Alzheimer’s disease is life changing for both those who are diagnosed and those close to them. The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group provides a safe place for caregivers, family, and friends of persons with dementia to meet and develop a mutual support system. 10:00am – 12:00pm 755 Building, Room 545 Call 914-366-3937 to register.
Health screenings are held in various locations throughout the hospital and include cognitive, voice, swallowing, hearing and balance screenings. Appointments are required. 10:00 – 11:30am Call 914-366-3937 to register
Full day of free support groups for cancer patients and their caretakers. Drop in for a specific event or enjoy the whole day! Events include, new patient orientation, chemotherapy review class, nutrition and the cancer patient, support session/special speakers. Light refreshments served. Third Tuesday of the month Laughter Yoga: 10:30-11:30 am New Patient Orientation: 12:30 […]
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This educational program for adults with diabetes is held periodically at Phelps. Learn what diabetes is, different medications available, how to prevent and manage complications, blood sugar targets, what foods to eat, how to count carbs and much more. Pre-registration and a physician referral are required. There may be a charge for this class, depending on  insurance […]
This class for expectant parents is to help you prepare for your new baby’s arrival. Topics covered included how to diaper and bathe a baby, equipment needed such as a car seat, crib safety, guidelines for safe sleep, newborn characteristics and appearance, general baby care and more. This class is offered once a month. Classes are held at […]
This class for expectant parents offers information on how to initiate successful breastfeeding. Topics include milk supply and how milk is made, what to expect from your newborn, latch and positioning, how to tell if your baby is getting enough milk and more. Couples are encouraged to come together. Taught by International Board Certified Lactation […]
This series of classes is designed to cover all aspects of the childbirth experience. We offer information on the following topics: pregnancy, labor, delivery, caesarean section, the newborn, and the techniques of Lamaze childbirth preparation – including exercise, relaxation, breathing, and pharmacologic pain management. Tour and childbirth films are included. Taught by Certified Childbirth Educators […]
This 3-hour class includes the pediatric component of the American Heart Association CPR for Family and Friends. Due to the physical demands of the class, pregnant women in their third trimester may wish to consult their physician for advice on participation. A CPR handbook is mailed out upon registration. 1st Saturday of each month, 9 am […]
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