"Healthy-Steps" For Cancer Patients
Six-week Program: Thursdays
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Conference Rooms D & E
The "Healthy-Steps" exercise and movement program for cancer patients is held every Thursday evening. "Healthy-Steps" is a therapeutic exercise program, which combines gentle movements, dance, and music to improve overall wellness, range of motion, balance, strength, and endurance, as well as emotional wellbeing and self-image. The class is taught by a certified Lebed Method instructor. Registration is required. For more information and to register, call Oncology at 508-236-7010.
Infant Massage Program
Saturday, May 25
10:00 - 12 p.m.
Sturdy will offer a FREE infant massage program on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Auditorium. This program is designed for new moms and their partners, and will focus on the techniques and benefits of massage for infants. Tips on how to soothe and calm a colicky baby will also be provided. Parents are encouraged to bring their infants, ages two weeks – 10 months old. Class size is limited and pre-registration is necessary. For more information or to register by Monday, May 20, call 508-236-7151.
Public Event with Erik Wahl, Artist/Motivational Speaker
Thursday, May 30
7 - 8 p.m.
Holiday Inn Mansfield, 31 Hampshire St., Mansfield
Erik is one of today’s most sought-after speakers because, when speaking on stage, his art becomes a metaphor to the core of his motivational message. Want to rethink your life as a blank canvas of opportunities? Join us on May 30, and get inspired. To register for this FREE event, click here or call 508-236-8025 by Friday, May 24.
New Moms Group
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Clinical Education Center
A FREE New Moms Group is offered for women with babies between the ages of two weeks and 12 months. Participants have the opportunity to talk about their growing babies, discuss concerns and expectations, share tips, and more. The group meets every Wednesday, and participants can join at any time. For more information or to register, call 508-236-7151.
Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation Informational Session
Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation (PFMR), which treats a wide range of bladder disorders including stress and urge incontinence, is usually a first-line treatment option because it’s accomplished in a noninvasive, painless way, without side effects and with a 70-80 percent success rate of significantly improving symptoms. PFMR is offered at the Center for Bladder & Pelvic Health at OB/GYN Associates of Attleboro. A FREE Informational Session about PFMR will be held:
Wednesday, June 5
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Community VNA, 10 Emory St., Attleboro
Presented by Barbara Baxter, board certified physician assistant.
The program will include a question and answer session, light refreshments, and a raffle. Reservations are necessary and are available on a first come, first served basis. To register for the program, please call 508-236-8020.
Sleep Apnea Informational Session
Thursday, May 23
7 - 9 p.m.
Sturdy will hold a Sleep Apnea Informational Session and C.P.A.P. Fair on Thursday, May 23. The Fair will feature the latest technology and equipment available to treat sleep apnea. The evening’s topic is “What Is Sleep Apnea And How Is It Treated?” Additionally, attendees will learn how to care for their equipment. Sturdy clinicians will also be on hand to provide information and address questions and concerns. For more information or to register, call 508-236-7550.
Six-week Program: Tuesdays and Thursdays
3:30 - 5 p.m. and 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Hospital Cardiac Pulmonary Exercise Facility
Program cost: $120
The Wellness Program is designed to increase your fitness while helping you to lose weight, decrease your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol, and achieve your specific health goals. To register, call 508-236-7390.