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Health Calendar

There is always something going on through Grand Lake Health System. To find out more about our ongoing health fairs, speaking engagements, screenings, outreach programs, and more, please stop by to regularly check on our Health Calendar. It's continually being updated with the latest information about activities of Grand Lake Health System and our affiliated health partners in the region.

August 2014

Agape Wellness

Tuesday, August 26 - 12:00 - 2:30 pm, Posture and Balance with Rehab Services

Better Breathers

Class offered for persons with Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and their families. Pre-registration is required for this free class. Please call Ann Larger at 419-394-3335 for dates and times.

Blood Pressure Checks

Monday, August 4, 9:00 - 11:00 am, Auglaize Mercer Family YMCA – North Branch
Friday, August 15, 9:00 - 11:00 am, Auglaize County Council on Aging – Wapakoneta Branch
Friday, August 1, 9:00 - 11:00 am, Auglaize Mercer Family YMCA – South Branch

Area residents don't have to wonder about their blood pressure. They can enjoy peace of mind by having it checked and have their health questions answered by a local expert. Dot Silver, RN offers this service free of charge.

Breastfeeding Class

Recommended to be taken prior to your due date. Pre-registration is required for this free class. For more information and to register please call the OB Department at 419-394-3335, Ext. 2419.

Call A Nurse

Operated 8:00 am to Midnight: 1-888-910-3335.

CPR Classes

Did you know that not all CPR classes are alike? Joint Township Hospital meets the community's various needs by offering different types of CPR classes, including those for healthcare providers, parents with newborns, the general public and more.

Monday, August 4, 12:30 - 4:30 pm
Saturday, August 16, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Adult / Child / Infant Heart Saver

These classes are designed for individuals who require a credential for course completion and covers cardiac, respiratory, and choking emergency procedures for adults and children and adults over 1 year old. Pre-registration is required for this class. Please contact Linda Dicke, CPR Coordinator at 419-394-3387, Ext. 1224.

CPR-BLS Healthcare Provider

Classes are designed for Healthcare Professionals who are required to have qualifications in Basic Life Support and CPR. Information covered includes Adult and Pediatric CPR, foreign body airway obstruction, automated external defibrillation, special resuscitation situations, and other cardiopulmonary emergencies. Pre-registration is required for this class; please contact Linda Dicke, CPR Coordinator at 419-394-3387, Ext. 1224.

Pre-registration is required.

Diabetes Self-Management Educational Classes

Our program has received recognition by the American Diabetes Association as an approved education program. We focus on each individual's needs and setting realistic goals to promote a healthier lifestyle and better management of their diabetes. We offer both individual consultations and group classes to ensure that patients feel comfortable with their diabetes management plan when they complete the program. If you are interested in learning more about our diabetes education program, please contact Krissy Mullenhour RN, BSN, Diabetes Education Coordinator at 419-394-3387, Ext. 2147.

Healing Memories Support Group

Tuesday, August 12, 3:30 pm

For information call: Anne Larger, 419-394-6132

Lamaze / Refresher Course

This series of three classes is offered to mothers and fathers who deliver at Joint Township Hospital. Pre-registration is required, so please contact the OB Department at 419-394-3335, Ext. 2419.

Parkinson's Support Group

Monday, August 18, 2:00 pm, Benefits of Exercise

Contact Anne Larger for further details: 419-394-3335

School Health Fairs

Providing information on wellness and safety to area schools upon request.

Seniorcise

Seniorcise, a low-impact aerobic exercise program, has been developed especially for senior adults and is offered Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:00 am from fall through spring at the Joint Township Hospital Annex. Cost is only $10 per person or $15 per couple. Please contact Anne Larger at 419-394-3335 for more information.

Signing Workshops

These ASL Classes are offered once a week for six weeks. Call for dates/times. Pre-registration is required for this course. Please contact Anne Larger for dates and times at 419-394-3335.

Stroke Support Group

Joint Township District Memorial Hospital offers a Stroke Support Group on a regular monthly basis, at Joint Township Hospital. This group will be helping patients, families, and caregivers to understand multiple components of strokes such as: prevention, nutrition, physical/emotional effects, rehab needs, wellness, depression, and motivation. For more information, please contact Anne Larger at 419-394-3335.

Super Sitters Course

The community's fifth, sixth and seventh graders can advance from ordinary babysitters to "supersitters" with this informative babysitting training program.

WCSM Spectrum

Monthly Radio Program on WCSM 96.7 FM giving hospital updates as well as pertinent information on a variety of health topics.

Monday, August 11, 12:30

Wellness Education Screening

Wagners Wellness Program
This event is held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at Wagner's IGA in Minster, mornings from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm, and afternoons from 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm.

Krogers Wellness Program
This event is held on the 2nd or 3rd Tuesday of the month from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Wright State Wellness Program
This event is held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Wright State University Branch, Lake Campus Cafeteria, from 11:00 am - 1:30 pm.

WKKI Talk Radio Show

Tune in to WKKI 94.3 FM for information and talk about topics relevant to your health.

Tuesday, August 19, 12:30 pm