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calendar of

classes and support groups ja n uary – j u n e 2012

Fairview includes the following hospitals: Fairview Lakes Medical Center

Metro Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Lakes Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Northland Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Red Wing Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Range Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

5200 Fairview Blvd. Wyoming, MN 55092 651-982-7000

Fairview Northland Medical Center 911 Northland Drive Princeton, MN 55371 763-389-1313

Fairview Red Wing Medical Center 701 Fairview Blvd. P.O. Box 95 Red Wing, MN 55066 651-267-5000

Fairview Ridges Hospital

Visit our website at fairview.org/classes Fairview On Call For specific information on a wide variety of health care topics, call

612-672-7272 Outside the Twin Cities metro area, call toll free

800-824-1953 Fairview is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status or sexual orientation. Contact Fairview On Call for information about access to material in another format.

201 Nicollet Blvd. Burnsville, MN 55337 952-892-2000

Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S. Edina, MN 55435 952-924-5000

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview West Bank East Bank 2450 Riverside Ave. 500 Harvard St. Minneapolis, MN 55454 Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-672-6000 612-273-3000

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital 2450 Riverside Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-365-1000

Fairview University Medical Center – Mesabi 750 34th St. E. Hibbing, MN 55746 218-262-4881 There are also more than 40 primary care clinics in the Twin Cities Metro, Northland, Lakes, Red Wing and Range Region areas.


Metro Region FERTILITY

FertilityCare™ This introduction to family planning is for single women and couples. Learn to recognize gynecological issues such as premenstrual syndrome, abnormal bleeding, cysts, infertility and/or premenopausal issues (hot flashes, vaginal dryness, etc.). Understanding your fertility allows you to manage your gynecological health no matter where you are in your reproductive life. Cost is $25.

 651-232-3088

 info@tcnfp.org

 tcnfp.org

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – East Bank 500 Harvard St., Minneapolis

Living Healthy at Any Age

Fairview Oxboro Clinic 600 W. 98th St., Bloomington

DIABETES

HEART

Pre-Diabetes Class

Tai Chi Exercise Program

This one-time class is for those with pre-diabetes or at high risk for developing diabetes. You will learn to: choose foods to help improve health, incorporate physical activity into your lifestyle, interpret food labels, and get started with a plan to help manage weight. A support person is welcome to attend with you. Cost is $30 and covers written materials and a pedometer. Some insurance plans may reimburse class cost.

This program is specially designed for survivors of stroke, cardiac surgeries or cardiac events, It uses slow, rhythmic movements done in a variety of postures to improve balance, relaxation and concentration. It is not an aerobic form of exercise and can be done seated. Introductory and beginner classes held fall and spring. Cost is $4 per session or $32 for an eight-session card. The first class is free.

 612-672-6700

 952-924-1430

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview –

Normandale Lutheran Church

East Bank

6100 Normandale Road, Edina

500 Harvard St., Minneapolis Fairview Oxboro Clinic 600 W. 98th St., Bloomington Fairview Eagan Clinic 1440 Duckwood Drive, Eagan Note: Call 763-898-1000 to register for the following class:

Joint Replacement

Joint Replacement Preparation This free class helps you prepare for hip or knee replacement surgery and recovery and is taught by members of your care team, including nurses and physical therapists. We encourage you to attend the class with a family member or close friend two to four weeks before your scheduled surgery.

 612-672-7272 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS)

Fairview Maple Grove Clinic

Adaptive Yoga for MS

14500 99th Ave. N., Maple Grove

Yoga improves balance, coordination and flexibility while reducing stress. This six-week class for people with MS introduces basic poses. If you have concerns about your ability to perform yoga safely, consult a physician before registering. An MS-certified specialist provides individualized adaptations if needed. Cost is $10 per class or $50 for all six classes. Priority is given to people registering for all six classes.

Staying Healthy with Diabetes These group and individual sessions are for people with type 1, type 2, pre-diabetes and gestational diabetes. Topics include: What is diabetes, methods of treatment for control, blood glucose monitoring, medications, activity, individualized meal plan and more. Physician referral is required.

 612-672-6700

 612-672-2864

 kgraham5@fairview.org

Fairview Multiple Sclerosis Achievement Center 2200 University Ave., Suite 140, St. Paul

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Visit fairview.org/classes for more info and to register Cognifitness — Keeping the Mind Moving

SENIOR SERVICES

Improve memory, increase attention and enhance your ability to communicate. This program helps people with MS improve the seven main areas of cognition and reduce stress related to cognitive issues. Attendance at all seven classes is recommended. Cost is $10 per class or $50 for all seven sessions.

Adult Day Services

 612-672-2871

 rander34@fairview.org

Fairview Multiple Sclerosis Achievement Center 2200 University Ave., Suite 140, St. Paul

Creekside Club* 9801 Penn Avenue South

NUTRITION

Bloomington, MN 55431

Nutrition Education

952-888-5404

Work one-on-one with a registered dietitian and learn how to reduce risk factors associated with heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Learn to help your body fight the side effects of cancer treatments and possibly reduce your need for some medications. This program can help with weight, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, eating disorders, food allergies, digestive problems, kidney problems and diabetes. PreferredOne insurance may cover five nutrition visits per year for certain conditions, including obesity (BMI>30), diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and more. Physician referral required. Multiple locations.

Adult Day Programs serve adults age 55-plus who live at home but would benefit from personal care and assistance, scheduled activities, and supervision during the workweek. Whether participating for one or a few days a week, an adult day program provides specialized programming and social stimulation for attendees, and support for care givers seeking a break in their routine.

Campus Club* 1301 E. 100th Street Bloomington, MN 55425 952-948-5154 Ebenezer Care Center Adult Day Program 2545 Portland Ave., Minneapolis 612-879-1499

612-672-6700 Ebenezer Rich Valley Adult Day Program

PULMONARY

14385 E. Blaine Ave., Rosemount

Pulmonary Rehabilitation This program is designed for people with obstructive and restrictive lung disease including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, and lung transplant. It includes monitored exercise, educational classes on nutrition, the disease process, medication use, coping skills, community resources, air quality, smoking cessation and more. Physician referral required. Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina 952-924-5080

651-423-5926 Ebenezer Ridges Adult Day Program Intergenerational program for older adults and children. 13810 Community Drive, Burnsville 952-898-3085 Ebenezer DayBreak Adult Day Program Westview Center 1355 S. Frontage Road, Hastings 651-438-9800

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank

*Ebenezer managed

2450 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis 612-273-5709

Books and publications Fairview Press publishes books and related materials that educate people about their physical, emotional and spiritual health and motivates them to seek positive changes in themselves and their communities. For a catalog or to order:

January – June 2012

 612-672-4180 or 800-544-8207  fairviewpress.org 3


Metro Region WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Weight Loss Surgery Information Session

CAN DO Healthy Lifestyle Program

Thinking about whether gastric bypass surgery or Our Bariatric Surgeons laparoscopic gastric banding ® • Paul Benn, M.D. (LapBand ) is the right choice for correcting obesity? Join us • Luis Laguna, M.D. to learn more about surgery • Bradley Pierce, M.D. options, the weight loss surgery program, and how we can help improve your health. Class is offered numerous times each month.

CAN DO goes beyond diet and exercise. Fairview Physician Associates (FPA) health coaches work with you to help you make changes to your activity, appetite and attitude to achieve lasting positive improvements in your health. Start with a free one-hour overview. Then, schedule a private assessment, followed by consults in person, by email or by phone to fit your schedule. CAN DO is very affordable at $315 for the six-month program.

 952-914-1800  fpanetwork.org/cando CAN DO Phase II If you are a graduate of CAN DO, Weight Watchers or Create Your Weight and are at or near the healthy body weight you want to maintain, build on your success. Continue to retrain your palate around healthy foods. Match your values to activity and movement. Move your healthy lifestyle to the next level. Affordable face-to-face and electronic sessions are offered to explore new ways to enjoy healthy meals and activity and to build motivation and energy.

 952-914-1800  fpanetwork.org/cando Create Your Weight This 11-week course includes nutrition education, physical activity and the role of behavioral therapy in weight reduction and weight management. You may have your metabolism tested through a 10-minute breath test that will accurately determine the number of calories you need to maintain or lose weight. Cost is $235. Fairview employees with PreferredOne insurance can receive 100 percent reimbursement upon completing nine of 11 sessions. Afternoon and evening classes available.

612-672-7272

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – East Bank 500 Harvard St., Minneapolis

Weight Management Exercise Program This exercise program focuses on individuals who are overweight. The initial evaluation includes electrocardiogramy (ECG), blood pressure and oxygen saturation monitoring, along with a six-minute walk evaluation. This information helps in developing individualized exercise instruction and goal setting. Group sessions follow, which include aerobic exercise on a variety of stationary machines, strength training and stretching. A physician referral is required.

 612-273-5709

 952-915-8626

 southdale.fairview.org/weightloss Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview Weight Loss Surgery Information Session Learn more about weightloss surgery. Led by one of our bariatric surgeons, these sessions include valuable information on who qualifies for surgery, the different types of surgical procedures, risks, outcomes and program components, including nutrition and psychology.

Our Bariatric Surgeons • • • •

Sayeed Ikramuddin, M.D. Todd Kellogg, M.D. Daniel Leslie, M.D. Henry Buchwald, M.D.

To register for the seminar and schedule a consultation with one of our surgeons:  612-626-6666

Wellness and Exercise for Life (WEL) This program is for adults with heart or lung disease, diabetes or obesity. The monthly fee includes access to exercise equipment and personal consultation with an exercise physiologist. Ask your physician for a referral. Cost is $49 per calendar month.

 651-982-7843 Fairview Ridges Hospital 201 Nicollet Blvd., Burnsville 952-892-2527 University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank 2450 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis 612-273-5709

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview –

Fairview Southdale Hospital

West Bank

Physicians Building

2450 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis

6363 France Ave. S., Edina 952-924-5255

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Visit fairview.org/classes for more info and to register

Birth and FAMILY EDUCATION Before and After Baby classes

PRIVATE EDUCATION

To register and learn more about the Birth and Family Education classes and class policies, including refunds and cancellations for classes beginning January, February and March of 2012:

Many of our educational services are offered through private education in the home or hospital, and are designed for pregnant women who are on bed rest or whose families have other special needs.

 612-672-7272 or 800-824-1953  fairview.org/classes Before and After Baby classes

Childbirth Preparation Childbirth Preparation Express Breastfeeding classes Big Sister Big Brother Mom and Baby Classes Infant and Child CPR

Fairview has partnered with Amma Parenting Center to offer childbirth and new parent classes beginning April 2012.

Starting in April!

Visit fairview.org/classes for a link to Amma Parenting Center or visit their website at ammaparentingcenter.com for more information about classes. Classes will be offered at Fairview Ridges Education Center (Burnsville), University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, West Bank (Minneapolis), and at the Amma Parenting Center (Edina) as well as several other sites in the metro area.

January – June 2012

Tour of The Birthplace Many of the Birth and Family Education classes include a tour of The Birthplace at the hospital where the class is held. Check the class description online to determine if a tour is part of your class. If it is not, or if you would like a tour at the hospital of your choice, call 612-672-7272 or 800-824-1953.

Classes are offered at Fairview Southdale Hospital (Edina), Fairview Ridges Education Center (Burnsville), University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank (Minneapolis)

Childbirth and New Parent Classes

 612-672-7272

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AFTER INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION Many internationally adopted children experience delay in language development. Speech-language pathologists offer a free one-hour parent education class to answer questions about expected language development and determine the need for a speech-language evaluation. Class includes language activities to use at home.

 612-672-7272 Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina

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Metro Region Cancer Patient Support Group This ongoing group for men and women who have experienced a cancer diagnosis offers mutual support, information and discussion on a variety of topics related to the cancer experience.

 952-836-3619 Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina

Colon, Anal, Rectal Support Group (CARS)

coping and recovery

CARS is for individuals who are going through diagnosis, treatment and life after colon/anal/rectal cancer. The group focuses on education, sharing and support, and allows people with similar diseases to share experiences, successes, failures and encourage one another to live life to the fullest.

 952-928-2907  crsal.org/cars

ALS

Minnesota Oncology

ALS/MDA Support Group

6545 France Ave. S., Suite 210, Edina

This group is open to patients, adult family members, and caregivers. There is a light lunch and speaker followed by patient and caregiver breakout groups.

 952-841-0533 University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview –

Head & Neck Cancer Support Group This support group is for head and neck cancer patients and their families/friends.

 612-273-3215

East Bank

Hope Lodge

516 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis

2500 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis

AMPUTEE

Look Good…Feel Better

Amputees Support Group

This program helps women recovering from cancer deal with side effects of cancer treatment. You’ll learn beauty techniques to help enhance your appearance and self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

This group offers people with amputations and their families education, resources, encouragement and mutual assistance in living with an amputation.

 651-632-9810 CANCER

Breast Cancer Support Group This is an ongoing support and education group for people of all ages who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

 612-273-2151 or 612-273-6434 Hope Lodge 2500 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis

Stage IV Breast Cancer Support Group This is an ongoing support group and education group for people with stage IV breast cancer.

 612-273-2151

 American Cancer Society, 651-255-8100, prompt #3 Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina Minnesota Oncology Burnsville Clinic 675 Nicollet Blvd., Burnsville

Lung Cancer Support Group This support group is open to patients and families at anytime in their cancer journey.

 952-928-2904 Southdale Medical Building 6545 France Ave S., Edina

Hope Lodge 2500 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis 6

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Visit fairview.org/classes for more info and to register Men Against Breast Cancer Men Against Breast Cancer is the first national non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when breast cancer strikes a loved one.

 Chris, 952-913-5366

Pregnancy & Newborn Loss — Individual and Couple Services This time-limited grief counseling for individuals and couples is free, but donations to Fairview Foundation, Pregnancy and Infant Loss fund are welcome.

Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview –

This support group is for prostate cancer patients, families and friends, ages 18 years and older. The group has rotating speakers and topics. A light dinner is provided at no cost, and free parking is offered in the Delaware St. Patient/Visitor Ramp.

West Bank

 612-625-6401 University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – East Bank 420 Delaware St. SE, Fourth Floor, Minneapolis

2450 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis Deb Rich, Ph.D., 612-672-7656 Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina Chaplain David Engelstad, 952-924-5708 Chaplain Carol Walvatne, 952-924-5780

Twin Cities Young Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group

Fairview Ridges Hospital

This support and educational group is for individuals ages 20 to 40 who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The group offers support and information pertinent to the issues faced by younger individuals.

Chaplain Holly Wiest, 952-892-2585

 612-273-6434 or 612-273-2151 Hope Lodge 2500 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis

201 Nicollet Blvd., Burnsville

Pregnancy and Newborn Loss Support Group We welcome couples and individuals who have experienced early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, loss of a multiple or newborn death. Professional group leaders help participants share their story and gain support from other bereaved parents.

 Chaplain David Engelstad, 952-924-5708, or Chaplain Carol Walvatne, 952-924-5780

GRIEF AND LOSS

Camp Erin

Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina, MN 55435

Camp Erin is a grief camp for children ages 6 to 17 who have experienced the death of a family member or friend. The camp is designed to help children express their grief, build trust and self-esteem and learn to cope with their loss. The camp is free, but space is limited, so apply early.

Youth Grief Services

 952-892-2111  youthgriefservices.org

 952-892-2111

This community outreach program offers grief support for youth, ages 4 to 18, and their parents/caregivers.

July 29 – 21

Every Tuesday, Feb. 21 through Apr. 3, 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.

One Heartland Center

Ebenezer Ridges Care Center

26001 Heinz Road

13810 Community Drive, Burnsville

Willow River, MN 55795

Pregnancy After a Loss Support Group We welcome individuals and couples who have had a previous pregnancy loss and are now focused on a subsequent pregnancy. The group helps with managing grief over the loss while preparing for the new baby. Strategies for coping with fears and anxieties during the pregnancy are emphasized. Open to the community.

 612-672-7656

MDA

MDA/ALS Support Group This group is open to patients, adult family members, and caregivers. There is a light lunch and speaker followed by patient and caregiver breakout groups.

 952-841-0533 University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – East Bank 516 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis

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Metro Region MENIERE’S DISEASE/TINNITUS

PARKINSON’S

Meniere’s Disease/Tinnitus Support Group

Parkinson’s Exercise and Support Group

This group, for people with Meniere’s Disease or Tinnitus, is sponsored by the International Hearing Foundation.

Bring your questions and discuss with rehabilitation staff and nurses who specialize in Parkinson’s disease. Guest speakers on various topics are scheduled throughout the year. Come dressed comfortably for exercising. Snacks and coffee are provided. $5 suggested donation per participant. Space is limited.

 612-339-2120 Riverside Park Plaza Building 701 25th Ave. S., Minneapolis

MENTAL HEALTH/CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank 2512 S. 7th St., Minneapolis

The following support groups meet at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank.

612-672-7272

 612-273-9600

Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank 2450 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis Adult Children of Alcoholics

Mondays: 8 p.m. and/or Tuesdays: 9 p.m. North Building, Ground Level NG22

Alanon

Call for times and locations.

This group is for significant others involved with a chemically dependent person(s). Alcoholics Anonymous

14500 99th Ave. N., Maple Grove 763-898-1533 or 763-898-1532

PULMONARY

Breath Catchers This support group is for patients with lung disease. Call for upcoming dates, more information, or to sign up for a newsletter.

 952-924-5080 SLEEP

Alert, Well And Keeping Energetic (A.W.A.K.E.) Every day — Call for times and locations.

Cocaine Anonymous Wednesdays: 8:30 p.m. West Building, 5th floor Family Lecture Hall

A.W.A.K.E is a mutual-help support group for persons affected by sleep apnea. Please join us for an educational evening and learn what you can do improve your health and quality of life. Representatives are available to do machine pressure checks (bring your equipment) and talk with you about additional medical devices and services. Attendance and snacks are free. Seating is limited.

 612-273-3393

Gamblers Anonymous

Sundays: 7 p.m. East Building, Board Room

STROKE

Narcotics Anonymous

Fridays: 8 p.m.

Stroke Support Group

East Building, Brennan Center

Overeaters Anonymous

Mondays: 4:45 p.m.

Monthly sessions offer stroke survivors and their families support and education.

East Building, Board Room

 952-460-4947 Burnsville Senior Center 296 W. Burnsville Parkway, Burnsville

Fairview Counseling Centers group therapy  heck pages 9 and 10 for information on C additional outpatient group therapy programs across the metro.

Stroke Thriver’s Support Group Monthly sessions offer stroke survivors and their families support and education.

 952-924-1430 Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina

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Visit fairview.org/classes for more info and to register Life in Bloom Our new “Life in Bloom” communication group is designed to inform and inspire you on your way to better communication and quality of life after stroke. A speech-language pathologist and experienced stroke peer volunteers share strategies and creative conversation in an accepting group.

 952-924-1430 Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina

StrokeWise Education Courses This series of four classes for survivors and family members is offered in the fall and spring. You’ll receive current information on rehabilitation, fatigue, physical, cognitive and emotional changes.

 952-924-1430 Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina

Tai Chi Exercise Program This program is specially designed for survivors of stroke, cardiac surgeries or cardiac events, It uses slow, rhythmic movements done in a variety of postures to improve balance, relaxation and concentration. It is not an aerobic form of exercise and can be done seated. Introductory and beginner classes held fall and spring. Cost is $4 per session or $32 for an eight-session card. The first class is free.

 952-924-1430 Normandale Lutheran Church 6100 Normandale Road, Edina

TRANSPLANT

Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Caregiver Support Group This group is for caregivers of people who have had a bone marrow transplant. Refreshments provided.

 612-273-2800 Hope Lodge 2500 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis

BMT Support Group You will have the opportunity to talk with other people who may be experiencing similar types of issues and concerns. BMT physicians and other health care professionals speak on a regular basis. Meal provided.

OUTPATIENT GROUP THERAPY Contact Fairview Counseling Centers for dates, times and fees.

 612-672-6999 Adult Anger Management Group — Forest Lake This on-going education/therapy group is for men and women who want to learn more effective strategies for managing their anger. Members will be expected to sign a program contract agreeing to attend group, complete homework and work on skills. A 10-week commitment is expected.

Adult Therapy Group — University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank This on-going therapy group is for men and women addressing depression and anxiety. The objectives are to improve personal daily functioning, develop and use effective coping skills, give and receive support.

Grief and Loss Group — University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank This on-going, open-ended group is for men and women having difficulty with pain and sadness from grief for the loss of a loved one. Group interaction, education and support are combined to help individuals manage their grief. Objectives are to improve daily functioning, develop and use coping skills, give and receive support.

From Pain to Pen to Promise — Edina In this 12-week therapy group for adult women, participants will learn how extreme stress and trauma affects the mind, body, emotions and spirit. They will learn how experiencing extremely stressful or traumatic events and lifestyles can cause people to get stuck in self-limiting and self-defeating behaviors. The group will also learn how to begin or continue the process of healing. Participants will practice several different journaling techniques. Journaling is a research-based tool that is effective in reducing symptoms and working through painful and traumatic events and memories. No special talent or skill is needed.

Relapse Prevention Group — University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank This is an on-going therapy/relapse prevention group for men and women experiencing depression and whose depression includes psychotic features. The group is appropriate for the following diagnoses: depression with psychosis; schizoeffective; or bipolar with psychotic features. The objectives are to improve personal daily functioning, develop and use effective coping skills, and to give and receive support.

Relapse Prevention Group for Depression and Anxiety — Edina

Hope Lodge

This on-going therapy/relapse prevention group is for men and women to provide skill development. The group also provides support and reinforces the therapy gains made by clients who have had more than one episode of depression or anxiety, and who are ready to decrease frequency and intensity of treatment to two times a month.

2500 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis

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 612-273-2800

January – June 2012

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Metro Region Heart Transplant Support Group Outpatient Group Therapy continued...

This group is for pre/post transplant patients and their families.

Relapse Prevention Group for Depression and Anxiety — University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank

 612-273-5670

This on-going therapy/relapse prevention group is for men and women to provide skill development. The group also provides support and reinforces the therapy gains made by clients who have had more than one episode of depression or anxiety, and who are ready to decrease frequency and intensity of treatment to two times a month.

Relapse Prevention Group for Depression and Anxiety for Seniors — Edina This on-going therapy/relapse prevention group is for men and women who are post retirement to provide skill development. The group also provides support and reinforces the therapy gains made by clients who have had more than one episode of depression or anxiety, and who are ready to decrease frequency and intensity of treatment to two times a month.

Relationship Therapy Group — University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank This therapy group is designed for spouses, parents, siblings, children, dating partners, life partners and friends to address personal issues that may interfere with their interpersonal relationships. The group will help individuals manage their emotions, develop coping skills and improve daily functioning so that they can bring 100 percent of themselves to their relationships. The group also will help participants develop personal goals, assess progress and encourage commitment to personal and relational growth. This group is appropriate for partners or other relationships experiencing anxiety and depression due to life changes such as unemployment, financial issues, infidelity, separation, blended families, birth or death of loved ones and other life stressors.

East Bank 500 Harvard St., Minneapolis

Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Support Group This group is for pre/post implant patients and their families.

 612-273-5670 University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – East Bank 500 Harvard St., Minneapolis

Liver Transplant Support Group This group is for pre/post transplant patients and their families.

 612-273-3165 University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – East Bank 500 Harvard St., Minneapolis

Lung Transplant Support Group This group is for pre/post transplant patients and their families.

 612-273-5796 University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – East Bank 500 Harvard St., Minneapolis

Therapy Group for Depression and Anxiety During and After Pregnancy — Maple Grove and University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank

WEIGHT LOSS

This on-going group is for women experiencing depression and anxiety associated with their pregnancies. Sessions will include education and treatment, spouse/partner involvement, support from other mothers and coordination with medical behavioral health care team. Babies may accompany mother if needed.

This monthly support group is for people who have had weight-loss surgery as well as those scheduled for surgery. People considering surgery also are welcome. Participants receive education and resources and share experiences.

Young Adult Therapy Group — University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank This therapy/support group provides skill development and support through the transition from adolescence to adulthood. It will focus on the pros and cons of autonomy/independence and managing this effectively. The group will review the identification and management of mental health symptoms that may arise as a result of this transition. Other topics to be covered are stress management, self care, relationship skills, belonging and mastery.

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University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview –

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

 612-672-7272 Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – West Bank 2450 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis

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Visit fairview.org/classes for more info and to register research studies and clinical trials

Gambling Therapy Study

The University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry’s Ambulatory Research Center offers a number of research and clinical trials. Visit the Academic Health Center website at ahc.umn.edu and choose “Research and Clinical Trials” for a complete list of trials available.

People 18 and older who gamble and use tobacco products may be eligible to participate in a research study using an investigational drug and therapy.

Adolescent Depression Study If you think you have depression or anxiety and are 12 to 18 years of age, you may be eligible to participate. The study includes a clinical interview, questionnaires, and physiological measurements, and may include an MRI. Feedback and payment provided.

 612-273-9924 Bipolar Disorder Biobank Study Individuals 18 and older with Bipolar Disorder are needed for a research study. Payment will be provided for completion of the study.

 612-627-4497

 BipolarBiobank@umn.edu

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Study If you are age 18 to 45 and you have: problems getting along with people, frequent arguments, rapid mood swings, an unstable sense of identity, self-harming behavior, irritability, feelings of emptiness, or anger outbursts; you may be eligible to participate in an investigational medication study for BPD. Eleven weekly assessment visits are required, paid at $30/visit.

 612-627-4890

 romi0004@umn.edu

Brain Imaging Study If you are 14 to 18 years of age, you may be eligible to participate in this study. The study includes an MRI brain scan, clinical interview, questionnaires and neuropsychological testing. Feedback and stipend provided.

 612-273-9733 Cocaine Users Study As part of this study, people who are seeking treatment for cocaine abuse will be provided with a medication and counseling, and will be paid for their time.

 612-219-3318 Cocaine Users with ADHD Study Current cocaine users who have attention problems may be eligible to participate in a treatment study that involves a medication. Participants will be paid.

 612-627-4824 Gambling Medication Study Volunteers are needed for a research study using an investigational drug for gambling addiction. You must be at least 18 years old to participate.

 612-627-4363

 612-627-4363 Kleptomania (Compulsive Shoplifting) Study Do you shoplift? Is it causing problems? Does it feel out of control? You must be age 17 or older to participate.

 612-627-4363 OCD Treatment Study Do you have obsessive-compulsive disorder? Have you tried different medications but are still having symptoms? Volunteers are needed for a research study using an investigational drug for obsessive-compulsive disorder.

 612-627-4363 Proteomic Diagnostic Test for Schizophrenia People between the ages of 15 to 65 who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, psychosis secondary to drug abuse, or who are being treated because they are at risk of developing psychosis may be eligible to participate. This study will examine proteins in the blood to see how they relate to psychosis. This is not a medication trial. Participants will be paid $40 for their initial and final visits as well as $25 dollars for each of nine monthly visits. Transportation costs also are covered.

 612-627-4372

 gint0042@umn.edu

N-Acetylcysteine in the Treatment of Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescents Research Study Do you cut, burn or injure yourself? If you are age 16 to 21 years old, you may qualify to participate in a research study. Study participants will be compensated.

 612-273-9924

 houri005@umn.edu

Schizophrenia Brain Imaging Study If you have schizophrenia or other related illnesses and are between the ages of 18 and 60, you may be eligible for an MRI study. This is not a medication trial. A stipend is offered.

 612-627-4825

 schizophrenia@umn.edu

Schizophrenia Smoking Cessation Study Volunteers ages 18 to 75 are needed for a smoking cessation study. You must have a diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder based on DSM-IV criteria, smoke at least 10 cigarettes per day, weigh at least 100 pounds, be motivated to quit smoking and be available for six months of participation. Participants will be paid up to $500 for completion of the study.

 612-626-1452 Trichotillomania (Hair-pulling) Study Do you pull your hair? Does it feel out of control? We are currently seeking volunteers for a drug study for hairpulling. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

 612-627-4363 January – June 2012

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Lakes Region Birth and FAMILY EDUCATION continued.... Foot Care Clinics Routine foot care, including nail trimming and callus removal, is provided by Fairview Lakes Community Health Outreach. Cost is $28. An appointment is required. Second and Fourth Friday of every month: 9 a.m. – noon Forest Lake Senior Center 767 Fourth St., Forest Lake 551-464-5833 First and third Tuesdays of every month: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Chisago County Senior Center 38790 Sixth Ave., North Branch

LIVING HEALTHY at Any Age ADULT HEALTH

Basic First Aid and HeartSaver CPR Lakes Region EMS offers a Basic First Aid class ($45) and a HeartSaver CPR class ($45).

 651-277-4911, ext. 102 Lakes Region EMS 39840 Grand Ave. North Branch

651-674-8658 Second Tuesday of every month: 1 – 4 p.m. Columbus Senior Center 767 Fourth St. SW, Forest Lake 651-464-8463

Joint Replacement Preparation This free class helps you prepare for hip or knee replacement surgery and recovery and is taught by members of your care team, including nurses and physical therapists. We encourage you to attend the class with a family member or close friend two to four weeks before your scheduled surgery.

Blood Pressure Checks

 651-267-5688

Free blood pressure checks are provided by Fairview Lakes Community Health Outreach.

Individualized Nutrition Counseling

Tuesdays: 9 – 11 a.m. Walmart 200 12th St. SW, Forest Lake

Topics include low fat/low cholesterol, high fiber, low sodium, diabetes, calorie-controlled/weight-loss diets, label reading and eating out.

 651-982-7406 Fairview Lakes Medical Center 5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming

Tee Up for Hospice Call Fairview Lakes HomeCaring & Hospice for information or a brochure regarding this benefit golf tournament held annually at Chisago Lakes Golf Course. Fee is $55 per golfer.

 651-257-8850 Today’s Health Topics These free one-hour programs feature medical staff speakers. No registration required.

 651-257-8806 or 651-257-8439

 cnoreli1@fairview.org

First Wednesday of each month Sept. through May: 2 – 3 p.m. Fairview Lakes Medical Center 5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming 12

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Visit fairview.org/classes for more info and to register WOMEN’S HEALTH

SAGE Free breast and cervical cancer testing is available for women after age 40 who meet certain income and insurance guidelines. To enroll, call the location convenient for you. Fairview Chisago Lakes Clinic 11725 Stinson Ave., Chisago City 651-257-8499 Family Medicine Clinic at Fairview Lakes Medical Center 5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming 651-982-7600 Fairview Lino Lakes Clinic 7455 Village Drive, Lino Lakes 651-717-3400 Fairview Rush City Clinic

COPING and RECOVERY ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES

Adults with Disabilities

760 W. Fourth St., Rush City

This program is for people who have disabilities or are living with adults with disabilities.

320-358-4784

 320-358-1210

Women’s Health Evening Clinic

First and third Wednesday of every month

Fairview Clinics – Wyoming offers convenient evening women’s clinics including annual breast and pelvic exams, Pap tests and mammograms. Regular fees apply. Financial assistance available to qualifying women.

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

 651-982-7600

Chisago County Senior Center 38790 Sixth Ave., North Branch

AUTISM

First and third Monday of every month

Autism Support Group

5 – 7:30 p.m.

This group is for parents and caregivers of children with autism.

Family Medicine Clinic at Fairview Lakes Medical Center

 651-462-1368 or 651-295-8410

5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming

Third Tuesday of every month 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Annual Women's Health Conference Join us for two evenings of health screenings, health information and uplifting speakers just for women sponsored by Hazelden, Chisago County Public Health, St. Croix Regional Medical Center and Fairview Lakes Medical Center.

 651-257-8806 Thursdays, March 15 and 22

Fairview Chisago Lakes Clinic Lower level auditorium & boardroom 11725 Stinson Ave., Chisago City

COPD

Alpha-1 Support Group This support group is for people with A1AD (Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency), their families and caregivers.

 763-219-2728

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Second Saturday of every month

Hazelden Cork Center

11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

15245 Pleasant Valley Rd., Center City

Fairview Lakes Medical Center 5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming

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Lakes Region Birth and FAMILY EDUCATION continued.... Breathe Better Pulmonary Support Group

HEART

This group is for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and their families.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase II

 651-982-7945 Third Thursday every month January–October: 1 – 3 p.m. Fairview Lakes Medical Center

 651-982-7825

Conference Room B 5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming

DIABETES

Diabetes Support Group This group is for people with diabetes and is led by a certified diabetes educator. A walk precedes each meeting at 5:30 p.m.

 651-982-7406

This program is for individuals with recent heart-related diagnoses. Continuous ECG, heart rate and blood pressure monitoring during exercise sessions provides the basis for learning the principles of an individualized, safe fitness program of conditioning, strengthening, and flexibility. Physician referral/ insurance provider approval required.

Fairview Lakes Medical Center 5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming

 ant more W wellness support?  heck out the C Wellness and Exercise for Life (WEL) program on page 15.

Fourth Tuesday of every month; Sept. – May: 6 – 7 p.m. Fairview Lakes Medical Center

Fairview Rush City Clinic 760 W. Fourth St., Rush City

LYME DISEASE

Lyme Disease Support Group This group is for you or anyone you love who suffers from the effects of Lyme disease.

 651-433-3294  mnlyme.com

Conference Room B

Second Tuesday of every month: 6:30 – 9 p.m.

5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming

First Lutheran Church 4000 Linden St., White Bear Lake

GRIEF

(Highway 61 and Co. Rd. F)

Loss of a Child Support Group This grief support group is for those who have experienced the loss of a child.

 651-368-8620 Loss of a Spouse Support Group Free weekly grief support group for those who have experienced the loss of a spouse.

 651-257-7837 Every Tuesday: 4-5:30 p.m.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

MS Support Group This group is for people with multiple sclerosis.

 651-982-6228 Second Thursday of every month: 6:30 – 8 p.m. Meadows on Fairview 25565 Fairview Ave., Wyoming (Near Fairview Lakes Medical Center)

Bishop Romero House 6385 Maple St., North Branch

OVEREATING

(Behind St. Gregory’s Catholic Church)

Overeaters’ Anonymous Meeting This group is open to anyone.

 651-257-6045 Every Tuesday: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Maranatha Church 24799 Forest Blvd., Forest Lake

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Visit fairview.org/classes for more info and to register PARKINSON’S

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group This group is for people with Parkinson’s disease and their families.

 651-464-5600 First Thursday of every month; 1 – 3 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church 886 Northshore Drive, Forest Lake

WEIGHT LOSS

Weight Loss Surgery This program is for those who have had or are scheduled for weight loss surgery. Share experiences, education, resources and encouragement. No registration needed.

 651-257-3808 Second and fourth Monday of every month 6 – 7:30 p.m. Fairview Lakes Medical Center Conference Room B, 5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming

Wellness and Exercise for Life (WEL) This program is for adults with heart or lung disease, diabetes or obesity. The monthly fee includes access to exercise equipment and personal consultation with an exercise physiologist. Ask your physician for a referral. Cost is $49 per calendar month.

 651-982-7843 Monday through Friday: 6:30 – 9:30 a.m. Fairview Lakes Medical Center Cardiac Rehabilitation Gym 5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming

Birth and FAMILY EDUCATION Contact us to receive a brochure with complete information about the following classes and a registration form, or register online. Note: Registration is by mail, fax or online; no telephone registrations accepted.

 612-672-7272  fairview.org/classes Classes meet at: Fairview Lakes Medical Center 5200 Fairview Blvd., Wyoming

Childbirth Preparation/Childbirth Preparation Express Childbirth Refresher Child Passenger Safety Sibling Class Teen Birth Preparation: Baby Care Express

Evening at The Birthplace Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant are invited to join us for tours, a resource fair, door prizes, a program and opportunity to meet with Birthplace staff. Preregistration required. Space is limited.  612-672-7272 5 – 7 p.m., Jan. 26 and Apr. 26

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LIVING HEALTHY at Any Age

COPING and RECOVERY

DIABETES

BRAIN INJURY

Diabetes Education and Management

Brain Injury Group (BIG)

Classes and individual appointments are offered for people age 14 or older with newly diagnosed and previously diagnosed type 1, type 2, or pre-diabetes. Gestational diabetes management classes are available weekly. Topics include healthy eating, self blood-glucose monitoring, physical activity, adapting lifestyle changes, medications, stress management and risk reduction. Physician referral required.

This group is for individuals with any type of brain injury and offers social time, activities, support and information.

 763-389-7639 Fairview Northland Medical Center 911 Northland Drive, Princeton

HEART HEALTH

Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation This program is designed to help people recover from heartrelated illnesses and procedures. Risk factors for heart disease are addressed. An individualized exercise prescription and plan of care will be developed for each participant. Physician referral/ insurance provider approval is required.

 763-389-6426 Fairview Northland Medical Center 911 Northland Drive, Princeton

Joint Replacement Class This free class helps you prepare for hip or knee replacement surgery and recovery and is taught by members of your care team, including nurses and physical therapists. We encourage you to attend the class with a family member or close friend two to four weeks before your scheduled surgery.

 651-267-5688

 763-389-6420 Second Tuesday of every month: 2 p.m. Fairview Northland Medical Center, River Room 911 Northland Drive, Princeton

INCONTINENCE

Urinary Incontinence Program This program is for men, women and children with any of the following diagnoses: perineum pain, urge incontinence, stress incontinence, children with nocturnal enuresis. Fairview Northland Medical Center 911 Northland Drive, Princeton 763-389-6420 Fairview Zimmerman Clinic 25945 Gateway Drive, Zimmerman 763-856-6930

GRIEF AND LOSS

Living With Grief Support Group This group offers a time for adults to express loss in a safe setting. It is not a therapy group: its purpose is to provide a vehicle to discuss the loss that has happened and to gain insight on how healing can occur.

 763-389-6405 Second Thursday of every month: noon – 1 p.m. Fairview Northland Medical Center, Room 3B 911 Northland Drive, Princeton

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Birth and FAMILY EDUCATION Contact us to see the full class descriptions and schedule, or to register.

 612-672-7272  fairview.org/northland Classes meet at: Fairview Northland Medical Center 911 Northland Drive, Princeton

Beyond the Basics of Breastfeeding While breastfeeding is natural, it is still an art, and needs skill and practice. Be sure to attend a prenatal breastfeeding class to learn ways to make breastfeeding easy and enjoyable for you and your baby. This class is offered by a lactation consultant from Fairview Northland Medical Center. It includes the basics of breastfeeding, and goes more in depth into common problems and solutions, pumping and storing, and weaning. Fathers are encouraged to join this class to learn how to be more supportive of the breastfeeding mother. Class limit eight couples.

Childbirth Preparation This four-week series of classes is designed for the couple, or a birthing coach and mother, from 26 weeks through 36 weeks of pregnancy. The series includes the basics of breast and bottle feeding. A physician and/or Labor & Delivery nurse attends one class for a question-and-answer session. A tour of The Birthplace will be offered during each class series. Wear comfortable clothing. Classes limit 10 couples.

Evening at The Birthplace Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant are invited to join us for tours, a resource fair, door prizes, a program and opportunity to meet with Birthplace staff. Preregistration required. Space is limited.  612-672-7272 Childbirth Preparation Express This class is for expectant parents in the last three months of pregnancy who cannot fit a four-week series into their schedules. The class meets one time and covers a condensed version of the regular childbirth classes. Wear comfortable clothing. Classes limit 10 couples.

Childbirth Refresher Couples will join the 2nd and 3rd sessions of the Childbirth Preparation Class This is a two-class series for expectant parents who have previously completed a childbirth education series with a previous birth. This class reviews breathing techniques and provides an update on childbirth procedures and cesarean deliveries. A tour of The Birthplace will be given. Wear comfortable clothing. Classes limit 12 couples.

Tour of The Birthplace If you would like a stand-alone tour of the Birthplace or your class does not include it as part of the course, call us.

 763-389-7667

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Red Wing Region EATING DISORDERS

Eating Disorders Program Learning to love one’s body, developing a healthy relationship with food, improving self esteem, developing and regaining one’s identity, reclaiming health and life are some of the primary goals of outpatient treatment program. Our team consists of a medical director, nutritionist and therapist. Psychiatric and psychological consultations are available. Family education classes are offered two times a year. The first step is a comprehensive assessment with our nutritionist and therapist. Medical evaluations may also be required. Individualized treatment plans are developed and may include the additional services of group therapy and family counseling.

 651-385-3264 or 800-464-2296

LIVING HEALTHY at Any Age

HEART

DIABETES These sessions are for individuals with newly diagnosed or previously diagnosed diabetes. Topics include overview and management of diabetes, meal planning, self blood-glucose monitoring, medications/insulin and physical activity.

This program is for individuals with recent heart-related diagnoses. Continuous ECG, heart rate and blood pressure monitoring during exercise sessions provide the basis for an individualized, safe fitness program of conditioning, strengthening and flexibility. Exercise sessions are supervised and education is provided for coronary artery disease risk reduction. Physician referral/insurance provider approval required.

 651-267-5611

 651-267-5450

Yoga for Type II Diabetes

Joint Replacement

Studies show that yoga-based therapy for type II diabetes can reduce fasting blood sugar, hemoglobin A1C and medication dosage. In this class, you will learn simple yoga practices to lower stress hormones which elevate blood sugar, heart rate, blood pressure and LDL cholesterol. You'll learn healthier food choices and practice mindful eating to get more enjoyment from the food that you eat. This class also is helpful for people who are pre-diabetic and want to prevent the onset of type II diabetes.

Joint Replacement Preparation

Individual and Group Diabetes Education

 651-385-3338

 mhoffm12@redwing.fairview.org

 fairview.org/hospitals/redwing/classes Tuesdays: 6 – 7:15 p.m.

March 27 – May 8 (no class April 24) Fairview Professional and Community Center

Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation

This free class helps you prepare for hip or knee replacement surgery and recovery and is taught by members of your care team, including nurses and physical therapists. We encourage you to attend the class with a family member or close friend two to four weeks before your scheduled surgery.

 651-267-5688 NUTRITION

Individualized Nutrition Counseling Topics may include low fat/low cholesterol, high fiber, low sodium, diabetes, calorie controlled/weight loss diets, as well as label reading and eating out.

Fourth Floor Classroom

 651-267-5600

1407 W. Fourth St., Red Wing

SENIOR SERVICES

$60 for six classes or $51 for seniors age 65 and over

Adult Day Program Adult Day Programs serve adults age 55-plus who live at home but would benefit from personal care and assistance, scheduled activities and supervision during the workweek. Whether participating for one or a few days a week, an adult day program provides social stimulation, specialized programming and support for care givers seeking a break in their routine.

 651-385-9340 Ebenezer Red Wing Adult Day Program 1407 West Fourth St., Red Wing 18

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COPING and RECOVERY

Birth and FAMILY EDUCATION

GRIEF

This series of classes helps prepare parents for their childbirth experience.

Community Education and Grief Support This program includes education, support and community resources for issues related to death, dying and grief. Hospice staff are available for public speaking, training and one-on-one support.

Expectant parents are encouraged to register at their first OB visit. Cost: $10/class or seven basic classes for $60.

 651-385-3410

BEFORE BABY CLASSES

 651-267-5650

This free support group is for adults who have experienced a loss through death. Consider attending this series if you or someone you know could benefit from understanding grief and from supportive listening.

Pregnancy Class Baby Care and Nutrition Labor and Delivery Caesarean Birth

 Chaplain Karen Hanson, Fairview Red Wing Health Services,

REFRESHER AND FAMILY CLASSES

Red Wing Grief Support Group

651-267-5386

Fairview Red Wing Medical Center 701 Fairview Blvd. P.O. Box 95, Red Wing

Labor and Delivery Review Class Sibling Class Grandparent Class AFTER BABY CLASSES

STROKE This support group is for stroke survivors, family members and care-givers.

Parents are encouraged to attend discharge and postnatal classes for the baby’s first three months, which are offered free to all parents who deliver at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center.

 Robin Whipperling, 651-385-3456

 651-267-5375

Second Thursday of every month: 3 – 4:30 p.m.

Discharge Class

Fairview Professional and Community Center

The class is held every Monday and Thursday with lactation consultants, postnatal educators and nurses to address any parenting concerns or feeding issues.

Fourth Floor Classroom 1407 W. Fourth St., Red Wing

Postnatal Class This class includes group discussion on infant concerns and parenting issues.

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Red Wing Region Birth and FAMILY EDUCATION continued.... Yoga for Enhancing Your Mood Research has found that the practice of yoga has a positive effect on changing mood and promoting a state of relaxed alertness. If you suffer from depression, anxiety or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), please join us for this class to learn gentle yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation techniques to raise your energy, improve your depression, ease your anxiety and elevate your mood. You do not need to get down on the floor to participate and benefit from this class. Start where you are and learn tools that will improve the quality of your life. Tuesdays, 6 – 7:15 p.m. Jan. 31 – March 13 (no class Feb. 14) $60 for six classes or $51 for seniors age 65 and over

YOGA Therapy Yoga therapy is a holistic practice which supports health and healing on a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level. Yoga’s tools include yoga postures linking breath with movement, conscious breathing techniques, meditative practices and guided self-inquiry. Other yoga practices help improve lifestyle awareness choices and their effects on quality of life. Individual yoga therapy and therapeutic group classes can help individuals facing chronic health challenges. Through yoga they can learn to manage their condition, reduce symptoms, restore balance and improve attitude and quality of life.

 651-385-3338

 mhoffm12@fairview.org

 fairview.org/hospitals/redwing/classes

ONE-ON-ONE YOGA THERAPY SESSIONS Michele Hoffman, certified yoga therapist, will design a personal yoga practice for you to do at home that is tailored for your unique physical, mental and emotional needs. Cost: $53 for a one-hour session and $145 for three one-hour sessions.

THERAPEUTIC GROUP YOGA CLASSES Fairview Red Wing offers a comprehensive program in yoga therapy to empower our patients to participate in their own healing process. Specialized classes are offered throughout the year for people living with various health conditions.

Chair Yoga for Chronic Health Conditions Research has shown that yoga can provide an increased sense of empowerment and the ability to better perform the activities of daily living. Therapeutic chair yoga can provide many benefits for chronic health conditions such as cancer, osteoarthritis, diabetes, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, hypertension, MS, COPD, rheumatoid arthritis, GERD, and chronic back pain just to name a few. Join us for this class which will include a gentle movement practice, relaxation techniques and breathing practices to help to reduce symptoms, improve sleep, increase energy, restore balance and improve your attitude and overall quality of life. The class will be personalized to the needs of the participants. We will do yoga poses sitting in a chair and standing using a chair for balance. Wednesdays, 2–3 p.m. $50 for six classes or $43 for seniors age 65 & over

Yoga for Type II Diabetes Studies show that yoga-based therapy for type II diabetes can reduce fasting blood sugar, hemoglobin A1C and medication dosage. In this class, you will learn simple yoga practices to lower stress hormones which elevate blood sugar, heart rate, blood pressure and LDL cholesterol. You'll learn healthier food choices and practice mindful eating to get more enjoyment from the food that you eat. This class also is helpful for people who are pre-diabetic and want to prevent the onset of type II diabetes. Tuesdays, 6 – 7:15 p.m. March 27 - May 8 (no class April 24) $60 for six classes or $51 for seniors age 65 and over

Group classes held at: Fairview Professional and Community Center Fourth Floor Classroom 1407 West 4th Street, Red Wing

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Yoga for Pregnancy & Childbirth Prenatal yoga classes will be offered periodically throughout the year to assist women in preparing for childbirth and helping them manage the discomforts of pregnancy such as low back and hip pain and sciatica.

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Range Region FOOT CARE CLINICS Participation in a foot care clinic is by appointment only.

 218-262-6982 or toll free 877-272-6982 Fairview HealthLine HomeCare Office – Mesabi Mall 1101 E 37th St., Suite 27, Hibbing Fairview Mesaba Clinic – Mountain Iron 39 Enterprise Drive, Mountain Iron Fairview Mesaba Clinic – Nashwauk 402 E Platt Ave., Nashwauk

LIVING HEALTHY at Any Age ANTICOAGULATION This program provides individualized anticoagulation counseling and educational therapy. Topics include: basic education regarding anticoagulation, medications, foods, drug interactions, and drug-to-drug interactions.

 218-362-6845 or toll free 888-870-6826, ext. 6845 COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH

Car Seat Clinics Car seat technicians and practitioners are available to check your car seat for proper use and installation. Information will be provided in the proper use and selections of car seats for optimal safety and protection. Clinics are scheduled once a month.

 218-312-3012 adult day care

HEART

Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation This program is for individuals with recent heart-related diagnoses. Continuous ECG, heart rate and blood pressure monitoring during exercise sessions provide the basis for learning the principles of an individualized, safe fitness program of conditioning, strengthening and flexibility. Lifestyle modification education for coronary artery disease risk reduction is also provided. Physician referral/insurance provider approval required.

 218-362-6607 Phase IV Cardiac Rehabilitation This program is for people who completed Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation and want to maintain heart fitness. Cardiac rehabilitation therapists provide intermittent ECG and blood pressure monitoring, reinforce healthy habits, and provide resources and ongoing support. Physician referral is required.

 218-362-6607

Crossroads: Day Program for Active Generations

NUTRITION

This service is available for adults, 18 years of age or older, who need or desire interaction with others. Services are tailored to meet the needs of each person and are determined by participants themselves, their caregivers and the CrossRoads staff. We provide a protective, caring environment where adults feel welcome and comfortable.

Outpatient nutrition counseling is available to educate clients on a variety of nutrition issues including: diabetes, weight loss, hypoglycemia, heart disease, sodium restriction, renal disease, fiber modification, eating disorders, prenatal nutrition and others.

 218-362-6560 or toll free 888-870-8626 DIABETES The Diabetes Resource Center offers a series of group sessions or individual appointments for people with pre-diabetes, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes to learn how to manage your diabetes. Topics include individualized meal planning, monitoring glucose levels, medication(s) management, how to develop an exercise plan, coping with diabetes, balancing diabetes management into your lifestyle and more.

 218-362-6224 or toll free 888-870-8626 ext. 6224 Fairview University Medical Center – Mesabi Hull Rust Room 750 E. 34th St., Hibbing January – June 2012

Individualized Nutrition Counseling

 218-362-6111 SURGERY

Peri-operative Education Patients scheduled for surgery are interviewed and receive individualized education/instruction before surgery by Perioperative Nurse Educators.

 218-362-6709 or toll free 877-362-6719 TRANSPORTATION

Fairview HealthLine Transportation Services HealthLine Transportation Services provides safe and convenient transportation for physically challenged residents who use mobility aids such as wheelchairs. People with walking difficulties are escorted by drivers who have specialized training.

 218-262-1170

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COPING and RECOVERY CANCER

GRIEF

Cancer Support Group

Parents Grief Support Group

This ongoing support group is open to all cancer patients. The group provides mutual support, information and discussion on a variety of topics related to a cancer experience. A registered nurse facilitates the group.

This group is for parents who have suffered the loss of a child and/or a loss in pregnancy.

 218-362-6784

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS)

Fourth Tuesday of every month: 6 – 7:30 p.m. Hibbing Senior Citizens Center 1202 E. Howard St., Hibbing

Look Good….Feel Better This free service teaches you, as a cancer patient, beauty techniques to help enhance your appearance and self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. The program is designed to help women recovering from cancer deal with side effects of cancer treatments. Pre-registration is required.

 218-262-4228 MS Support Group For people with MS and their families looking for information and support in coping with MS.

 218-262-6675 Last Thursday of every month: 1 – 2:30 p.m. Center for Independent Living Mesabi Mall 1101 E. 37th St., Suite 27, Hibbing

 800-227-2345 Third Monday of every month, 6 – 8 p.m. Fairview University Medical Center – Mesabi 750 E. 34th Street, Hibbing

DIABETES

Diabetes Education and Support Group This group is for people with diabetes and their families. The group provides a place to gain knowledge of diabetes management, ask questions and access information about diabetes issues and resources.

 218-362-6224 or toll free 888-870-8626, ext. 6224 Third Wednesday of every month: 6 – 7 p.m. Fairview University Medical Center – Mesabi 750 E. 34th St., Hibbing 22

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Birth and FAMILY EDUCATION For more information or to register call the Women and Children’s Health Education Coordinator. Scholarships are available.

 218-362-6846 or toll free 888-870-8626 ext. 6846 Classes meet at: Fairview University Medical Center – Mesabi 750 E. 34th St., Hibbing

Expectant Parent(s) Classes This series is a four-week session designed for first-time parents and coaches. Lectures, handouts and videos are used to cover a variety of topics. Cost is $30 per couple, scholarships are available.

First Steps to Parenting This prenatal parenting class is a two-session class teaching practical information on parenting a newborn and making important decisions. No fee.

Refresher Prenatal This one-night class is designed for parents and coaches who have experienced a previous birth. A variety of topics are discussed and a tour of Fairview’s Women’s Health and Birth Center is provided. Cost is $10 per couple (scholarships are available). Parents unable to attend the Refresher Prenatal Class, but who would like to review what to expect during labor and delivery, may obtain just the educational materials for a fee of $5.

Sibling-To-Be Tour A visit to the Women’s Health and Birth Center will help your other children prepare for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister. Children can bring a favorite doll or stuffed animal to pretend holding and changing a new baby. They will see a room like the one mom and the baby will be in during the hospital stay. This tour is geared for pre-schoolers and young school-age children. Try to tour one month before the baby is due to be born. No fee.

Moms on Bed Rest This service is provided on an as-needed basis for the expectant mother who is on bed rest and is unable to attend hospitalbased prenatal classes. No fee.

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Fairview Calender of Classes and Support Groups January through June 2012  

Fairview Calendar of classes and support groups, January-June 2012