $25 $25 for 24 CEU’s for MFT, LCSW, LPCC & LEP, Provider CAMFT #136535 $25 for 24 CEU’s for RN’s, Provider #CEP15967
Register for this class by contacting : email@example.com Virtual Evening Sessions: 6/30-8/18 Virtual Day Sessions: 7/1-8/19
Have you been told you have prediabetes? Did you know that most people who develop type 2 diabetes had prediabetes first? The good news is, if you have prediabetes you can prevent or delay the development of type 2 diabetes with proven lifestyle changes. Come meet with our diabetes educators to learn more about the steps you can take. 1 session Instructors: Sherri Harrell, RD, CDE and Stacy James-Ryan, RN, CDE Class fee: $20 Class code: PD
During this time, many of our classes will be hosted virtually. Please check our website for the most updated information.
Make your heart health a priority. Get free cardiovascular screening at Dominican Hospital You are eligible for a screening if you are: • Over age 60 • Over age 50 with risk factors including: smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, family history of heart disease, lack of physical activity and obesity • Over age 40 with diabetes Call 831.462.7788 to learn more or to schedule a free screening. Dare to C.A.R.E. equipment was generously funded by the Dominican Hospital Foundation.
To register for PEP classes go to dignityhealth.org/dominican/pep or call (831) 457-7099. Please register at last two days prior to the class.
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Exercise & Fitness
Functional Recovery & Home Program Development for People with Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury Therapists will help develop individual exercise routines for continued function and home program maintenance—either sitting and/or standing in a wheelchair, or on a mat. This class is designed for wheelchair users as well as ambulatory students. Caregivers should accompany persons requiring continuous supervision, or more than setup assistance, since classes take place in a group setting. Registration is required, we are unable to accommodate drop-ins. Please choose, at most, 2 days of noon-time neurological PEP gym classes per session. 11 sessions Instructors: Dominican Physical Therapy and Staff Class fee: $66 Class code: FRFP
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Strength Building for People with Neurological Impairment
Introduction to Exercise for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease
Therapists will help develop individual exercise routines for those who want to work out−either standing or in a wheelchair−but who are having difficulty getting to the spa, or need extra help with set-up. Caregivers should accompany persons requiring continuous supervision, or more than just set-up assistance, since classes take place in a group setting. Some equipment may not be appropriate for all participants. Registration required; we are unable to accommodate drop-ins. Please choose, at most, 2 days of neurological PEP gym classes per session. 11-12 sessions
Did you know that participation in an on-going exercise program may slow the progression of Parkinson’s Disease? This class will include education, stretching, aerobic exercise, strength training, balance, and functional mobility training designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s Disease. Participants must be able to walk 100 feet independently without an assistive device. Caregivers are required to participate for any individual requiring assistance for standing balance activities. Participants must complete this class prior to enrolling in the Exercise for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease II or III. 11-12 sessions
Instructors: Dominican Physical Therapists and Staff Class fee: $66-72 Class code: SBNI
Instructors: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $77-84 Class code: ILWPD
Exercise & Fitness During this time, many of our classes will be hosted virtually. Please check our website for the most updated information.
Exercise for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease II
Steady on Your Feet: Balance Class for Seniors
Advanced Senior Strength and Conditioning
This intermediate level class is a progression of the introduction class. Participants must have completed either the Introductory to Exercise for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease class or have had permission from the instructor to enroll in this class. 11-12 sessions
Group exercise designed to improve balance and strength for individuals who may be fearful of falling or are looking to improve their level of fitness. Exercises are fun and safe but those who are at high risk for falling must bring a caregiver as a precaution. Participants must be able to walk 100 feet independently with or without an assistive device. 11-12 sessions
This class is designed to improve your ability to move with purpose, react quickly to visual cues and feel confident in the course of daily life activities. It will help you get stronger and more fit. This class adds to the basic level with work on floor mats, stability balls and more cardio equipment. You will learn to get down on the mat safely, how not to trip and fall and how to avoid injury. 11-12 sessions
Instructors: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $77-84 Class code: LWPD2
Exercise for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease III This advanced level class is a progression of the Intermediate class. Participants must be able to walk 100 feet independently without an assistive device. Instructor approval is required to enroll in this class. 11-12 sessions Instructors: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $77-84 Class code: LWPD3
To register for PEP classes go to dignityhealth.org/dominican/pep or call (831) 457-7099. Please register at last two days prior to the class.
Instructors: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $77-84 Class code: BFIT
Instructor: Rocky’s Fitness Staff Class fee: $77-84 Class code: ASSC
Basic Senior Strength and Conditioning This class is designed to improve your ability to move with purpose, react quickly to visual cues and feel confident in the course of daily life activities. It will help you get stronger and more fit. This class consists of fun exercises from standing and seated positions using resistance bands, dumbbells, other training tools and cardio equipment according to your ability; this is suited for people who are able to walk 6-10 stairs and 500 ft. without an assistive device. 11-12 sessions
Register for multiple exercise classes per week and receive a discount of 20% for twice a week and 30% for three times a week! (Please call the PEP office to redeem this offer.)
Instructor: Rocky’s Fitness Staff Class fee: $77-84 Class code: SSC PEP CATALOG | 47
Exercise & Fitness
Move with Dignity
Total Body Movement
Science has shown that moving your body benefits your brain and using your brain benefits your body. Both benefit your health. This class combines the latest in neuroscience-based exercise techniques from Z-Health with more traditional movements from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Get your brain and body back in sync and see an enormous improvement in your “self”. This class is a complement to the Total Body Movement series, for a full body integration sign up for both! 11-12 sessions
An intense exercise class that combines cardio, core and full body movement in a fast-paced circuit. Join these sessions to have fun and be rewarded by feeling fitter, faster and healthier. This class is a complement to the Move with Dignity series, for a full body integration sign up for both! 11-12 sessions
Instructor: Rocky’s Fitness Staff Class fee: $82-$90 Class code: MWD
Register for multiple exercise classes per week and receive a discount of 20% for twice a week and 30% for three times a week! (Please call the PEP office to redeem this offer.)
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Instructor: Rocky’s Fitness Staff Class fee: $82-$90 Class code: TBM
Pilates-Aging with Grace and Strength This intermediate to advanced Pilates class offers variety, intensity and fun to each workout with use of resistance bands, weights, balls, and more. Emphasis is on proper alignment and posture, core and joint strength, flexibility and balance. Designed for those with Pilates experience, this class moves at a brisk pace. Please contact the instructor if therapeutic modifications may be needed. Please bring a mat. 7-8 sessions Instructor: Irina Semionova, Certified Pilates Instructor; Marilyn MacKimmie, Certified Pilates Instructor Class fee: $77-$88 Class code: AWGS
Intermediate/Advanced Pilates with Props This intermediate to advanced Pilates class offers variety, intensity and fun to each workout with the use of resistance bands, weights, balls, and more. Emphasis is on proper alignment and posture, core and joint strength, flexibility and balance. Designed for those with Pilates experience, this class moves at a brisk pace. Contact the instructor if therapeutic modifications may be needed. Please bring a mat. 7-8 sessions Instructor: Susie Durant, Certified Pilates Instructor and Irina Semionova, Certified Pilates Instructor Class fee: $77-$88 Class code: PWP
To register for PEP classes go to dignityhealth.org/dominican/pep or call (831) 457-7099. Please register at last two days prior to the class.
Exercise & Fitness
Yoga for Low Back, Sacrum and Hips If you experience low back discomfort, sit for extended periods, or do a lot asymmetrical activities, this series will be helpful. We will learn accessible ways to practice yoga postures to keep your back strong and stable and practice ways to work with your core, back, and sacrum. No experience necessary. Handouts will be provided. Bring a yoga mat and bath towel. 8 sessions Instructor: Michael Leannarda-Dini, CYT Class fee: $120 Class code: Y4LB
Yoga for Upper Back, Neck, and Shoulders This therapeutic Viniyoga class is designed to alleviate pain and promote health in upper back, neck, and shoulders. No prior yoga experience is required. If you are dealing with acute pain, please speak with the instructor before registering. Bring a yoga mat and bath towel. 8 sessions Instructor: Michael Leannarda-Dini, CYT Class fee: $120 Class code: Y4UB
Yoga for Stress The yoga postures, movements, breathing practices and meditations taught in this class help support mental and emotional balance by reducing stress, depression and/or anxiety. No previous yoga experience is necessary. Please bring a yoga mat and block. 6 sessions Instructor: Constance Kreemer, MS Class fee: $60 Class code: Y4S
Stress Relief Strategies Via Yoga and Nutrition This workshop combines two integrative health modalities, yoga and nutrition, to teach individuals better coping strategies for stress in their lives. First, participants will be led through a yoga session. During the yoga portion, poses known to modulate stress will be introduced. Following the yoga portion, there will be a discussion on current nutritional strategies for attenuating stress. The yoga portion will be tailored to the level and expertise of the individual. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat. 1 session Instructor: Carly Newbold, RN, FNP-BC, DSc Class fee: $15 Class code: YAN
During this time, many of our classes will be hosted virtually. Please check our website for the most updated information.
Iyengar-Based Yoga for Lower Back and Hips This yoga series will focus on stabilization and mobilization of lower back and hips. This class centers on the participantâ€™s needs and structural integration. No previous experience necessary. Notify the instructor if you are in any acute pain. Please bring a yoga mat and two blocks. 6 sessions Instructor: Lisa Garratt, ERYT-500, CMT Class fee: $90 Class code: IYBH
Iyengar-Based Yoga for Neck and Shoulders This yoga series will focus on stabilization and mobilization of the neck and shoulders. This class centers on the participantâ€™s needs and structural integration. No previous experience necessary. Notify the instructor if you are in any acute pain. Please bring a yoga mat and two blocks. 6 sessions Instructor: Lisa Garratt, ERYT-500, CMT Class fee: $90 Class code: IYNS
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Exercise & Fitness
TAI CHI FOR HEALTH PROGRAM Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that has been found to be beneficial for improving balance, flexibility, strength, endurance, and overall well-being. The instructor will be able to provide modifications as needed for physical ability and age. Students should be able to walk without assistive devices to participate in these classes.
Beginning Tai Chi/Qi Gong The focus of this class is on slow gentle movements designed to strengthen muscles, improve balance, flexibility, range of motion, prevent falls and help manage stress using Qi Gong warm-ups and Concentration Practice, and the core (first 6) movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis Form. This class is recommended for students who do not need assistive devices for mobility. 5-6 sessions Instructor: Vivian Skripek, Certified Tai Chi for Health Instructor Class fee: $55-66 Class code: BTCQ
Intermediate Tai Chi/Qi Gong Beginning Tai Chi/Qi Gong The focus of this class is on slow gentle movements designed to strengthen muscles, improve balance, flexibility, and range of motion; prevent falls and help manage stress. Tai Chi practice is considered a moving meditation. No prior experience required. This class includes the Tai Chi for Arthritis form, first 6 movements. The class is recommended for students who do not need assistive devices for mobility. 6-7 sessions Instructor: Melinda Roy, RN, Certified Tai Chi for Health Instructor Class fee: $66-77 Materials fee: $7 Class code: BTC
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The focus of this class is on slow, gentle movements designed to strengthen muscles, improve balance, flexibility and range of motion, prevent falls and help manage stress. This is a continuation of the Beginning Tai Chi/Qi Gong class and includes the second 6 movements in the Tai Chi for Arthritis form. Participants should feel comfortable performing the first 6 movements before continuing this Intermediate class. This class is recommended for students who do not need assistive devices for mobility. 6-7 sessions Instructor: Melinda Roy, RN, Certified Tai Chi for Health Instructor Class fee: $66-77 Materials fee: $3 Class code: ITC
Advanced Tai Chi/Qi Gong Class includes Qi Gong warm-ups, concentration practice and instruction in Tai Chi for Healthâ€“Tai Chi for Arthritis Part 2 Form. Students should have taken Intermediate Tai Chi/Qi Gong prior to enrolling in this class. In order to learn the form in depth this class must be taken for 6â€“12 months. Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that improves balance, strength, endurance, and overall well-being. Modifications in practice are incorporated as needed for students. This class is recommended for students who do not need assistive devices for mobility. 6 sessions Instructor: Grace Sanchez, OT/L, Tai Chi for Health Instructor, Certified Instructor of Internal Arts Class fee: $66 Material fee: $2 Class code: ATC
Exercise & Fitness During this time, many of our classes will be hosted virtually. Please check our website for the most updated information.
Tai Chi/Qi Gong: Yang Form
Tai Chi/Qi Gong-Sun 73 Form
This class is recommended for students who have completed Advanced Tai Chi/ Qi Gong. This class will include Tai Chi/Qi Gong warm-ups, concentration practice, an instruction in the Yang 24 Form. In order to learn the entire form students must take consecutive classes over a period of 12-18 months. This class is recommended for students who do not need assistive devices for mobility. 6 sessions
This class is recommended for students who have completed the Beginning through Advanced Tai Chi/Qi Gong. This class will include Qi Gong warm-ups, concentration practice, and instruction in the Sun 73 Form. In order to learn the entire form students must take consecutive classes over a period of 24-26 months. This class is recommended for students who do not need assisted devices for mobility. 6 sessions
Instructor: Grace Sanchez, OT/L, Tai Chi for Health Instructor, Certified Instructor of Internal Arts Class fee: $78 Materials fee: $2 Class code: YF
Instructor: Grace Sanchez, OT/L Tai Chi for Health Instructor, Certified Instructor of Internal Arts Class fee: $66 Materials fee: $2 Class code: SUN73
Qi Gong and Concentration Practice Students will be introduced to Qi Gong practices for health and well-being and instruction in concentration practice for relaxation and mental focus. 6 sessions Instructor: Grace Sanchez, OT/L Tai Chi for Health Instructor, Certified Instructor of Internal Arts Class fee: $66 Class code: CP
Register for multiple exercise classes per week and receive a discount of 20% for twice a week and 30% for three times a week! (Please call the PEP office to redeem this offer.)
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Exercise & Fitness
AQUATICS REQUIREMENTS All pool participants must be able to move through the water unsupported or have a caregiver who can provide one-on-one assistance, including use of the lift to enter the pool and dress safely before and after the pool. All pool participants must be continent of bowel and bladder and may not have open wounds, leakage, infection or uncontrolled seizures. PEP pool classes are held at Simpkins Family Swim Center Location: 979 17th Ave. Santa Cruz
Water Exercise I/II
Water Exercise III
Water exercises are fun, low impact, and can help with improving flexibility, strength, balance, gait, posture and overall endurance. This class is designed for people who have difficulty with exercise on land, who were recently in rehab due to surgery or illness including Arthritis and Neurological conditions. Please bring a caregiver to be in the pool with you if you need physical assistance including help with the lift chair, in the pool or with changing your clothes. 8-9 sessions
This class requires good balance in the water and good core stabilization, and is designed to increase endurance, strength, and overall well-being. Post-rehab patients will be able to continue their program and increase function through modified exercises. Please attend the Beginning/ Intermediate aquatic class before attempting this class. Your instructor will advance you to this class when appropriate. 7-9 sessions
Instructor: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $64-72 Class code: WE12
Instructor: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $56-72 Class code: WE3
Water Exercise II
Aquatic Exercise for Pregnant Women
Water exercises are fun, low impact, and are aimed at improving general flexibility, strength, balance, gait, endurance and posture. This class is designed for people who just want to get into shape but have difficulty with exercise on land. To participate in this intermediate class, it is strongly suggested that you are independent with your mobility. 7-9 sessions Instructor: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $56-72 Class code: WE2
Register for multiple exercise classes per week and receive a discount of 20% for twice a week and 30% for three times a week!
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Come join us in the warm water, where your body can move with ease. The aquatic environment helps reduce weight bearing on all joints, which helps reduce joint and back pain. Learn safe exercise techniques to strengthen core muscles: abdominals, pelvic floor, back and leg muscles along with safe flexibility exercises. There is a light cardiovascular exercise portion of this class. Posture and body mechanics will be emphasized. All exercises can be modified for individual needs. 7-9 sessions Instructors: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $56-72, $10 daily drop-in session fee, if there is space available in the class that day. Class code: AQ
Advanced Aquatic Lymphedema Decongestion This class promotes lymphatic system health including decongestion for both upper and lower body lymphedema, with a sequential program of decongestion and exercise. Participants will follow a routine that provides truncal decongestion, node stimulation and limb decongestion to reduce fibrosis and volume in an environment that provides both a gradient of pressure and stimulation of superficial and deep lymphatics. Participants must be able to move through water unsupported or have a caregiver who can provide 1:1 assistance, including use of the lift to enter the pool. 7-9 sessions Instructor: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $56-72 Class code: AALD
Aquatic Exercise for People Living with Parkinsonâ€™s Disease Join us for a complete workout in the water designed for people with Parkinsonâ€™s disease. This class is taught by physical therapists and will include strength training, aerobic exercise, balance, stretching and functional mobility training in warm water, pool heated to 88 degrees. Please bring a caregiver with you if you need assistance changing or to participate safely in the pool. 8-9 sessions Instructor: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $64-72 Class code: A4P
Support Groups During this time, many of our classes will be hosted virtually. Please check our website for the most updated information.
All support groups are funded by Dominican Hospital and offered at no charge to participants.
Bariatric Support Group This is a monthly peer support group for anyone considering, or has already gone through bariatric surgery. This is a place to share experiences and support each other through the weight loss journey. Call to register (831) 226-2879. Facilitator: Morgan White
2nd Thursday of each month, 5–6 p.m.
Better Breathers Pulmonary Support Group This program offers education and support for adults with chronic lung disorders, their families and caregivers. The group is coordinated by Dominican’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and is open to the community. No registration required. Call (831) 457-7077 for more information. Facilitator: Respiratory Therapist/Registered Nurse
Thursday, 7/9, 8/13, 9/10, 10/8, 11/12, 12/10, 1:30–-2:30 p.m.
Lymphedema Education & Support Group This educational and supportive group welcomes men and women with lymphedema and their friends and families. For more information contact Katz Center at (831) 462-7770. Facilitators: Certified Lymphedema Therapists
Heart Connections: A Heart Health Support Group A peer support group for individuals making lifestyle changes that support heart health. A safe place to share ideas and find solutions. The group is coordinated by Dominican Hospital’s Cardiovascular Services and Center for Lifestyle Management and is open to the community. Please call (831) 457-7077 for more information. No registration required.
Dominican Hospital is recognized as a Baby-Friendly Hospital ™ and prioritizes breastfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, and provides a weekly Latch Clinic.We provide information and resources for common concerns, as well as latch and positioning assistance, from an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. A Baby Weigh® Scale is also available when in person.. The Dominican Hospital Breastfeeding Support Clinic is FREE and open to the community, regardless of where you gave birth! Call the Lactation Warm Line at 831.462.7862 for more information. Wednesday, 10-11:30 a.m. No Group: 7/1, 11/25
New Moms’ Support Group An opportunity for new moms and babies to get together, meet other new moms, and discuss common concerns. Call (831) 462-7862 for more information. Open to the community regardless of birthplace.
Monday, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14, 6–7 p.m.
Facilitator: Maternal Child Health Staff
Tuesday, 7/21, 8/18, 9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15, 2-3 p.m.
Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group A support group for those affected by MS in any way. The group brings people together for support, education and mutual aid, encouraging others to try new things and live each day to its full potential. Please visit www.healingmultiplesclerosis.com for more information. Facilitator: Eva M. Clark MS Self-Help Group Facilitator
3rd Saturday of each month, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Prenatal Support Congratulations on your upcoming baby! Please join us to connect and share your feelings, enjoy a Mindfulness Meditation exercise, and learn about latest updates of the local Prenatal community offerings to keep you feeling connected and supported during this special time in your life. Facilitator: Journey Talkovic, CNM, WHNP Funded by: Dominican Hospital Fee: No charge to participate
Tuesdays, 5:30-7 p.m.
To register for PEP classes go to dignityhealth.org/dominican/pep or call (831) 457-7099.
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Childbirth & Parenting Breastfeeding Basics Learn the information you need for getting breastfeeding off to a good start. This one-session virtual class will cover how to ensure a good milk supply, techniques for getting a good latch, how to know if your baby is getting enough, and ways you can avoid common problems. Recommended for mothers in mid-to-late pregnancy. Support person welcome. 1 session Instructor: International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Class fee: $45 for woman and support person Class code: BFS
Wed 6:30–8:30 p.m. 7/15; 8/19; 9/16; 10/21; 11/18; 12/16
Childbirth Education Weekend Express Class This virtual class is intended for expectant mothers and her support person. Focus will be on the birth process, including the stages of labor and when to go to the hospital. Non-pharmaceutical coping techniques for pain including breath work, mindfulness practices, supportive touch and positions for labor and birth, along with standard hospital procedures, pain medication options, medical interventions, cesarean birth, postpartum recovery, newborn procedures and breastfeeding basics. In this class, we will actively practice positions and coping techniques for pain, so please dress for movement. Please bring water bottles, a note pad, pens, two pillows and any personal snacks. 2 sessions Instructors: Journey Talkovic, CNM, WHNP or Sandra Wiley, BS, CPSP Class fee: $100 for mom and support person Class code: CBE
Sat & Sun 1–5:30 p.m. 7/18 & 7/19; 8/22 & 8/23; 9/26 & 9/27; 10/24 & 10/25; 11/14 & 11/15; 12/19 & 12/20
Newborn Care This virtual class will give expectant parents and/or caregivers an opportunity to learn the basics of caring for their baby in the early months after delivery. These basic skills include: bathing, diapering, dressing, swaddling, and soothing newborns. Some basic breastfeeding skills will be offered but will not replace the comprehensive class which is offered separately. You will also learn about newborn behavior and development including: sleep-wake cycles, newborn reflexes, coos, and cries, how to soothe a fussy baby and to identify a baby who is sick and needs medical attention. Important safety considerations for cribs, car seats, and other baby equipment will be taught. There will be time allotted for hands-on practice to learn these skills and help alleviate some of the anxieties that most new parents have regarding newborn care. 1 session Instructor: Journey Talkovic, CNM, WHNP Class fee: $35 for mom and support person Class code: NBC
Car Seat Safety Checks at Dominican Hospital Did you know that three out of four car seats are installed incorrectly? Thanks to the support of the Dominican Hospital Foundation, families giving birth at Dignity Health Dominican Hospital are offered free individual car seat fittings so that you can go home safely. Our certified car seat technicians will visit you to schedule a car seat check or to give you more information about car seat safety.
All car seats are checked by certified technicians who will: • Inspect, educate, and help families install the car seat correctly prior to discharge. •E nsure the car seat has not been recalled by the manufacturer. •D emonstrate how to install and use the car seat. • Instruct how to correctly place a child in the car seat.
Sat 2–6 p.m. 7/11; 8/1; 9/12; 10/3; 11/7; 12/5
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Childbirth & Parenting During this time, many of our classes will be hosted virtually. Please check our website for the most updated information.
Dominican welcomes you to tour our Birth Center TUESDAY EVENINGS, 6-7 p.m. 7/7, 7/21, 8/4, 8/18, 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/24, 12/1, 12/22 Registration is available at dignityhealth.org/dominican or call (831) 457-7099.
Breastfeeding Support Dominican Hospital is recognized as a Baby-Friendly Hospital ™ and prioritizes breastfeeding, skin to skin contact, and provides a weekly Latch Clinic. We provide information and resources for common concerns, as well as latch and positioning assistance, from an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. A Baby Weigh® Scale is also available. The Dominican Hospital breastfeeding support is FREE and open to the community, regardless of where you gave birth! Call the Lactation Warm Line at 831.462.7862 for more information. Funded by: Dominican Hospital Fee: No charge to participate
Wednesday, 10-11:30 a.m. No Group: 7/1, 11/25
New Moms’ Support Group An opportunity for new moms and babies to get together, meet other new moms, and discuss common concerns. Call (831) 462-7862 for more information. Open to the community regardless of birthplace. Facilitator: Maternal Child Health Staff Fee: No charge to participate Funded by: Dominican Hospital
Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. No Group: 7/1, 11/25
Prenatal Support Congratulations on your upcoming baby! Please join us to connect and share your feelings, enjoy a Mindfulness Meditation exercise, and learn about latest updates of the local Prenatal community offerings to keep you feeling connected and supported during this special time in your life. Facilitator: Journey Talkovic, CNM, WHNP Funded by: Dominican Hospital Fee: No charge to participate
Aquatic Exercise for Pregnant Women Come join us in the warm water, where your body can move with ease. The aquatic environment helps reduce weight bearing on all joints, which helps reduce joint and back pain. Learn safe exercise techniques to strengthen core muscles: abdominals, pelvic floor, back and leg muscles along with safe flexibility exercises. There is a light cardiovascular exercise portion of this class. Posture and body mechanics will be emphasized. All exercises can be modified for individual needs. 7-9 sessions Instructors: Dominican Physical Therapy Staff Class fee: $65 $10 drop-in session fee, if there is space available in the class. Class code: AQ Location: Simpkins Family Swim Center 979 17th Ave. Santa Cruz
Baby Sign Language Introductory Workshop Baby Sign Language gives parents the opportunity to communicate with babies long before they can verbalize their wants and needs. Signing with babies has been proven to help accelerate language development, reduce frustration, enhance a child’s selfesteem and deepen the bond between parent and child. This workshop introduces basic baby signs that are based on American Sign Language (ASL). You will learn about the latest research and how to teach your baby to sign. Fun activities and songs will show you how easy it can be to integrate more than 30 simple signs into your everyday routine. Babies from birth to 18 months of age are welcome to attend but not required. 1 session Instructor: William White, BS Class fee: $45 per participant or couple Class code: SL
Explore all the options and make an informed choice for your birth experience. Take a virtual tour of the Dominican Hospital Family Birth Center, and discover the many ways we provide comfortable, safe, and secure care for mom and baby. Visit our private birthing rooms and postpartum suites where mom, baby, and partner can stay together. Peek in to see the sweetest and smallest patients in our Level Ill Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, where newborns in need receive the most advanced emergency care available. Discover our emphasis on breast feeding and skin-to-skin contact, as a certified Baby-Friendly hospital.
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Llame para hacer una cita (831) 457-7099. El segundo Martes de cada mes, 6-7 p.m. 7/14, 9/8, 10/13, 11/10, 12/8
Dominican is officially designated as a Baby-Friendly® hospital
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Katz Cancer Resource Center
All KATZ programs are offered at no cost. For more information, call The Katz Cancer Resource Center, (831) 462-7770.
SUPPORTIVE CARE PROGRAMS
Katz Cancer Resource Center
The Katz Cancer Resource Center Fireside Chat Guest experts present information on topics surrounding cancer. Noon–1 p.m.
Chemo 101 / Radiation 101 English and Spanish
Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center Refreshments served. No charge to participate. No registration required. 3150 Mission Drive, Santa Cruz 95065
A class to help cancer patients and families understand and manage the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Recommend taking this class before treatment begins. Physician approval required. Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
Individual meeting with an oncology certified nurse. Call (831) 462-7770 for appointment.
Monday, July 13 Jin Sin Jyutso Susan Gaspar, RN Dominican Hospital Tuesday, August 11 Gastric Cancer Louis Lee, MD, Surgical Associates Monterey Bay
Gentle Yoga Before, During and After Cancer Treatments Gentle stretching, yoga and relaxation to help ease discomfort and improve overall sense of well-being. Adaptable to all physical abilities. Instructor: Michael Dini, CYI Location: Dominican Rehab Solarium 610 Frederick St. Santa Cruz
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday of the month. Time: 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Bilingual Gentle Yoga Before, During and After Cancer Treatments Location: Watsonville Yoga, Dance, and Healing Arts, 375 N. Main Street, Watsonville
Every Tuesday of the month. Time: 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Survivorship Care Plan
Tuesday, September 8 Optimizing Voice, Swallow and Cognition in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer Dorie Melville, MA, CCC-SLP
Creative Expression Through Art
Survivorship Care plan is a comprehensive care summary and follow-up plan. It records treatment received and addresses posttreatment needs to improve health and quality of life.
Tuesday, October 6 Breast Reconstruction Surgery Thomas Yen, MD Dignity Health Medical Foundation
Making art to express one’s journey through cancer can be healing, inspiring and transforming. This class requires no art experience, just your willingness to participate. Materials and refreshments provided.
Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
Individual meeting with an oncology certified nurse. Please call (831)462-7770 for eligibility requirements.
Wig Bank Select a wig from our collection of many styles and colors, for women and men who are losing their hair due to cancer treatment. Hats and scarves are also available.
Tuesday, November 10 Oncologic Genetic Testing Lisa Moss, MS, LCGC PAMF Tuesday, December 15 OPEN HOUSE
Look Good Feel Better
Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
Appointment required, call (831) 462-7770.
Eating Well Through Cancer: Guidance for Patients & Families Learn ways to eat during cancer treatment that can help in the recovery process, how to establish nutritional goals, stay hydrated and cope with changes in appetite. Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
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A program to help women who are undergoing cancer treatment look their best. Licensed cosmetologists teach women how to enhance their appearance. Learn how to choose a wig, tie scarves, and manage skin and nail changes. Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
Date: Mondays, July 13, Aug 10, Sep 14, Oct 19, and Dec 14 Time: 10:00 a.m. –12:00 noon Call (831) 462-7770 to Register or go online at: http://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/workshopregistration/
Instructor: Heidi Brancatelli, LCSW Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
Dates: July 15, Sep 16, Nov 18 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Katz Knitters A knitting group for patients during and after cancer treatment. Drop-in support group. Facilitator: Lily Rogers, RD, CNSC, CSO Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
Wednesdays, 7/1, 7/22, 8/5, 8/19, 9/2, 9/23, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/11, 12/2, 12/16 Time: 10 a.m.–12:00 noon
Parent Child Art Class Pizza and art event for parents with cancer and their children (ages 4 yrs and up) Facilitators: A llison Brookes, LCSW Heidi Brancatelli, LCSW
Saturday, October 24 Saturday, December 5 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Call to register (831) 462-7770
Katz Cancer Resource Center Nutrition Workshop
Cancer Support for Young Adults
Learn about the evidence–based nutrition guidelines for cancer prevention and survivorship in this 3 week course that will teach you how to put what you learn into action.
For men and women 19–40 years old with a diagnosis of cancer.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU CAN COMMIT TO ALL 3 SESSIONS. NOT INTENDED FOR ACTIVE TREATMENT. To register call: 831-462-7770, by September 21 Monday, October 5, *12, 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. *Week 2’s meeting will be held at a local grocery store.
Call for more information (831)462-7700
Family & Friends Cancer Support Group Drop-in support group for families and friends of cancer patients. Facilitator: Nancy Samsel, LMFT Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS Ongoing professionally facilitated support groups for people with cancer and/or support persons.
Advanced/Metastatic Cancer Support Drop-in support group for cancer patients whose lives are challenged by cancer. Facilitator: Allison Brookes, LCSW Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
Mondays, 7/27, 8/24, 9/28, 10/26, 11/23, 12/28 11 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Cancer Support Group Drop-in support group for cancer patients whose lives are challenged by cancer. Facilitator: Allison Brookes, LCSW Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
First and third Tuesday evening of every month. 5:30–6:45 p.m.
Lymphedema Education & Support Group This educational and supportive group welcomes men and women with lymphedema and their friends and families. Facilitator: Dominican Hospital Certified Lymphedema Therapists Location: The Katz Cancer Resource Center
Wednesdays, July 8, Sep 9, and Nov 11 6–8 p.m.
Second and fourth Tuesday of every month. 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Bone Marrow Transplant Support Group Drop-in support group. Facilitator: Nancy Samsel, LMFT Location: Katz Cancer Resource Center
Second and fourth Thursday of every month. 7–8:30 p.m.
Prostate Cancer Support Group Drop-in support group for men and their partners dealing with the issues of prostate cancer. No registration required Location: The Katz Cancer Resource Center 1st Floor
Last Wednesday of every month. 7–9 p.m.
LAS PROGRAMAS EN ESPAÑOL Quimoterapia 101/Radioterapia 101
Luzca Bien … Siéntase Mejor Un programa que ayuda a las mujeres que están bajo el tratamiento del cáncer lucir mejor. Cosmetólogas ensenara a las mujeres como mejorar su apariencia, escoger una peluca, y manejar el cambio de la piel y unas durante el tratamiento del cáncer. Lugar: El Katz Cancer Centro de Recursos
Fechas: Lunes, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/19, 11/9 and 12/14 Debe registrar por teléfono: (831) 462-7870
Grupo hispano de apoyo para el cancer/Hispanic Cancer Support Group La familias son bienvenidas. Facilitators: Renee Aispuro Gonzales, RN, OCN Lugar: Katz Cancer Resource Center 3150 Mission Drive Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Primer Jueves de cada mes. Agosto 6, Septiembre 3, Octubre 1, Noviembre 5, Diciembre 3 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Una clase que ayuda a los pacientes y sus familias entender y manegar los effectos secundarios de la quimoterapia y radiacion. Recomendamos tomar este clase antes de comenzar su tratamiento.
Bilingue Yoga Suave Antes, Durante y Despues del Tratamiento del Cancer
Lugar: El Katz Cancer Centro de Recursos 3150 Mission Drive, Santa Cruz 95065
Lugar: Watsonville Yoga, Dance, and Healing Arts 375 N Main Street Watsonville
Llame (831) 462-7870 para una junta individual con la enfermera navegadora de oncologia
Cada Martes 10:30–11:30 a.m. Llame (831) 462-7870
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Lifestyle Management Programs
LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
Diabetes Management (Type 1 & 2)
Cardiac Risk Reduction Program (Cardiac Rehabilitation)
The Diabetes Management Program provides information and support to help create a personal, successful path to diabetes management. The program includes education classes and individual appointments provided by our team of health care professionals including certified diabetes educators, registered nurses, and registered dietitians.
Lowering risk factors such as high cholesterol, weight, high blood pressure and stress has been shown to significantly reduce future cardiac problems. Designed for individuals who have had angina, heart attack, cardiac procedure (angioplasty, atherectomy, stent), bypass surgery, valve surgery or congestive heart failure. This nationally certified program includes cardiac education classes, nutrition assessment, risk factor counseling, lifestyle coaching, and monitored exercise therapy. The Dominican Cardiac Risk Reduction Program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CLASSES ABOVE, CALL LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT AT (831) 457-7077.
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The Dominican Diabetes Management Program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program This nationally certified program provides education, breathing retraining exercises and a monitored exercise program to increase functional ability in individuals coping with COPD, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, bronchiectasis and pulmonary fibrosis. Specially trained professionals will develop individualized program on initial assessment. The Dominican Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
Supervised Exercise Therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease (SETPAD) Are you an individual living with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD), including discomfort or cramping in the legs? This program is designed for individuals like you, offering customized therapy in a supervised setting. The goal of the program is to increase stamina, mobility, improve overall health and quality of life. To reach these goals, the individual receives supervised exercise therapy, education classes, a nutrition assessment, risk factor counseling and lifestyle coaching. Led by a multi-disciplinary team of registered nurses, exercise physiologists and dietitians.
Nutrition Counseling Meet with a Registered Dietitian to assess and plan personal and medical nutrition goals. Receive nutrition and lifestyle guidance for weight management, cholesterol, hypertension, pre-diabetes, intestinal disorders, eating disorders, and general healthy eating. Call for price. Insurance may cover based on diagnosis.
Lifestyle Management Programs During this time, many of our classes will be hosted virtually. Please check our website for the most updated information.
FITNESS & HEALTH SERVICES Weigh To Go Weight Management Program This 10-week lifestyle-focused program includes exercise classes, nutrition workshops, education and inspiration to make behavior changes that will have a lasting impact on your health. Led by a dedicated team of dietitians, exercise physiologists and nurses. Price: $225 Location: Dominican Rehab Lifestyle Ed Room & Gym 610 Frederick St.
Wednesdays, 9/2-11/4, 6:00â€“8:00 p.m.
Resting Metabolic Rate
Cholesterol Screening 30 MINUTES Blood test provides complete cholesterol panel (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides) and glucose levels. A health professional will explain the test results and provide recommendations. Price: $62 Please note that pricing is subject to change.
Maximize Your Metabolism 90 MINUTES Are you trying to lose weight but not seeing the results you desire? This comprehensive package includes an assessment of your personal Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) and dietary review. Youâ€™ll meet one on one with a Registered Dietitian for individualized dietary recommendations, menu suggestions and tips for hunger management and portion control. Price: $218 Please note that pricing is subject to change.
30 MINUTES The Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Assessment provides an accurate method of determining personalized calorie or energy budget, based on individual metabolism. This simple 10 to 15-minute assessment is performed while reclining. A clinical specialist will then review results and assist in designing an effective fitness and/or weight management program. Price: $78 Please note that pricing is subject to change.
Body Composition Analysis 30 MINUTES Based on results from skinfold measurements or bioelectrical impedance, participants will receive an individualized report that includes body fat percentage, lean weight, and goal weight.
Medical Fitness Program Whether you are managing chronic medical issues or simply prefer a supervised exercise setting, this is the program for you. Meet individually with one of our clinical specialists for an assessment prior to starting the program. The small-group 60 minute sessions include warm-up, stretching, aerobic exercise, resistance training and cool-down. Initial Assessment: $116 Monthly Fee: $80 2x/week (8 sessions) $110 3x/week (12 sessions) Please note that pricing is subject to change.
Strides Program A personalized walking program designed to help you get fit, improve your health and achieve and maintain a healthy weight. We will help you set personal, achievable walking goals based on your current level of fitness with the use of a pedometer. Includes: Pedometer, initial consult, pedometer set-up with an Exercise Physiologist Price: $88 Please note that pricing is subject to change
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CLASSES ABOVE, CALL LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT AT (831) 457-7077.
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1555 Soquel Drive Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Dominican Hospital’s PEP Catalog Inside! Our Personal Enrichment Program (PEP) is located at 610 Frederick Street in Santa Cruz. PEP offers something for everyone in our community: • Mind/Body Training • Health and Wellness classes • Exercise and Fitness • Aquatic Rehabilitation Programs • Improving Neurological Function • Back and Neck Program • Total Joint Care • Cardiac Risk Reduction • Nutrition Counseling • Childbirth and Parenting • Support Groups • Katz Cancer Resource Center Support Groups
Learn more and register for classes at dignityhealth.org/Dominican/PEP or call 831.457.7099. Visit the PEP office anytime at 610 Frederick Street in Santa Cruz Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 6 0 | FOCUS ON WELLNESS