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Health and Wellness Events for Spartanburg Regional in June

Don’t miss Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s June events. If you have diabetes, manage your diet with assistance from our carb counters support groups. Adults, age 50 and older, can learn Hands-Only CPR. Prepare for your childbirth experience at one of our prenatal classes.

Tai Chi for Cancer Survivors

Tuesdays in June, 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. Registration is not required for this free event. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

Thursdays in June, 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. Registration is not required for this free event. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

Cancer Survivor’s Day

Sunday, June 2, 2-4 p.m.

Upward Star Center, 9768 Warren H. Abernathy Hwy, Spartanburg, SC 29301

Cancer Survivor’s Day honors the perseverance and courage of all cancer survivors. Cancer survivors and up to three guests are invited to join the Gibbs Cancer Center staff for an afternoon of celebrating survivorship. Admission is free; click the link above to register. For more information, click on the event date above or call the Cancer Learning Center 864-560-6747

Healthy and Balanced

Monday, June 3, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Monday, June 10, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Monday, June 17, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Monday, June 24, 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 register for this event, click the link above or call 864-560-7618.

Prediabetes Workshop

Monday, June 3, 10 – 11 a.m.
Medical Group of the Carolinas – Diabetes Education, Regional Outpatient Center

Did you know that one in three American adults has prediabetes? Good news is we can help! Attend this one-hour group to learn more about prediabetes, how it can be managed and the community resources available to help you prevent diabetes. Click the link above to register, or call 864-849-9705 to schedule your appointment.

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

Tuesday, June 4, 9 – 10 a.m.
Tuesday, June 11, 9 – 10 a.m.
Tuesday, June 18, 9 – 10 a.m.
Tuesday, June 25, 9 – 10 a.m.

Thursday, June 6, 9 – 10 a.m.
Thursday, June 13, 9 – 10 a.m.
Thursday, June 20, 9 – 10 a.m.
Thursday, June 27, 9 – 10 a.m.
Cleveland Park Events Center

 

Tuesday, June 4, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Tuesday, June 11, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Tuesday, June 18, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Tuesday, June 25, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Friday, June 7, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Friday, June 14, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Friday, June 21, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Friday, June 28, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Elite Senior Day Center

Join us for a one-hour fitness class for older adults designed to increase strength and balance, keeping you active and independent. Click the date above to register for this free class, which includes exercises and a workbook.

Carolina Carb Counters

Tuesday, June 4, 1 – 2 p.m.
Medical Group of the Carolinas – Diabetes Education, Regional Outpatient Center

Interested in learning more about diabetes? Carolina Carb Counters is a free diabetes support group that meets on the first Tuesday of every month. Certified diabetes educators lead the discussion and answer questions. Everyone is welcome; click the link above to register.

Prevent T2

Monday, June 4, 4:30 – 5 p.m.
Medical Group of the Carolinas – Diabetes Education, Regional Outpatient Center

Want to learn more about how to delay or prevent type 2 diabetes? Prevent T2 is for you! Please attend this information session to learn more about the year-long program that will begin later in June 2019. Click on the date above to register, or call 864-560-6419 for more information.

Prepared Childbirth –Tuesdays, 2 week series

Tuesday, June 4-11, 6 – 8:30 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 wide variety of topics pertaining to your baby's birthday. To register, click on the date above or call 864-560-BABY for more information.

Prepared: A Maternity Tour

Monday, June 10, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Monday, June 10, 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.
Monday, June 24, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Monday, June 24, 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 units 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. To register, click on the date of the tour or call 864-560-BABY for more information.

Seniors: Hands-Only CPR Class

Tuesday, June 11, 3 – 4 p.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center – Mary Black Campus, Conference Center

Hands-Only CPR is CPR without the mouth-to-mouth breaths. It was developed so that bystanders would feel more comfortable doing something and doing it quickly. It is simple and anyone can do it! Click on the event date above to register and reserve your complimentary kit, or call 864-573-3921 for more information.

Table for Two

Wednesday, June 5, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 12, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 19, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 26, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 15, 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 to register or call 864-560-BABY for more information.

Grocery Store Tour – Spartanburg County

Monday, June 17, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Publix – Hillcrest

Do you have trouble sorting through the many products at the grocery store? Is it hard to eat healthy on a budget? Join dietitian Kerri Stewart, RD, LD, for an interactive tour of your local grocery store. Learn what to look for on a food label, healthy cooking tips and recipes, and general advice for navigating any grocery store. Space is limited to six per tour, so advance registration is required. Click the date of the event to register or call the Joe R. Utley Heart Resource Center with questions at 864-560-4472.

Monthly Grief Support Group

Tuesday, June 18, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 20, 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 or call 864-560-3856 for more information.

Pelham Carb Counters

Tuesday, June 18, 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 Siblings

Tuesday, June 18, 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 or call 864-560-BABY for more information.

Heart Matters Support Group

Wednesday, June 19, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church – Spartanburg

Held in the William L. Arthur Center at First Presbyterian Church, Heart Matters is a support group for women living with or at risk of heart disease. Lunch and monthly programs are provided. To register for this free event, click the link above or call 864-560-8185 for more information.

Weight Loss Surgery Information Seminar

Wednesday, June 19, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Regional Outpatient Center fifth floor, Family Medicine conference room

This free class 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, or call 864-560-7070 for more information.

Seniors: Structural Heart Program

Thursday, June 20, 2-3 p.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center – Mary Black Campus, Conference Center

Structural heart conditions are abnormalities or defects in the heart that do not affect the blood vessels. Come hear information about the incredible advancements in technology that now make it possible for many people with structural heart disease to be treated with non-surgical, minimally invasive procedures that offer lower risk, less trauma and a faster recovery. Click on the event date to register or call 864-573-3921 for more information.

Prepared Breastfeeding

Thursday, June 20, 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 date of the class to register or call 864-560-BABY for more information.

Prepared Parents: Infant CPR

Saturday, June 22, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 22, 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. To register, click on the date of the class or call 864-560-BABY for more information.

Seniors Adult Advocacy Resources

Tuesday, June 25, 3 – 4 p.m.
Spartanburg Medical Center – Mary Black Campus, Conference Center

Learn about all of the programs and services that are available for the elder population through the Appalachian Council of Governments (ACoG). Elders, family members and caregivers are welcome to attend this free community event. Click on the event date above to register or call 864-573-3921 for more information.

Sharing: Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, June 25, 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.