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ACLS Course ~ Advance Cardiac Life Support

Price: $185.

Advance Cardiac Life Support Self-Study American Heart Association Course (No Instructor)  Call for more information and to schedule your class.

Patient Care Services Education

708.915.5540

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, West 7

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

Acupuncture Therapy

Price: $80 for consulation and first treatment, $60 for follow up appointments. $50 for seniors follow-up appointments..

Individual appointments available for smoking cessation, weight management and pain management.  Saturday appointments available also.  Call to schedule an appointment.

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Wellness Center, Suite 2400

at the Flossmoor Ingalls Family Care Center

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Aphasia Conversation Group

Price: FREE.

Aphasia is an acquired communication disorder resulting from damage to the language centers and pathways of the brain. It can limit listening comprehension, a person’s ability to recall words and produce sentences, and hinder reading and writing. People with aphasia know what they want to say, but cannot find the words to express it.

Ingalls’ Aphasia Conversation Group provides a comfortable and supportive environment for persons with aphasia to socialize and practice communication skills, converse with others who are dealing with aphasia, gain confidence and improve overall quality of life. The group is facilitated by Beth Heise, speech pathologist at Ingalls.

Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of every month from 10:30-11:30am.  Free program.

Speech Pathology

708.915.4232

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, North Building, 1st Floor

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

Arthritis "Dinner with the Doctor" Info, Options & Advances

Price: Free seminar.

Wednesday, October 19th doors open at 5:30p.m.  Speaker:  Dr. Veena Nayak (Rheumatologist). 

Free seminar, raffles & giveaways.  To register please call Cindy Copenhaver at the South Holland Community Center 708.331.2940.

RSVP by October 14th, dinner provided with pre-registration.

South Holland Community Center

708.331.2940

South Holland Community Center

501 E. 170th Street

South Holland IL, 60473

Bariatric Surgery "Solutions"

Price: Call for fee information and times.

Medically supervised weight loss program for those awaiting "Bariatric Surgery". First Wednesday of every month, call for times. Call to register or for more information.

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Wellness Center, Suite 2400

at the Flossmoor Ingalls Family Care Center

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

BLS Course ~ CPR

Price: $65.

Basic Life Support course is intended for Health Care Providers. Self Study American Heart Association Course (No Instructor). Call for more information and to schedule your class.

Patient Care Services Education

708.915.5540

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, West 7

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

Breast Cancer Health Awareness

Price: FREE

October 22, 2016 9:00 a.m. Register

Valuable and relevant health information provided via display booths, along with touching stories from breast cancer survivors. This Awareness event features oncology experts whose topics focus on medical and cultural issues surrounding breast cancer in the African-American community. The information presented is appropriate for women as young as 16. The emcee's for this year’s event are Dr. Kimberly Kruczek, D. O. Hematology & Oncology, Primary Health Associate-Oncologist & Dr. Terry Mason, M. D., Chief Operating Officer, Cook County Department of Public Health & Cook County Health and Hospitals System.  

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Speakers, Q & A and raffle prizes.

A continental breakfast, door-prize drawings, exhibits and vendors (until 2 p.m.) are all included.


Conquering Breast Cancer Forum

708.915.6838

Odyssey Country Club

19110 S. Ridgeland Ave.

Tinley Park IL, 60477

Breastfeeding

Price: $20 per session

November 12, 2016 10:00 a.m. Register

Although breastfeeding may be considered the "natural way" to feed your baby, there is still much to learn to enhance a successful nursing relationship. The program covers several topics including: advantages of breastfeeding, breastfeeding at home, the working mom, and beyond. This is a single, two-hour class taught by our Infant Feeding Support Nurse. Fathers-to-be are encouraged. The nurse provides follow-up on an individual basis after your baby is born.

Women's & Children's Services

708.915.5334

Ingalls Professional Building, Lower Level 3

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Cancer Comfort Services

Price: FREE services for cancer patients.

FREE services provided for cancer patients include: massage, facials, guided mediation, manicures, Reiki and more! Please call if you have questions about eligibility or to schedule an appointment.

Faye's Light

708.431.3643

Faye's Light

1416 W. 175 Street

East Hazel Crest IL

Cancer Support Center

Price: FREE.

Cancer Support Center 

To give strength, guidance and support to anyone living with a cancer diagnosis.

FREE Services:  The Center provides an array of classes, support groups and other networking opportunities for you, whether you are a patient or a caregiver.

Cancer Support Center

2028 Elm Road

Homewood IL, 60430

CenterSteppers ~ Mall Walking Club

Price: FREE.

Mall walking club, free screenings and free health lectures. Blood pressure 8 - 9 a.m. Free health lectures 9-9:30 a.m.  The group meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

September 20-Colon Cancer

October 18-Maintaining Stability

November 15-Age Related Eye Disease

December 13-Holiday Party



Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

River Oaks Mall

Food Court

Calumet City IL, 60409

Childbirth Preparation

Price: $50, meets weekly on Wednesdays for four weeks

November 02, 2016 7:30 p.m. Register

Understanding birth just got better with the most current evidence-based information! All new animation that’s more accurate, including the stages of labor, epidural procedures, and Cesarean surgery. Four-D ultrasound images show parents fetal development. Fun “Partner Tips” for dads and other support people, and “Take Note” segments help parents retain important information. Our “Understanding Comfort Techniques” will give parents practical hands-on training in labor support, breathing, relaxation, massage, labor and pushing positions, information on labor support doulas, along with the opportunity to view beautifully - captured birth stories. This four week series is taught my a certified Childbirth Educator. Couples are asked to bring two pillows, a sheet or blanket from home and wear comfortable clothing suitable for sitting on the floor.

Class meets from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. on consecutive Wednesdays for four-weeks:

Sept. 7, 14, 21 & 28 & Nov. 2, 9, 16 & 23

 


Women's & Children's Services

708.915.5334

Ingalls Professional Building, Lower Level 3 & 4

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Childbirth Preparation / Saturday

Price: $50 per couple

November 12, 2016 8:00 a.m. Register

This class is for busy couples who are time crunched and unable to attend a full four week session, or for repeat parents who wish to refresh their knowledge. We cover the stages of labor, epidural procedure, Cesarean surgery, and practice labor support skills, such as breathing, relaxation and massage, along with viewing beautifully-captured birth stories. A tour of the Maternity Suites is given at the end of the day after class ends.

This class is taught my a certified Childbirth Educator. Couples as asked to bring two pillows, a sheet or blanket from home and wear comfortable clothing suitable for sitting on the floor.


Women's & Children's Services

708.915.5334

Ingalls Professional Building, Lower Level 3 & 4

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Childbirth Preparation Express / Refresher

Price: $10

October 19, 2016 7:30 p.m. Register

December 07, 2016 7:30 p.m. Register

This is an introductory evening for the pregnant mom who wants some information regarding what to expect during labor and delivery but perhaps is pressed for time or unsure if she wants to take a full Lamaze 4 -week or 1-day Saturday Course. We will watch videos covering the topics of: Anatomy of Pregnancy, Warning signs, Preterm Labor, Stages of Labor and Understanding Medical Procedures such as inductions, monitoring, epidurals and cesarean births. After each topic, there will be time for discussion. The instructor will also cover simple breathing and relaxation techniques. If after attending the Express Evening class, mom decides she would like more detailed information regarding labor and birth and coping techniques, she may enroll in our regular Childcare Preparation course and be given a $5.00 off coupon towards the cost of the more in-depth course.

Women's & Children's Services

708.915.5334

Ingalls Professional Building, Lower Level 3 & 4

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Diabetes Class for Medicare Patients

Price: Insurance is billed.

While there is no cure for diabetes, it can be controlled with proper management skills. Ingalls offers a three-session class to help you learn to manage your diabetes so you can lead an active and productive life. This program is designed to help newly-diagnosed diabetics, as well as individuals who are having difficulty controlling their diabetes. During class, you will receive basic dietary information, along with instructions on how to use a meal plan. We will also tell you about insulin and oral medication treatment options, glucose testing and how to prevent or delay long-term complications. 

Tuesday mornings, 9 - 11:30 a.m. (3 consecutive weeks).  Physician referral & appointment required.  

Please call for class dates and to register.

Diabetes Management Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Diabetes Forum

Price: FREE

September 26, 2016 6:00 p.m. Register

October 24, 2016 6:00 p.m. Register

Ingalls Diabetes Forum provides education and support for people with diabetes. Guest speakers will provide education on all aspects of diabetes care and topics will include healthy eating, physical activity, medication management and behavior modification. Family members and caregivers are also encouraged to attend sessions. 

 

Diabetes Management Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Diabetes Management Center

Price: Insurance is billed.

Ingalls Outpatient Diabetes Center is recognized by the American Diabetes Association and holds individualized and group classes. Medicare covers group classes and many private insurances cover individual consultation.  Individual assessments & self-management skills are taught.  Diabetes is on the rise.  Let us help you manage your diabetes.   If you don’t have an order, we will help you get one.

Day and evening appointments available. 

Physician referral is required.

Please call to schedule an appointment.

 

Diabetes Management Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Diabetes Support Group

Price: Free program.

The group meets the last Monday of every month beginning September 26 from 6-7p.m.

Diabetes Management Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor, Conference Rooms A, B & C

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Drivers Rehabilitation

Price: Please call for more information.

The goal of the program is to ensure safe driving by helping clients modify their driving habits to enable them to continue to get where they need to go safely. The occupational therapists may recommend adaptive equipment or driving strategies that improve driving abilities. Schedule as needed, Monday through Friday. Available hours 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Occupational Therapy, Drivers Program

708.915.4700

Ingalls Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation

16246 Prince Drive

South Holland IL, 60473

Driving Safety - AARP Program

Price: $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members: Must present AARP card to receive the member discount.

The AARP Driver Safety Program teaches us how to be aware of and to compensate for changes in driving as we age. You many be entitled to a discount on your automobile insurance by taking this class. Check with your insurance agent to find out. Please make checks out to AARP.

One day class, Sept. 13 from 8:45 a.m. - 5 p.m. Please bring a sack lunch for the one day class or money for the Cafe. Two day class, Nov. 8 & 9, from 8:45 a.m. - 1 p.m., Must attend both days.

SeniorLife

708.915.6885

Ingalls Professional Building, Lower Level 2

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Healthy Baby Network

Price: FREE.

Educational support and resource assistance along with Medical and WIC assistance for expecting Moms. Hours of operation, Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Call to schedule an appointment.

Healthy Baby Network

708.915.3825

Ingalls Memorial Hospital

Contact: Shanice Graham, Coordinator

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

Heart Health Seminar

Price: Free.

Cardiovascular risk assessment.  Speaker:  Dr. Kaveh Rahmani D. O. (Family Practice)

Date & time to be determined

Ingalls Care Center

4742 Cal Sag Road

Crestwood IL, 60445

Infant Care

Price: $20 / two-week course

October 03, 2016 7:00 p.m. Register

December 05, 2016 7:00 p.m. Register

Learning about newborn care before you have your baby can make a big difference in how easily you adjust during those first few months. This class includes far more information than what well-meaning family and friends are able to give. 

Learn to care for your new baby with confidence in this two session course, which includes: Information on infant nutrition * Normal newborn characteristics and development * How to bathe and diaper your baby * When to notify physician for a sick child * Parenting information * Informative films and a take home book to supplement learning.

Prepare for your newborn now, both you and your baby will be glad you did! Grandparents and other care givers who’d like to refresh their skills are encouraged to attend.

Class meets on consecutive Mondays for two sessions:

Oct. 3 & 10, Dec. 5 & 12.









Women's & Children's Services

708.915.5334

Ingalls Professional Building, Lower Level 3 & 4

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Ingalls Health Risk Assessments

Price: Free.

Ingalls is proud to offer free risk assessments which will give you personalized, strictly confidential information that will help you asses your current health status and identify those medical or lifestyle conditions that may lead to the development of chronic health conditions. Learn if you are at risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, sleep disorders,  cancer, breathing disorders and weight-related issues.  

www.Ingalls.org/MyHealth

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www.Ingalls.org/MyHealth

Kidney and Diabetes Screening

Price: FREE

October 25, 2016 10:00 a.m.

FREE screening includes blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index, waist circumference, and urinalysis, and a private consultation with a medical professional about your results. Take charge of your health and attend this free screening through the Kidney Mobile program with Ingalls Health System and the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois. Visit the Kidney Mobile for an educational tour. 

Fasting is encouraged but not required.

Urine sample will be required...

No appointment necessary.

National Kidney Foundation

312.321.1500

Matteson Community Center

20642 Matteson Ave.

(One block west of Cicero Ave.)

Matteson IL, 60443

Life Line Screening

Price: Fee varies based on requested screenings..

Take advantage of valuable screenings that will help reduce your risk for stroke. Life Line Screening uses painless ultrasound (sonogram) to see the plaque build-up in your arteries - a leading cause of stroke. 80% of strokes can be prevented. Call for fee information, next scheduled screening dates and location.

 

Life Line

800.779.6353

Low Vision Program

Price: Clinical evaluation covered by Medicare.

This service is offered by a low vision optometrist and Ingalls Occupational Therapy department. The goal of the program is to maximize a client's remaining vision to facilitate safe and independent performance of everyday tasks in one's environment. Scheduled as needed, M-F, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Occupational Therapy, Low Vision

708.915.4704

Ingalls Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation

16246 Prince Drive

South Holland IL, 60473

Lymphedema Management Program

Price: Based on needs & schedule.

Our highly trained lymphedema therapists use a variety of therapeutic techniques, including manual lymphatic drainage, multi-layered compression bandages, remedial exercises, and compression garment selection, application and proper fitting. For your convenience, lymphedema treatment is available at several Ingalls locations. Please call for more information and to schedule an appointment; this is an ongoing program. A physician referral is required.

Call for more information or to schedule an appointment.

 

Lymphedema Coordinator

708.915.8413

Mammograms - Same Day

Price: Most major insurances accepted.

Ingalls is one of only two hospitals in Illinois whose radiation oncology program is accredited by the American College of Radiology. We are a nationally accredited breast center, and a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement award by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. These prestigious accreditations are granted to only a few cancer centers in the state of Illinois. 

Convenient Same-Day Mammograms available at 4 Ingalls locations: Calumet City, Flossmoor, Harvey and Tinley Park.

 

Central Scheduling

708.915.3333

Massage Therapy

Price: Call for fees.

Massage therapy is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. Studies have also found massage may be helpful for relieving anxiety, digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, headaches, insomnia related to stress, sports injuries and temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ). The Ingalls Wellness Center in Flossmoor offers an array of massage therapies. 

Call 708.915.8850 for more information or to schedule a massage.

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Wellness Center, Suite 2400

at the Flossmoor Ingalls Family Care Center

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Maternity Suites Tour

Price: FREE

October 05, 2016 6:00 p.m. Register

October 19, 2016 6:00 p.m. Register

November 02, 2016 6:00 p.m. Register

Expectant parents are invited to tour the Maternity Suites of Ingalls and see the advantages of delivering their baby in a beautiful, state-of-the-art room offering the optimum in comfort and technology. Labor, delivery, recovery, and post partum care all occur in the same room, allowing new parents to fully enjoy those first cherished moments with their new baby.

The Maternity Suites Tour includes:
* Ingalls admission procedures, including pre-admission forms and V.I.P. valet parking passes * Practical information that will answer any remaining questions you may have regarding your stay * Information regarding pediatricians and doulas.

Women's & Children's Services

708.915.5334

Ingalls Professional Building, Lower Level 3 & 4

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Milers ~ Matteson Community Center

Price: FREE.

Ingalls Health System has teamed up with the Matteson Community Center for a walking program and monthly health information lectures. The program, which replaced the Lincoln Mall Milers, features free monthly blood pressure screenings and quarterly health education programs, which include a free continental breakfast, tours and door prizes. No pre-registration is required. The group meets the third Thursday of every month.

October 20th:  Kidney Disease by Dr. J. Baylock (Nephrologist)


 






Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Matteson Community Center

20642 Matteson Ave.

(One block west of Cicero Ave.)

Matteson IL, 60443

Pulmonary Rehab

Price: Call for more information and to set an appointment..

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a program of exercise, education, and support to help you learn to breathe and function at the highest level possible. Through Ingalls' Pulmonary Rehabilitation program, you'll work with a team of specialists who'll help you improve your physical condition through exercise training, nutritional counseling, education on how to manage your lung condition, energy-conserving techniques and breathing strategies. Pulmonary rehabilitation is helpful for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis and more. 

Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab

708.915.5590

Ingalls Professional Office Building

71 W. 156th Street

Suite 103

Harvey IL, 60426

Rehabilitation Support Group

Price: FREE

October 05, 2016 3:00 p.m. Register

November 02, 2016 3:00 p.m. Register

For individuals and families affected by Amputee, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease & Stroke.  Our goal is to help members regain confidence, increase self esteem, and share ideas on ways to cope with individual problems.  Refreshments are provided.

Rehab Support

708.915.5067

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, North Building, 1st Floor

Contact: Willie Smith

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

Rehabilitation Therapy~Outpatient

Price: Call for more information.

At Ingalls, our outpatient rehabilitation therapy team is dedicated to working with you on an individualized treatment plan that revolves around your goals. Our No. 1 concern is helping you regain your strength and daily lifestyle skills. Occupational, physical, speech and other therapies are available at four convenient locations. 

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Harvey~708.915.5024

Ingalls Family Care Center, Flossmoor~708.915.8465

Ingalls Family Care Center, Tinley Park~708.915.7460

Ingalls Family Care Center, South Holland~708.915.4700

SeniorLife

Price: FREE.

Senior Membership Program includes educational classes, insurance information, special discounts, travel programs and more. Call for more information. 

This is an ongoing program.

SeniorLife

708.915.6885

Ingalls Memorial Hospital

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

South Holland Steppers

Price: Free.

Ingalls Hospital and the South Holland Department of Recreation Services have teamed up to offer the South Holland Steppers, a walking club that also includes informational health lectures. Members have the opportunity to attend seminars at the Department of Recreation Services and at River Oaks Center mall, receive an informative newsletter, and join in on day trips and other special events. There is no fee to enroll; however a registration must be filled out. Participants can join at any time.

South Holland Community Center

708.331.2940

South Holland Community Center

501 E. 170th Street

South Holland IL, 60473

Square Striders ~ Mall Walking Club

Price: FREE.

Mall walking club, free screenings and free health lectures. Blood pressure 8 - 10 a.m.; free health lecture 9-9:30 a.m.  The group meets the 3rd Friday of every month.

September 16 - Colon Cancer

October 21 - Laugh Your Way to Better Health

November 18 - Balance

December 9 - Holiday Party​

 No pre-registration required.


Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Orland Square Mall

288 Orland Square Drive

Orland Park IL, 60462

Three FREE Webinars: Shoulder & Knee Pain

Price: Free

September 28, 2016 6:30 p.m. Register

October 12, 2016 6:30 p.m. Register

October 26, 2016 6:30 p.m. Register

Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon David J. Smith, M.D., is dedicated to helping people enjoy life, pain free. Dr. Smith's live one hour webinar is the perfect time to get expert advice without leaving home. As a specialist in minimally-invasive joint repair, replacement and reconstruction, Dr. Smith has helped thousands of people end shoulder & knee pain. There is help for you, too.

Relax with your computer, tablet or laptop and join Dr. Smith in this special Q & A format webinar.

*(6:30-7:15) Shoulder Problems:

Hear about the latest treatments

*(7:15-8:00) Knee Problems:

* Learn about the latest treatments and the facts about partial and full knee replacement

*Learn about options to help you decide what's best for you

*Get answers to your submitted questions:

   If you have questions, please submit them ahead of time by emailing the following info to         podcast@bjportho.com:

Name, Age and Question for Dr. Smith.

Questions that are submitted ahead of time will be answered first by Dr. Smith. Questions that are submitted during the live webinar will be answered as time allows.

Thank you for registering for Dr. David Smith's webinars on "Shoulder & Knee Pain Causes and Treatment Options" webinar. You will find the webinar links below for easy access.

Sept. 28, Link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4170504056449972226

Oct. 12, Link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7338626965119124995

Oct. 26, Link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7261878854477112067

We look forward to you joining us for the Free Shoulder & Knee Pain Webinars!

      

Ingalls Pain Express

708.915.PAIN (7246)

Ingalls Memorial Hospital

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

Your Choice Direct Screening

Price: Fee based on screenings choosen.

A variety of medical screenings that you can choose to take advantage of, even without a physician's order, which can offer peace of mind about your health, or can help pinpoint potential issues you can address. For information about our affordable menu of gender and age based screening options.

Call to schedule your appointment.

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Wellness Center, Suite 2400

at the Flossmoor Ingalls Family Care Center

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

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