Wellness Classes and Health Screenings

Welcome to the "Resources for Healthy Living" Calendar, your complete reference guide to the wellness programs, classes and support groups available through Resurrection Health Care. Please note that registration is required for most activities.

Registration Required - Call 877-RES-INFO (737-4636)

Saint Joseph Hospital
2900 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60657
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Cancer

Digital Mammogram Screenings

Why wait months to get a mammogram? Saint Joseph Hospital has exceptional digital imaging services right in your neighborhood, without the wait.

Appointments are available seven days a week, including evenings, usually
within 24 to 48 hours. A written referral from a physician is required.

For an appointment, call 773-665-3060.


Diabetes

Diabetes Education Individual and Group Sessions

Our Diabetes Education Program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association for excellence in diabetes education. Diabetes self management and nutrition counseling available in individual and group sessions. A written order from a physician is required.

Please call 773-665-6700 for more information, fees, or a current schedule.


Diabetes Management During Pregnancy

Learn how to maintain control of your blood glucose level during pregnancy. Glucose monitoring, nutrition, exercise and fetal well-being will be discussed. Insulin instruction will be offered if recommended by your physician. A written order from a physician is needed. Individual sessions available by appointment.

Call 773-665-6700 for more information regarding fees or to register.


Medical Nutritional Therapy - Diabetes Education Program

A registered dietitian provides personal nutritional assessments and meal plans. A written order from a physician is needed. Individual sessions available Monday through Friday.

Call 773-665-6700 for more information regarding fees or to register.


Fitness and Weight Management

Weight-loss surgery support group

The weight-loss surgery support group is free and open to everyone. The sessions are held on the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Manor Building (Manor Classroom), which is located next to the hospital.
For more information, please call 773-665-3904.


Maternity and Parenting

Breastfeeding: A Special Time

This one-time class presents the benefits of breastfeeding for you and your baby. Production of breast milk, prevention of frequently encountered problems, common concerns, and the partner's role are discussed. Partners, grandparents, and others are welcome. Registration and payment are required prior to attending class and should be sent to the address listed on the enclosed Childbirth Form. The fee for this class is $15. A snack is provided. Free parking is available in the hospital garage. The class is from 10 am to 12:30 pm and is located in the Boikan Conference Center on the second floor of the hospital. A tour of the hospital will be available upon request following the class.


Boikan Conference Center
10:00AM-12:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates:

January 3rd
February 7th
March 7th


Mom Network Support Group

Are you a new mother looking for additional emotional support? Do you have questions about your baby's development? Join the Mom Network, a weekly support group for new mothers that provides parenting support and information. Topics covered in the weekly meetings are determined by participants and typically include "the baby blues," fatigue, feeding issues and more. Free.

For more information and to register, call 773-665-3605.


Newborn Care

This one-time class examines the care and needs of newborns and prepares mothers and their partners with important knowledge for the first months of parenthood. This program is recommended for new parents and is also an excellent class for grandparents, nannies, and other caregivers. Registration and payment are required prior to attending the class. The fee for this class is $15. Please send payment to the address listed on the enclosed Childbirth Form. A snack is provided. Free parking is available in the hospital garage. Family members are welcome and there will be time for questions. The instructor of this fun, informal class is a certified, experienced maternal/child instructor. The class is from 10 am to 12:30 pm and is located in the Boikan Conference Center on the second floor of the hospital.


Manor Classroom
10:00AM - 12:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates

January 4th
February 8th
March 8th


Prepared Childbirth - Weekday

This three-week series is designed to prepare expectant families for the childbirth experience, including cesarean delivery. The series is taught by an experienced certified childbirth instructor and includes a tour of the Family Birthplace. The fee for the class is $50 if delivering at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, and $65 if delivering elsewhere. Registration and payment are required prior to the first day of class. Families and friends are welcome and a snack is provided. Free parking is available in the hospital garage. Group participation is encouraged in this informal, fun class. Please bring a pillow and blanket to class. The class is from 7 pm to 9:30 pm and is located in the Manor Classroom. The Manor building is attached to the hospital garage.


Manor Classroom
7:00PM-9:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates:

March 3rd, 10th, & 17th


Prepared Childbirth - Weekend

This class, which is held on Saturday, is designed to prepare expectant families for the childbirth experience, and includes cesarean delivery. A tour of the Family Birthplace is included. The fee for the class is $100. Registration and payment are required prior to the first day of class. Comfortable clothing is recommended. Please bring a pillow and blanket to class. A continental breakfast and lunch are provided. Free parking is available in the hospital parking garage. Family and friends are welcome. The class is taught by a certified, experienced childbirth instructor. The class is from 9:30 am until 4 pm and is located in the Manor Classroom. The Manor building is attached to the hospital garage.


Manor Classroom
10:00-2:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates

January 17th
February 21st
March 21st


Sibling Tours

Sibling tours are designed to help big-brother-or big-sister-to-be feel more comfortable when baby arrives. Children will have an opportunity to learn about the Family Birthplace and see where mom will deliver the baby. Parents are given a recommended readling list and sibling rivalry information as well assuggested activities to smooth the transition for the sibling-to-be. Children must be two years of age or older to participate. Tours are by appointment only.

For more information and to schedule a tour, call 773-665-3605.


Maternity Services

Breastfeeding: A Special Time

This one-time class presents the benefits of breastfeeding for you and your baby. Production of breast milk, prevention of frequently encountered problems, common concerns, and the partner's role are discussed. Partners, grandparents, and others are welcome. Registration and payment are required prior to attending class and should be sent to the address listed on the enclosed Childbirth Form. The fee for this class is $15. A snack is provided. Free parking is available in the hospital garage. The class is from 10 am to 12:30 pm and is located in the Boikan Conference Center on the second floor of the hospital. A tour of the hospital will be available upon request following the class.


Boikan Conference Center
10:00AM-12:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates:

January 3rd
February 7th
March 7th


Diabetes Management During Pregnancy

Learn how to maintain control of your blood glucose level during pregnancy. Glucose monitoring, nutrition, exercise and fetal well-being will be discussed. Insulin instruction will be offered if recommended by your physician. A written order from a physician is needed. Individual sessions available by appointment.

Call 773-665-6700 for more information regarding fees or to register.


Family Birthplace

To schedule a tour of the Family Birthplace, contact Ruth Koloms Gross, R.N., maternal/child educator, at 773-665-3605.


Newborn Care

This one-time class examines the care and needs of newborns and prepares mothers and their partners with important knowledge for the first months of parenthood. This program is recommended for new parents and is also an excellent class for grandparents, nannies, and other caregivers. Registration and payment are required prior to attending the class. The fee for this class is $15. Please send payment to the address listed on the enclosed Childbirth Form. A snack is provided. Free parking is available in the hospital garage. Family members are welcome and there will be time for questions. The instructor of this fun, informal class is a certified, experienced maternal/child instructor. The class is from 10 am to 12:30 pm and is located in the Boikan Conference Center on the second floor of the hospital.


Manor Classroom
10:00AM - 12:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates

January 4th
February 8th
March 8th


Prepared Childbirth - Weekday

This three-week series is designed to prepare expectant families for the childbirth experience, including cesarean delivery. The series is taught by an experienced certified childbirth instructor and includes a tour of the Family Birthplace. The fee for the class is $50 if delivering at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, and $65 if delivering elsewhere. Registration and payment are required prior to the first day of class. Families and friends are welcome and a snack is provided. Free parking is available in the hospital garage. Group participation is encouraged in this informal, fun class. Please bring a pillow and blanket to class. The class is from 7 pm to 9:30 pm and is located in the Manor Classroom. The Manor building is attached to the hospital garage.


Manor Classroom
7:00PM-9:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates:

March 3rd, 10th, & 17th


Prepared Childbirth - Weekend

This class, which is held on Saturday, is designed to prepare expectant families for the childbirth experience, and includes cesarean delivery. A tour of the Family Birthplace is included. The fee for the class is $100. Registration and payment are required prior to the first day of class. Comfortable clothing is recommended. Please bring a pillow and blanket to class. A continental breakfast and lunch are provided. Free parking is available in the hospital parking garage. Family and friends are welcome. The class is taught by a certified, experienced childbirth instructor. The class is from 9:30 am until 4 pm and is located in the Manor Classroom. The Manor building is attached to the hospital garage.


Manor Classroom
10:00-2:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates

January 17th
February 21st
March 21st


Nutrition

Medical Nutritional Therapy - Diabetes Education Program

A registered dietitian provides personal nutritional assessments and meal plans. A written order from a physician is needed. Individual sessions available Monday through Friday.

Call 773-665-6700 for more information regarding fees or to register.


Ongoing Programs

Diabetes Education Individual and Group Sessions

Our Diabetes Education Program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association for excellence in diabetes education. Diabetes self management and nutrition counseling available in individual and group sessions. A written order from a physician is required.

Please call 773-665-6700 for more information, fees, or a current schedule.


Mom Network Support Group

Are you a new mother looking for additional emotional support? Do you have questions about your baby's development? Join the Mom Network, a weekly support group for new mothers that provides parenting support and information. Topics covered in the weekly meetings are determined by participants and typically include "the baby blues," fatigue, feeding issues and more. Free.

For more information and to register, call 773-665-3605.


Parenting and Childbirth Preparation

Breastfeeding: A Special Time

This one-time class presents the benefits of breastfeeding for you and your baby. Production of breast milk, prevention of frequently encountered problems, common concerns, and the partner's role are discussed. Partners, grandparents, and others are welcome. Registration and payment are required prior to attending class and should be sent to the address listed on the enclosed Childbirth Form. The fee for this class is $15. A snack is provided. Free parking is available in the hospital garage. The class is from 10 am to 12:30 pm and is located in the Boikan Conference Center on the second floor of the hospital. A tour of the hospital will be available upon request following the class.


Boikan Conference Center
10:00AM-12:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates:

January 3rd
February 7th
March 7th


Family Birthplace

To schedule a tour of the Family Birthplace, contact Ruth Koloms Gross, R.N., maternal/child educator, at 773-665-3605.


Mom Network Support Group

Are you a new mother looking for additional emotional support? Do you have questions about your baby's development? Join the Mom Network, a weekly support group for new mothers that provides parenting support and information. Topics covered in the weekly meetings are determined by participants and typically include "the baby blues," fatigue, feeding issues and more. Free.

For more information and to register, call 773-665-3605.


Newborn Care

This one-time class examines the care and needs of newborns and prepares mothers and their partners with important knowledge for the first months of parenthood. This program is recommended for new parents and is also an excellent class for grandparents, nannies, and other caregivers. Registration and payment are required prior to attending the class. The fee for this class is $15. Please send payment to the address listed on the enclosed Childbirth Form. A snack is provided. Free parking is available in the hospital garage. Family members are welcome and there will be time for questions. The instructor of this fun, informal class is a certified, experienced maternal/child instructor. The class is from 10 am to 12:30 pm and is located in the Boikan Conference Center on the second floor of the hospital.


Manor Classroom
10:00AM - 12:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates

January 4th
February 8th
March 8th


Prepared Childbirth - Weekday

This three-week series is designed to prepare expectant families for the childbirth experience, including cesarean delivery. The series is taught by an experienced certified childbirth instructor and includes a tour of the Family Birthplace. The fee for the class is $50 if delivering at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, and $65 if delivering elsewhere. Registration and payment are required prior to the first day of class. Families and friends are welcome and a snack is provided. Free parking is available in the hospital garage. Group participation is encouraged in this informal, fun class. Please bring a pillow and blanket to class. The class is from 7 pm to 9:30 pm and is located in the Manor Classroom. The Manor building is attached to the hospital garage.


Manor Classroom
7:00PM-9:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates:

March 3rd, 10th, & 17th


Prepared Childbirth - Weekend

This class, which is held on Saturday, is designed to prepare expectant families for the childbirth experience, and includes cesarean delivery. A tour of the Family Birthplace is included. The fee for the class is $100. Registration and payment are required prior to the first day of class. Comfortable clothing is recommended. Please bring a pillow and blanket to class. A continental breakfast and lunch are provided. Free parking is available in the hospital parking garage. Family and friends are welcome. The class is taught by a certified, experienced childbirth instructor. The class is from 9:30 am until 4 pm and is located in the Manor Classroom. The Manor building is attached to the hospital garage.


Manor Classroom
10:00-2:30PM

Please call 877-737-INFO (877-737-4636) to register.

2015 Class Dates

January 17th
February 21st
March 21st


Sibling Tours

Sibling tours are designed to help big-brother-or big-sister-to-be feel more comfortable when baby arrives. Children will have an opportunity to learn about the Family Birthplace and see where mom will deliver the baby. Parents are given a recommended readling list and sibling rivalry information as well assuggested activities to smooth the transition for the sibling-to-be. Children must be two years of age or older to participate. Tours are by appointment only.

For more information and to schedule a tour, call 773-665-3605.


Prevention and Wellness

Diabetes Management During Pregnancy

Learn how to maintain control of your blood glucose level during pregnancy. Glucose monitoring, nutrition, exercise and fetal well-being will be discussed. Insulin instruction will be offered if recommended by your physician. A written order from a physician is needed. Individual sessions available by appointment.

Call 773-665-6700 for more information regarding fees or to register.


Medical Nutritional Therapy - Diabetes Education Program

A registered dietitian provides personal nutritional assessments and meal plans. A written order from a physician is needed. Individual sessions available Monday through Friday.

Call 773-665-6700 for more information regarding fees or to register.


Screenings

Digital Mammogram Screenings

Why wait months to get a mammogram? Saint Joseph Hospital has exceptional digital imaging services right in your neighborhood, without the wait.

Appointments are available seven days a week, including evenings, usually
within 24 to 48 hours. A written referral from a physician is required.

For an appointment, call 773-665-3060.


Special Programs

Clothes Closet

The Clothes Closet is a resale shop for the community. Obtain or donate gently used clothes, shoes, books, housewares, and more. Stop by anytime to drop off donations, which are tax-deductible. The shop is located at 2913 N. Commonwealth Ave. For more information, call 773-665-3167.

The hours of operation are on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the last Friday of every month from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., or by appointment.


Volunteer Program

Volunteer Services

Saint Joseph Hospital's Volunteer Services program relies upon compassionate people to help us assist patients, their families and friends, staff, physicians and other hospital personnel. Volunteers are encouraged to use their experience and knowledge to participate in Saint Joseph Hospital's diverse and regarding Volunteer program. The Volunteer Services Department at Saint Joseph Hospital welcomes volunteer ages 15 and older.

Call 773-665-3167 to learn more about volunteer opportunities.


Weight Control

Weight-loss surgery support group

The weight-loss surgery support group is free and open to everyone. The sessions are held on the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Manor Building (Manor Classroom), which is located next to the hospital.
For more information, please call 773-665-3904.


Wellness

Diabetes Management During Pregnancy

Learn how to maintain control of your blood glucose level during pregnancy. Glucose monitoring, nutrition, exercise and fetal well-being will be discussed. Insulin instruction will be offered if recommended by your physician. A written order from a physician is needed. Individual sessions available by appointment.

Call 773-665-6700 for more information regarding fees or to register.


Medical Nutritional Therapy - Diabetes Education Program

A registered dietitian provides personal nutritional assessments and meal plans. A written order from a physician is needed. Individual sessions available Monday through Friday.

Call 773-665-6700 for more information regarding fees or to register.


Mom Network Support Group

Are you a new mother looking for additional emotional support? Do you have questions about your baby's development? Join the Mom Network, a weekly support group for new mothers that provides parenting support and information. Topics covered in the weekly meetings are determined by participants and typically include "the baby blues," fatigue, feeding issues and more. Free.

For more information and to register, call 773-665-3605.


Call 877-RES-INFO for Nurse Advice, Doctor Referrals or Class Registration Monday - Friday 8 am to 8 pm • Weekends 8 am to 4pm

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