Current Events and Classes

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  • 24
    24.March.Friday

    Anxiety & Stress Management

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    03-24-2017
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Our behavioral health consultants offer group sessions where participants can learn techniques for managing their stress and anxiety.

    Where: HHC Devon, 1300 West Devon

    When: Fridays from 12-1 pm starting January 6

    For more information about this class contact Amie Bilson at avallette@heartlandhealthcenters.org.

  • 25
    25.March.Saturday

    Yoga at Wilson

    8:30 AM-9:30 AM
    03-25-2017
    HHC Wilson Location
    845 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, USA

    Join us for a yoga class that promotes relaxation, movement, and flexibility and that is suitable for all levels of experience.  If you are new to yoga and would like to try it out for free, this class is a perfect opportunity! This class will be led by Toni Scott, RN, a certified yoga instructor from the Uptown community.

    When: Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the Month from 9-10 am starting January 28

    Where: Heartland Health Center-Wilson

  • 26
    26.March.Sunday
    No events
  • 27
    27.March.Monday

    Tai Chi & Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

    12:30 PM-3:30 PM
    03-27-2017
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    This class will incorporate therapies for chronic pain including tai chi and acupuncture. Acupuncture will be provided by students from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

  • 28
    28.March.Tuesday
    No events
  • 29
    29.March.Wednesday

    Cooking Matters for Kids & Families

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    03-29-2017
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    This kid-friendly cooking class is ideal for children ages 9-14 and their parent(s).  We will learn about healthy eating, planning meals as a family, and working together in the kitchen. Every week, participants will receive a bag of groceries to use to prepare that week’s recipe at home. This class is open to both English and Spanish-speaking families!

    To sign up, please call Claire Brady at 312-718-0660.

    Esta clase de cocinar es ideal para los niños de 9 a 14 años y sus padres. Vamos a aprender sobre la alimentación saludable, planificando las comidas como una familia, y trabajando juntos en la cocina. Cada semana, los participantes recibirán una bolsa de comestibles para cocinar la receta de la semana en la casa. ¡Esta clase está abierta tanto a familias de habla inglesa como de habla hispana!

    Para inscribirse, favor de llamar a Claire Brady a 312-718-0660

  • 30
    30.March.Thursday

    Low-Impact Exercise

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    03-30-2017
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Our weekly walking and exercise group meets every Tuesday at 11 am at the Devon Health Center.  During the winter, we will be meeting inside for low-impact indoor exercises in the community room. When the weather is warm enough in the spring, we will go for walks from the health center, around the Loyola University Campus, and back. All are welcome.

    Where: HHC Devon, 1300 West Devon

    When: Thursdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm

    For more information about this class contact Kristin Alexander at 773-751-7816.

    Nutrition Class

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    03-30-2017
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Our 10-week curriculum designed by a trained nutritionist focuses improving overall health through sustainable lifestyle changes, rather than following restrictive diets. Areas of emphasis include:

    • Learning ways to prepare and enjoy fruits, vegetables, beans, and other whole foods
    • Overcoming sugar addictions and junk food habits
    • Paying attention to hunger and fullness
    • Coping with stress and emotions without food
    • Reading labels to identify healthy foods
    • Setting health goals and discussing progress each week

    This class is open to all patients interested in learning about healthy eating, but especially those interested in losing weight or managing health problems like prediabetes, diabetes, hypertension, or heart disease through better eating.

    Where: HHC Devon, 1300 West Devon

    When: Thursdays, March 16-May 18, 2017

    If you are interested in attending, please fill out this form or call 312-718-0660.

     

     

    Freedom from Smoking Program

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    03-30-2017
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Learn how to overcome your tobacco addiction…so you can start enjoying the benefits of better health. We offer the American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking program, rated the most effective program at helping participants quit smoking. Through this eight-week program, we guide participants in overcoming the physical, mental, and social aspects of nicotine addiction. Participants will develop individualized quit plans and practice strategies for overcoming smoking urges and staying smoke free. We encourage participants to use nicotine replacement methods and talk to their providers about medications that can assist in quitting.

    Where: HHC Devon, 1300 West Devon

    When: Thursdays, March 16-May 4 from 6:00-7:30 pm

    To sign up, please call 312-718-0660, or fill out this sign-up form.

    Diabetes En Español

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    03-30-2017
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Ofrecemos clases en español en la clínica de Lincoln Square para pacientes que quieren aprender estrategias para manejar la diabetes por una vida sana. Vamos a aprender sobre nutrición, ejercicio, medicamentos, y la reducción del estrés, y hacer metas para bajar el azúcar. Cada participante va a recibir un diario para notar cada día su comida, niveles de azúcar, y progreso en sus metas. Si tiene diagnosis nueva de diabetes o prediabetes, o si ha tenido diabetes por muchos años y quiere un cambio, esta clase es para ti.

    We are offering a diabetes management class in Spanish at our Albany Park clinic for patients who are interested in learning how to control their diabetes with a healthy lifestyle. We will learn about nutrition, exercise, medications, and stress reduction, and will set goals each week that will help lower your blood sugar. Whether you have a new diagnosis of diabetes or prediabetes, or you have had diabetes for years and are looking for a change, this class is for you!

    When/Cuando: Thursdays/Jueves Mar. 2-Apr. 6, 2017, 6-7:30 pm

    Where/Donde: Heartland Health Centers Albany Park, 3737 W. Lawrence