TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - November 1 through November 4
Spirituality & Health Conference. On Thursday, November 1, the Chaplains Office of Union Hospital will sponsor this conference open to the public and students, to provide support in personal grief experiences. This free program is from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Landsbaum Center for Health Education, 1433 N. 6 ½ Street. Please RSVP by October 25 to Chaplains-Office@uhhg.org or by calling 812-238-7628.
One Stop-Shopping Extravaganza. Shop the hallways of Union Hospital Clinton on Friday, November 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This special shopping day, sponsored by the Guild of Union Hospital Clinton, features many well-known vendors (Tastefully Simple, Longaberger, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, Avon and many more). The event will also have handmade and homemade items too. Union Hospital Clinton, 801 South Main Street, Clinton, IN. For more information call 765-832-1234.
November 5 through November 11
“Taking Control.” National Diabetes Awareness Month Dinner sponsored by the Union Hospital Diabetes Education Center and Sanofi Sponsored A1C Champions is Monday, November 5 at 6 p.m. at the Landsbaum Center Auditorium, 1433 N. 6 ½ Street. The featured speaker is Amy Hayes, A1C Champion, and Dr. Edward Rico, Endocrinologist. To RSVP, contact the UH Diabetes Education Center, 812-238-7577.
Prepared Childbirth Class. This popular series of six classes offers couples professional instruction and guidance to prepare for the childbirth experience. The classes focus on relaxation and breathing techniques for better concentration during labor and delivery. You will also learn the role of the labor partner, discuss routine hospital procedures, receive information on birth options and medications for labor and take a tour of the maternity unit. This series of six classes begins Tuesday, November 6 from 7 to 9 p.m., 3rd floor of the Professional Office Building, 1530 N. 7th St. For more information or to register, call Union Hospital at 812-478-4137. Fee: $40.
Mended Hearts. This support group is for those who have heart disease or surgery and their family members. This group meets on Tuesday, November 6 at the Hux Cancer Center, 1711 N. 6 ½ St., lower level conference room at 7 p.m. For more information, call 812-299-5430 or 812-235-7586.
RTS Bereavement Services. Support group to help families who have lost a baby through miscarriage, tubal pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death. Please join us from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6. The topic for this meeting will be, “Getting Through the Holidays,” at Landsbaum Center in classroom 3; located at 1433 N. 6 ½ St. Sue Hoopengarner, RN, will be the speaker. For more information, call Sue Hoopengarner, RN, Union Hospital at 812-238-4978.
Journeys Support Group. Hospice of the Wabash Valley presents Journeys, a bereavement support group. Journeys meets at the Vigo County Public Library on Tuesday, November 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call Jack Brockman at 812-234-2515.
Advances in Knee Pain Relief. Dr. Bavishi will discuss advances in treatment for knee pain at the Landsbaum Center for Health Education on Thursday, November 8 at 6 p.m. This program sponsored by Union Center for Joint Replacement and UAP Clinic is free, but registration is required. Please call (812) 242-3085 or email email@example.com to register for this program.
Flag Raising and Military Display. In honor of Veteran’s Day 2012, an honor guard will raise the American flag in front of Union East at 9 a.m. on Monday, November 12. The children from the Union Hospital Child Development Center will accompany with song. A display of Military items from staff and friends will be on view in the Green Room, lower level, Union West from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
November 12 through November 18
L.I.F.E. Cancer Support Group. Please join us for this cancer support group meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, November 12. The support group meets in the Beech Street Conference Room located on the lower level of the Hux Cancer Center, 1711 N. 6 ½ St. To register for this support group, call 812-238-7957.
Breast-Feeding Class. This class offers new and expectant parents information, support and instruction on breast-feeding. Nursing infants are welcome. Types and use of breast pumps and the collection and storage of breast milk will also be discussed. The next class is from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14. The meeting will be on the 3rd floor of the Union Hospital Professional Office Building, 1530 N. 7th St. For more information or to register, call 812-238-4985.
Stroke Support Group for Survivors and Family. Come to Union Hospital’s support group and learn how to live your best life after a stroke! If you or a family member have experienced a stroke and are interested in learning more about how to address the physical, mental and emotional changes, join us for our next support group meeting 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15. This