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  
January 16 - February 27 Mondays: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: McPhillips Conference Room
Claire Rindenello, RRT Call to register
April 10 - May 22 Mondays: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: McPhillips Conference Room
Claire Rindenello, RRT Call to register
September 18 - October 30 Mondays: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Lovejoy Conference Room
Claire Rindenello, RRT

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  
May 24 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
June 28 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
July 26 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
August 23 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
September 20 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
October 25 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
November 29 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
December 12 Wednesday: 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  
May 24 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
June 28 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
July 26 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
August 23 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
September 20 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
October 25 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
November 29 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
December 12 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB

Understanding Dementia in the Real World

This free seminar explores what dementia is and how to recognize it, the challenges a person with dementia, their family and caregivers may face, and practical tools and techniques to support those with dementia. More

Free
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
May 15 Monday: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Maryellen King