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ACLS Course ~ Advance Cardiac Life Support

Price: $185

Requirement: Must know how to read EKG strips. By appointment only.

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.

Requirement: By appointment only

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

August 02, 2016 10:30 a.m. Register

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.

Speech Pathology

708.915.4232

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, North Building, 1st Floor

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

Bariatric Surgery "Solutions"

Price: Call for fee information and times

Requirement: Registration is required. $200 for 6-session course (IPG BCBS HMO accepted)

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

Requirement: By appointment only. Please call for more details.

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

Breastfeeding

Price: $20 per session

Requirement: Registration is required.

September 10, 2016 10:00 a.m. Register

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

CenterSteppers ~ Mall Walking Club

Price: FREE

Requirement: No pre-registration required.

Mall walking club, free screenings and free health lectures. Blood pressure 8 - 9 a.m. Free health lectures 9-9:30 a.m.

July 19-Adding Hydration to Your Diet

August 16-Diabetes:  More Than A Little Sugar



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

Requirement: Couples should start classes at least eight to nine weeks prior to their due date.

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

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

Requirement: Couples should start Childbirth Preparation class 3 - 4 weeks prior to their due date.

September 10, 2016 8:00 a.m. Register

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

Requirement: Registration is required

July 27, 2016 7:30 p.m. Register

August 10, 2016 7:30 p.m. Register

October 19, 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

Requirement: Physician referral and appointment required.

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 classes per session) 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

Requirement: Registration for each session is required.

July 25, 2016 6:00 p.m. Register

August 29, 2016 6:00 p.m. Register

September 26, 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

Requirement: Physician referral required.

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. Diabetes is on the rise. Let us help you manage your diabetes. Physician referral is required. If you don’t have an order, we will help you get one. Day and evening appointments available.  Please call to schedule an appointment

Diabetes Management Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor

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

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

Infant Care

Price: $20 / two-week course

Requirement: Registration is required

August 01, 2016 7:00 p.m. Register

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:

Aug. 1 & 8, 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

KidFest

Price: School physicals for $10 and dental screenings for $5 (both services are FREE with a current medicaid card).

Requirement:

July 30, 2016 9:00 a.m.

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, in partnership with the Family Christian Health Center, is hosting school physicals, dental screenings and immunizations - along with fun family activities during its annual KidFest. Look for the big tents in parking lot of the Family Christian Health Center, located at 155th and Paulina Streets (across the street from Ingalls’ Emergency Department). All necessary immunizations may be provided for infants and children. If possible, please bring along the child’s previous immunization records. Appointments are not necessary; children will be seen in the order they arrive for services. Music, entertainment, refreshments, games and prizes will be featured.

Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Family Christian Health Center

31 W. 155th Street (approximately 155th & Paulina)

(across the street from Ingalls Emergency Department)

Harvey IL, 60426

Knee Pain ~ Diagnosis & Treatment Options Aug. 3rd

Price: FREE

Requirement: Registration is required.

August 03, 2016 12:00 p.m. Register

Join Dr. David Smith for an enlightening 60-minute seminar about the causes and treatments of knee pain.  Dr. Smith is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive joint repair, replacement and reconstruction.  If you suffer from knee pain, come learn what your options are to get moving again.  Seating is limited.

Ingalls Pain Express

708.915.PAIN (7246)

Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Knee Pain~Diagnosis & Treatment Options Aug. 10th

Price: Free

Requirement: Registration is required.

August 10, 2016 12:00 p.m. Register

Join Dr. David Smith for an enlightening 60-minute seminar about the causes and treatments of knee pain.  Dr. Smith is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive joint repair, replacement and reconstruction.  If you suffer from knee pain, come learn what your options are to get moving agaain.  Seating is limited.

Ingalls Pain Express

708.915.PAIN (7246)

Ingalls Medical Office Building

1600 167th Street

Suite 300

(corner of 170th Torrence Avenue)

Calumet City IL, 60409

Life Line Screening

Price: Fee varies based on requested screenings.

Requirement: Call to make your appointment

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

Requirement:

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

Requirement:

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.

 

Lymphedema Coordinator

708.915.8413

Mammograms - Same Day

Price: Most major insurances accepted

Requirement: Doctor's order may be needed.

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

Requirement: Registration is required

August 03, 2016 6:00 p.m. Register

August 17, 2016 6:00 p.m. Register

September 07, 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 2

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Milers ~ Matteson Community Center

Price: FREE

Requirement:

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.


 






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.

Requirement: Physician referral required

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

Requirement:

August 03, 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

Requirement: Physician referral required.

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

Requirement: No registration is required.

Mall walking club, free screenings and free health lectures. Blood pressure 8 - 10 a.m.; free health lecture 9-9:30 a.m.,

July 15-Adding Hydration to Your Diet

August 19-Chair Yoga

 No pre-registration required.


Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Orland Square Mall

288 Orland Square Drive

Orland Park IL, 60462

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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