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Upcoming classes, screenings and support groups

February 27, 2019

Here’s a list of health screenings, classes and support groups coming up at area hospitals:

Tuesday, Feb. 26

n Seniors in Motion

Location: St. Mary’s Wellness Center.

Time: 10-11 a.m.

More information: 304-399-7444.

n Spine Surgery Pre-Op - Class for pre-operation Spine Center patients and their friends and family.

Location: St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute Room 207

Time: 4-5 p.m.

More Information: For more information, contact the Spine Nurse Navigator at 304-526-6025.

n Surgical Weight-Loss Support Group - This support group is open to anyone who has had weight loss surgery or is considering weight loss surgery.

Location: 1115 20th St., Huntington.

Time: 6-7 p.m.

More information: 304-399-4118 or 304-526-8278.

n Free Diabetic Foot Screening - If you have diabetes and suffer from lack of sensation, a feeling of “pins and needles” or pain in your feet, learn your risks at these free screenings.

Location: 1115 20th St., Huntington.

Time: 9 a.m.

More information: Call 304-399-3510.

n Welcome to Medicare 101 - Cabell Huntington Hospital Senior Services is hosting a free workshop series to bring together Medicare experts with those who are eligible to enroll - or already enrolled - in the federal health insurance program.

Location: Harless Auditorium near the atrium entrance on the hospital’s ground floor.

Time: 2 p.m.

More information: 304-526-2695.

n Stroke Recovery Support Group - Stroke support groups challenge people to reach beyond their limitations. Social interaction and simply feeling connected to others helps ease the depression and isolation so common after stroke.

Location: Health South Therapy Gym.

Time: 6 p.m.

More information: 304-526-6317.

n Self Compassion Group - Self-compassion and loving-kindness invite us to look at ourselves and others with a greater sense of possibility than what we perceive as right or wrong, good or bad and so on. This group will assist each participant in finding their own way to be open to the experience of self-compassion and loving-kindness.

Location: CHH Counseling Services, 517 9th St., second floor.

Time: 3:30-5 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 28

n Seniors in Motion

Location: St. Mary’s Wellness Center.

Time: 10-11 a.m.

More information: 304-399-7444.

n Prostate Cancer Support Group

Location: St. Mary’s Conference Center, Breakout Room 2.

Time: 5-6 p.m.

More Information: 304-526-1349.

n Zumba

Location: Class is located in the Wellness Center aerobics room on the first floor of St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute.

Time: 6 p.m.

Costs: A Wellness Class package consists of any 8 wellness classes. Packages are $35 or $5 per class for community members/$20 or $3 per class for St. Mary’s employees and Wellness Center and Total Woman members. Free trial classes are available.

More information: call 304-399-7444.

Saturday, March 2

n Childbirth Class - Soon-to-be parents can learn the basics of what to expect from labor, delivery and their hospital stay following childbirth. This day-long class is offered free of charge. Registration is required.

Location: Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Time: 9 a.m.

More information: 304-526-BABY (2229).

Monday, March 4

n Sharing Ovarian/Gynecologic Cancer Support Group - This free support group is for survivors of ovarian, cervical, endometrial or uterine cancer. It meets the first Monday of each month. Refreshments are served. Dr. Gerard Oakley serves as the medical advisor, and everyone is welcome. No RSVP is required.

Location: ECCC Education Center.

Time: 5:30 a.m.

More information: Contact us at 304-526-2443.

n Breastfeeding Support Group

Location: Hoops Family Children’s Hospital MOMS classroom, third floor.

Time: 6 p.m.

More information: 304-526-6358.

n Surgical Weight-Loss Support Group - This support group is open to anyone who has had weight loss surgery or is considering weight loss surgery.

Location: 1115 20th St., Huntington.

Time: 6-7 p.m.

More information: 304-399-4118 or 304-526-8278.

n Zumba

Location: Class is located in the Wellness Center aerobics room on the first floor of St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute.

Time: 6 p.m.

Costs: A Wellness Class package consists of any 8 wellness classes. Packages are $35 or $5 per class for community members/$20 or $3 per class for St. Mary’s employees and Wellness Center and Total Woman members. Free trial classes are available

More information: call 304-399-7444.