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ACLS Course ~ Advance Cardiac Life Support

Price: $185.

Advance Cardiac Life Support. Call for more information and to schedule your class.

Patient Care Services Education

708.915.5540

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, West 723

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

Back & Neck Pain Lunch & Learn

Price: Free

November 19, 2014 12:30 p.m. Register

Join Dr. George Charuk for an informative seminar to examine non-surgical treatment options for neck and low back pain.  Dr. Charuk's approach to pain management is built around non-surgical techniques including medication, physical therapy and steroid injection.  Come see how you can get relief from pain and get moving again.  Reservations required by Nov. 17.

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

Bariatric Surgery "Solutions"

Price: Call for fee information and times.

Medically supervised weight loss program for those preparing for Gastric Bypass. First Wednesday of every month. Call for time, 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: $50.

This Basic Life Support course is intended for Health Care Providers. 

Patient Care Services Education

708.915.5540

Ingalls Memorial Hospital, West 723

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey IL, 60426

Breast Cancer Support Group

Price: FREE

November 11, 2014 7:00 p.m. Register

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 15, 2014 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

November 18, 2014 9:00 a.m. Register

December 09, 2014 9:00 a.m. Register

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

Sept 16 ~ Allergies & Asthma, Oct. 21 ~ ABC's of Headaches, Nov. 18 ~ Age Related Eye Disease, Dec. 9 ~ Holiday Party. 


 

Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

River Oaks Mall

Food Court

Calumet City IL, 60409

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

708.862.5500

Ingalls Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation

1551 Huntington Drive

Calumet City IL, 60409

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. 18, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Please bring a sack lunch for the one day class or money for the Cafe. Two day class, Nov. 13 & 14, 9 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

Grief and Loss ~ Coping With The Holidays

Price: FREE workshop is open to anyone who has suffered a loss.

November 20, 2014 6:00 p.m. Register

The holidays can be difficult when you have lost a loved one. Whether you experienced the loss recently or years ago, the holidays can trigger strong grief reactions. At this workshop, our licensed clinical social worker and chaplain will discuss ways to cope with the holidays and facilitate an open format for discussion.



Bereavement Sevices

708.331.1360

Ingalls Hospice Unit, 2nd Floor

155th and Wood Street

Harvey IL, 60426

Grief Support ~ Hospice Memorial Service

Price: FREE

November 08, 2014 10:00 a.m. Register

Dealing with grief can be a difficult process for you and your family. Please join us for this enlightening Memorial Service. Following the service, Dove’s will be released to honor your loved one.

As the loss of a loved one encompasses the whole family, we encourage all family members to attend this day of remembrance. Refreshments will be served following the Memorial Service. 

Bereavement Sevices

708.331.1360

Marie Irwin Center

18120 Highland Avenue

Homewood IL, 60430

Grief Support ~ Widows and Widowers

Price: .

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 Mondays, starting Sept. 15-Oct. 20.

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 monthly on the third Wednesday. Meetings are held on the hospice unit, located in the North Building on the Ingalls Hospital Campus, on the second floor from 6-7 p.m. 

Bereavement Sevices

708.331.1360

Grief Support Group ~ Hope & Healing

Price: FREE.

Ingalls Hospice sponsors the support group every Monday from 2-3 p.m. 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”. 


Bereavement Sevices

708.331.1360

Grief Support Group ~ Living thru Loss

Price: FREE.

This eight-week support group 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. "Coping With The Holidays" meets from 3:30-5 p.m. or  6 - 7:30 p.m. on consecutive Thursdays, starting Oct. 2-Nov. 6.  

Bereavement Sevices

708.331.1360

Healthy Baby Network

Price: FREE.

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. 

Three times and locations are available,  Please choose one of the following:

Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor
, 19550 Governors Hwy., First Floor Conference Room
Wednesday Evenings, 6 - 7:30 p.m., September 3 - 24 

Ingalls Medical Office Building in Calumet City, 1600 167th Street, MOB Community Room
Saturday Mornings, 9 - 10:30 a.m., September 6 - 27

Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, One Ingalls Drive, Southsider Café Meeting Room
Monday Afternoons, 4 - 5:30 p.m., September 8 - 29

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

Three convenient locations available

See class description for a location near you.

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Hypnosis

Price: Based on treatment plan.

Hypnosis has been shown to have a positive impact on your unhealthy habits. Achieve a relaxed and receptive state of consciousness so you can accept healthy suggestions. Hypnosis can be an effective method of achieving many behavioral goals.  

Initial visit:  $125
Follow-up visits:  $75
3-Session package:  $200

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Wellness Center, Suite 2400

at the Flossmoor Ingalls Family Care Center

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Infant Care

Price: $20 / two-week course

December 02, 2014 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. 14 & 21 or Dec. 2 & 9, 2014.







Learning about newborn care before you have your baby can make a big difference in how easily you adjust during those first few months. Learn to care for your new baby with confidence in this two-week course. Classes are as follows Dec. 3 & 10th 2013, Feb. 11 & 18, April 8 & 15, June 10 & 17, Oct. 14 & 21 and Dec. 2 & 9th 2014. Grandparents and other caregivers who'd like to refresh their shills are encouraged to attend.

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).

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 on consecutive Mondays for eight weeks, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.  Please call to register for Spring 2015 Class.

Ingalls Wellness Center

708.915.8850

Ingalls Wellness Center, Suite 2400

at the Flossmoor Ingalls Family Care Center

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Knee Pain: Lunch & Learn

Price: FREE

November 12, 2014 12:00 p.m. Register

Come have lunch with Dr. David Smith and join the discussion on the causes and treatment of your knee pain. Ask the expert questions about your pain and learn what your options are to get moving again and living again. Dr. Smith specializes in minimally invasive joint repair, replacement and reconstruction. If you suffer from knee pain, it's time to take the next step. Lunch will be provided with preregistration.

Ingalls Pain Express

708.915.PAIN (7246)

Ingalls Family Care Center in Flossmoor

19550 Governors Highway

Flossmoor IL, 60422

Knee Replacement, Custom Fit

Price: FREE

November 19, 2014 6:00 p.m. Register

Are you considering knee replacement surgery? Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Mark R. Nikkel now leads the state of Illinois in performing knee replacement surgery with a new 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.

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

Labor & Delivery Express

Price: $10

December 03, 2014 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 Lamaze 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

Lamaze

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

November 04, 2014 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 on consecutive Tuesdays for four-weeks: Sept. 9, 16, 23 & 30 or Nov 4, 11, 18 & 25.

Women's & Children's Services

708.915.5334

Ingalls Professional Building, Lower Level 3 & 4

71 W. 156th St.

Harvey IL, 60426

Lamaze Saturday

Price: $50 per couple

November 01, 2014 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

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

1551 Huntington Drive

Calumet City IL, 60409

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

November 05, 2014 6:00 p.m. Register

November 19, 2014 6:00 p.m. Register

December 03, 2014 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 ~ Mall Walking Club

Price: FREE

December 18, 2014 8:00 a.m. Register

Mall walking club. Free monthly blood pressure 8 - 10 a.m. Quarterly FREE health lecture, 8:45 a.m.~  October 16 ~ Surviving Allergy Season, December 18 ~ Holiday Party, Food, Music & Fun.


Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Lincoln Mall

Center Court

208 Lincoln Mall

Matteson IL, 60443

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

Shoulder & Knee Pain Seminar

Price: Reservations are required to attend this seminar

November 05, 2014 6:00 p.m. Register

Join Dr. Mark Nikkel for an informative seminar about the cause and treatment of your shoulder or knee pain.  Dr. Nikkel specializes in sports-related joint injuries and uses a variety of noninvasive and minimally invasive techniques to manage pain and improve joint mobility.  If you suffer from shoulder or knee pain, come see how you can get moving again.

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

Square Striders ~ Mall Walking Club

Price: FREE

November 21, 2014 8:00 a.m. Register

December 12, 2014 8:00 a.m. Register

Mall walking club, free screenings and free health lectures. Blood pressure 8 - 10 a.m.; free health lecture 9-9:30 a.m., Oct. 17 ~ Surviving Allergy Season, Nov. 21 ~ How Diets Stack Up for Weight Loss, Dec. 12 ~ Holiday Party.



Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)

Orland Square Mall

288 Orland Square Drive

Orland Park IL, 60462

Steppers, SHRS ~ Walking Club

Price: FREE.

Ingalls Center Steppers is proud to partner with the South Holland Recreational Services (SHRS) to form a new walking club. Through the SHRS Steppers, you will have the opportunity to attend educational seminars both at River Oaks Mall, and at the South Holland Community Center. 

Receive a free t-shirt when you register.

South Holland Community Center

501 E. 170th Street

South Holland IL, 60473

US TOO

Price: FREE

November 20, 2014 6:00 p.m. Register

"US TOO" welcomes prostate cancer survivors and those diagnosed with prostate cancer. Family and friends are encouraged to attend.  Sept. 25 ~ Sex & Intimacy After Prostate Cancer, Nov. 20 ~ Urinary Incontinence Treatment Options.  Thursdays, 6-7:30 pm.  

Cancer Registry

708.915.6525

Cancer Support Center

2028 Elm Road

Homewood IL, 60430

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, August 21 from 9-10:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m.  

Classes will be held on consecutive Thursdays, beginning August 28 from 9-10:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 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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Ingalls Care Connection

708.915.CARE (2273)
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2013 Annual Benefit Starring Diana Ross

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2012 Ingalls Dinner Dance Benefit

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2012

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Annual Benefit Starring Gladys Knight
2012

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2012 Ingalls Bowling Outing
2011

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2011

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2010 Annual Benefit Starring Kenny Loggins

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Ingalls Orthopedic Unit

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2010 Annual Benefit Starring Smokey Robinson

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Breast Cancer Forum
2010

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2010

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2009

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2009

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