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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.

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 Jennifer Head, CCC-SLP, speech pathologist at Ingalls.

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

Speech Pathology

708.915.4233

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, North Building, 1st Floor

Contact: Jennifer Head

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

Babypalooza

Price: Free program

May 16, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Maternity Tours, Education, Giveaways and Much More!

Healthy Baby Network

708.915.3825

Cancer Care Center, Harvey

Contact: Shanice Graham, Coordinator

156th & Wood St.

IL, 60426

Back & Neck Pain: Spine Health

Price: FREE

May 05, 2015 6:00 p.m. Register

Join Dr. Srinivasu Kusuma for an enlightening seminar about the anatomy and different causes of back and neck pain.  Learn more about prevention and non-operative treatment of your pain, and when you might need surgery.  Come and see how you can move beyond your pain and get back to living. 

Ingalls Pain Express

708.915.PAIN (7246)

Ingalls Family Care Center in Tinley Park

6701 West 159th Street

Tinley Park IL, 60477

Bariatric Surgery "Solutions"

Price: Call for fee information and times.

Medically supervised weight loss program for those preparing for Bariatric Surgery. First Wednesday of every month. Call for times, 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 Support Group

Price: FREE

May 12, 2015 7:00 p.m.

June 09, 2015 7:00 p.m.

July 14, 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

June 20, 2015 10:00 a.m. Register

August 01, 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

May 19, 2015 9:00 a.m.

June 16, 2015 9:00 a.m.

July 21, 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.

May 19; Update on Medicare and Part D, June 16; The Aging Process, July 21; The Benefits of Positive Thinking, August; To be announced


 

Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

River Oaks Mall

Food Court

Calumet City IL, 60409

Childbirth Express

Price: $10

June 17, 2015 7:30 p.m. Register

July 22, 2015 7:30 p.m. Register

August 12, 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

May 05, 2015 7:00 p.m. Register

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:

May 5, 12, 19 & 26
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

May 02, 2015 8:00 a.m. Register

June 06, 2015 8:00 a.m. Register

July 25, 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

Drivers Rehabilitation

Price: .

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, May 14 or 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, July 7 & 8 or 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 ~ Widows and Widowers

Price: FREE

June 18, 2015 6:00 p.m. Register

A 6-week bereavement group for those grieving the loss of a spouse or significant other. Topics include: basics of grief (what is “normal”?), everyday challenges, cooking for one, self-care, redefining identity, and more. The support group is held from 6 - 7:30 p.m. on consecutive Thursdays, starting June 18 thru July 23.

Bereavement Sevices

708.331.1360

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

July 27, 2015 6:00 p.m. Register

August 31, 2015 6:00 p.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 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. on consecutive Thursdays, starting Feb. 12 - Mar. 19 

Bereavement Sevices

708.331.1360

Health & Fitness Fair

Price: Free

May 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Informative, interactive booths and screenings especially for woman.

Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Markham Park District

16053 Richmond Ave.

Markham IL, 60428

Health Fair ~ Southland

Price: FREE screenings, along with many other discounted blood tests.

June 06, 2015 9:00 a.m. Register

Take advantage of more than two dozen free health screenings at the 32nd Annual Family Health Fair. Sponsored by the Homewood Rotary Club and Ingalls Health System, this unparalleled community event features an array of important health checks, including total cholesterol screening, 12-lead EKGs (for people over 30 years), bone and joint evaluations, and much more. All are welcome; there are NO residency restrictions. 

Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Matteson Community Center

20642 Matteson Ave.

(One block west of Cicero Ave.)

Matteson IL, 60443

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

Heart Healthy Habits

Price: $30 includes four week session and all supplies.

Learn to recognize and modify behaviors that can put your heart health at risk. Four weekly ninety-minute sessions will guide you toward achieving a heart-healthier lifestyle. Morning and afternoon sessions are available and will be held at Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor located at 19550 Governors Hwy., First Floor Conference Room.

Please choose one: Saturday mornings, 8:30 - 10 a.m. starting March 7 - 28 or Wednesday afternoons, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

 

 

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Infant Care

Price: $20 / two-week course

June 09, 2015 7:00 p.m. Register

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: 
Apr. 14 & 21
June 9 &16
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

Kid Fit Camp

Price: $250 for eight week session (may be covered by insurance)

April 30, 2015 4:30 p.m. Register

Kid Fit Camp combines the efforts of a fitness expert, dietitian and psychologist -- along with the parents -- to help children learn safe and healthy lifestyle changes without a “diet” emphasis. Ingalls Kid Fit Camp will strive to achieve gradual weight loss and maintenance to ensure proper growth and development. Focus is on self-esteem and establishing healthy attitudes and habits that will last a lifetime. Geared to kids 8 - 13 years old and their families. Physician referral required. Camp meets from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. on consecutive Thursdays, for eight weeks starting Apr. 30 - June 18.

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Wellness Center, Suite 2400

at the Flossmoor Ingalls Family Care Center

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

KidFest / Flea Market

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

July 25, 2015 9:00 a.m. Register

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, as well as the popular Flea Market which is heal from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Family Christian Health Center

155th & Paulina Streets

(across the street from Ingalls Emergency Department)

Harvey IL, 60426

Knee and Hip Pain Seminar

Price: Free

April 29, 2015 6:00 p.m. Register

Join Dr. Phillip Nigro for an informative seminar on the common causes of chronic knee and hip pain and treatment options.  This one-hour seminar covers medical management of joint pain, as well as the latest minimally invasive options and state-of-the-art treatments. If you suffer from knee or hip pain, it's time to take the next step.  Call 708-915-PAIN (7246) to reserve your place.     

Ingalls Pain Express

708.915.PAIN (7246)

Holiday Inn Express

13330 Cicero Ave.

Crestwood IL, 60445

Knee Replacement, Custom Fit

Price: FREE

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

June 17, 2015 6:00 p.m. Register

Are you considering knee replacement surgery? Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Mark R. Nikkel leads the state of Illinois in performing knee replacement surgery with a system that uses your MRI and X-ray images to design and build surgical instruments customized for your unique knee anatomy. Learn about the many benefits of this unique procedure and have your questions answered at this free seminar.

Convenient community locations:
Apr. 22; Ingalls Medical Office Building 1600 167th Street, Calumet City

May 20; Ingalls Family Care Center 6701 W. 159th Street, Tinley Park

June 17; Ingalls Family Care Center 19550 Governors Highway, Flossmoor



Ingalls Pain Express

708.915.PAIN (7246)

Two convenient locations available

See class description for a location near you.

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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.

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

Massage Therapy

Price: Call for fees.

Call today to schedule your 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

May 06, 2015 6:00 p.m. Register

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

June 03, 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..

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

SeniorLife

Price: FREE.

Senior Membership Program includes educational classes, insurance information, special discounts and travel programs. Call for more information. This is an ongoing program.

SeniorLife

708.915.6885

Ingalls Memorial Hospital

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

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 introductory session will be held Thursday, Jan. 22 from 9-10:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m.  

Classes will be held on consecutive Thursdays, beginning Jan. 29 from 9-11 a.m. or 6-8 p.m.

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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