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Baptist Health Paducah events -- July 2013



Baptist Health Paducah Stroke Support Group

3 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, July 1, Baptist Heart Center conference room

The group provides support for stroke survivors and their caregivers, family and friends. Light refreshments are served.

Phone Mary Legge at 270.575.2880 to register.

 

Baptist Health Paducah Prepared Childbirth Classes

5 to 8 p.m., Monday, July 1 and 8, or 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 13, Meeting Room A, Doctors Office Building 2, Baptist Health Paducah

Free class designed to help expectant parents in their second or third trimester learn about the labor and delivery process.

Phone (270) 575-2229 to register.

 

Understanding Heart Failure

1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, Heart Center conference room, Baptist Health Paducah

Free class for patients and/or caregivers to learn needed changes to keep heart failure under control.

Phone 270.575.2918 for more information or to register.

 

Relaxing from Within

5 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 11, Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2, Baptist Health Paducah

Free class designed to help expectant mothers become familiar with relaxation techniques. Participants are asked to bring a blanket, pillow and support person.

Phone (270) 575-2229 for more information.

 

Safe Sitter Classes

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, July 12, or Friday, July 26, Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2, Baptist Health Paducah

Safe Sitter classes are for boys and girls ages 11 and older. The class, presented by a Certified Safe Sitter instructor, focuses on how to handle emergencies with young children. The class includes a graduation ceremony with certificate. The cost is $30, which includes lunch and supplies. Pre-registration is required.

Phone 270.575.8444 to register or for more information.

 

Diabetes classes

1 to 4 p.m., Monday, July 15, and Wednesday, July 17, Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2, Baptist Health Paducah.

Free class with a certified diabetes instructor to assist with any question or concerns about diabetes.

Phone 270.575.2918 for more information.

 

Vascular screenings

10 a.m., Wednesday, July 17, at Carterville Community Center, Carterville, Ill., and 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 30, at First Christian Church, Marion, Ill.

Baptist Health Paducah’s partnership with Life Line Screening is dedicated to promote wellness and the early detection of asymptomatic vascular conditions, a combination that creates a continuity of care unsurpassed in our region.

Phone 866.964.5850 and mention code PBHP-001 or go to www.lifelinescreening.com and enter code PBHB-001 to receive screening discounts.

 

Breastfeeding Classes

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, July 22, Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2, Baptist Health Paducah

Free class helps prepare expectant mothers for the breastfeeding experience.

Phone (270) 575-2229 to register.            

 

Sibling Class

5 to 6 p.m., Monday, July 22, Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2, Baptist Health Paducah

Free class helps prepare children ages 2 to 9 for the arrival of a new brother or sister.

Phone (270) 575-2229 to register.

 

Prostate Screening and Breakfast

7 a.m., Tuesday, July 23, Baptist Heart Center auditorium

Urologist Michael Knox, M.D., will speak at a free breakfast seminar on prostate health for men. The first 40 registrants – 40 to 70 years old, not under an urologist’s care and not previously screened – also may sign up for a free baseline prostate screening.

Registration required: 270.575.2895

 

Grandparenting Class

5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 25, Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2, Western Baptist Hospital

Free class provides grandparents and older caregivers with updated information, safety tips and a refresher on how to care for grandchildren.

Phone (270) 575-2229 to register.