Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 2:45 pm

Trinity Regional Health System community classes

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Press release submitted by Trinity Regional Health System


TRINITY REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM COMMUNITY CLASSES – Feb. 2013

Each month doctors and other health professionals from Trinity offer low- or no-cost health discussions to the community. For more information or to register, visit our Website at www.trinityqc.com or call (309) 779-2993.


Cardiac Comeback Club
5-6 p.m., Thursday, Feb, 7
College of Nursing Room 120
This support group for heart patients will allow club members to meet with former patients and hear about a variety of health topics. Fee: Free.

Look Good Feel Better
3-5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4, Trinity Bettendorf
4-6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25, Trinity Moline
This program teaches beauty techniques to female cancer patients in active treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Women will learn how to cope with skin changes and hair loss using free cosmetics and skin care products donated by the cosmetic industry. Fee: Free.

TMJ/TMD and Headaches
6-7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, Trinity Bettendorf
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman will explain what TMJ/TMD is, as well as causes, symptoms and treatment. Dr. Bassman will also explain how headaches can be a symptom of TMJ.
Fee: Free.

Behavior Modification and Weight Loss (with Strength Training)
6-7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, Trinity Bettendorf
Trinity Live Well specialists Jeni and Stacia will explain how behavior modification can lead to weight loss. Stacia will explain how to select and effectively implement a strength training program. Fee: Free.

Spirit of Women: Day of Dance Event
Noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, River Center
Bring your friends and family! This event will feature a variety of dance performances and demonstrations including Square, Ballroom, Zumba, African, Salsa and Jazzercise, among others. The day will also include free blood pressure checks, body mass index (BMI) testing, health risk assessments and a health fair.Fee: Free

Pre-Diabetes: Small Steps, Big Rewards
4-6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14 & 21
Trinity Enrichment Center
This two-part class is designed to help you in the prevention of diabetes. You will hear an overview of pre-diabetes, risk assessment and management, healthy eating tips, behavior awareness and much more. Fee: $50.

Bariatric Weight Loss Seminar
1:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8, Trinity Moline
9:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 22, Trinity Moline
6 p.m.,. Monday, Feb. 25, Trinity Moline
Bariatric center staff will present an educational seminar on surgical weight loss options to include the LAPBAND® -System, Roux-en-Y, and Sleeve Gastrectomy. There will be a question and answer period with an opportunity to sign up with Trinity's Bariatric Center. Please call (309) 779-2500 to register or receive more information.