Health & Wellness

Total Joint Replacement Class

August 1-3 and 8, 10, 15-17, 22-24, 29

Health First Hospitals, times vary by location/date.

Multiple locations, see web events calendar for specifics,
www.health-first.org.

This class will help to make your joint replacement surgery experience the best it can be. Meet the members of your healthcare team before you go into the hospital, and have questions like these answered:

– What should I bring to the hospital with me?

– Why can’t I have anything to eat or drink the night
before surgery?

– How soon after surgery am I able to get out of bed?

– Will I have much pain after surgery? How will it be managed?

– Where will I go after I leave the hospital?

– Will I have any tubes or drains after surgery? Why?

– How do I prepare my home for my return?

Pre-registration to attend class is required. You are encouraged to bring one person to class with you who will be assisting you after your surgery.

Quit Smoking Now Class

August 1, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-31

Health First Hospitals, times vary by location/date.

Multiple locations, see web events calendar for specifics,
www.health-first.org.

Free 5-week “Quit Smoking Now” program, free nicotine replacement patches, gum and lozenges. Sponsored by Central Florida AHEC and FL Dept. of Health.

Breastfeeding/New Mom Support Group

August 3 – 10:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Wuesthoff Medical Center Rockledge,
110 Longwood Ave., Rockledge, FL 32955

Breastfeeding/New Mom Support Group meets every Thursday on Family Birth Place (4th Floor-Main Hospital).

Breastfeeding & Newborn Care Class

August 5 – 10:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Wuesthoff Rockledge Cafeteria Classrooms 1&2,
110 Longwood Ave., Rockledge, FL 32953

A little learning can go a long way toward building your knowledge and comfort level with your newborn. This class includes information about caring for your infant in the first days and weeks of life. Breastfeeding topics include: positioning of the newborn, breast milk production, latch on, diet, growth, pumping and milk storage. Come learn everything you need to know to help your baby make a smooth transition from womb to world.   

A.W.A.K.E. | Sleep Support Group Meeting

August 7 – 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic

Parrish Healthcare Center at Port St. John,
5005 Port St. John Parkway, Port St. John, FL 32927

HealthBridge | Caregiving

August 8 – 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

La Cita Country Club,
777 Country Club Dr., Titusville, FL 32780

Most people taking care of a loved one aren’t trained professionals. Caregiving is challenging. Learn valuable tips on how to handle common problems.

Breastfeeding/New Mom Support Group

August 10 – 10:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Wuesthoff Medical Center Rockledge,
110 Longwood Ave., Rockledge, FL 32955

Breastfeeding/New Mom Support Group meets every Thursday on Family Birth Place

(4th Floor-Main Hospital).

Stop Living with Pain, Start Living Again!

August 17 – 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Parrish Medical Center, Titusville 

Bring your questions to discuss surgical and non-surgical treatment options for joint and back pain. The event is free, but seating is limited.

Breastfeeding/New Mom Support Group

August 17 – 10:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Wuesthoff Medical Center Rockledge,
110 Longwood Ave., Rockledge, FL 32955

Breastfeeding/New Mom Support Group meets every Thursday on Family Birth Place (4th Floor-Main Hospital).

Childbirth Class

August 19 – 9:00 a.m.

Wuesthoff Rockledge Cafeteria Classrooms 1&2,
110 Longwood Ave., Rockledge,  FL 32953

Learn everything you need to know to deliver your baby at Wuesthoff Family Birth Place! You will learn the basics of pregnancy, labor and delivery techniques as well as pain management options.

Weight Loss Seminar

August 24 – 6 p.m.

Wuesthoff Medical Center-Melbourne,
250 N Wickham Rd., Melbourne, FL 32935

Is your weight an issue? Are you taking multiple medications? Tired of diets that don’t work? If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions, you may be a candidate for weight
loss surgery.

Breastfeeding/New Mom Support Group

August 24 – 10:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Wuesthoff Medical Center Rockledge,
110 Longwood Ave., Rockledge, FL 32955

Breastfeeding/New Mom Support Group meets every Thursday on Family Birth Place (4th Floor-Main Hospital).

Meet the Navigators

August 31 – 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Parrish Cancer Center, Titusville

Parrish Cancer Center navigators are certified oncology registered nurses. They’re knowledgeable about your disease and will help you navigate through the integrated healthcare system in your cancer care. The event is free, but seating is limited.

Breastfeeding/New Mom Support Group

August 31 – 10:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Wuesthoff Medical Center Rockledge,
110 Longwood Ave., Rockledge, FL 32955

Breastfeeding/New Mom Support Group meets every Thursday on Family Birth Place (4th Floor-Main Hospital).

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