Info on guarding your health

Info on guarding your health

“Feed Your Genes” is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive). Nutritional professionals have always been intrigued and puzzled by the fact that each person’s body is so different. Although our genetic makeup sets the stage, environmental factors and lifestyle choices determine […]

Learn to make your heart stronger

Learn to make your heart stronger

“Not So Guilty Pleasures” is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 10-11 a.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Peachtree City location (McIntosh Place, 191 McIntosh Trail). Our dreams have come true. We have all heard that baby aspirin, enjoying a glass of wine and eating some delicious chocolate is good for our cardiovascular health and it’s all […]

Support group for prostate cancer fighters/survivors

Support group for prostate cancer fighters/survivors

The Prostate Cancer Information Group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor, 1267 Hwy 54 West in Fayetteville. Men (and their partners) with concerns about prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. For more information, phone Jim O’Hara […]

Find out about bariatric program

Find out about bariatric program

The Bariatric Informational Seminar is the first and required step in the bariatric program. The seminar, open to ages 18 and up, will discuss statistics and treatment of obesity; risks, benefits, and outcomes of weight reduction surgeries performed; and program and insurance requirements. Seminars are held on the third Saturday of the month. The next […]

Support group for dementia caregivers

Support group for dementia caregivers

Sixty Plus Dementia Caregiver Support Group will meet Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1:30-3 p.m. in the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness center at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Designed to be both informational and supportive, this group provides a confidential and welcoming atmosphere for family members and friends who want to learn more about dementia. These support […]

Support group for breast cancer fighters/survivors

Support group for breast cancer fighters/survivors

A breast cancer support group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 17, 5:30-7 p.m. at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor, 1267 Highway 54 West in Fayetteville. The group is open to women of all ages who are currently fighting or have survived breast cancer. For more […]

A class for new big brothers/big sisters

A class for new big brothers/big sisters

Sibling Class is a one-hour class for siblings, ages 2-10, accompanied by an adult. Topics include what to expect when mom is in the hospital and when baby comes home. There will be a tour of the maternity center for parents and children. Each child will pick a gift for the new baby and receive […]

Pumping class for breastfeeding moms

Pumping class for breastfeeding moms

Pumping Basics, a one-hour class discussing planning and preparing to pump and returning to work while breastfeeding/pumping, will be offered Sunday, Jan. 15. Recommended after delivery. Mothers and babies welcome. Register online at piedmont.org or call 877-527-3712.  

Learn the basics of caring for a newborn

Learn the basics of caring for a newborn

Baby Basics, open to expectant mothers and their spouses or partners, provides information and guidance related to the care of the newborn. Topics discussed include bathing, diapering, burping, feeding, calming techniques for a fussy baby, car safety seats, immunizations, circumcisions, signs of illness and when to call the pediatrician. The class is led by Jan […]

Breastfeeding basics for new moms

Breastfeeding basics for new moms

Breastfeeding Basics provides information to expectant couples on the benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby, correct positioning and latch, milk volume expectations and breast pumps. It will also cover what to expect during the early breastfeeding days as well as later returning to work. The next class is Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-noon, led […]