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Join us at Community Hospital to learn about a variety of healthcare topics from experts in our community.

Classes and support groups are located in Community Hospital's lower level conference room unless otherwise noted. Lunch is provided at Lunch 'n Learn classes.

All classes and support groups are free and open to the public. Please call (970) 256-6214 or click on the class below to register.

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1
JUN
Mon

SHAPEDOWN
Weight Management for Children and Adolescents
Monday June 1 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shapedown Summer Camp is a 6-week class for youth ages 6 to 18, taught by a registered dietitian, behaviorist and physical therapist. Shapedown is physician-approved. Help your child:
  • Enhance self-esteem
  • Improve peer relationships
  • Adopt healthier habits
  • Begin to normalize their weight within their genetic potential
  • Initial consultation required prior to class participation. There is a fee for this class, insurance is accepted and several scholarships are available. For more information, please call (970) 256-6495.

    3
    JUN
    Wed

    SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS:
    Is Surgical Weight Loss Right for You?
    Wednesday June 3 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Sign up to learn more about LapBand®, sleeve, and gastric bypass surgery. This is a free seminar presented by board certified general surgeons. 605B 28-1/4 Rd

    4
    JUN
    Thurs

    ALL ABOUT JOINT REPLACEMENT
    Pre Surgery Class
    Thursday June 4 | 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    This class will help you and your family better understand what to expect during your total knee or hip replacement procedure and how to plan for the return to home and active life.

    6
    JUN
    Sat

    ADVANCED PUMPING AND GET RIGHT WITH ENLITE
    Medtronic Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring
    Saturday June 6 | Noon to 1:00 PM
    Learn more about
  • Techniques for Optimizing glucose control
  • Downloading Pump and Sensor
  • How to interpret your pump data
  • Utilizing your Temp Basal
  • Maximizing bolus wizard
  • Minimizing Alarms
  • Techniques for Optimizing Sensor Performance

  • 8
    JUN
    Mon

    SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
    Monday June 8 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    This support group is for those who have had weight loss surgery and those who are considering it. You’ll find people at various stages before and after surgery who share information, tips for success, and much more. 605B 28-1/4 Rd

    9
    JUN
    Tues

    DIABETES EDUCATION NETWORK
    Keeping Your Balance
    Tuesday June 9 | 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    We will discuss home safety and exercises to help keep your balance. Presented by Terri Thompson, RN, CDE from Community Hospital and Kay Doebbling, a clinical social worker trained to teach workshops on balance and fall prevention.

    17
    JUN
    Wed

    SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS:
    Is Surgical Weight Loss Right for You?
    Wednesday June 17 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Sign up to learn more about LapBand®, sleeve, and gastric bypass surgery. This is a free seminar presented by board certified general surgeons. 605B 28-1/4 Rd

    18
    JUN
    Thurs

    ALL ABOUT JOINT REPLACEMENT
    Pre surgery class
    Thursday June 18 | 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    This class will help you and your family better understand what to expect during your total knee or hip replacement procedure and how to plan for the return to home and active life.

    22
    JUN
    Mon

    SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
    Monday June 22 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    This support group is for those who have had weight loss surgery and those who are considering it. You’ll find people at various stages before and after surgery who share information, tips for success, and much more. 605B 28-1/4 Rd

    26
    JUN
    Fri

    OPTIFAST
    Open Enrollment - Start Anytime!
    Friday June 26 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    The 18-week OPTIFAST program includes: Weekly lifestyle education classes, satisfying meal replacements, counseling and support and physician supervised weight loss program. Weekly program cost including meal replacements and you buy no other food. Price will drop after week 13 as you transition back to store bought food. For more information, pricing and your initial consultation, call Heather at (970) 242-9123 or e-mail us at Optifast@gjhosp.org.