February Activities and Classes Sponsored by Parrish Medical Center

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February classes and activities sponsored by Parrish Medical Center and its family of services and programs include everything from childbirth classes to information for caregivers. See each entry for location and contact information.

CHILDBIRTH/BABY CARE EDUCATION

 

Beginning Breastfeeding Class

When: Monday, February 18, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: The Children’s Center, 5650 US Highway 1, Titusville

Cost: Free

Call: 321-268-6682 to register

 

Moments to Miracles: Childbirth Education Class

When: Saturday, February 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: PMC Conference Center, 951 N. Washington Avenue, Titusville

Cost: $50 per couple (preregistration required)

Call: 321-268-6790 for dates and times

 

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

 

Respite Nights: Parent night out while children with special needs, siblings, and friends participate in supervised activities. Sponsored in part by United Way of Brevard. First visit is free.

When: Saturday, February 9, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Age 9 and under at The Children’s Center: $20 first child, $5 each additional sibling;

Age 10 and older at Parrish Health & Fitness: $10 per child.

To register: Contact Kathy Simonsen at 321-264-0855 or e-mail kathy.simonsen@parrishmed.com

 

The Children’s Center Activities

Where: 5650 S. Washington Avenue, Titusville

Contact: Kathy Simonsen at 264-0855 or e-mail kathy.simonsen@parrishmed.com

 

Mom's Morning Out: Ages 2–5

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: The Children’s Center, 5650 S. Washington Avenue, Titusville

Cost: $160 per month (snack provided)

Call: 321-264-0855 for details or to register

 

Playgroup Pals: Ages 1–2

When: Wednesday mornings, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where: The Children’s Center, 5650 S. Washington Avenue, Titusville

Cost: $40 per month

Call: 321-264-0855 for details or to register

 

DIABETES EDUCATION

 

Diabetes Group Class: All-day program for comprehensive knowledge of diabetes management

When: Mondays, February 11 and 25, 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Diabetes Education Department, 7075 US Highway 1, Suite 300, Port St. John

Cost: Covered by Medicare and most private insurances

Call: 321-268-6699 for more information and to register

 

Diabetes Survival Skills: Three-hour group class, overview of diabetes self-management skills

When: Tuesday, February 12, 1:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. or Thursday, February 28, 7:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Diabetes Education Department, 7075 US Highway 1, Suite 300, Port St. John

Cost: Covered by Medicare and most private insurances

Call: 321-268-6699 for complete information, times and to register

 

FITNESS EDUCATION

 

Exercise, Nutrition, Wellness classes: Free monthly events offered on a variety of fitness and wellness topics

Where: Parrish Health & Fitness Center, 2210 Cheney Highway, Titusville, www.parrishhealthandfitness.com

Call: 321-268-6200, ext. 8607, for information and free one-week trial pass

 

GENERAL INTEREST CLASSES

 

Cancer Education Seminars

When: Tuesday, February 19

CEUs: 1 nursing contact hour; $10 charge for non-PMC nurses who request contact hour

Call: 321-268-6111, ext. 3544

 

Cardiac and Pulmonary Wellness Programs

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Parrish Health & Fitness Center Conference Room, 2210 Cheney Highway, Titusville

Call: 321-268-6726 for more information

 

Caregiver Academy: "Knowledge is Power" and the goal is to empower the caregiver with different topics presented each month by community experts.

When: Thursday, February 14, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Parrish Health Village West Heritage Hall Conference House, 931 N. Washington Avenue, Titusville

Call: Janet Rooks at 321-268-6800 for more information or a list of monthly topics; no registration needed

 

Food for Life: Explore nutrition and cooking tips that have shown to help with the prevention of cancer and other chronic conditions. Delicious samples will be served.

When: Tuesdays, February 5 through February 26, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Parrish Health & Fitness Center Conference Room, 2210 Cheney Highway, Titusville

Call: 321-268-6200 for more information and to register

 

Grocery Store Tour presented by Cardiac and Pulmonary Wellness

When: Wednesday, February 6, 10 a.m. to Noon

Where: Publix on Garden Street

Call: 321-268-6726 for more information and to RSVP (space is limited)

 

HealthBridge Education Series: Love Your Heart

Free community event includes presentation by Parrish Health & Fitness Certified Fitness Instructor, free health screenings and raffle prizes.

When: Tuesday, February 12, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Holiday Inn Titusville—Kennedy Space Center, 4715 Helen Hauser Blvd, Titusville

Cost: Free

RSVP: 321-268-6110 or healthbridge.parrishmed.com/rsvp

 

Life Line Screening: Preventive and affordable health screenings

When & Where: Monday, February 11 at Elks Lodge #1557 in Edgewater; Tuesday, February 12 at Melbourne First Church of the Nazarene in Melbourne; Thursday, February 21 at Destiny Christian Center in Merritt Island

To Register: go to www.LifeLineScreening.com or call 1-800-690-6313

 

Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance: Free 12-week workshop (meets 2 times a week) for adults 60+ who have uncertain balance and fear falling. Tai Chi is a gentle form of physical activity. Participants gain strength, flexibility, balance and confidence while relieving stress, aches and pains.

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 19 through May 9, 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Where: Parrish Health & Fitness Center Conference Room, 2210 Cheney Highway, Titusville

To Register: call 321-268-6200, ext. 8607