Classes & Programs

Better health begins with you—and it starts right here. We have classes for all ages and skill levels

Current Classes

Self-Help/Support/Learning

Freedom From Smoking®

Community-based Freedom From Smoking group clinics will help you learn how to overcome your tobacco addiction so you can enjoy the benefits of better health, extra money in your pocket and healthier relationships. More

$100 for 8, 90-minute sessions
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
September 18 - October 30 Mondays: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Lovejoy Conference Room
Claire Rindenello, RRT Call to register

Preparing for Hip Replacement

This free two-hour class will provide the information you need to prepare for surgery, cope with hospitalization and plan for rehabilitation services after you have left the hospital. More

Free
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
November 29 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
December 12 Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB

Preparing for Knee Replacement

This free two-hour class will provide the information you need to prepare for surgery, cope with hospitalization and plan for rehabilitation services after you have left the hospital. More

Free
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
November 29 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
December 12 Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB

Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART)

Developed at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Mind Body Institute, the Stress Developed by the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART) program helps participants achieve greater quality of life and an enhanced sense of well-being. More

$375 plus cost of manual ($50); includes 8 weekly 2-hour group sessions and a private intake and discharge visit.
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
September 27 - November 15 Wednesdays: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Amanda Venti McLain, MD Call to register