Oct
27

Look Good, Feel Better

Monday, October 27, 2014 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Regional Cancer Center Conference Room at the Ocean Springs Medical Park. A class in which a trained volunteer cosmetologist teach women how to cope with skin changes and hair loss using cosmetics and skin care products donated by the cosmetic industry. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Contact Donna Burks to register and for any questions at 228-809-5598.

The Regional Cancer Center

Location: The Regional Cancer Center

Oct
28

Exercise for Movement Disorders

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Exercises, education and resources for people with movement disorders. These classes will focus on strength, flexibility and balance for improved quality and range of movement. All levels of physical abilities welcome. Class held on the second floor of the neuroscience center at 3603 Bienville Blvd. For more information call Jane Newkirk, OTR at (228) 818- 1207

The Neuroscience Center

Location: The Neuroscience Center

Oct
29

Grief Support Group: Session Five: The Six Needs of Mourning

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Our support group explores the experience of grief after loss. It offers individuals who are dealing with the loss of a loved one the opportunity to share with others who are living the same experience. Classes are open to anyone who has lost a loved one to a chronic disease. There is no cost to participate in this group. Participants may join at any point in the series. October 1 Session One: What is Normal Grief? October 8 Session Two: Feelings of Loss October 15 Session Three: Myths and Cliches of Grief October 22 Session Four: Handling Holidays and Special Occasions October 29 Session Five: The Six Needs of Mourning November 5 Session Six: Helping Ourselves Heal To register, call 228-818-2160 http://www.mysrhs.com/services/hospice.html

Hospice of Light, 11 Marks Road, Ocean Springs, MS

Location: Hospice of Light, 11 Marks Road, Ocean Springs, MS

Oct
29

Chair massages $5 and $10

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

At Singing River Healthplex Five minutes for $5 or ten minutes for $10, you choose! To reserve your spot, call 228-769-3430. Healthplex is located at Singing River Medical Park - 3101 Denny Ave, Pascagoula.

Singing River HealthPlex

Location: Singing River HealthPlex

Nov
05

Cancer Support Group - Regional Cancer Center

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

The Regional Cancer Center at Singing River Health System wants to improve the quality of life of cancer patients in our area. Living with cancer is one of the greatest challenges a person can face in the course of a lifetime. This Cancer Support Group offers help in the form of reliable information, peer support, and practical coping skills, so that you can meet this challenge. Classes are held on the first Wednesday of every month from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Regional Cancer Center’s conference room located in Pascagoula. For more information or to register for a class, call 228-809-5251

Singing River Health System

Location: Singing River Health System

Nov
05

Grief Support Group: Session Six: Helping Ourselves Heal

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Our support group explores the experience of grief after loss. It offers individuals who are dealing with the loss of a loved one the opportunity to share with others who are living the same experience. Classes are open to anyone who has lost a loved one to a chronic disease. There is no cost to participate in this group. Participants may join at any point in the series. October 1 Session One: What is Normal Grief? October 8 Session Two: Feelings of Loss October 15 Session Three: Myths and Cliches of Grief October 22 Session Four: Handling Holidays and Special Occasions October 29 Session Five: The Six Needs of Mourning November 5 Session Six: Helping Ourselves Heal To register, call 228-818-2160 http://www.mysrhs.com/services/hospice.html

Hospice of Light, 11 Marks Road, Ocean Springs

Location: Hospice of Light, 11 Marks Road, Ocean Springs

Nov
10

Breastfeeding Class

Monday, November 10, 2014 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

6 to 8 p.m. in the Ocean Springs Hospital Board Room. In this free course, you will learn how to breastfeed your new baby and what to expect when you start breastfeeding. We suggest you attend around the seventh month of your pregnancy. Father may attend with mother to be but is not required. Seating is limited so please call 228-818-1111 to register or online at http://www.mysrhs.com/classes-events.html

Ocean Springs Hospital

Location: Ocean Springs Hospital

Nov
11

Parkinson's Support Group

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

At the Neuroscience Center 2nd floor conference room (3603 Bienville Blvd, Suite 202, Ocean Springs. This is a group that will be led by a variety of healthcare professionals to better understand the problems associated with the disease and to provide information and resources for how to improve daily life. Members will be encouraged to share their experiences with the group as well ask questions to healthcare providers or other members. Topics addressed will include understanding Parkinson’s Disease, Speech/Language Problems, Managing Medications, Exercise, Tai Chi, Dancing & Music, Home Management, Breathing, Posture and Stretching, Trouble Thinking and Remembering, Swallowing difficulties. Each monthly group will focus on a specific issue related to the disease, with open discussion as time allows. For more information, contact Neurovestibular Rehabilitation at 228-818-1207.

The Neuroscience Center

Location: The Neuroscience Center

Nov
12

4TH ANNUAL CENTRAL CONFERENCE ON ALZHEIMER’S

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Update on Alzheimer’s Research Ocean Springs Senior Center, 514 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs, MS 39564 The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to accelerating the global effort to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease. We are the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research. Dr. Snyder assists with oversight of the Alzheimer’s Association International Research Grant Program, the world’s largest nonprofit initiative to advance Alzheimer’s research. She also collaborates with the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the U.S. agency leading federally funded Alzheimer’s research, to conduct an ongoing comprehensive portfolio analysis of Alzheimer’s Association-supported research. Light refreshments being provided by: Kare in Home RSVP at 601.987.0020, ms-info@alz.org or www.alz.org/ms

Senior Citizens Center

Location: Senior Citizens Center

Nov
13

Lymphedema: Support and Education Group

Thursday, November 13, 2014 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

This is a group for individuals that have been diagnosed with lymphedema. We meet once a month to offer support, educational materials, and conversation. Members are encouraged to share their experiences with others and may also ask any questions to help better understand their lymphedema diagnosis. Spouses/ other family support are welcome to attend as well. The group is led by an occupational therapist that has been trained in various techniques for lymphedema treatment. For more information, please contact Jaime Garrett, OTR/L at 228-818-1207. Meets in the Neuroscience Center 2nd FloorConference Room at 3603 Bienville Blvd, OS.

The Neuroscience Center

Location: The Neuroscience Center

Nov
14

SAFE SLEEP CONFERENCE

Friday, November 14, 2014 08:30 AM to 04:00 PM

Target audience: Parents, daycare workers, coroners, healthcare and social workers. Knight Nonprofit Conference Center | 11975 Seaway Road, Gulfport, MS 39503 Help Reduce the Rate of SIDS About 1 in 5 sudden infant deaths syndrome (SIDS) deaths occur while an infant is in the care of someone other than a parent. Many of these deaths occur when babies who are used to sleeping on their backs at home are then placed to sleep on their tummies by another care giver. These babies are 18 times more likely to die from SIDS….learn how you can make a difference in prevention. Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Infant-Safe-Sleep-Conference Contact Information: Cheryl Doyle, Mississippi Fetal Infant Mortaliy Review Coordinator, cherylcolemandoyle@gmail.com

Knight Nonprofit Center

Location: Knight Nonprofit Center

Nov
15

Preparing for Childbirth Classes

Saturday, November 15, 2014 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ocean Springs Hospital Board Room. This free, one-day class is taught by Certified Childbirth Educators (RN's). We suggest you enroll in this class when you are in your 7th month of pregnancy. Mother and coach will learn about the stages of labor, delivery, & recovery, plus different type of anesthesia. You will learn about your newborn's appearance, general newborn care. At the end of class, you will have the opportunity to tour the Labor & Delivery area in the hospital. Lunch break is provided so bring lunch or money for lunch. Pre-registration required. Call 228-818-1111 or register online now at http://www.mysrhs.com/classes-events.html

Ocean Springs Hospital

Location: Ocean Springs Hospital

Nov
20

Aphasia Support Group

Thursday, November 20, 2014 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Aphasia Communication and Support Group 4 to 5 p.m. in the Neuroscience Center 2nd floor conference room (3603 Bienville Blvd, Suite 202 OS). The group is for people who have been diagnosed with aphasia and we meet monthly for conversation, speech and language activities. People who wish to attend are encouraged to bring any additional communication device they may use (communication board, speech generating device etc.). Caregivers, spouses and/or family generally do not attend the meetings however may provide transportation. The group is led by a speech language pathologist who treats adults with acquired communication impairments following a neurological disorder or diagnosis. For more information, contact Anna Reeve, SLP, at 228-818-1207.

The Neuroscience Center

Location: The Neuroscience Center

Nov
25

Exercise for Movement Disorders

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Exercises, education and resources for people with movement disorders. These classes will focus on strength, flexibility and balance for improved quality and range of movement. All levels of physical abilities welcome. Class held on the second floor of the neuroscience center at 3603 Bienville Blvd. For more information call Jane Newkirk, OTR at (228) 818- 1207

The Neuroscience Center

Location: The Neuroscience Center

Dec
03

Cancer Support Group - Regional Cancer Center

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

The Regional Cancer Center at Singing River Health System wants to improve the quality of life of cancer patients in our area. Living with cancer is one of the greatest challenges a person can face in the course of a lifetime. This Cancer Support Group offers help in the form of reliable information, peer support, and practical coping skills, so that you can meet this challenge. Classes are held on the first Wednesday of every month from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Regional Cancer Center’s conference room located in Pascagoula. For more information or to register for a class, call 228-809-5251.

Singing River Health System

Location: Singing River Health System

Dec
03

Cancer Support Group - Regional Cancer Center

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

The Regional Cancer Center at Singing River Health System wants to improve the quality of life of cancer patients in our area. Living with cancer is one of the greatest challenges a person can face in the course of a lifetime. This Cancer Support Group offers help in the form of reliable information, peer support, and practical coping skills, so that you can meet this challenge. Classes are held on the first Wednesday of every month from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Regional Cancer Center’s conference room located in Pascagoula. For more information or to register for a class, call 228-809-5251.

Singing River Health System

Location: Singing River Health System

Dec
06

Run Run Rudolph 5K

Saturday, December 06, 2014 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Starts and ends in Anchor Square, with route through Downtown Pascagoula Benefits: SRHS Foundation Heart Fund & American Heart Association Registration: Pre-register by mail(entries should be postmarked by Nov. 21), or in person at Singing River Healthplex. After Nov. 21, please bring to the race to register. Find the registration form at www.mysrhs.com/rudolph. Online registration information coming soon. Race day registration from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Race begins at 9 a.m. Entry fees: Pre-registered: $20 Day of race: $25 Shirts: Participants pre-registered by Nov. 21 will be guaranteed long sleeve t-shirt on race day. Later registrants will receive shirts as long as supply lasts. Find the registration form at www.mysrhs.com/rudolph. Online registration information coming soon.

Singing River Health System

Location: Singing River Health System

Dec
08

Breastfeeding Class

Monday, December 08, 2014 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

6 to 8 p.m. in the Singing River Hospital Medical Staff Conference Room. In this free course, you will learn how to breastfeed your new baby and what to expect when you start breastfeeding. We suggest you attend around the seventh month of your pregnancy. Father may attend with mother to be but is not required. Seating is limited so please call 228-809-5000 to register or online at http://www.mysrhs.com/classes-events.html

Singing River Hospital

Location: Singing River Hospital

Dec
09

Parkinson's Support Group

Tuesday, December 09, 2014 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

At the Neuroscience Center 2nd floor conference room (3603 Bienville Blvd, Suite 202, Ocean Springs. This is a group that will be led by a variety of healthcare professionals to better understand the problems associated with the disease and to provide information and resources for how to improve daily life. Members will be encouraged to share their experiences with the group as well ask questions to healthcare providers or other members. Topics addressed will include understanding Parkinson’s Disease, Speech/Language Problems, Managing Medications, Exercise, Tai Chi, Dancing & Music, Home Management, Breathing, Posture and Stretching, Trouble Thinking and Remembering, Swallowing difficulties. Each monthly group will focus on a specific issue related to the disease, with open discussion as time allows. For more information, contact Neurovestibular Rehabilitation at 228-818-1207.

The Neuroscience Center

Location: The Neuroscience Center

Dec
11

Lymphedema: Support and Education Group

Thursday, December 11, 2014 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

This is a group for individuals that have been diagnosed with lymphedema. We meet once a month to offer support, educational materials, and conversation. Members are encouraged to share their experiences with others and may also ask any questions to help better understand their lymphedema diagnosis. Spouses/ other family support are welcome to attend as well. The group is led by an occupational therapist that has been trained in various techniques for lymphedema treatment. For more information, please contact Jaime Garrett, OTR/L at 228-818-1207. Meets in the Neuroscience Center 2nd FloorConference Room at 3603 Bienville Blvd, OS.

The Neuroscience Center

Location: The Neuroscience Center