Current Events and Classes

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February 10 - February 16
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  • 10
    10.February.Friday

    Anxiety & Stress Management

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    02-10-2017
    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.

  • 11
    11.February.Saturday

    Yoga at Wilson

    8:30 AM-9:30 AM
    02-11-2017
    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

  • 12
    12.February.Sunday
    No events
  • 13
    13.February.Monday

    Cooking Matters Class- Wilson

    4:00 PM-6:00 PM
    02-13-2017
    845 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
    845 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, USA

    We offer Share our Strength’s Cooking Matters program in partnership with EverThrive Illinois. This six-week program teaches participants to prepare and shop for healthy, budget-friendly meals. At each class we discuss a nutrition topic and prepare a meal together. Each participant will bring home a bag of groceries after each class with some of the ingredients needed to prepare the meal at home.

    In this cooking class you  will:

    • Make the most of your food resources
    • Cook healthy and delicious food
    • Discuss nutrition and meal planning
    • Put your skills to the test at a local grocery store
    • Try new recipes to make at home with food you take home each week.

    Where: HHC Wilson, 845 West Wilson

    When: Mondays, January 9-February 20 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    For more information or to sign-up, please fill out this form or call 312-718-0660.

     

     

  • 14
    14.February.Tuesday

    Yoga at Devon

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM
    02-14-2017
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, 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 is led by our own Nurse Practitioner Ganka Skerleva, who is also a certified yoga instructor.

  • 15
    15.February.Wednesday
    No events
  • 16
    16.February.Thursday

    Low-Impact Exercise

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02-16-2017
    HHC Devon Location
    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.

    Cooking Matters- Devon

    12:00 PM-2:00 PM
    02-16-2017
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    We offer Share our Strength’s Cooking Matters program in partnership with EverThrive Illinois. This six-week program teaches participants to prepare and shop for healthy, budget-friendly meals. At each class we discuss a nutrition topic and prepare a meal together. Each participant will bring home a bag of groceries after each class with some of the ingredients needed to prepare the meal at home.

    In this cooking class you  will:

    • Make the most of your food resources
    • Cook healthy and delicious food
    • Discuss nutrition and meal planning
    • Put your skills to the test at a local grocery store
    • Try new recipes to make at home with food you take home each week.

    Nutrition Class

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    02-16-2017
    HHC Devon Location
    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, January 12-March 16, 2017

    If you are interested in attending our next session starting in January, please fill out this form or call 312-718-0660.

     

     

    Freedom from Smoking Program

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    02-16-2017
    HHC Devon Location
    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, January 12- March 2 from 6:00-7:30 pm

    *This class is now closed to new participants, but to sign up for our next session, please contact your Heartland Provider, call 312-718-0660, or fill out this sign-up form.