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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. 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.

The group meets from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. on the 1st Tuesday of each month.

Speech Pathology

708.915.4232

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, North Building, 1st Floor

Contact: Beth Heise

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

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 6-7pm. 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

Better Breathers Support Group

Price: FREE.

The Better Breathers Club is a FREE support group that will offer education on a wide variety of topics relating to lung disease and lung healthy, by experts in the field. The club will offer support and education for patients and their families. Please call 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 17, 2015 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 for this year’s event is on-air radio host Sonya Blakey of Inspiration 1390 and V103. Speakers include hematologist/oncologist Jane Churpek, M.D., a member of the medical staff at University of Chicago and breast cancer survivor, community leader and activist Tatisa Joiner. A continental breakfast, door-prize drawings and 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

Breast Cancer Support Group

Price: FREE

September 08, 2015 7:00 p.m.

October 13, 2015 7:00 p.m.

November 10, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Patient Advocate

708.738.0956

Ingalls Family Care Center, R.K. Desser Breast Center

Contact: Diane Ross

6701 West 159th Street

Tinley Park IL, 60477

Breastfeeding

Price: $20 per session

November 21, 2015 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

September 15, 2015 9:00 a.m.

October 20, 2015 9:00 a.m.

November 17, 2015 9:00 a.m.

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

September 15~Adding Life to Your Years, Oct. 20~Weight Control, Ingalls Dietary Dept., November 17~Arthritis & Exercise, December 9th~Holiday Party.

 No pre-registration required.


Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

River Oaks Mall

Food Court

Calumet City IL, 60409

Childbirth Express

Price: $10

October 21, 2015 7:30 p.m. Register

December 02, 2015 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

Childbirth Preparation

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

September 08, 2015 7:00 p.m. Register

November 03, 2015 7:00 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 - 9:30 p.m. on consecutive Tuesdays for four-weeks:

Sept. 8, 15, 22 & 29
Nov. 3, 10, 17 & 24

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

September 19, 2015 8:00 a.m. Register

November 07, 2015 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

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.  Physician referral and appointment is required.

Diabetes Management Center

708.915.8530

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. 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. Please call to schedule an appointment

Diabetes Management Center

708.915.8530

Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Diabetes Support Group

Price: Free.

The class meets the last Monday of every month, beginning September 28 from 6-7pm.  Free program.  Please call for more information.

Diabetes Management Center

708.915.8530

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. 23 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. 10 & 11, from 8:45 a.m. - 1 p.m., Must attend both days.

SeniorLife

708.915.6885

Ingalls Professional Building, Lower Level 3 & 4

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Freedom from Smoking

Price: $85 / 8 sessions and includes all materials. Medicare and some insurance plans now cover the cost of smoking cessation programs..

The health care professionals at Ingalls Wellness Center will lead the American Lung Association's eight-session Freedom from Smoking group program. The program will address many aspects of quitting smoking such as dealing with roadblocks, Nicotine replacement, prescription medications for cessation, weight gain, stress management and alternatives to smoking. The program uses a positive behavioral approach that teaches you how to become a nonsmoker for good. Medicare and some insurance plans now cover the cost of smoking cessation programs. Date and Time TBD. Please call 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

Grief Support for Men

Price: FREE.

A support group for men who have experienced the loss of a spouse or significant other. The sessions provides information on the grieving process. The group meets from 6 - 7 p.m. monthly on the third Wednesday.


Bereavement Sevices

708.331.1360

Grief Support Group ~ Hope & Healing

Price: FREE.

Joining a support group provides a safe place for one to grieve with others who have had similar experiences. Sharing your feelings helps you to realize that you are not the only one and that what you are going through is not “crazy”. Ingalls Hospice sponsors the support group every Monday from 2-3 p.m. 

Bereavement Sevices

708.331.1360

Grief Support Group ~ Living thru Loss

Price: FREE

October 13, 2015 10:30 a.m. Register

November 17, 2015 10:30 a.m. Register

Living through Loss is an eight-week support group and will combine education about basics of grief and coping techniques. Group members will have the opportunity to share their experiences and support each other through the difficult journey from loss to healing.
 
Living through Loss meets: Consecutive Tuesdays from 10:30am-12pm  

Bereavement Sevices

708.331.1360

Healthy Baby Network

Price: FREE.

Educational support and resource assistance with Medical and WIC 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

October 13, 2015 7:00 p.m. Register

December 01, 2015 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 caregivers who’d like to refresh their skills are encouraged to attend.

Class meets on consecutive Tuesdays for two weeks: 
Oct. 13 & 20
Dec. 1 & 8





Women's & Children's Services

708.915.5334

Ingalls Professional Building, Lower Level 3 & 4

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Knee Replacement ~ Custom Fit

Price: FREE

October 20, 2015 6:00 p.m. Register

Join Dr. Phillip Nigro for an enlightening 60-minute seminar about the causes and treatment of knee pain, as well as the benefits of custom-fit knee replacement. Dr. Nigro is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, and is one of the area's leading orthopedic surgeons. If you suffer from knee pain, come see how you can get moving again.  Registration is required.

Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Ingalls Family Care Center in Tinley Park

6701 West 159th Street

Lower Level

Tinley Park IL, 60477

Life Line Screening

Price: Call for fee information.

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 next scheduled screening date 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.

This is an ongoing program, please call for more information and to schedule an appointment.  Physician referral is required.

Lymphedema Coordinator

708.915.8413

Mammograms-No Appointment Required

Price: .

Walk in Wednesdays in Harvey, 10am-4pm,

Calumet City 9am-3pm,

Flossmoor 9am-3pm.

Walk in Fridays in Tinley Park, 9am-3pm. 

Or to schedule an appointment at anyone of our locations by calling Central Scheduling at 708-915-3333.

 

Central Scheduling

708-915-3333

Massage Therapy

Price: Call for fees.

Call 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

September 09, 2015 6:00 p.m. Register

September 23, 2015 6:00 p.m. Register

October 07, 2015 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

Meditation & Mindful Living

Price: $60 for 6-weekly sessions, meets on consecutive Mondays, 7:30-8:30p..

Come and explore meditation as a pathway to a calm, centered mind. Learn to focus on the present moment in order to promote peace and relaxation. Explore techniques that reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration, and offer insight into your own being, mind, body, and spirit.  Instructor: Karen Nielsen, CYT. Karen is a yoga practitioner, therapist and teacher who brings 29 years of teaching experience to this class. Karen's instruction is safe, sensible, humorous and enlightening. This class can be done by individuals of any age or fitness level. Please call for next schedule.

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

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

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Milers ~ Matteson Community Center

Price: FREE

October 15, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Join us as we launch the new location of our walking club…co-sponsored by Ingalls Health System & Matteson Community Center.

As promised, Ingalls remains committed to your continued good health and fitness! We have been fortunate to partner with the Matteson Community Center for your daily walking pleasure. We will still provide free monthly blood pressure screenings and our quarterly health education programs. Free continental breakfast, tours & door prizes.  No pre-registration required.

October 15, Hearing Loss

December 17-Holiday Party

 





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..

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 07, 2015 3:00 p.m. Register

November 04, 2015 3:00 p.m. Register

December 02, 2015 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.

Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy. 

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

Square Striders ~ Mall Walking Club

Price: FREE

September 18, 2015 9:00 a.m.

October 16, 2015 9:00 a.m.

November 20, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Mall walking club, free screenings and free health lectures. Blood pressure 8 - 10 a.m.; free health lecture 9-9:30 a.m., Sept. 18~Hearing Loss, Oct. 16~Age Related Eye Disease, Nov. 20~Balance Screenings, Dec.~ date to be announced-Holiday Party.

 No pre-registration required.


Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Orland Square Mall

288 Orland Square Drive

Orland Park IL, 60462

Weight Management ~ Healthy Lifestyles

Price: $225 for 12 week program .

This 12-week adult weight loss program is designed for adults who want to lose weight, improve their overall health and increase physical activity. Weekly group classes are led by a registered dietitian. FREE Orientation.   

Classes will be held on consecutive Thursdays,  from 9-10:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m.  Starting in January 2016.  Call for exact dates.

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Wellness Center, Suite 2400

at the Flossmoor Ingalls Family Care Center

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

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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