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Learn about prevention, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment and how heart disease presents differently in women than in men.
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Cost: FREE
This special event is for family and friends who have been affected by the loss of a child. Whether the loss occurs from a miscarriage, stillbirth, in infancy or during childhood, we are bonded. Sharing grief with others who too have experienced the death of a child, can help begin the healing process as well as provide hope for the future. As a NICU nurse and a parent who has experienced this profound loss, I sincerely hope you will join us for this special event.
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Cost: FREE
This Smart Driver classroom course, designed for motorists over age 50, helps drivers refine existing skills and develop safe, defensive driving techniques. Offered in an eight hour or four-and-a-half hour refresher course for those who meet the criteria for renewal. THERE IS A CHARGE FOR THIS CLASS. Register online at johnmuirhealth.com or call 941-7900 option 1.
Locations: Brentwood Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek Medical Center, Concord Medical Center

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Saturday January, 19, 2019 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Walnut Creek Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA
941-7900 option 1
Cost: FREE
All adults, regardless of age, need to understand how they can have control over their own life and death decisions. This is an opportunity to clarify your own choices and make sure they will be carried out should you become unable to make your own health care decisions. Required documents will be provided.
Locations: Brentwood Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Rossmoor Outpatient Center, Berkeley Outpatient Center, Concord Medical Center, Pleasanton Outpatient Center

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Thursday November, 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
This support group provides education and support for those with ALS and their families and friends. Meets the 3rd Saturday of the month from 1-3:00pm. Please call 818-865-8067 for more information.
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Cost: FREE
Managing chronic pain can be frustrating and sometimes even daunting. Learn techniques to help you control and minimize pain using methods which can compliment and work in concert with your medications.
Locations: Pleasanton Outpatient Center

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Wednesday December, 05, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Pleasanton Outpatient Center, Pleasanton, CA
Cost: FREE
Learn the causes of depression and methods to help minimize or eradicate it. Hear practical and easy-to-learn techniques and suggestions to improve the lives of those who experience this malady. This class addresses reactive repression not mental illness or clinical depression
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Cost: FREE
Dr. Hicks will talk about the importance of paying attention to not only what you eat but why you may eat something you don’t necessarily need or want.
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Cost: FREE
Drop in at Wellness Services and get your blood pressure checked. Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at three convenient locations in Walnut Creek and Pleasanton.
Drop-In
Cost: FREE
This drop-in group is for people who are experiencing bowel management issues as a result of cancer treatment. The group is a place to share information, meet with others who know what it’s like to cope with bowel issues and support each other. For more information, please call 925-933-0107
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Cost: FREE
Research is showing that you can increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain as you age by adding specific ”smart foods” to your daily diet. Find out how your nutrition and lifestyle choices can help you achieve a focused and happy brain.
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Cost: FREE
This session provides support and guidance to patients with brain tumors and their families. This group meets at the Cancer Support Community every second Wednesday of the month from 7-8:30pm. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more information or to register.
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Cost: FREE
A support group for women coping with breast cancer. Guest oncology experts present information and group support provides tools to assist in coping and sharing experiences. Meets every second Thursday of the month from 11am-12:30pm. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more info or to register
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Cost: FREE
This is a comprehensive breastfeeding program offering a full range of services and support. The program is staffed by International Board Certified Breastfeeding Consultants and certified breastfeeding educators. Please call (925) 941-7900 to schedule.
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Cost: $50.00
Discount Available
This class, taught by a lactation expert, explores the advantages and benefits of breastfeeding and discusses nutrition, positions that are comfortable, common problems, pumping and storage of breast milk. Your partner is encouraged to attend.
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Pleasanton Outpatient Center

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Thursday December, 06, 2018 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
This four-session class series raises awareness about falls by practicing techniques in class. Learn how to improve your strength and balance, simplify your environment, and identify fall risks. Classes will cover home safety strategies, exercise techniques, medication management, and other ways to decrease your risk of falling. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
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Cost: $175.00
Discount Available
This Saturday session is for expectant families who enjoy the interaction and experience of learning with other couples while meeting with the instructor in a classroom setting. In this program you will learn about the labor process, pain management basics, and what to expect on the big day. The day is fun and fast paced with time for questions and practice sessions.
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek Outpatient Center

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Saturday December, 01, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $90.00
Discount Available
Our Convenience Childbirth class is a great alternative for expecting parents who cannot attend one of our other childbirth classes due to limited time. This one-evening childbirth session supplements an online childbirth education program.
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday November, 29, 2018 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $250.00
Discount Available
Four small-group sessions that focus on coping techniques that assist with labor contraction. This class is designed for those who would like to consider labor without medications.
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Cost: $65.00
Discount Available
This comprehensive 7 module online class is perfect for moms that are on bed rest or who live out of the area and need a childbirth education program. This unique program covers all the basics of labor and delivery including stages of labor, medication intervention, epidurals, delivery and C-sections.
Locations: Online

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Friday November, 30, 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Online, N/A, CA
Cost: FREE
This session provides support and guidance to colorectal cancer patients and their families. Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month from 4-5:30pm. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more information or to register.
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Cost: $75.00
Discount Available
This is a class you cannot afford to miss! Join us for a hands-on session that will provide you the opportunity to practice with CPR mannequins.
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Pleasanton Outpatient Center

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Saturday November, 17, 2018 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $37.50
Discount Available
Join other grandparents or soon-to-be grandparents for instruction in CPR and safety skills for infants and children.
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Saturday November, 17, 2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Do you have a loved one who seems to be making bad decisions? Is it their right? Is there anything you can do to help? How does capacity impact an estate plan? These questions and more will be addressed in Ms. Sepehr’s talk.
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Cost: FREE
November in National Diabetes Awareness Month. With this in mind, we invite you to join certified diabetes educators in a discussion focused on improving our community's understanding of diabetes and how you can manage your diabetes more effectively through the holidays.
Locations: Walnut Creek Outpatient Center

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Thursday November, 15, 2018 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
What is pre-diabetes/diabetes and how does it occur? Understanding the importance of diet and exercise in the prevention and treatment of diabetes will help you avoid or successfully live with this chronic disease.
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Cost: FREE
This support group provides information and support for those diagnosed with diabetes and their friends and families. This group meets the second Saturday of the month 9:30 - 11:30am at John Muir Health Walnut Creek 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road
Drop-In
Cost: FREE
Join us for a free event with a panel of John Muir Health Subject Experts who will be discussing how early detection of breast cancer can save lives. Learn about revolutionary screening technology and genetic testing advancements.
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Cost: FREE
Discover how sleep impacts your overall health, and learn practical lifestyle tips to help improve the quality and quantity of your sleep.
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Cost: FREE
As we age, our balance skills diminish. Health conditions can also impact our balance. In addition to providing exercises that will improve your balance, this class includes a safety discussion about improving safety at home, plus ideas about footwear and assistive devices. Exercises will be done in sitting and standing positions.
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Cost: FREE
Your ears, nose and throat are all connected. Learn how sinus infections and allergies can affect your breathing and balance, and how to get better!
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Cost: FREE
Want to learn how to create a culture of wellness in your home? Join John Muir Health and San Ramon Regional Medical Center for a free community event featuring physicians and local community experts talking about creating healthy habits for kids and parents. Families will learn fun tips for moving more, eating better, and keeping safe.
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Cost: FREE
American Heart Month (February) is a great time to take steps to a healthier heart. Join our clinical experts to learn about early detection, causes and prevention of heart disease and stroke. This event includes, a doc-talk,a short wellness walk,information about creating a healthy heart diet and tips for moving more,blood pressure screenings,small bites and beverages, raffle prizes and giveaways The first 100 attendees will receive a free Go Red commemorative T-shirt!
Locations: Brentwood Outpatient Center

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Friday February, 01, 2019 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Brentwood Outpatient Center, Brentwood, CA
Cost: FREE
This support group offers a comforting environment for people to share their grief with others experiencing loss. Group members gain a new support system as they progress through the healing process. Second & Fourth Mondays from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. John Muir Medical Center, Concord - 2540 East St. Concord, CA 94520, (925) 674-2629
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Cost: FREE
El Cancer Support Community Grupo de apoyo es para pacientes con cancer. Para más información, llame a Cyndi Lezcano al número 1 (800) 566-0477.
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Cost: FREE
A support group for women with a diagnosis of a gynecologic malignancy. The session is facilitated by a psychologist. A gynecology oncology nurse also participates and provides information regarding treatment. Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 11am-12:30pm. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more information or to register.
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Cost: FREE
This group is for people with head and neck cancers, including long-term survivors. Family members and caregivers are welcome. Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 4pm - 5:30pm. The group is a place to share information, meet with others who know what it’s like to cope with the unique issues related to living with head and neck cancer and support each other. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more information or to register.
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Cost: FREE
Open to anyone diagnosed with cardiac disease and for those who want the latest information on reducing the risk of cardiac disease through proper nutrition.
Locations: Concord Medical Center

Next Available Session

Monday December, 03, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Concord Medical Center, Concord, CA
Cost: FREE
It's easy to put together a quick, well-balanced meal when your pantry is stocked with a few healthy staples. Discover how to avoid pantry choices that are high in salt, sugar and fat.
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Cost: FREE
Understanding the triggers, early symptoms and knowing the best treatments/medications for asthma management can help you lead a healthy and normal life. Join us for this class and learn to better manage your asthma.
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Cost: FREE
This support group for women at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer provides emotional support and practical resources. The every-other-month meetings create a safe atmosphere to learn and bond with others who understand what you're going through. The group helps women adjust to new genetic information and learn how to move forward in positive and life-affirming ways. The support group also has a confidential email tree to provide support and information between meetings. Call 925-947-3322.
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Cost: FREE
Parent and children alike can be challenged by homework assignments and expectations. Learn how to support your elementary-aged child's learning style and unique personality in relationship to their study skills. Also learn techniques that will support your child's progress in the areas of math, reading, writing, and time management.
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Cost: FREE
Learn how age-related changes in smell, taste, touch, hearing, and vision may impact how people receive information and how they relate to those around them.
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Cost: FREE
This support group provides information and support for individuals using an insulin pump and anyone interested in learning more about pump therapy. Please call (925) 941-5076 for more information about topics, dates, and times.
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Cost: FREE
This session provides support for children, adolescents and their parents who are coping with cancer. Young children participate in a group activity while teens and parents meet in separate groups. This group meets the 2nd Saturday of the month, 10:00AM to 1:00PM. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more information or to register.
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Cost: FREE
A support and educational group for leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma patients and their caregivers. Facilitated by an experienced oncology nurse and a psychologist. You must call the facilitator at 925-947-3322 before coming to the group.
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Cost: FREE
This session provides support to patients and their families who have completed treatment and are looking to a new life after cancer. Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 6-7:30pm. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more information or to register.
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Cost: FREE
Your health is more than a number on the scale. Come learn how to make some easy changes and eat healthier, move more and manage stress.
Locations: Brentwood Outpatient Center

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Saturday December, 01, 2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Brentwood Outpatient Center, Brentwood, CA
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Cost: FREE
For some, the end of treatment can be filled with lingering side-effects, unanswered questions, and uncertainty. This class is designed to fill this gap and focus on recovery after cancer treatment.
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Cost: FREE
Arthritis is a chronic disease, causing inflammation of the joints, pain, swelling and limited motion. Learn how to manage the challenges of pain and stiffness and how to maximize your ability to take part in the activities you choose.
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Cost: FREE
This session provides support and guidance to lung cancer patients and their families. Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month from 4-5:30pm. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more information or to register.
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Cost: FREE
Discover ways to successfully conquer chronic insomnia and sleep deprivation. This class is designed for those who have trouble getting to sleep or sleeping through the night and do not have a medical sleep disorder.
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Cost: FREE
Learn a few basics about Medicare and about open enrollment, who needs to take action during open enrollment,changes in Medicare plans and strategies to save money on prescription drugs.
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Cost: FREE
It's Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment time - the time of year when you can make choices about your health insurance. This is important because your health insurance plan determines which hospitals, doctors, and facilities you can visit.
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Cost: FREE
Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit organization that has offered the gift of hope to heart patients, their families, and caregivers over 60 years. Mended Hearts supports in-person visiting program in the hospital. Our support group shows people that a rich, rewarding life is possible after heart disease.
Drop-In
Cost: FREE
This drop-in group is for people with metastatic prostrate cancer. It is a place to talk about fears and hopes, effects on friends and family members, and how to live well with uncertainty. It is also a place to share information and exchange support in a warm, understanding environment. Meets 4th Thursday of the month from 11a.m.-12:30p.m. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more information or to register.
Drop-In
Cost: FREE
Do you manage stress or does it manage you? Scientific evidence shows that mindfulness can help reduce stress, and many people are already benefitting from related techniques. During this class, participants will learn practical tools that help reset and restore their physical and mental well-being.
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Cost: $5.00
Drop in to learn exercise techniques and safeguards against falling—strategies that can be extremely beneficial in building strong bones and developing a healthy exercise routine. This drop-in class is offered every Wednesday (except for holidays) from 9:15-10:15am at JMH Wellness Services, 1656 N. California Blvd. Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Drop-In
Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Come and learn how to set up a positive home environment. There will also be a discussion on distraction and positive discipline techniques
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Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Discover methods to help your infant communicate their wants and needs before they have spoken language
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Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Learn how to make your home a safe environment for your budding explorer
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Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
There are so many fun and interesting things to do with your baby. Join us and learn creative and interactive ways to play with your child
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday December, 20, 2018 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Come and learn about the different traits that make your child the unique individual that they are.
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

Next Available Session

Thursday December, 13, 2018 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Learn all about your infant's social, emotional, cognitive, large motor, fine motor, and language development
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Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Come and participate in the loving art of massage. There will also be a discussion on the many benefits of massaging your infant.
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Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Find out about all of the fun and exciting places to go with babies in the Bay Area
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday November, 29, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Come and join the discussion on all of the different sleep theories and decide what will work best for your individual family
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Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Come and learn about teething as well as how to care for your baby's new teeth
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Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Join the discussion on starting solids, finger foods, allergies, and choking hazards
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Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Learn how to make this transition easy and comfortable for you and your baby
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Cost: FREE
Have you ever wished your baby came with an instruction manual? This resource is designed to continue supporting you and your baby after delivery. During this facilitated group session, discuss baby and parenting key issues, such as sleep, feeding, developmental milestones, and managing and reducing the anxiety and stress of becoming a new MuirMommy. Meet with leading experts, pediatricians, and parents like you each week. Please call (925) 941-7900 #1 to register
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek Outpatient Center

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Tuesday March, 05, 2019 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday March, 12, 2019 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday March, 19, 2019 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday March, 26, 2019 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday April, 02, 2019 09:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday April, 09, 2019 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday April, 16, 2019 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday April, 23, 2019 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
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Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Whether you are working at the office or at home, this group was designed to provide our working families ongoing support by staying connected with other parents. This evening class is designed so working parents can come and find out information about some of the hot parenting topics. A different topic will be addressed each month.
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Wednesday December, 12, 2018 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $50.00
Discount Available
Explore the essential information and skills you’ll need to feel confident and prepared for your newborn’s care. Learn basic diapering, feeding and bathing techniques.
Locations: Brentwood Outpatient Center, Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Pleasanton Outpatient Center

Next Available Session

Tuesday December, 04, 2018 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Pleasanton Outpatient Center, Pleasanton, CA
Cost: FREE
Join a John Muir Health Dietician and learn how managing diet helps with control of congestive heart failure and managing blood pressure.
Locations: Walnut Creek Outpatient Center

Next Available Session

Monday December, 10, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
This informative discussion, presented by an Anesthesiologist of John Muir Health, will cover the benefits, risks, and options of anesthesia for labor and delivery.
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Cost: FREE
A group for families who have a child with cancer. From 6:00 to 7:00 PM is a social time to eat pizza/sandwiches sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and John Muir Pediatric Oncology and 7:00 to 8:00 PM is a parent discussion group and Studio:Art! for the children sponsored by the Art for Life Foundation. Call 947-5272 for more information.
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Cost: FREE
Taught by a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, and Occupational Therapist, this class will teach you about how to prepare for surgery, what to expect from your hospitalization, exercises for strengthening and how to prepare for discharge.
Locations: Brentwood Outpatient Center

Next Available Session

Wednesday December, 19, 2018 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Brentwood Outpatient Center, Brentwood, CA
Cost: FREE
Taught by a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, and Occupational Therapist, this class will teach you about how to prepare for surgery, what to expect from your hospitalization, exercises for strengthening and how to prepare for discharge.
Locations: Walnut Creek Medical Center

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Tuesday November, 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Walnut Creek Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Taught by a Registered Nurse and a Physical Therapist, this class will teach you about how to prepare for surgery, what to expect from your hospitalization, exercises for strengthening, and how to prepare for discharge.
Locations: Brentwood Outpatient Center

Next Available Session

Wednesday December, 05, 2018 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Brentwood Outpatient Center, Brentwood, CA
Cost: FREE
Taught by Registered Nurses and a Physical Therapist, this class will teach you about how to prepare for surgery, what to expect during your hospitalization, exercises for strengthening, and how to prepare for discharge.
Locations: Concord Medical Center

Next Available Session

Tuesday November, 27, 2018 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Concord Medical Center, Concord, CA
Cost: FREE
Taught by a Registered Nurse and a Physical Therapist, this class will teach you about how to prepare for surgery, what to expect from your hospitalization, exercises for strengthening, and how to prepare for discharge.
Locations: Walnut Creek Medical Center

Next Available Session

Tuesday December, 04, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Walnut Creek Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Taught by a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, and Occupational Therapist, this class will teach you about how to prepare for surgery, what to expect from your hospitalization, exercises for strengthening and how to prepare for discharge.
Locations: Brentwood Outpatient Center

Next Available Session

Wednesday December, 19, 2018 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Brentwood Outpatient Center, Brentwood, CA
Cost: FREE
Taught by a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, and Occupational Therapist, this class will teach you about how to prepare for surgery, what to expect from your hospitalization, exercises for strengthening and how to prepare for discharge.
Locations: Walnut Creek Medical Center

Next Available Session

Tuesday December, 11, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Walnut Creek Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Watch our 30-minute video to prepare for your upcoming spine surgery. This video will help you answer these common questions: How long can I expect to be in the hospital? What type of equipment will I need after discharge? How should I prepare for my recover and discharge from the hospital?
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Cost: FREE
Taught by Registered Nurses and a Physical Therapist, this class will teach you about how to prepare for surgery, what to expect during your hospitalization, exercises for strengthening, and how to prepare for discharge.
Locations: Concord Medical Center

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Tuesday November, 20, 2018 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Concord Medical Center, Concord, CA
Cost: FREE
The screening will include a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test and a Digital Rectal Exam (DRE). No prior authorization from your doctor is needed. To schedule an appointment, please call (925) 941-7900, option #1 beginning September 4, 2018 and answer a few qualifying questions. Phone lines will open from 9:00am - 4:30pm. Please Note: Only qualified applicants will be able to participate.
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Cost: FREE
This group is for individuals with localized prostate cancer to learn from each other, share information, and support each other. Meets 4th Thursday of the month from 1-2:30p.m. Please call (925) 933-0107 to register or for more information.
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Cost: FREE
Developing responsibility in your child in one of the most important gifts you can give your child. This class will discuss the levels of responsibility, developmentally appropriate task for children, the importance of chores, and setting appropriate limits.
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Cost: $40.00
Discount Available
Children, ages 2 to 6, are welcome discover the fun of becoming a big brother or sister. Register for a Family Birth Center Tour as well and get the full experience as an expectant family.
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Cost: FREE
As much as we look forward to holiday celebrations, many of us worry that we will enjoy them too much, and pack on the pounds. Learn how to re-evaluate your eating style, and rein in the calories and sugar.
Locations: Walnut Creek Outpatient Center

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Friday November, 16, 2018 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
This support group provides a supportive environment in which the stroke survivor can begin reintegration into the mainstream of life. The group also provides emotional and social support for stroke patients, their friends and family. Meets second Monday of the month from 7-9pm. Call 925-376-6218 for more information.
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Cost: $50.00
Discount Available
New parents face challenges when they bring baby home from the hospital. This class will help you deal with sleepless nights, exhaustion and communication hurdles. Get tips to prepare for the transition into parenthood and not only survive, but thrive during those crucial first weeks with your new baby.
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday December, 20, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Learn about your anatomy and core muscles that affect your neck and back. Lesson will include movement and stretches that will help improve your strengthen and flexibility.
Locations: Walnut Creek Outpatient Center
Cost: FREE
Findings suggest that positive thinker are healthier, less stressed, and have great overall well-being. Learn how to integrate optimistic views for optimal health.
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Cost: FREE
Learn how to navigate the role and responsibilities of a Caregiver.
Locations: Concord Medical Center

Next Available Session

Thursday December, 06, 2018 09:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Concord Medical Center, Concord, CA
Cost: FREE
The John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Auxiliary provides complimentary wigs to women and girls suffering hair loss due to medical treatment. Patients are eligible for this service and assistance no matter where they are being treated. Appointments are required and are available the second and fourth Friday of every month from 9:30am-12:30pm. To schedule your appointment, please call (925) 947-5328.
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Cost: FREE
We invite you and your family to take advantage of the Family Birth Center tours at John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek prior to delivery. Register for a tour, meet some of our fantastic staff and get acquainted with the facility prior to the big day. Our tours are designed to accommodate families, and siblings are always welcome, so please make reservations ahead.
Locations: Walnut Creek Medical Center

Next Available Session

Tuesday November, 27, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Walnut Creek Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
We invite you to a free event to learn more about the Medicare Advantage plans in your area that partner with John Muir Health. This event is designed to walk you through Medicare as well as your Medicare Advantage plan options, tell you more about John Muir Health services, and answer any questions you may have.
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Cost: FREE
Sudden changes in vision, coordination, numbness or weakness could all be signs of stroke. Learn how to identify early symptoms, the importance of seeking medical care and local resources for support.
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Cost: FREE
A social worker from John Muir Health Senior Services will discuss what to consider when hiring in-home care, the difference between skilled and custodial care, and what is involved in working with home care agencies and home health.
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Cost: FREE
Learn about sleep apnea risk factors and how it affects your body. Dr. Cohen will discuss this common medical condition and demonstrate a CPAP machine.
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Cost: FREE
Come to a free weight loss surgery informational seminar. You'll learn all about weight loss surgery options and have a chance to ask questions.
Locations: Concord Medical Center

Next Available Session

Tuesday December, 04, 2018 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Concord Medical Center, Concord, CA
925-674-2121
Cost: FREE
This support group is designed to provide a collaborative system for all individuals considering weight loss surgery or those who have already had weight loss surgery. Topics discussed include common concerns/problems the post weight loss surgery patient might face: nutrition, exercise, vitamins and supplements, portion control, cooking healthy, and plastic surgery.
Drop-In
Cost: $50.00
Discount Available
Weight Loss: Reset Your Metabolism will help you reset and rebalance your metabolism to achieve sustained weight loss, and as a bonus: improved energy & mood, balanced blood sugar & hormone levels, and loss of body fat
Locations: Walnut Creek Outpatient Center

Next Available Session

Wednesday January, 09, 2019 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Walnut Creek Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
This course is for those new to Medicare, or soon to enroll, who want to understand the many benefits available. Learn about health benefits, drug coverage, and how to supplement your coverage. "Medicare & You" booklet and other materials are provided. Presented by the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) of Contra Costa County. HICAP does not sell or endorse insurance products. Please call 925-941-7900 option 1 to register.
Locations: Berkeley Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek Medical Center, Pleasanton Outpatient Center

Next Available Session

Thursday November, 15, 2018 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Berkeley Outpatient Center, Berkeley, CA
Cost: FREE
This unique class is a great way to start planning for your pregnancy! Learn about the discomforts and remedies in early pregnancy. Come and join in on the discussion about exercise, taking care of yourself, and discover what resources and classes are available to you at John Muir Health to support you during your pregnancy. This class is designed for women who are less than 24 weeks pregnant.
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