• October Activities and Classes Sponsored by Parrish Medical Center

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    You’ll find something for all age groups

    October 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 individual classes for location and contact information.

    CHILDBIRTH/BABY CARE EDUCATION

    Beginning Breastfeeding Class: Free

    When: Third Monday each month, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

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

    Call: 321-268-6682 to register

     

    Moments to Miracles (Childbirth Education Class)

    Where: Parrish Medical Center Conference Center

    951 N. Washington Ave., Titusville

    Cost: $50 per couple (preregistration required)

    Call: 321-268-6790 for dates and times

     

    Sibling Class for Big Brothers and Sisters

    Where: Parrish Medical Center Conference Center

    951 N. Washington Ave., Titusville

    Call: 321-268-6790 for information (preregistration required)

     

    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.

    When: Saturday, Oct 13, 4:00-8:00 p.m.

    Where: 9 and under at The Children’s Center, 5650 US Highway 1, Titusville: $20 first child, $5 each additional sibling

    Over age 10 at Parrish Health & Fitness, 2210 Cheney Highway, Titusville, FL 32780: $10 first child, $5 each additional sibling

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

     

    The Children’s Center Activities

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

    5650 South Washington Ave., Titusville 32780

     

    Mom's Morning Out: Ages 2–3

    When: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

    Cost: $160 per month (snack provided)

     

    Playgroup Pals for ages 1–3

    When: Wednesday mornings, event time varies

    Cost: $40 per month or $100 per quarter session

    Call: 321-264-0855 for details

     

    DIABETES EDUCATION

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

    When: Mondays, October 1 & 15, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Where: Diabetes Education Department

    Cost: Covered by Medicare and most private insurances

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

     

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

    When: Tuesdays & Thursdays

    Where: Diabetes Education Department

    Cost: Covered by Medicare and most private insurances

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

     

    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

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

     

    GENERAL INTEREST CLASSES

    Cancer Education Seminars

    Where: Parrish Medical Center, 951 N. Washington Ave., Titusville, FL

    When: Tuesday, October 2

    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

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

    Call: 321-268-6729 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: Oct 11, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where: Heritage Hall, 931 N. Washington Ave., Titusville, FL, Parrish Health Village West

    Call: Janet Rooks at 321-268-6800 for more information or a list of monthly topics; registration not required

     

    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, September 11 through October 2, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

    Where: Parrish Health and Fitness Center, 2210 Cheney Hwy, Titusville, FL 32780

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

    Grocery Store Tour presented by Cardiac and Pulmonary Wellness

    When: October 3, 10:00 a.m. to Noon

    Where: Publix on Garden Street

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

     

    Life Line Screening: Preventive and affordable health screenings

    When: Wednesday, October 3

    Where: Indian River City United Methodist Church, 1355 Cheney Highway, Titusville, FL

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

     

    Living Healthy: Free six-week workshop for anyone living with a chronic condition, like diabetes, heart failure, asthma, arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc.

    When: Tuesdays, October 9 through November 13, 9:30 a.m. to Noon

    Where: Heritage Hall, 931 N. Washington Ave., Titusville, Parrish Health Village West

    Call: 321-268-6596 for detailed workshop information and to register

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