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Baptist Health Hosts Educational Events in June
By WestKyStar & Baptist Health Staff
PADUCAH, KY - Baptist Health Paducah organizes educational events each month to encourage the community to live healthier lifestyles. These classes, support groups, meetings and activities are planned for the month of June:

Spokes for Strokes
Saturday, June 3, Baptist Imaging Center parking lot
7 am registration; 8 am ride
Bicycle tour to raise stroke awareness and funds for life-saving technologies and expanded stroke care services.
Register at active.com. Fee: $25 individual, $40 couple and $50 family of four.
Info: 270-575-2851

Stroke Support Group
3 to 4:30 pm, Monday, June 5, Carson-Myre Heart Center conference room
The group provides support for stroke survivors and their caregivers, family and friends. Light refreshments are served.
Phone Mary Legge at 270-575-2880 to register.

Arthritis Support Group
Noon to 1 pm, Monday, June 5, Carson-Myre Heart Center conference room
The group provides support for people living with arthritis.
Phone 270-575-2721 for more information.

Kangaroo Klub for Breastfeeding Mothers
1 to 2:30 pm, Friday, June 5, Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah
Support group for women who breastfeed or expectant mothers who plan to breastfeed.
Phone 270-575-2229 for more information.

Weight Loss Information Session
6 pm, Tuesday, June 6, Carson-Myre Heart Center auditorium
Learn about medical and surgical options for weight loss.
Phone 270-575-8462 for more information.

Parkinson’s Support Group
9:30 to 11 am every other Wednesday, June 14 and June 28
Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom (Atrium Classroom), Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah.
Phone 270-898-8031 for more information.

Prepared Childbirth Classes
5 to 7 pm, Monday, June 12 and 19, or 9 am to 1 pm, Saturday, June 10, Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah
Free class designed to help expectant parents in their second or third trimester learn about the labor and delivery process.
Phone 270-575-2229 to register.

Lymphedema Support Group
5:30 pm Monday, June 12, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom (Atrium Classroom), Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah.
Free class for anyone who suffers from lymphedema or wants to learn more about it.

Diabetes classes
1 to 4 pm, Tuesday, June 6, and Thursday, June 8, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom (Atrium Classroom), Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah.
Free class with a certified diabetes instructor to assist with any question or concerns about diabetes. A physician order is required.
Phone 270-575-2918 for more information.

Cancerport Breast Cancer Support Group
6 pm, Tuesday, June 20, Oncology Resource Room, located inside the hospital at 25th and Broadway.
The group provides support for those diagnosed with breast cancer and living in recovery.
Phone 270-442-1310 for more information.

Breastfeeding Classes
6-8 pm, Monday, June 26, Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah
Free class helps prepare expectant mothers for the breastfeeding experience.
Phone 270-575-2229 to register.

Safe Sitter Class
9 am to 2:30 pm, Friday, June 23, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom (Atrium Classroom), Baptist Health Paducah
Safe Sitter is a medically-accurate babysitting course that teaches young teens life and safety skills. The one-day class is taught by Certified Safe Sitter instructors. Fee is $25.
Phone 270-575-8444 for more information.


Published 01:10 AM, Sunday May. 21, 2017
Updated 09:07 PM, Saturday May. 20, 2017

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