SRHS events and happenings


During the month of January

Image courtesy of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Get 2018 off to a healthy start by taking advantage of the events and happenings offered by the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in January.


SPARTANBURG — Don’t miss Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s January events. This month, join us for a weight loss information seminar, grief support groups, yoga for cancer survivors and more.

Tai Chi for Cancer Survivors

Tuesdays in Jan., 5:30 p.m.

Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health education room

Cancer patients and survivors learn how to improve balance, breathing and relaxation. Registration is not required for this free event. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

Thursdays in Jan., 5:30 p.m.

Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health education room

Our registered yoga instructor teaches cancer patients and survivors to relax mind and body with gentle yoga. Beginners and those with yoga experience are welcome. Registration is not required for this free event. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

Tuesdays, Jan. 16, 23 and 30, 9-10 a.m.

Thursdays, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, 9-10 a.m.

Cleveland Park Events Center

Tuesdays, Jan. 16, 23 and 30, 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Fridays, Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26, 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Elite Senior Day Center

Join us for a one-hour strength, balance and fitness class for older adults designed to increase strength and balance, keeping you active and independent. Registration is not required for this free class, which includes exercises and a workbook.

Prepared: a Maternity Tour

Wednesday, Jan. 3 or 17, 12:15-1:15 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 8 or 22, 5:45-6:45 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower lobby

This guided tour provides expectant parents an opportunity to become familiar with the Labor and Delivery unit, as well as the Mother/Baby units at Spartanburg Medical Center. All questions are welcomed. If you are attending Childbirth class or Birth Basics class with us, you do not need to register for a separate tour. These classes include a tour of maternity areas. Call 864-560-BABY to register and/or for more information.

Prepared Breastfeeding

Thursday, Jan. 4, 6-8 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 18, 6-8 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

This two-hour class will help you get a healthy start to breastfeeding your newborn. You will learn about milk production, feeding cues, latching techniques, milk storage and problem-solving tips for successful breastfeeding. This class is taught by a Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Please feel free to bring your spouse or support person. Call 864-560-BABY (2229) to register and/or for more information.

Healthy and Balanced

Mondays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute — Spartanburg

Maintaining a healthy weight, consuming a nutrient rich diet, and engaging in regular physical activity after the completion of cancer treatment can be challenging. With the proper tools and support you can find your healthy balance while achieving your weight loss and physical activity goals! Join us weekly and work towards being healthy and balanced. To register for this event and/or for more information call 864-560-761.

Uplift Support Group

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 6-7 p.m.

Regional Outpatient Center fifth floor, Family Medicine conference room

This free support group, led by a clinical therapist, is offered to all pre- and post-surgical weight loss patients in the Upstate. The goal is to build a strong support system for patients prior to surgery that promotes healthy lifestyle changes and behavior modifications that patients can build upon after surgery. No registration is necessary. Call 864-560-7070 for more information and/or to register.

Table for Two

Wednesdays, Jan. 10, 17 and 31, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

Table for Two is a free casual gathering for breastfeeding mothers and their baby to meet other mothers, discuss concerns and learn tips on breastfeeding and life with a new baby. Attendance is encouraged after your baby is two weeks old. The gathering is designed to be supportive, welcoming and casual, so come as you are and attend when you can! To register for this free event and/or for more information call 864-560-2297.

Grief Support Group

Thursday, Jan. 11, 18 and 25, 6-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 10-11:30 a.m.

Spartanburg Regional Hospice House

Grief support groups provide a safe and supportive environment to talk about thoughts and feelings, and to find support after the loss of a loved one. There is no fee, but registration is required. To register and/or for more information call 864-560-3856.

Prepared Parents: Infant Care

Thursday, Jan. 11, 6-7:30 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

Designed to prepare expectant parents for their baby’s impending arrival, this class teaches routine care for a newborn baby. Topics include: breastfeeding, diapering, bathing, medial and safety information, as well as many other tips. There is even a time for hands-on practice to help you feel more comfortable in your exciting new role as mom and dad. This class is co-taught by one of our local pediatricians and a perinatal educator. To register and/or for more information call 864-560-BABY (2229).

Prepared Childbirth

Saturday, Jan. 13, 9-2 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

Learn everything you need to know about the childbirth process and the options available to you during pregnancy, and labor and delivery. Let us give you the information you need to reduce your anxiety and help you have a more positive birth experience. Prepared Childbirth is a comprehensive, fact-based and fun class, covering a wide variety of topics pertaining to your baby’s birthday. It is suggested that you attend this class six to 12 weeks prior to your due date. To register and/or for more information call 864-560-BABY (2229).

Prepared Childbirth — Two Week Series

Tuesday, Jan. 16 and 23, 6-7:30 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

Join us for this two week series that helps women understand the process of labor and delivery, signs of labor, breathing and relaxation techniques, cesarean birth, skin-to-skin contact, and newborn and postpartum care. The class includes a film of actual deliveries and a tour of the Labor and Delivery area and Mother/Baby rooms. It is suggested that you attend this class six to 12 weeks prior to your due date. To register and/or for more information call 864-560-BABY (2229)..

Pelham Carb Counters

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 5-6 p.m.

Pelham Medical Center, Medical Office Building community room

This free support group is intended for people currently living with diabetes or who are at high risk of developing the disease. Certified diabetes educators lead the discussion and answer questions. Registration is not required. Call 864-849-9339 for more information.

Weight Loss Surgery Information Seminar

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Regional Outpatient Center fifth floor, Family Medicine conference room

This free class covers detailed information about gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and Lap-Band weight loss surgery. Since the beginning of our program in 2003, we have performed more than 2,300 weight loss surgeries. To register and/or for more information call 864-560-7070.

Diabetes Self-Management Education

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pelham Medical Center, Medical Office Building community room

Diabetes affects every organ in the body and Medical Group of the Carolinas — Diabetes Education can help you learn to manage it. Participants in this program receive a free blood glucose meter and diabetes reference book. You must have a physician’s referral to participate, and insurance will be filed for the program’s cost. For more information call 864-560-6465.

Heart Matters Support Group

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church — Spartanburg

Held in the William L. Arthur Center at First Presbyterian Church, Heart Matters is a support group for women living with or at risk of heart disease. Lunch and monthly programs are provided. To register for this free event and/or for more information call 864-560-8185.

Prepared Siblings

Thursday, Jan. 18, 3-4 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

This fun and interactive class introduces brothers and sisters to the change they can expect when their sibling is born. Soon-to-be big brothers and sisters between 3 and 12 years old will learn about new babies, their new role as a big brother or sister and how they can help at home. A tour of the Labor and Delivery unit will help ease their apprehension about the big day. Children may bring their favorite doll or toy for a diaper demo. To register and/or for more information call 864-560-BABY (2229).

Prepared Infant CPR

Saturday, Jan. 20, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Saturday, Jan. 20, 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

This non-certification Infant CPR class is designed specifically for expectant parents. Our essential hands-on class provides the skills and confidence to turn a life-threatening situation into a lifesaving one. Come gain the confidence, skills and knowledge essential to saving an infant’s life. To register and/or for more information call 864-560-BABY (2229).

Image courtesy of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Get 2018 off to a healthy start by taking advantage of the events and happenings offered by the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in January.
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