Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

June 24, 2014

St. Joseph lists support groups

from staff reports
Kokomo Tribune

---- — St. Joseph Hospital has announced events, classes and support group information for July.

• Prenatal Series for Expecting Parents: Class 1: preparation for labor, 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 7; Class 2: labor, 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 14; Class 3: hospital management, 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 21; Class 4: boot camp for dad and infant feeding basics for mom, 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 28; St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Drive, call 765-456-5000.

• Chair Yoga: exercise and balance techniques for individuals with limited mobility, 10 to 11 a.m. and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Drive, call 765-452-1137.

• New Mothers Support Group: a weekly opportunity for new mothers to hear guest speakers talk about child/family topics and to share experiences and tips with each other, 10 to 11 a.m. July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph, call 765-456-5000.

• Hatha Yoga: exercise and balance techniques, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Drive, call 765-452-1137.

• Breastfeeding: learn the benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby, 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 9, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph, call 765-456-5000.

• Bereavement Support Group: Pathways To Healing is a free monthly support group for people who have lost a loved one and are seeking fellowship and support, 10 a.m. to noon July 10, Wellbrooke Health and Wellness, 2200 S. Dixon Road, call 765-456-5885.

• Sibling Class: learn how siblings can be involved in preparing for a new brother or sister, 11 a.m. to noon July 12, St. Joseph Conference Center Rooms C and D, 1907 W. Sycamore St., call 765-456-5000.

• Diabetes Support Group: free support group for people with diabetes and their families, 5:30 p.m. July 15, St. Joseph Conference Center Rooms A and B, 1907 W. Sycamore St., call 765-456-5587.

• Bariatric Support Group: free support group for anyone who has had bariatric surgery or is seeking bariatric surgery and their family, 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 16, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Drive, call 317-582-7088.

• A.W.A.K.E. Seminar: free support group for people affected by sleep disorders, 6 to 8 p.m. July 16, St. Joseph Conference Center Rooms A and B, 1907 W. Sycamore St., call 765-456-5619.

• Howard County Stroke Support Group: free support group for stroke survivors and their families, 3 to 4:30 p.m., July 17, St. Joseph Physical and Sports Therapy, 2130 W. Sycamore St., call 765-236-8500.

• Cancer Support Group: free support group for cancer patients, survivors and their families, 4:30 p.m. July 17 St. Joseph Hospital Cancer Center, 1907 W. Sycamore St., call 765-456-5687.

• Accelerated Prenatal Class: prenatal series presented in one all-day session, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 19, St. Joseph Education Center, 615 St. Joseph Drive, call 765-456-5000.