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Baptist Health Offers May Classes, Support Groups
By WestKyStar & Baptist Health Paducah Staff
PADUCAH, KY - Baptist Health Paducah, in an effort to encourage good health in the community, offers the following classes, support groups and workshops  in May:

Parkinson’s Support Group
9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 2 and 16
Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah.
Phone 270.575.2721 for more information.

Multiple Myeloma Support Group
6 p.m., Thursday, May 3
Radiation therapy conference room, Ray & Kay Eckstein Regional Cancer Care Center
The group provides support for patients, caregivers, family members and friends and allows them to learn the latest advances in the treatment and management of myeloma.
Phone 270.559.3005 for more information.

Kangaroo Klub for Breastfeeding Mothers
1 to 2:30 p.m., Friday, May 4
Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah 
10 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 17
Immanuel Baptist Church, 1119 Market St., Metropolis, Ill.
Support group for women who breastfeed or expectant mothers who plan to breastfeed.
Phone 270.415.4680 for more information.

Baptist Health Paducah Arthritis Support Group
Noon to 1 p.m., Monday, May 7
Baptist Carson-Myre Heart Center conference room
The group provides support for people living with arthritis.
Phone 270.575.2721 for more information.

Baptist Health Paducah Stroke Support Group
3 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 7, Baptist Carson-Myre Heart Center Barnes auditorium
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.

Baptist Health Paducah Prepared Childbirth Classes
5 to 7 p.m., Monday, May 7 and 14, or 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 5
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.

Diabetes Classes
1 to 4 p.m. Monday, May 14, and Wednesday, May 16
Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah. 
A doctor’s order is required. Free class with a certified diabetes instructor to assist with any question or concerns about diabetes. Phone 270.575.2282 for more information.

Cancerport Breast Cancer Support Group
6 p.m., Tuesday, May 15 
Oncology Resource Room, Ray & Kay Eckstein Cancer Care Center.
The group provides support for those diagnosed with breast cancer and living in recovery.
Phone 270.442.1310 for more information.

Safe Sitter Class
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 19
Conference Room A, Medical Park 2, 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 $30, which includes lunch.
Phone 270.575.8444 for more information.

Look Good, Feel Better
2 to 4 p.m. Monday, May 21, Oncology Resource Room, Ray & Kay Eckstein Cancer Care Center.
Free workshop helps patients cope with the physical side effects of cancer.
Registration required by phoning 800.227.2345.

Breastfeeding Classes
6-8 p.m., Monday, May 21
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.

Sibling Class
5 to 6 p.m., Monday, May 21
Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah
Free class helps prepare children ages 2 to 9 for the arrival of a new brother or sister.
Phone 270.575.2229 to register.



Published 06:40 AM, Saturday Apr. 28, 2018
Updated 06:36 PM, Friday Apr. 20, 2018

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