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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: John Muir Medical Center, Concord, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor, John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

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Wednesday May, 07, 2014 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
947-3300
Cost: FREE
During this session with our nutrition specialist, Kathy Napoli, will teach you some unique tools to get younger looking skin from the inside out by choosing the foods and nutrients that benefit your skin while turning back the age clock.
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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 415-904-2572 x307 for more information.
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Cost: FREE
Coming up with healthy back-to-school lunch ideas that children will actually eat can be a challenge for many parents. Find out new ideas for healthy school lunches, snacks, and family meals when time is so limited.
Locations: John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek
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
Join Dr. Kamrath, a John Muir Health endocrinologist, and learn about the current developments in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis.
Locations: John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

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Wednesday May, 07, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek , Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Drop in the Women’s Health Center and get your blood pressure checked. Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 1656 N. California Blvd., Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Drop-In
Cost: FREE
Because high blood pressure lacks specific symptoms, people may not know they are at risk. John Muir Senior Services provides free blood pressure screening on a drop-in basis at various community locations.
Locations: Walnut Creek Senior Center, Pleasant Hill Senior Center, Golden Crane Senior Center - Alamo Women's Club, Alcosta (San Ramon) Senior Center, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor, Concord Senior Center, Ambrose Community Center, First Presbyterian Church, Martinez Senior Center, Danville Senior Center, Antioch Senior Center, Pittsburg Senior Center

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Monday April, 21, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Antioch Senior Center, Antioch, CA
925-947-3300
Drop-In
Cost: FREE
Learn about the role nutrition plays in increasing your chances of maintaining a healthy brain as you age. Discover specific foods that you can add to your daily eating regime to help you stay sharp, focused, and joyful.
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Cost: FREE
In this presentation, Dr. Freitag will identify common health conditions that effect brain health and the top 4 things that can be done to maintain brain health throughout adulthood.
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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 and fourth Wednesdays of the month from 7-8:30pm.
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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 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 11am-12:30pm. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more infor 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.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

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Thursday May, 01, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $75.00
Discount Available
Achieve the confidence you need to make breastfeeding a satisfying experience for you and your babies. This class includes positioning, feeding techniques, and corrective actions for breastfeeding issues with multiples.
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Cost: FREE
Nutrition plays an important role in keeping our bones strong as we age. Learn about building healthy bones through diet and lifestyle changes. Long Description Nutrition plays an important role in keeping our bones strong as we age. Learn about building healthy bones through diet and lifestyle changes.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

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Wednesday May, 21, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
When cancer strikes, it is never just the patient who is affected.Learn the very necessary techniques required for the family to cope with thier loved one's illness. This session is taught by Dr. Alan Brast.
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Cost: FREE
Get hands-on instruction on the installation of your child’s safety seat or booster. Make one appointment for each car seat to be checked. If you have more than one car seat to be checked, please schedule the appointments one after the other, and not in the same time slot. Appointments are only 20 minutes long. Arrive 5-10 minutes in advance. Please come with your car seat already installed, to the best of your ability.
Locations: Growers Square Parking Garage

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Friday May, 16, 2014 09:20 AM - 09:40 AM
Growers Square Parking Garage, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Learn how to provide the best care for your loved one while also focusing on your own health and well-being. The class will cover caregiving for people with various medical condtions as well as the relationship between the caregiver and care-reciever.
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Cost: FREE
Four-part class to raise awareness and learn how to avoid falls, increase confidence through strength and balance, simplify your environment, and identify risks. Class will include information about home safety, exercises, nutrition, and ways to decrease your risk of falling.
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Cost: FREE
This four-class series includes information about home safety, exercises, nutrition, and ways to decrease your risk of falling.
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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.
Locations: John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek , John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

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Wednesday July, 09, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek , Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
Wednesday July, 16, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
Wednesday July, 23, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
Wednesday July, 30, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
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.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor

Next Available Session

Monday July, 07, 2014 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
Monday July, 14, 2014 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
Monday July, 21, 2014 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
Monday July, 28, 2014 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
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: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

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Saturday April, 26, 2014 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Women's Health Center, 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: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Tuesday April, 29, 2014 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Women's Health Center, 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.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Monday May, 05, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday May, 06, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Monday May, 12, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Monday May, 19, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
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 interventions such as breathing and relaxation techniques, medications and epidurals and delivery (including interventions such as C-sections).
Locations: Alcosta (San Ramon) Senior Center

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Wednesday April, 30, 2014 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Alcosta (San Ramon) Senior Center, San Ramon, CA
Cost: FREE
Healthy habits are essential from the start. Proper nutrition helps children grow to their full potential and establish lifelong eating habits that contribute to their overall well-being. Call (925) 941-4027 to schedule an appointment with our nutrition educator/dietician or get information about consultation fees. (If you have a physician referral, fees may be covered by your insurance.)
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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. Call (925) 933-0107 to register.
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Cost: FREE
Learn to identify causes of stress during the holiday season and discover what may help you beat the blues. We will discuss how to reconnect with what is meaningful to you and develop a personal resiliency plan.
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Cost: FREE
This class will discuss the topic of cord blood banking and the options you and your family have regarding the collection and storage of the stem cells found in your newborn's umbilical cord.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Saturday July, 19, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
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: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Saturday May, 10, 2014 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Women's Health Center, 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: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

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Saturday May, 03, 2014 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
What does normal brain functioning look like in older adults? It is important to differentiate between normal cognitive changes and true dementia. With this class, understand the aging brain, memory loss, and dementia, and learn how to talk to your doctor or family about your concerns.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

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Tuesday August, 26, 2014 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
Cost: FREE
Join Dr. Douglas Zlock, MD., Medical Director for the John Muir Diabetes Center as he highlights important points that will help patients "Put Their Best Foot Forward" in working to maintain the best blood glucose control they can achieve. Joining Dr. Zlock, is keynote speaker Dr. Tim Shea, Podiatric Physician and Surgeon presenting "10 Toes: The Secret to Proper Foot Care".
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Cost: FREE
Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with diabetes, it is important you take care of yourself now to reduce the chance of complications later. John Muir Health has designed free diabetes classes to support you in your care.
Locations: John Muir Medical Center, Concord

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Friday April, 25, 2014 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, Concord, CA
(925) 941-7900
Cost: FREE
What is pre-diabetes/diabetes and how does it occur? Learn to identify the signs and symptoms and what to discuss with your doctor. 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. How medications help maintain a safe lifestyle and the importance of checking your blood sugar will also be discussed.
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Cost: FREE
Become well-informed, prepared, and equipped to navigate a downsizing move whenever it may occur. How to create a plan, communicate with your family, choose qualified professionals, decide what to keep, and adjust to your new life will all be discussed.
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Cost: FREE
Si usted está recién diagnosticado o ha estado viviendo con diabetes, es importante que usted toma el cuidado de sí mismo para reducir la posibilidad de complicaciones en el futuro. John Muir Health ha diseñado clases de diabetes gratis para apoyarle en su cuidado.
Locations: John Muir Medical Center, Concord

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Friday May, 02, 2014 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, Concord, CA
Cost: FREE
Research has shown that as older adults we can improve our strength, balance, and flexibility well into our 90’s. Improve your confidence and increase vigor in your daily routine. This class will teach safe exercise techniques to improve your flexibility, coordination, strengthen your whole body, and reduce your risk of falling.
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Cost: $15.00
Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement® uses gentle, comfortable, low impact exercises to enhance coordination and flexibility.
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Cost: FREE
Chronic inflammation plays a role in heart disease, stroke, arthritis, autoimmune disease, obesity, dementia, and cancer. You can reduce hidden inflammation through diet and lifestyle. Consuming the right foods, and regular physical activity can support and stimulate the body’s ability to heal.
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Cost: FREE
Learn how body composition changes with age and the effect on our muscles and metabolism. Hear how to change from fat storing to fat burning and the influence of protein, dairy, fiber, and carbohydrates. Key nutrients for longevity as well as the importance of exercise will be discussed. Come away with an understanding of how to become leaner and stronger.
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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) 674-2132
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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 to register or for more information.
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Cost: FREE
Learn about HICAP (the Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program), a program that provides free and objective information and counseling about Medicare. Volunteer counselors can help you understand your specific rights and health care options. To register or for more information call (925) 602-4163.
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Cost: FREE
What are Super Foods and how do we benefit from them? Kathy Napoli, Nutrition Specialist explores how choosing the right Super Foods can lower blood cholesterol, fight heart disease, and provide antioxidants.
Locations: John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

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Monday June, 09, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek , Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Your medicine cabinet may be brimming with laxatives, antacids, gas relievers, and anti-diarrhea medications in an attempt to relieve the discomfort caused by digestive issues. In this class, you will discover simple but effective nutrition and lifestyle strategies that will help re-balance your body’s delicate digestive system in order to relieve your symptoms and restore your health.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

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Friday June, 20, 2014 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
Cost: FREE
This class is intended to discuss the parent-child feeding relationship, ways to incorporate key nutrients for growth into your child’s diet, and review strategies to help your picky eater eat a balanced diet.
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Cost: FREE
Falls can be prevented with a healthy posture and good balance. Using physical therapy techniques, this class will teach you how to improve your balance and posture to be capable of avoiding falls and reducing injury.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor

Next Available Session

Friday June, 06, 2014 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
Cost: FREE
Open to anyone diagnosed with heart disease and for those who want the latest information on reducing the risk of heart disease through proper nutrition.
Locations: John Muir Medical Center, Concord, John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

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Sunday May, 18, 2014 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
(925) 941-7900
Cost: FREE
Are you BRCA1 or BRCA2-positive and in need of support? Specifically for women at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer, this support group will provide emotional support as well as practical resources. These quarterly group sessions create a safe atmosphere to learn and bond with others. This group assists women in adjusting to new genetic information and allows women to learn from each other about how to move forward in positive and life-affirming ways.
Locations: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

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Wednesday June, 18, 2014 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
941-4095
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. Call (925) 933-0107 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 to register or for more information.
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Cost: FREE
Live the best life you can with arthritis! Understand the challenges and changes arthritis brings on, and find practical solutions to make daily activities easier.
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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: $90.00
This 7-week series provides a practical framework for parenting children in pre-school up to age 12. Learn proven methods from experts. Topics include: Identifying ideals, rules and strategies for families; Responding appropriately to children’s choices both positive and negative; Structuring concrete solutions for those challenging situations; & much more. Classes held weekly. If you have questions please call 925-588-4572 or use our Contact Us form on the website.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

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Tuesday July, 08, 2014 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday July, 15, 2014 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday July, 22, 2014 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday July, 29, 2014 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday August, 05, 2014 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday August, 12, 2014 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday August, 19, 2014 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
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. Call (925) 933-0107 to register.
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Cost: FREE
Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer for both men and women in this country. It kills more people each year than colon, breast, pancreas, and prostate cancer combined. Smoking is the leading risk factor. Join Dr. Michaela Straznicka, Co- Medical Director for the John Muir Health Thoracic program who will present the latest information related to the diagnosis of lung cancer, current recommendations for screening and current early stage treatment and outcomes.
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Cost: FREE
This session provides support and guidance for individuals and their families coping with Lymphedema.Please call (925) 674-2125 for dates and times, more infromation, and to register.
Drop-In
Cost: FREE
Join us for a discussion on how to take care of your back pain through nonsurgical interventions.
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Cost: $40.00
Learn the signs of emotional eating and why we do it. In this compassionate and supportive environment, lead by certified clinical hypnotherapist and author, Trina Swerdlow, C.C.H.T., discover ways to control your eating habits.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

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Tuesday June, 03, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
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
Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit organization that has offered the gift of hope to heart patients, their families, and caregivers over 60 years. Our Mended Hearts Chapter, #309, meets the second Tuesday of each month alternating between John Muir Hospitals in Concord (Lesher Auditorium) and Walnut Creek (Hanson Room). We meet from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. For more information, call: (925) 947-5206
Drop-In
Cost: FREE
A candid discussion regarding the physical and emotional effects of menopause and the years surrounding it. Join Dr. Sondra Altman, John Muir Health gynecologist, for an informative evening discussion and leave with tips on how to improve your libido before, during, and after menopause.
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Cost: FREE
Learn about men's health issues and join John Muir Health physicians as they discuss topics such as erectile dysfunction, prostate health, and low testosterone.
Locations: John Muir Medical Center, Concord

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Tuesday September, 09, 2014 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, Concord, CA
(925) 941-7900
Cost: FREE
This drop-in group is for people with metastatic breast 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 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4:30-6pm. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more information.
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.
Drop-In
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 the Women's Health Center, 1656 N. California Blvd. Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Drop-In
Cost: FREE
A support group specifically designed for MuirMommies trying to adjust to your role as a new mother and going back to work.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

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Wednesday April, 23, 2014 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
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.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

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Thursday June, 05, 2014 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Thursday June, 12, 2014 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Thursday June, 19, 2014 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Thursday June, 26, 2014 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Thursday July, 03, 2014 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Thursday July, 10, 2014 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
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Cost: $15.00
Discount Available
Join us for this annual photo shoot of your little one in their Halloween costumes.
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Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Now that your baby is a little older and becoming more curious about the world, you can share the joys of motherhood and benefit from ongoing support by staying connected with fellow MuirMommies. Enjoy weekly discussions, trade tales of your adventures, and gather helpful information to assist you in parenting.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

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Thursday April, 24, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Come discover nutrition and lifestyle strategies that will help you balance the hormone changes during midlife and beyond.
No sessions currently available. Please check back later.
Cost: FREE
Learn ways to prepare for possible change, become more self-sufficient, and lead a more fulfilling life as you age, whatever your living arrangements or social situation.
Locations: John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

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Thursday July, 17, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Outpatient Center, 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: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

Next Available Session

Tuesday May, 20, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Join us for this very informative discussion with our pediatric nutritionist and learn ways to maximize your young athlete’s energy and discuss pre-game meals and post-game recovery.
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Cost: FREE
Do stressful events cause you to crave specific foods? Food cravings can ultimately undermine your weight loss goals. Learn how to calm yourself by fueling your body with stress-busting nutrients that will help reduce your cravings by giving your body what it needs rather than what it craves.
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Cost: FREE
Come and learn how to maintain or possibly increase your bone mass. What are the risk factors for developing osteoporosis? What are some treatments? Get tips on how you can take control and keep your bones in the best shape possible.
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Cost: FREE
This informative discussion, presented by a John Muir Health anesthesiologist, will cover the benefits, risks and options of anesthesia for labor and delivery.
No sessions currently available. Please check back later.
Cost: $90.00
Discount Available
This 10-week series offers practical advice for dealing with common behaviors among adolescents, ages 13 and older. Learn proven parenting methods from experts. Topics include: Communication techniques, Improving school performance , Preventing or intervening in alcohol and other drug use, and much more. Classes are held weekly. If you have questions, comments or concerns please call 925-588-4572 or use our Contact Us form on the website.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

Next Available Session

Tuesday July, 08, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday July, 15, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday July, 22, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday July, 29, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday August, 05, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday August, 12, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday August, 19, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday August, 26, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday September, 02, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Tuesday September, 09, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
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
This condition was unknown to most people just 20 years ago. This presentation gives the audience an interesting informational overview of the condition, symptoms presented, how it can be treated, and end-result prognosis following effective treatment.
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Cost: FREE
“Eating for two” is not the recommendation for healthy pregnancy nutrition. This class will cover healthy eating tips, recommended weight gain, and additional calories needed during pregnancy.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek
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
Hear a Walnut Creek elder law attorney discuss estate planning updates, plus planning for long-term care and eligibility for government benefits.
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Cost: FREE
Learn the safety attributes and elements that will result in making the safest choice when choosing a car seat. This class provides information how to choose a car seat that fits your child, your car, and one you will use every time.
Locations: John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Tuesday May, 13, 2014 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek , Walnut Creek, CA
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.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Saturday May, 17, 2014 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $40.00
Discount Available
Are you a smoker or do you know a smoker that is ready to quit? We want to help you Beat the Pack. This smoking cessation course will give you the tools you need to make that important step to stop smoking and start on the path to a healthier you. Behavior modification and group support can help you reach your goal. After care support meetings will be available to all participants that complete the class.
Locations: John Muir Medical Center, Concord

Next Available Session

Saturday May, 17, 2014 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, Concord, CA
Cost: FREE
Social Security is more complex than most people realize. By attending this workshop you will have a better understanding of the Social Security system and what you need to know to maximize your benefits before you apply. Learn about little known strategies for couples, divorced individuals, or surviving spouses to boost income and avoid leaving money on the table.
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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 925-947-3300 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: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Tuesday July, 08, 2014 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Learn how Tai Chi can improve your health, as well as reduce stress and falls. Be ready to learn basic movements, breathing, and simple alignment exercises.
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Cost: FREE
Taught by a Continence Center specialist, this class is designed to help you understand incontinence and take the first steps to regaining control. You will review bladder anatomy and functions and identify your personal plan for successful treatment—a great starting point for women.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Tuesday May, 20, 2014 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Medical studies have proved that emotions and thoughts can impact physical health and the immune system. Join Dr. Alan Brast as he teaches simple techniques to relax, enlisting your mind in developing healthy lifestyle habits for self-care.
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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: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Tuesday April, 22, 2014 05:00 PM - 05:15 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Sudden changes in vision, coordination, numbness, or weakness could all be signs of stroke. It is important to identify these early symptoms and seek proper neurological treatment immediately. This class will give you the knowledge to recognize the signs and the confidence to see a doctor.
Locations: John Muir Medical Center, Concord

Next Available Session

Thursday July, 24, 2014 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, Concord, CA
(925) 941-7900
Cost: FREE
Using POLES for walking can help people to achieve, maintain, and even regain mobility. Join us to learn how and why optimal use of poles can enable profound freedom of movement, facilitate a more fluid, rhythmic gait and improve your balance, posture, endurance and strength. Variety of top quality poles provided.
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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: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Monday April, 28, 2014 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, 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.
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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 925-947-3300 for more information.
Locations: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Wednesday May, 21, 2014 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
947-3300
Cost: FREE
Learn how to put yourself into a supremely relaxed state. By so doing, you then have the power to ease tension, stress, and “mind chatter.” You will learn simple techniques which will allow for less stressful daily living, better sleep, and an overall improvement in your quality of life.
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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.
Locations: Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Saturday June, 21, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Women's Health Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
This class is designed to help you take your medications correctly and safely to make them as effective as possible in treating your condition. Proper disposal of medications and how your community pharmacist can help with your medications will also be discussed.
Locations: John Muir Medical Center, Concord

Next Available Session

Thursday April, 24, 2014 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, Concord, CA
(925) 947-3300
Cost: FREE
This workshop, lead by nutrition specialist, Kathy Napoli, can help you overcome barriers to losing excess pounds and devise strategies for maintaining a healthy weight.
No sessions currently available. Please check back later.