Events and Classes

Lunch and Learn: Migraine and Headache

The pain and related symptoms of migraines and chronic headaches can be debilitating. Understanding triggers and optimizing treatment can help restore a person’s quality of life. Nick Mathenia, DO neurologist with Edward Neurosciences Institute and on staff at Edward Hospital, will speak about symptoms of migraines and other headaches, triggers and different types of treatment that may work for you.

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Camp Breathe Easy

Camp Breathe Easy Summer Day Camp for Kids with Asthma. Join us this summer for lots of fun! We will help kids learn about their asthma while participating in many great camp activities such as sports, crafts, camp songs and more!

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Yoga for the Inflexible

This is where to start if you have limited yoga experience or poor range of motion. Come learn terminology, breathing techniques, asanas (physical poses), and so much more in an expertly guided environment. This class will help improve your balance, strength, flexibility, posture; and it is a great place to start!

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DVT Awareness

Deep-Vein Thrombosis, or DVT, is a common medical condition with the potential for a very serious complication, pulmonary embolism. Surgery, prolonged sitting and even pregnancy can put you at increased risk for DVT. With awareness and treatment, devastating consequences can be avoided. Please join Andrew Blum, MD, vascular and interventional radiologist on staff at Elmhurst Hospital, to learn how to recognize the signs of DVT, the preventive steps you can take and the treatment options that are available.

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RunSMART

This proven conditioning program was created to aid in improving running efficiency while reducing the risk of common ailments such as plantar fasciitis, knee and IT band pain, shin splints and low back pain.

Let our expert, Laurie Lasseter, RRCA Running Coach, ACE Personal Train and multiple marathon runner, teach you the proper way to incorporate the most effective training exercises into your current routine to get & keep you running your best!

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Camp Hope

Camp Hope is a week-long summer camp for children age 6-12 whose parent or close family member is living with cancer. Camp Hope will be held at Naper Settlement. Camp Hope campers will participate in Naper Settlement's Summer Camp program, and will attend therapeutic breakout sessions each day.

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Knockout Parkinson's

Lead by our veteran Parkinson's expert, Connie Truesdale, Certified Rock Steady Boxing (R) Instructor and veteran Personal Trainer, will have you conditioning your way towards improved health with the NEW non-contact, boxing and circuit training-based fitness curriculum!

No prior boxing experience is required, however this program is meant to be rigorous and challenge the participant past their comfort zone...which according to current research has been proven to be neuro-protective and delay the progression of symptoms!

Workouts may include agility, balance, core strength, focus mitts, heavy bags and circuit training with weights. Boxing gloves are provided though having a personal pair is recommended.

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Wellness House: Talking to Kids About Cancer

Join Carly Jokich, Wellness House Oncology Child and Family Specialist, as we discuss the challenges of parenting while managing an illness, with particular focus on issues such as cancer being a family experience, talking with your child about cancer, establishing open communication, what children need to know, parenting tips related to helping children cope with family changes, common experiences of children when there is cancer in the family, and the developmental stages of children and the cancer experience.
Program offered at no cost to people directly impacted by cancer.

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