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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: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Medical Center, Concord

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Saturday August, 19, 2017 08:30 AM - 01:15 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
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: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, John Muir Medical Center, Concord, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor

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Tuesday July, 18, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, 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
This informative discussion, presented by an Anesthesiologist of John Muir Health, will cover the benefits, risks, and options of anesthesia for labor and delivery.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

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Tuesday October, 10, 2017 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
If so, discover how sleep impacts your overall health, including your immune system, your memory, your skin, and even your weight. Learn practical nutrition and lifestyle recommendations to help improve both the quality and quantity of your sleep for optimal health.
Locations: John Muir Medical Center, Concord

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Thursday September, 07, 2017 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, Concord, 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
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
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
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: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

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Thursday July, 06, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
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: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

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Saturday August, 12, 2017 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , Pleasanton, 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 July, 13, 2017 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.
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Tuesday October, 17, 2017 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday October, 24, 2017 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday November, 07, 2017 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday November, 14, 2017 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Wellness Services (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 stages of labor, medication intervention, epidurals, delivery and C-sections.
Locations: Online

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Friday June, 30, 2017 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Tuesday August, 15, 2017 06:30 PM - 09:30 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 July, 15, 2017 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), 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
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.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

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Friday August, 18, 2017 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Providing care can be stressful, emotionally draining work. The challenges can increase as your loved one’s condition changes. We will discuss how to care for yourself and your loved one as well as resources and the upcoming caregiver support group sponsored by Senior Services.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton

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Wednesday August, 30, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , Pleasanton, 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) 674-2628
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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: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Medical Center, Concord

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Thursday July, 20, 2017 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
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.
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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
Introduction to Mindfulness will help you understand the effects of physical and psychological stress on the quality of all areas of your life, and how cultivating mindfulness can improve your health and well-being, no matter what challenges are present in your daily experience.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

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Tuesday August, 29, 2017 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
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
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.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

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Friday September, 29, 2017 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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. Please call (925) 933-0107 for more information or to register.
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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 information, and to register.
Drop-In
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 Medical Center, Concord and John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek. There is a "meet and greet" starting at 5:45pm, with the meeting starting at 6:00pm. For more information, call: (925) 947-5206
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: $150.00
Discount Available
This 5-week series provides participants with in-depth strategies to promote greater physical and emotional well-being by applying mindfulness techniques to their daily lives. Participants will also learn about the physiology of stress and how to cultivate coping skills, resilience, and mobilize inner resources.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

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Tuesday September, 12, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday September, 19, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday September, 26, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday October, 03, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday October, 10, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
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
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday October, 12, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Discover methods to help your infant communicate their wants and needs before they have spoken language
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday September, 07, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Learn how to make your home a safe environment for your budding explorer
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday August, 10, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
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, 14, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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)

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Thursday December, 07, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday October, 26, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
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.
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday November, 09, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
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, 16, 2017 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
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday September, 28, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Come and learn about teething as well as how to care for your baby's new teeth
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday August, 24, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Join the discussion on starting solids, finger foods, allergies, and choking hazards
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday July, 13, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
Learn how to make this transition easy and comfortable for you and your baby
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Thursday July, 27, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: $5.00
Discount Available
A support group specifically designed for MuirMommies trying to adjust to your role as a new mother and going back to work. Please include babies name and partner's (if attending) as additional attendees
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Wednesday July, 12, 2017 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Wellness Services (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. Please call (925) 941-7900 #1 to register
Locations: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Tuesday September, 26, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday October, 03, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday October, 10, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday October, 17, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday October, 24, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday October, 31, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday November, 07, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday November, 14, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
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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: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

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Thursday July, 20, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, 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: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Medical Center, Concord

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Monday July, 17, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, Concord, 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
WALNUT CREEK CLASSES 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: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

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Monday July, 17, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Taught by a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, and Occupational Therapist, this class will teach you about hot to prepare for your surgery, what to expect from your hospitalization, exercises for strengthening , and how to prepared for discharge.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

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Wednesday July, 12, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, Brentwood, CA
Cost: FREE
WALNUT CREEK & BRENTWOOD CLASSES 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: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood

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Wednesday June, 28, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, 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: John Muir Medical Center, Concord

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Tuesday June, 27, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, Concord, CA
Cost: FREE
WALNUT CREEK CLASSES 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: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

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Monday July, 03, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, 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: John Muir Medical Center, Concord

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Tuesday July, 18, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, Concord, CA
Cost: FREE
Our panel will discuss issues with prescription pain medications, what the affect could be on your body, and how they may interact with other medications. They will discuss access to services for detox and rehabilitation as well as how to talk to your doctor about your concerns.
No sessions currently available. Please check back later.
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: $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: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

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Saturday October, 21, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), 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 925-947-3300 for more information.
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Cost: FREE
It’s the season for sun, but too much exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin and lead to serious health problems. Join Dr. Lauren Nelson, a pediatric physician at John Muir Health as she discusses the importance of sun safety, the risk factors surrounding overexposure to the sun and protection habits that you can use to shield yourself from overexposure.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton

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Thursday July, 13, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , Pleasanton, CA
Cost: FREE
It’s the season for sun, but too much exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin and lead to serious health problems. Join Dr. Jana Tomsky, a family medicine physician, as she discusses the importance of sun safety, the risk factors surrounding overexposure to the sun and protection habits that you can use to shield yourself from overexposure.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek
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 August, 10, 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Most food cravings involve social, physiological, and/or environmental cues. Kathy Napoli will discuss the various theories behind food cravings and recommend strategies to help you overcome them.
No sessions currently available. Please check back later.
Cost: FREE
How does your mental attitude and emotional state affect ones physical health? Many studies now have proven that the way we think will have an enormous influence over how our body behaves, how our immune system functions and how our physical and mental health maintains in general. This presentation will address just how our mind contributes to (or sabotages) our health and general well being.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton

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Thursday September, 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , Pleasanton, 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: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

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Tuesday June, 27, 2017 05:40 PM - 06:40 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. Learn how to identify early symptoms, the importance of seeking medical care and local resources for support.
No sessions currently available. Please check back later.
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.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor

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Friday August, 04, 2017 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Incontinence affects women and men and can often be cured or controlled. Learn the causes, how it’s diagnosed, treatment options and daily management. Dr. Hsiao will talk about robotic surgery and pelvic floor reconstruction.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

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Friday September, 15, 2017 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Physical activity is one of the most important things that you can do to improve your health. Regular walking can lower your body weight and reduce your risk of serious health problems. Walk to Wellness Challenge is designed to help you get active and find the fun in fitness.
Drop-In
Cost: FREE
Join us for an interactive class focused on creating nutritious meals. Join Sarah Bailey, a dietitian with John Muir Health, as she offers tips on how to improve your lifestyle through healthy cooking. This hands-on class session will include a healthy salad demonstration and tasting.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Tuesday August, 08, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
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: John Muir Medical Center, Concord

Next Available Session

Wednesday July, 05, 2017 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Concord, 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: Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

Next Available Session

Wednesday July, 12, 2017 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), 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: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Wednesday July, 12, 2017 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, 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.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , Wellness Services (Walnut Creek)

Next Available Session

Saturday October, 21, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Wellness Services (Walnut Creek), Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
Learn about eye diseases and disorders that affect many people as they age. We will discuss how you can protect your eyes and what devices and community resources are available to help compensate for vision loss.
No sessions currently available. Please check back later.
Cost: FREE
A presentation about advance planning and other non-monetary investments you should make in your future.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Tuesday September, 19, 2017 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA