Educational Programs & Classes

Tuesdays - Parkinson’s Exercise Class (Call 636.928.WELL to register.)
DYNAMIC STANDING - For Parkinson’s patients who are able to walk from parking lot to class unassisted and without device.
CHAIR EXERCISE - For Parkinson’s patients who use a wheelchair, walker, cane or have someone to assist them into class.
Free. Doctor’s order and registration required for your first class.

Tuesdays and Thursdays - Diabetes Self-Management Education Class (Call 636.928.WELL to register.)
These educational classes for adults with Type II diabetes are led by a certified diabetes educator and a registered dietitian. One-on-one consultations are also offered for people with gestational, Type I or Type II diabetes. Free. Physician order and registration required for your first class.

09/27- Guy's Night Out: Focus on Men's Health (Free.  No registration required.)
Learn common myths about the prostate and the latest means of detection and prostate cancer treatment from our medical expert. Enjoy a heart-healthy tailgate cooking demonstration with a buffet of foods to sample.  
Wednesday, Sept 27, 6:30–8 p.m.  Middendorf-Kredell Branch Library
 

Wednesdays, 10/4-25 - Living with Memory Loss (Free.)
10:00 a.m.–12 p.m.
4-week session
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital,
Medical Office Building 1, Suite 117
This four-part interactive program is open to people with mid/early stage Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and their family members.
Presented by Alzheimer’s Association, St. Louis Chapter.

10/12 - Know the Ten Signs of Alzheimer’s (Free. Registration required.)
Separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s disease. Find out how to recognize the signs, learn the benefits of early detection and discover resources to help. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, St. Louis Chapter   

10/12 - Know the Ten Signs of Alzheimer’s (Free. Registration required.)
Separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s disease. Find out how to recognize the signs, learn the benefits of early detection and discover resources to help. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, St. Louis Chapter   

10/12-11/2 Beat the Pack: Smoking Cessation (Free.  Registration Required)
Quitting can be challenging but you do not have to do it alone. Let our smoking cessation facilitator along with the support of a group, help you succeed. This FREE program will educate and support you in order for you to be smoke-free. It covers the four phases of quitting in four consecutive weeks. Minimum enrollment required to hold the class. Light refreshments at each session.

10/24- Pretty and Pink: Focus on Women's Health (Free. Registration required.)
Our experts will dispel common myths about breast health and heart disease, and provide an overview on the latest in detection and treatment. Hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, attendance prizes and more. 

10/26- Effective Communication Strategies for Alzheimer’s (Free. Registration required.)
This class for caregivers explores how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s. Learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages and identify strategies to connect and communicate. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, St. Louis Chapter

11/01 - Alzheimer's Care Consultation Day (Register by October 25. Call 314.801.0399 to schedule your time.)
9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital,
Medical Office Building 1, Suite 117
Presented by Alzheimer’s Association, St. Louis Chapter, these one-hour consultations are conducted by a social worker to answer your family’s questions and address concerns about caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
Walk-ins will be accommodated only if time permits. Scheduling an appointment is encouraged in order to guarantee a consultation.

11/30-12/12 Beat the Pack: Smoking Cessation (Free.  Registration Required)
Quitting can be challenging but you do not have to do it alone. Let our smoking cessation facilitator along with the support of a group, help you succeed. This FREE program will educate and support you in order for you to be smoke-free. It covers the four phases of quitting in four consecutive weeks. Minimum enrollment required to hold the class. Light refreshments at each session.

Find a doctor or make an appointment: 636.928.WELL
General Information: 800.392.0936