Current Events and Classes

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  • 29
    29.January.Monday

    Tai Chi & Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

    12:30 PM-3:00 PM
    01-29-2018
    HHC Devon Location
    1310 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    This class will incorporate therapies for chronic pain including tai chi and acupuncture. Stand-alone acupuncture is also available every Monday at 3:30 pm. Acupuncture will be provided by students from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

    When: Mondays 12:30-3:00 pm for the group and 3:30-5:00 pm for drop-in acupuncture

    Where: 1300 W. Devon

    Clase de Diabetes

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM
    01-29-2018
    2645 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
    2645 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, 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.

    La clase incluye oportunidades para hacer ejercicio, hacer un tour por un supermercado, y discutir sus experiencias con un grupo. 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. ¡Amigos y miembros de la familia son bienvenidos también!

    We are offering a diabetes management class in Spanish at our Lincoln Square 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.

    The class includes group discussion, exercise, and a grocery store tour. 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! Family and friends are welcome to join.

    When/Cuando: Mondays/Lunes January  8-March 5, 5:30-7 pm 

    No class January 15 in Honor of Martin Luther King Day. No hay clase el 15 de enero in honra del Día de Martin Luther King.

    Where/Donde: Heartland Health Centers Lincoln Square, 2645 W. Lawrence

     

    Diabetes Management

    5:30 PM-7:30 PM
    01-29-2018
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Gain a greater understanding of diabetes and how you can manage it through this four-week curriculum from the American Diabetes Association. You will learn about the basics of diabetes, the effects of good nutrition and exercise, and how you can avoid complications. You will also have the chance to discuss your experience with diabetes with the group and learn from one another.

    When: Mondays January 22-February 12, 5:30-7:30 pm

    Where: 1300 W. Devon

    Led by: Jamie Ellingwood, PA-C

     

  • 30
    30.January.Tuesday

    Knitting Club

    12:30 PM-2:00 PM
    01-30-2018
    HHC Devon Location
    6413 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60626, USA

    Knitting is a great way to relax and be mindful. Meet new people, learn a new skill, and reduce your stress in this weekly group. All experience levels are welcome, from beginners to experts. No supplies are required, as we received donations from local knitting stores.

     

    Yoga at Devon

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    01-30-2018
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Relaxing, restorative yoga class that is suitable for beginners or more experienced yoga students.

    Every Tuesday 5:30-6:30 pm, except Dec. 26.

    Clase de Cocina y Nutrición

    5:30 PM-7:30 PM
    01-30-2018
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    En esta clase vamos a aprender sobre topicos de la nutrición y el bienestar, y practicar destrezas de cocinar. Cada semana vamos a cocinar un o dos recetas saludables, deliciosas, y baratas. Despues de cada clase le daremos algunos de los ingredientes para llevar a su casa. A finales del curso, participantes que han asistido a mas que 4 clases van a recibir un regalo de un libro de recetas.

  • 31
    31.January.Wednesday

    Harm Reduction for Substance Use

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM
    01-31-2018
    HHC Wilson Location
    845 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, USA

    This group is open to any current patients who use alcohol or other drugs.  We will focus on learning more about substances and their use as well as how to reduce the harm of using substances. This is a drop-in group and patients are welcome to join at any time.

    Where: 845 W Wilson

    When: Wednesdays at 10:30 am to 12 pm starting January 10th

    Indoor Exercise

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    01-31-2018
    HHC Albany Park Location
    HHC-Albany Park - 3737 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625, United States

    Join us on Wednesday mornings for a low-impact group indoor exercise session. You’ll learn simple exercises that you can do at home in the winter.

    When: Wednesdays 11 am-12 pm

    Where: HHC Albany Park, 3737 W. Lawrence Ave.

    Tai Chi

    12:00 PM-1:45 PM
    01-31-2018
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Tai chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Tai chi is often used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.

    Read more here: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/tai-chi/art-20045184

    When: Wednesdays from 12-1:45 pm

    Where: HHC Devon, 1300 W. Devon Ave.

  • 01
    01.February.Thursday

    Cooking & Nutrition

    2:00 PM-4:30 PM
    02-01-2018
    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 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  class we will:

    • Learn to cook healthy and delicious food and enjoy a meal together
    • Discuss nutrition, meal planning, and shopping
    • Explore how stress and emotions affect health and eating habits
    • Set personalized health goals
  • 02
    02.February.Friday

    Stress Relief & Relaxation

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02-02-2018
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    In this group you will learn ways to reduce your stress and anxiety through seated, guided exercises and meditations. This is not a talk therapy group.

    Where: HHC Devon, 1300 West Devon

    When: Fridays from 10-11 am starting September 15

    For more information about this class contact behavioral health consultant Karee Wallach at 773-751-7816.

  • 03
    03.February.Saturday
    No events
  • 04
    04.February.Sunday
    No events