Events and Classes

January 2017 

Heart Fair

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Christian Hospital
Detrick Building Atrium
11133 Dunn Road at I-270 & Highway 367

Registration opens at 8:30 and closes at 11 a.m.
9:30 a.m.–1 p.m.: Lecture
8:30 a.m.–Noon: Screenings and Informational Booths

Don’t wait for an emergency to find out what type of advanced heart care is available in the area. Come learn about heart health and what you can do to help have a healthy heart.

  • FREE screenings
    • Cholesterol
    • Glucose
    • Blood Pressure
  • Guided tour of the CH Surgery Center
  • Informational displays
  • Ask the experts
  • Stress and heart disease information
  • Refreshments and much more 

Space is limited and registration is requested, so call 314.747.WELL (9355) and register today.


Exercise

Boot Camp
Are you ready to loose inches and pounds? This boot camp offers fat-burning and strength-training exercises to meet your fitness goals, whether you’re a size 26, 18, 14 or 2. You will gain endurance, strength, flexibility and speed; and learn about health, nutrition and fitness.

December 20– January 26
Tuesdays and Thursdays

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.

Christian Hospital
Center for Training & Development
Detrick Bldg., 2nd floor
11133 Dunn Rd.

Cost $60 for 12 sessions


SHAPE Exercise
(Senior Health And Physical Exercise) is an eight-week exercise program designed specifically for people aged 55 and older. Physician consent required.

January 9-March 3, 2017

Mondays and Wednesday
9–10 a.m.

Mondays and Thursdays
1–2 p.m.

Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:30–10:30 a.m.

Graham Medical Center
1150 Graham Rd.
Suite 104

$35


Tai Chi
Resist illness, combat stress and fatigue, and increase flexibility through meditation in motion. Great for people of all ages.

January 9 – February 16

$60 for 12 sessions

Mondays
7:45–8:45 a.m.

Thursdays
9–10 a.m.

Northwest HealthCare Entrance A
Community Room (lower level)
1225 Graham Rd.


Yoga
Practice yoga at your own level as you learn to calm your mind, increase your concentration and enhance your ability to cope with stress.

January 9–February 3

$60 for 12 sessions

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
9–10 a.m.

Northwest HealthCare Entrance A
Community Room (lower level)
1225 Graham Rd.

January 11–February 20

Mondays and Wednesdays
5:30–6:30 p.m.

Christian Hospital
Center for Training & Development
Classrooms 1 & 2
Detrick Bldg., 2nd floor
11133 Dunn Road

$60 for 12 sessions


Zumba
Learn to swivel, pivot and shake your way to fitness through the popular Latin dance-inspired craze – Zumba!

January 4 – February 13

$60 for 12 sessions

Mondays and Wednesdays
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Northwest HealthCare Entrance A
Community Room (lower level)
1225 Graham Road


Cancer Care Center

Look Good, Feel Better

Anyone currently undergoing or just finishing cancer treatment is invited to experience a free makeover from certified cosmetologists that includes demonstrations on the use of wigs, turbans and scarves, nail care and cosmetics use. Complimentary cosmetics and skin care products provided. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

Monday, February 13, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, August 14, 2017
Monday, November 13, 2017

10 a.m.–Noon

Christian Hospital
Cancer Resource Center
Building 2, 11125 Dunn Rd.

Registration is required. Call 314.747.WELL (9355) to register.

Free


Mental Health

Center for Senior Renewal

The Center for Senior Renewal, conveniently located on the first floor of the Detrick Building, provides day treatment programs for older adults (over the age of 60) dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, loss and isolation. The center provides a comfortable, home-like atmosphere staffed with compassionate and experienced mental health professionals. For more information, call 314.653.5123.

Christian Hospital Recovery Center

The Christian Hospital Recovery Center provides intensive outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment for adults. There is also a specialized program for patients with chronic mental illness. The center is conveniently located on the Christian Hospital campus. Call confidentially to 314.953.8100.


Seniors

Better Choices, Better Health–Diabetes®

OASIS Community Health Facilitators

Living with diabetes can present many challenges, such as knowing how and when to eat, living your life so you can avoid complications, and getting support you want from family and friends. A Better Choices, Better Health-Diabetes® workshop, developed and tested at Stanford University, can help you manage these concerns. You may be eligible to participate in an enhanced version of this workshop that can include a professional assessment to ensure you meet the health goals that are important to you. Light refreshments included. Call 314.747.WELL(9355).

Natural Bridge Branch Library 
7606 Natural Bridge Road 
Saint Louis, MO 63121

Wednesdays
02/08/2017 - 03/29/2017
10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Free; Sessions: 8


OASIS Peer Led Discussion Groups
Laugh, reminisce and learn with OASIS during this discussion group program. Enjoy fellowship and conversation on a variety of topics while making new friends or reconnecting with old ones. Attend one or attend every month. Light refreshments provided. Dates and topics listed below. To register, call 314.747.WELL(9355) or 1.877.747.WELL(9355).


Matter of Balance
OASIS Community Health Facilitators

Almost half of older adults worry about falling. Don’t worry – take action! Learn factors that can lead to a fall and practical tips to keep yourself on your feet in discussion-based program. Improved flexibility and range of motion with stretches and light movements introduced in the third class. Participants receive a free workbook to keep. Light refreshments are provided. To register for this class,  call 314.747.WELL(9355).

St. Louis County Library – Indian Trails Branch

03/07/2017 - 04/25/2017
10 a.m.-noon

Free; Sessions: 8


Heart and Lung

Free Lung Function Screening

Call 314.953.6040 for more information or to schedule a screening.

Cost: Free


Christian Hospital Auxiliary

All proceeds benefit the Auxiliary’s fundraising efforts to enhance the health care in our community through services at Christian Hospital.

Spotlight on Tuscany

November 9-17, 2017

Price per person: $2,999 double occupancy

Highlights: Sample delectable wines during a wine tasting in the Chianti region, spend time at a cheese factory to taste flavorful pecorino cheese, enjoy regional wines with every included dinner, stay at the famous spa resort town of Montecatini Terme for seven nights, journey to Florence for a tour of the “Cradle of the Italian Renaissance”, stop in the medieval city of Lucca, encircled by 16th-century walls, visit the Academy Gallery and Michelangelo’s famous statue of David, see the Gothic Line, one of the Germans’ last lines of defense during WWII, visit the Museum of Liberation and see WWII fortifications and bunkers and so much more!

Included in price: Round trip air fare from St. Louis, air taxes and fees/ surcharges, hotel transfers, single hotel stay for 7 nights, 10 meals

There will be a presentation for this trip on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at 6 p.m. in the Detrick Building Atrium.

                             

Support Groups

For more information or to learn about all of our support groups, call 314.747.WELL (9355) or (toll-free) 1.877.747.WELL (9355). All support groups are free.


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