Wellness Classes
Our Wellness programs are designed to give you and your family easy access to the health and lifestyle information you need to stay healthy. Our dynamic schedule of classes and free seminars are attended by thousands of residents each year.

Questions?  Call our Wellness Office:  800-KHS-9007.
Upcoming Wellness Classes

Bariatric Fitness Classes (for bariatric patients post-surgery) - 09/07/2016
Class begins with a cardiovascular evaluation, then fat-burning, dynamic stretching, body-weight exercises and circuit-style training.

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Live Online Chats with the Experts-Superfoods for Weight Loss - 09/30/2016
Invest in your overall health and wellness by feeding your body the nutrients it needs. Learn about important foods that everyone needs for optimal health and disease prevention.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 10/03/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 10/06/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Series - 10/10/2016
Are you hard on yourself or hold yourself to impossible standards? Do you complain about being treated harshly and treat yourself in ways you would never treat someone else? We believe that the self-criticism will help us improve but it only makes us feel worse about ourselves. Through a variety of mindfulness practices, we will learn to become aware of our self-critical voices and develop a kinder, more compassionate relationship with ourselves. When our life is stressful and challenging, who better to treat with acceptance and care?

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Managing Health Care Expenses in Retirement: What Baby Boomers Need to Know About Medicare - 10/11/2016
For Baby Boomers Age 60-65. Come to this free program to learn when you need to sign up for Medicare to avoid penalties, what it covers and does not cover. How much does Medicare cost? What about Medigap, prescription drug coverage and Medicare Advantage options?

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Yoga for Back Care Workshop - 10/13/2016
Attned this free, interactive demonstration and experience this gentle Yoga practice that promotes a strong, healthy back. This class will review some gentle Yoga stretches that help release tension as well as promote strength and flexibility in the spone. Parts of the class will require you to get down on the floor. Please bring a Yoga mat to the class. Registration is necessary.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 10/17/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 10/18/2016
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Dream Journaling and Interpretation Series - 10/19/2016
What do your dreams reveal about you and your relationship with the world? How can you best interpret them to give you insight and deeper connection with your inner life? Who or what inhabits your dream world and how can they reveal your current state of mind and emotions? By keeping a dream journal and working with a step by step procedure, can help you use your dream life to develop more clarity and creativity in your waking life.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 10/20/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 10/24/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars - 10/24/2016
Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars - 10/25/2016
Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Ladies Night Out: The Secrets to Wellness for Women - 10/26/2016
Join Kennedy for an evening of fun, refreshments, prizes and advice on living a healthier life. This FREE event will feature an interactive session with a panel of Kennedy Health experts on women's health issues, including breast health, pre-natal care, pelvic organ prolapse and nutrition. Registration is required.

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Mind, Body & Spirit Series - 10/27/2016
Come join us for a 2-week course on incorporating meditation into your life or expanding your present practice.

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Mind, Body & Spirit-Taking the Time for You! - 10/27/2016
This interactive class will show how meditation can increase your health, happiness and life fulfillment. Leave this class feeling refreshed and renewed, ready to take on anything that comes your way!

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 10/31/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 11/03/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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What to Eat for a Better Immune System - 11/03/2016
Feeding your body certain foods can help build and support your immune system to ward off a cold or flu this season. Learn what nutrients are important to help boost your immune system and keep you staying healthy.

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Mind, Body & Spirit-Building Blocks to Calm - 11/03/2016
This interactive class will show how meditation can increase your health, happiness and life fulfillment. Leave this class feeling refreshed and renewed, ready to take on anything that comes your way!

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 11/07/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Learn About Alzheimer's disease - 11/08/2016
This three-part educational course offering caretakers and family members will learn about some of the risk factors for Alzheimer's and dementia, as well as stages of the disease and treatment options for their loved ones. Seating is limited.

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Live Online Chat: Knee Replacement Surgery - 11/09/2016
Ask questions about whether knee replacement surgery is right for you with Dr. Jess Lonner, Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Rothman Institute.

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Live Online Chats with the Experts-Knee Replacement Surgery-Am I too Young? - 11/09/2016
Ask questions about whether knee replacement surgery is right for you.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 11/14/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 11/15/2016
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars - 11/16/2016
Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 11/17/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Coffee with Kennedy-Oh, Those Aches & Pains - 11/17/2016
Join us for coffee and conversation. Do you suffer from persistent or chronic pain? This program will uncover the reasons behind many common conditions. Find out how you can control your pain and enhance your quality of life. Registration is necessary. Space is limited.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars - 11/17/2016
Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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FREE Memory Health Fair & Screening Event - 11/19/2016
Concerned about memory problems? Take advantage of this FREE community event featuring confidential memory screenings and health exhibits. An annual initiative of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 11/21/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 11/28/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 12/01/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 12/05/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars - 12/05/2016
Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Horticultural Therapy - 12/07/2016
Discover how best to combine fresh evergreens and fresh flowers to create live winter arrangements that you can duplicate at home to enjoy all winter. Includes plant materials that you might be able to find in your own backyard. Must register by November 23.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 12/12/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars - 12/13/2016
Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 12/15/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Pre-Operative Class - 12/19/2016
This free class is designed to educate patients pre-operatively as to what they can expect during their hospital stay at Kennedy, as well as what is necessary to know for the prevention of complications after surgery. This class should be taken as you approach your surgery date.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars - 12/19/2016
Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 12/20/2016
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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