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