Whether you're having a baby, wanting to lose weight or seeking support for a condition, we have what you need.
Johnson Memorial Hospital offers a wide variety of community health education classes and support groups. All classes are led by trained professionals.
Weight Loss and Wellness Education Seminars
Have you been thinking about weight loss surgery but don’t know where to start? These informative seminars led by weight loss surgeon Dr. Dana Lindsay are a great place to start. Call Eileen Williams at (317) 346-3866. Click here for a complete list of seminar dates.
Cardiac rehabilitation is for those who have experienced CABG, MI, Stent placement, Angina or Valve Replacement. Diet, cholesterol management, weight management and exercise education provided. Monitored exercise sessions are available on M-W-F. Medicare and most insurances cover this service. This program requires a physician order. Click here to Find a Physician. For more information call (317) 346-0244.
A free child birth education class, provided quarterly at Johnson Memorial Hospital through Partnership For A Healthier Johnson County. Group sessions are designed for you to learn about every stage of pregnancy; from that moment you realize you are pregnant, through your final weeks of pregnancy and beyond. Remaining 2013 programs are August 24 and December 15; 8:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Learn more and REGISTER TODAY!
Look Good, Feel Better
A two-hour class to help learn to deal with hair loss and skin changes due to chemotherapy and radiation. Make up, wig care, skin care, etc. are taught by a licensed cosmetologist. Classes at the Cancer Care Center. For schedule or to register (317) 736-3346.
The purpose of the course is to teach you the meaning of 350 Latin and Greek elements, or word parts. Your knowledge of the 350 elements in this course will enable you to interpret and understand more than 11,000 complex medical terms. Fee: $35.00. Registration required - registration closes 10 working days prior to class start. Contact Sally Sturgell, (317) 738-7828.
Individually designed exercise and education for patients with lung disease to improve strength and endurance. Program meets Tuesdays and Thursdays for eight weeks at the JMH Immediate Care Center in Franklin. The rehab center is in the lower level. For more information, contact Julie Menefee, Pulmonary Rehab Therapist, at (317) 346-3998. This program requires a physician order. Click here to Find a Physician.
The wellness program is an exercise program for individuals with cardiac risk factors who need to begin and continue with a program of exercise to improve their health and wellness. Classes are M-W-F. This program requires a physician order. Click here to Find a Physician. For more information call (317) 346-0244.
Weight Loss and Wellness Support Group
Have you had weight loss surgery or are you considering it? Learn more from the people who have been there. Dates are pending - Please contact Eileen Williams, RN, at (317) 346-3866 for more information.
Better Breathers Support Group
Better Breathers is a support group organized through the American Lung Association for those diagnosed with chronic lung disease, asthma or other breathing-related illnesses. Meetings are the third Wednesday of every month from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Cardiac/Pulmonary area on the first floor of Johnson Memorial. Family members are welcome. For more information contact Julie Menefee at (317) 346-3998.
Diabetes Support Group
Have you been diagnosed with diabetes or do you know someone who has? The diabetes support group is here to answer questions about medications, diet and exercise. Meetings are the third Tuesday of each month (except January, February, July and December) at 6 p.m. in the Board Room on the second floor of Johnson Memorial. For more information contact Carla Duncan, RN, at (317) 346-3846 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I Can Cope
A support group for people and families facing cancer. Various topics discussed and speakers share expertise. Meetings are the third Thursday of each month from 5 - 7 p.m. in the Cancer Care Center. For information call (317) 736-3346.
Free Indiana Tobacco Quitline
The Indiana Tobacco Quitline is a free phone-based counseling service that helps Indiana smokers quit. Services include:
Services are available to you 7 days-a-week in more than 170 languages. A trained quit coach will work with you and provide solutions tailored to your needs.
For support information call us today at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669). Click here to learn more about this free service or have a professional Quit Coach call you today!