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Your good health is important to everyone at Mount St. Mary’s. We offer a wide variety of community health education programs and classes for you and your family. Just click on the class that you are interested in, and if it what you would like… and you can register quickly and easily. Please call us at (716) 298-2145 with any questions.

Breast Cancer Support Group - July 22, August 26, September 23, October 28, November 25, 2014

Breast Cancer Support Group

Date: July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 28, Nov. 25, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: 723A
Presenter: Kathy Kifer

Additional Information:
Open to all women and families who have been touched by breast cancer. The focus of the group is on one-on-one support and shared information. Held each month on the 4th Tuesday. For more information contact Kathy at 754-4719 or Joyce at 434-5081

UNYTS Blood Drive - Friday, August 1, 2014

UNYTS Blood Drive

Date: Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 11:00am-4:00pm
Location: Room 249

For an appointment, call Karen at 298-2144. Walk-ins are welcome. Photo identification required.

Expectant Parent Classes Aug. 6 & Aug. 14, 2014

Expectant Parent Classes (Series of Three Programs)

Date: Wednesdays, Aug. 6 & Aug. 14, 2014                                                                                    Time: 7 PM
Location: Room249                                                                                                                                 Free

Additional Information:
These classes cover Introduction, changes of pregnancy and fitness, labor, birth and relaxation techniques, cesarean birth and recovery period, your newborn infant, breastfeedling your new baby. Tours of the Family Birthplace are given during each series. To register for an expectant parests class, please call 298-2618 or 298-2385.

Post Partum Breastfeeding Classes for Mom & Babies - August 13, 2014

Post Partum Breastfeeding Classes for Mom & Babies

Date:  Aug. 13, Sep. 10, Oct. 8 & Nov. 12, 2014                                                                                Time: 1:00pm
Location: Room 249
Presenter: Carol Greene, RN
Free of charge

Classes are held on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm in Room 249. No December Class.

Additional Information:
Due to limited class size, pre-register by calling 298-2618 or 298-2385.

Parent's Grief Support Group August 14, September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10, 2014

Parent's Grief Support Group

Date: August 14, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & Dec. 10, 2014                                                                  Time: 6:30 PM
Location: 723B
Presenter: Anne Ward

Additional Information:
This support group meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm. For more information please call Ann Ward at 282-3368. Please note that October's meeting will be held in the Cardiac Rehab Room.

Lupus Support Group - August 14, November 13, 2014

Lupus Support Group

Date:  Aug. 14 & Nov. 13, 2014                                                                                                      Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location:Room 723A (November 13) Room 249 (August 14)  


Additional Information:
For more information, call Pauline at 835-7161 or 800-300-4198. Held 2nd Tuesday Quarterly.

Diabetes Support Group - August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 9, 2014

Diabetes Support Group

Date: Aug. 19, Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18 & Dec. 9, 2014
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Room 723A

Additional Information:
Held 3rd Tuesday of each month. For more info. call Marie at 745-7149.

Fertility Care Introductory Sessions- Natural Family Planning - August 20, September17, October 15, November 19, 2014

Fertility Care Introductory Sessions-"Natural Family Planning"

Date: Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, 2014                                                                                      Time: 7:00pm
Location: Room 249
Presenter: Carol Greene, RN

Additional Information:
Learn how contemporary methods of Natural Family Planning work to avoid or achieve a pregnancy. This class is held monthly on Wednesdays at 7:00 PM. Pre-registration is required by phone only. On line registration not accepted - please call 298-2385 for additional information and a brochure.

US Too! Prostate Cancer Support Group - August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18, 2014

US Too! Prostate Cancer Support Group

Date: Aug. 21, Sep. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 & Dec. 18, 2014                                                                    Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 723A
Presenter: Bob Weller

Additional Information:
Meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday. For more information please call Gene at 695-1736.

Sibling 'Lets Celebrate Big Brother Big Sister' - August 28, November 20, 2014

Sibling "Lets Celebrate Big Brother Big Sister"

Date: Aug. 28 & Nov. 20, 2014                                                                                                        Time: 6:30 PM
Location: 249
Presenter: Martha Level, RN
Free of Charge

Additional Information:
Designed for children 3-8 years of age to help them prepare for the arrival of your new baby. Program includes hands-on learning, lots of talk about new babies and a visit to the Nursery. Please have children bring bear or a doll to use in the classroom exercise. Classes are held monthly. Registration is required - call 298-2145.

MS Support Group- September 4, October 2, 2014

MS Support Group

Date: September 4 & October 2, 2014                                           

Time: 6:30pm
Location: Room 249

Additional Information:
 For more information call Megan at 634-2573 ext. 70502 at National MS Society. Meetings held the 2nd Thurday quarterly.

Taking Charge of Your Diabetes (3 Consecutive days) September 9, 10 & 11, November 4, 5 & 6, 2014

Diabetes Classes -Taking Charge of Your Diabetes

Date: Tues, Wed, Thursday, September 9, 10 & 11, November 4, 5 & 6, 2014                                                                                                                                       Time: 6 - 9 pm (Evening Classes)   
Location: Room 249
Presenter: Debra Hoffman, Certified Diabetes Educator
Paid for by most insurances

Additional Information:
For more information and registration, call 298-2297.

Smoking Cessation Class September 15, 2014

Smoking Cessation Class

Date: Monday, September 15, 2014                                                                                            Time: 6:00 - 8 pm                                                                                                               Location: Room 723A

This is a two hour class set to educate the community on how they can quit smoking. Education is provided on smoking cessation tools, nicotine replacement therapy, and living a healthy lifestyle. To register, call 298-2734. The Class will not be held if there are no registrants.

Niagara Falls Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group October 11, 2014

Niagara Falls Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014                                                                                                   Time: 12:00 - 2:30 PM                                                                                                               Location: Room 249

Meetings held on a Saturday

Taking Charge of Your Diabetes (All day class) October 22 & December 9, 2014

Diabetes Classes (ALL DAY) -Taking Charge of Your Diabetes

Date: Oct. 22 and Dec. 9, 2014
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Location: Room 249
Presenter: Debra Hoffman, Certified Diabetes Educator
Paid for by most insurances

Additional Information:
This is an ALL Day Class to be held from 9 am - 5 pm in room 249. For more information and registration, call 298-2297.

Expectant Parent Classes (all day class) - Saturday, November 8, 2014

Expectant Parent Classes - All Day

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014                                                                                            Time: 9am - 5pm
Location: 249
Presenter: Carol Greene, RN

Additional Information:
These one-day classes are limited in class size, for more information and advanced registration please call 298-2618.

Nutrition and Diabetes Class - Thursday, November 13, 2014

Nutrition and Diabetes Class

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014

Time: 6:30 - 8 pm

Location: Room 249

To register, call 298-2145. Space is limited.









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