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“Live Healthy” Community Outreach Programs

Metro Health recognizes emotional health and social support are key components to one’s overall health and well-being. Take advantage of the support group and series we offer in partnership with other community organizations to achieve your maximum health and happiness.

Breastfeeding Support Group


Learn specific tips and techniques to make breastfeeding more successful and enjoyable from one of our Lactation Specialists. This free support group provides additional encouragement and support for moms while continuing to breastfeed at home.

Every Monday, 1:30-3 p.m.
Metro Health Hospital
Level 2, Childbirth Conference Classroom

Online registration is not available. For questions or more information call (616) 252-7894

Location Metro Health Hospital
5900 Byron Center Ave SW
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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September 1, 2014
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
September 8, 2014
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
September 15, 2014
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
September 22, 2014
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
September 29, 2014
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Diabetes Support Group

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Meet others facing similar life challenges with diabetes and who understand what you’re going through.

Tuesday, September 9 & October 14 at 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Online registration is not available. Please contact the Diabetes Education Department at (616) 252-8339.

 

 

Location Metro Health Southwest
2215 44th St SW
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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September 9, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
October 14, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Yoga for Cancer Patients Register

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At any stage during the cancer journey yoga has been proven to be helpful with relieving stress, increasing mobility, and reducing the discomfort of cancer treatment. Learn how to use yoga to have a comfortable, relaxed experience in your own body, in the midst of cancer treatment and survivorship.

September 8-October 27
Mondays
3-4 p.m.
Spartan Stores YMCA
Cost $30/8 weeks

Please bring a mat, and a blanket or beach towel.

Financial assistance available.

 

 

 

Location Spartan Stores YMCA
5722 Metro Way
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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September 8, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
individual$30.00
September 15, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
individual$30.00
September 22, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
individual$30.00
September 29, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
individual$30.00
October 6, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
individual$30.00
October 13, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
individual$30.00
October 20, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
individual$30.00
October 27, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
individual$30.00

Family Bonds Cancer Support Group Register

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Metro Health Cancer Center is partnering with Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids.  There are two groups, one for cancer patients and the other for family members or caregivers. Dinner is provided at 5:30pm and the groups meet from 6:00-7:30p.m.

Tuesdays

Online registration is not available. To register or find out more information call (616)-252-8152

Location The Cancer Center at Metro Village
5950 Metro Way SW
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Gilda's Club



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Look Good…Feel Better


This is a free program that teaches beauty techniques to women cancer patients in active treatment to help them combat the appearance -related side effects of Cancer treatment.

Second Wednesday of every month
9:30-11:30 a.m.
The Cancer Center at Metro Health Village

Online registration is NOT available. For more information or to register call (616) 252-8100

Location The Cancer Center at Metro Village
5950 Metro Way SW
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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September 10, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Free$0.00
October 8, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Free$0.00

Tobacco Free for Good Register


Tobacco Free for Good can help you deal with your triggers, weight control, withdrawal symptoms, daily stress, and preventing set-backs.

FREE six week program

Tuesdays starting May 6
6-8 p.m.
Tobacco Free Partners

Register at (616) 685-1410 or tobaccofreepartners.org

Location Tobacco Free Partners
150 Jefferson SE
Grand Rapids MI

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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September 25, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FREE$0.00
October 2, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FREE$0.00
October 9, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FREE$0.00
October 16, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FREE$0.00
October 23, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FREE$0.00
October 30, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FREE$0.00

Matter of Balance: Fall Prevention

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This class is conducted in 8 two-hour sessions and uses group discussion, problem-solving strategies, videos and gentle exercises to help reduce falls and fear of falls, helping older adults remain active, independent and confident.

Must preregister by September 10, online registration is not available.

$16/ 8 week Session

Tuesdays, September 16- November 4
Call 616-252-7117  to register.

3:00-5:00 p.m
Southwest Plaza, Comm Room

 

Location Metro Health Southwest
2215 44th St SW
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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September 16, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual$16.00
September 23, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual$16.00
September 30, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual$16.00
October 7, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual$16.00
October 14, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual$16.00
October 21, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual$16.00
October 28, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual$16.00
November 4, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual$16.00

Cancellations: Live Healthy reserves the right to cancel classes and events based on low registration or due to poor weather conditions. Cancellations will be announced on our registration line (616) 252-7117 and on your local TV news station.

Contact us-
Phone: (616) 252-7117
Email: Livehealthy@metrogr.org
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