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Health and Wellness Events for July

Don’t miss Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s July events. If you have diabetes, manage your diet with assistance from our carb counters support groups.  Cancer survivors,  try Tai Chi or yoga to help improve balance and breathing. Expectant parents can prepare for your childbirth experience at one of our prenatal classes.

 

Tai Chi for Cancer Survivors

Tuesdays in July, 5:30 p.m.
Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health education room

Cancer patients and survivors learn how to improve balance, breathing and relaxation through practicing Tai Chi. Click on the date above to register for this free class. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

 

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

Thursdays in July, 5:30 p.m.
Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health education room

Our registered yoga instructor teaches cancer patients and survivors to relax mind and body with gentle yoga. Beginners and those with yoga experience are welcome. Click on the date above to register for this free class. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

 

Prepared: A Maternity Tour

Monday, July 8, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Monday, July 8, 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.
Monday, July 22, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Monday, July 22, 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower lobby

This guided tour provides expectant parents an opportunity to become familiar with the Labor & Delivery unit, as well as the Mother/Baby unit at Spartanburg Medical Center. All questions are welcome. If you are attending a Childbirth or Birth Basics class with us, you do not need to register for a separate tour. These classes include a tour of maternity areas. Click on the date of the tour above to register. Call 864-560-BABY for more information.

 

Healthy and Balanced

Monday, July 8, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Monday, July 15, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Monday, July 22, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Monday, July 29, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute, Spartanburg

Maintaining a healthy weight, eating a nutrient-rich diet and exercising after the completion of cancer treatment can be challenging. With the proper tools and support, you can find your healthy balance while achieving your weight loss and physical activity goals. Join us weekly and work toward being healthy and balanced. To learn more about this event, click the link above or call 864-560-6747.

Family Birthing Center Tour: Spartanburg Medical Center – Mary Black Campus

Tuesday, July 9, 5 – 6 p.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center – Mary Black Campus

Bring your support person and meet our Family Birthing Center staff. The tour will include a look at the labor and delivery suite and nurseries, and information about preregistration. You will also have the opportunity to sign up for childbirth, breastfeeding and infant care classes. Click the date above to register. Additional tours are available by appointment. Call 864-573-3005 for more information.

 

Breastfeeding: Spartanburg Medical Center – Mary Black Campus

Tuesday, July 9, 6 – 8 p.m.

Tuesday, July 30, 6 – 8 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center – Mary Black Campus

Learn breastfeeding basics and the benefits breastfeeding offers to both mom and baby in this special class. This class is taught by a board-certified lactation consultant. Click on the preferred date above to register for this free class. Call 864-573-3005 for more information.

 

Uplift Support Group

Tuesday, July 9, 6 – 7 p.m.
Regional Outpatient Center fifth floor, Family Medicine conference room

This free support group, led by a clinical therapist, is offered to all pre- and post-surgical weight loss patients in the Upstate. The goal is to build a strong support system for patients prior to surgery that promotes healthy lifestyle changes and behavior modifications that patients can build upon after surgery. Click the link above to register. Call 864-560-7070 for more information.

 

Table for Two

Wednesday, July 10, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 20, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

Table for Two is a free casual gathering for breastfeeding mothers and their babies to meet other new moms, discuss concerns and learn tips on breastfeeding and life with a new baby. Attendance is encouraged after your baby is 2 weeks old. The gathering is designed to be supportive, welcoming and casual, so come as you are and attend when you can! Click on the date of the event above to register. Call 864-560-BABY for more information.

 

Focus After 50: Healing Touch

Wednesday, July 10, 3-4 p.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center – Mary Black Campus, Conference Center

Healing touch is a compassionate energy therapy in which practitioners consciously use their hands to facilitate healing. The goal of healing touch is to restore harmony and balance in the human energy system—which supports the body’s healing. Join us to learn more about this technique and its benefits. To register, click on the date above. Call 864-573-3921 for more information about Focus After 50.

 

Weight Loss Surgery Information Seminar

Wednesday, July 10, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Regional Outpatient Center fifth floor, Family Medicine conference room

This free seminar covers detailed information about gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and lap-band weight loss surgery. Since the beginning of our program in 2003, we have performed more than 2,300 weight loss surgeries. Click the link above to register. Call 864-560-7070 for more information.

 

Prepared Childbirth

Saturday, July 13, 9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

Learn everything you need to know about the childbirth process and the options available to you during pregnancy, and labor and delivery. Let us give you the information you need to reduce your anxiety and help you have a more positive birth experience. Prepared Childbirth is a comprehensive, fact-based and fun class, covering a variety of topics pertaining to your baby's birthday. A tour of the labor and delivery unit is included. Click on the date above to register. Call 864-560-BABY for more information.

 

Focus After 50: Transportation Services

Tuesday, July 16, 2-3 p.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center – Mary Black Campus, Conference Center

SRHS Transportation Services provides safe, affordable and reliable transportation to over 800 clients each day. Join us and learn more about this community service and the guidelines for utilizing the program. This event is free and recommended for both patients and caregivers or those seeking information for a loved-one or family member. Click on the event date above to register. Call 864-573-3921 for more information about Focus After 50.

 

Monthly Grief Support Group

Tuesday, July 16, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 18, 6 – 7 p.m.
Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home

A safe and supportive environment for adults suffering the loss of a loved one. This group is open to all members of the community and is hosted by Spartanburg Regional Hospice Bereavement Services. Click on the date above to register. Call 864-560-3856 for more information.

 

Pelham Carb Counters

Tuesday, July 16, 5 – 6 p.m.
Pelham Medical Center, Medical Office Building community room

This free support group is intended for people currently living with diabetes or who are at high risk of developing the disease. Certified diabetes educators lead the discussion and answer questions. Click the link above to register. For more information, call 864-849-9339.

 

Prepared Breastfeeding

Thursday, July 18, 6 –8 p.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

This two-hour class will help you get a healthy start to breastfeeding your newborn. You will learn about milk production, feeding cues, latching techniques, milk storage and problem-solving tips for successful breastfeeding. This class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Please feel free to bring your spouse or support person. Click on the class date above to register. Call 864-560-BABY for more information.

 

Prepared Siblings

Tuesday, July 23, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

This fun and interactive class introduces brothers and sisters to the changes they can expect when their sibling is born. Soon-to-be big brothers and sisters between 3 and 12 years old will learn about new babies, their new role as a big brother or sister and how they can help at home. A tour of the Labor & Delivery unit will help ease their apprehension about the big day. Children may bring their favorite doll or toy for a diaper demo. Click on the date above to register. Call 864-560-BABY for more information.

 

Prepared Parents: Infant CPR

Saturday, July 27, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, July 27, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

This non-certification Infant CPR class is designed specifically for expectant parents. Our essential hands-on class provides the skills and confidence to turn a life-threatening situation into a lifesaving one. Gain the confidence, skills and knowledge essential to saving an infant's life. Click on the date of the class to register. Call 864-560-BABY for more information.

 

Sharing: Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, July 30, 6 – 7 p.m.
Little River Coffee Bar

Sharing is a support group made up of parents who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of an infant under one-year-old. Our desire is to provide an atmosphere for newly bereaved parents to receive comfort and reassurance from parents who have had a similar experience. Click the link above to register for this free support group. Call 864-560-6845 for more information.