Events and Classes

October-November-December 2016/January 2017 

Sunday, October 16, 2016
7 a.m.–7 p.m.

Northwest HealthCare
Haven’t had a mammogram in a few years? No more excuses!
Experience the most pampered mammogram you have ever had. A comfortable, relaxing atmosphere, convenient times and if you can’t afford a mammogram, we may be able to help!

We are encouraging women 40 or older, who haven’t had a mammogram in the past few years, or ever, to schedule an appointment at the Mammo-Thon.

Call 314.747.WELL (9355) to register.

Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
Lunch and Learn Lecture Presented by Mark Belew, MD
Free Lunch Provided

Thursday, October 20, 2016
Noon–1 p.m.

Christian Hospital Detrick Building Atrium

Registration is required by calling 314-747-WELL (9355).

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.


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.

November 8–December 15
December 20– anuary 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.

October 10–December 2, 2016
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


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

November 3 – January 5
January 9 – February 16

$60 for 12 sessions

7:45–8:45 a.m.

9–10 a.m.

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

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

September 30–October 28
October 31–November 30
December 2–January 6
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.

October 5–November 16
November 21–January 9
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

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

September 28 – November 7
November 9 – December 28
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

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Christian Hospital is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a Blood Drive open to the general public. Stop by and give blood to help save lives. Walk-ins are welcome; appointments have priority.

Christian Hospital
Detrick Building. Atrium

December 13, 2016
10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Registration: and use the sponsor code: christianhospital: or contact Sandy Roy.

Northwest HealthCare Entrance A
Community Room (lower level)
1225 Graham Road 63031

December 14, 2016
Noon-4 p.m.

Registration: and use the sponsor code: northwesthealthcare; or contact Mindy McLain.

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.

November 14, 2016

10 a.m.–Noon

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

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


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.


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).

Lewis and Clark Library

October 1–November 19, 2016
9:30 a.m.–Noon

Free; Sessions: 8

Jamestown Bluffs Library

October 5–November 23, 2016
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).

Village North Retirement Community
11160 Village North Drive

  • Thursday, October 20, 1:30–2:30 p.m. “Food for Thought”
  • Thursday, November 17, 1:30–2:30 p.m.“Rules for Getting Along With People”
  • Thursday, December 15, 1:30–2:30 p.m. “The Power of Laughter: Funny Moments”

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

October 3–November 21, 2016
1-3 p.m.

Free; Sessions: 8

Fighting Fatigue
Laurie Geppert, M.S. O.T., OTR/L

Do you feel tired? Have low energy? Has your get up and go, got up and went? Come learn about fatigue, its causes, impact on daily function, and how to fight it.

St. Louis County Library-Rock Road Branch

Friday, November 4, 2016
Noon–2 p.m.


Fit for Function
Laurie Geppert, M.S. O.T., OTR/L

Learn about the new research proving basic strength training can reverse muscle loss. Experience this screening and presentation to learn what it means to be functionally fit and whether or not you pass the test based on national norms.

St. Louis County Library-Indian Trails Branch

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
10 a.m.–12 p.m.


Free From Falls
Laurie Geppert, M.S. O.T., OTR/L

Missouri's rate of falls among adults 65 and older is almost twice that of the nation! Don't become a statistic. Whether you've had a fall or just want to learn more about what you can do to prevent falls, this class is for you. A balance screening will be held following the lecture to assess your mobility and balance.

St. Louis County Library-Jamestown Bluffs Branch

Thursday, September 29, 2016
10 a.m.–Noon


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.

Stuff-A-Critter Sale
Featuring a large variety of plush animals that will be stuffed on-site as well as clothing and accessories. All proceeds benefit the Christian Hospital Auxiliary.

Christian Hospital Lobby

October 4, 2016
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

October 5, 2016
7 a.m.–4 p.m. 

Trivia Challenge
Round up your friends and family for the Christian Hospital Auxiliary Trivia Challenge!

Saturday, October 15, 2016
7 p.m.

Christian Hospital Detrick Building Atrium

Cash prizes, special raffles, door prizes, Chinese auction

For questions or to register, call 314.653.5634.

Books Are Fun
New books are discounted 40 to 70 percent for readers of all ages. Choose from hardcovers and paperbacks including many popular titles from the New York Times Best Seller Lists, cookbooks, children’s books, musical selections, photo albums, games and puzzles. All proceeds go toward improving patient care.

November 1, 2016
10 a.m.–4 p.m.

November 2, 2016
7 a.m.–4 p.m.

November 3, 2016
7 a.m.–3 p.m.

Christian Hospital Lobby
11133 Dunn Road

Purse Palooza
Choose from the latest styles in fashion handbags to satisfy every purse-sonality. 

November 29, 2016
9 a.m. 4 p.m.

November 30, 2016
7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Christian Hospital Lobby
11133 Dunn Road

Jewelry Is Fun
Select from a wide variety of costume jewelry — just in time for the holidays!

December 13, 2016
10 a.m.–4 p.m.

December 14, 2016
7 a.m.–4 p.m.

December 15, 2016
7 a.m.–3 p.m.

Christian Hospital Lobby
11133 Dunn Road

Auxiliary Travel

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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