St. Elizabeth Community Education Calendar - November 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Gluten Free Support Group
Gluten free living can be overwhelming at first. Dr. Elizabeth Bollinger will discuss gluten free living for patients with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. She will focus on navigating the grocery store, how to transition your entire family to a gluten-free lifestyle and how to prepare in advance for eating out. Meets the first Wednesday of each month.

6:00PM-7:00PM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE – No Registration Required


Thursday, November 2, 2017
Be Strong: Pelvic Floor Strengthening National Bladder Health Awareness was created to increase discussion of bladder and bowel health and to urge individuals struggling with these conditions to seek treatment. Join Mallory Giglio, PT, DPT with Action Therapy and Wellness and learn how to build and maintain pelvic floor strength to treat and prevent situations such as incontinence.
2:00PM-3:00PM Ascension Parish Library- Gonzales Branch Free – Registration Preferred Call STE 225-621-2906

Thursday, November 2, 9, 16, & 30, 2017
Loss and Grief Education and Support Meeting
If you have experienced loss of any kind, join the support group facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center to help you through the grieving process.

Meets Every Thursday (No meeting on Nov 23 due to Thanksgiving Holiday)
6:00PM-7:00PM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE – No Registration Required

 


Friday November 3, 2017
Alzheimer’s Memory Screening
Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area will offer free, confidential Memory Screenings to individuals concerned about memory loss. A memory screening is not used to diagnose any particular illness, but can alleviate the fear of the unknown. This event provides an opportunity to learn more about healthy lifestyle choices for successful aging. Attend to receive a memory screening and to learn more about dementia and the community resources available to you.

9:00AM-12:00PM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE- No Registration Required

 


Monday, November 6, 2017 and Monday, November 20, 2017
Total Joint Replacement Education Class
If you are considering knee or hip replacement surgery, you and a loved one may want to attend a Total Joint Replacement Class even before a surgery date is set. Monthly classes are held to provide you with an opportunity to meet others electing to have knee or hip replacement surgery and to meet the team of health professionals at St. Elizabeth Hospital who will guide you through each step of the process from pre-admission to rehabilitation.

9:30AM-11:00AM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE- Registration Required

 


Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area Caregiver Network
Monthly supportive meetings for caregivers to network with one another. Meets first Tuesday of each month.

10:30AM-11:30AM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Vernola Conference Room
FREE – No Registration Required

 

Tuesday, November 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2017
Al-Anon Meeting
If you are bothered by someone's drinking, Al-Anon Groups may be able to help. We are a fellowship of men, and women who share our experience, strength and hope in order to solve our common problems.

Meets Every Tuesday
6:30PM-7:30 PM
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE - Call 225-924-0029 for more information

 


Tuesday, November 7, 2017 Thriving with Diabetes
Topic: Diabetes Related Gastroparesis
Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Bollinger
Diabetes is the most common known cause of gastroparesis. People with uncontrolled diabetes have high levels of blood glucose. Over time, high levels can damage the vagus nerve which can delay gastric emptying. Learn how to prevent and manage complications associated with diabetes.

6:00PM-7:00PM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Vernola Conference Room
FREE – Registration Preferred

 


Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Alzheimer’s Lunch & Learn: Creating a Safe Home Environment
Over time you’ll probably discover the individual with dementia finds their house less easy to navigate, or it takes them longer to find things and accomplish tasks. Certainly safety is a big concern. This presentation will give you some easy ways to overcome the most common problems associated with the home environment.

12:00PM-1:00PM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Linda Conference Room
FREE- Registration Required

 

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Elder Care Series: Long Term Care & Pension Benefits for U.S. Veteran Learn about little known long-term care and pension benefits available to veterans and spouses; what they cover, who is eligible and how to apply for them. Presented by local attorney, Linda S. Melancon who is accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide information on benefits to Veterans.
6:00PM-7:00PM
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Vernola Conference Room
FREE- Registration Required

 

 

Saturday November 18, 2017
Growing Up: GIRLS A Class for Preteen Girls
Help your daughter understand the physical and emotional changes she will experience as she goes through puberty. Join us for a matter-of-fact and reassuring discussion on this normal part of growing up. Designed for girls ages 9-11and their moms.
9:00AM-10:30AM St. Elizabeth Hospital
Sr. Vernola Conference Room
FEE: $15 Pre-Registration Required
                                                                   

News Posted October 23, 2017