Fort Memorial Hospital
611 Sherman Avenue East
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 568-5000 | La linea de mensajes: (920) 568-5001

Wellness Classes - Health Education & Training

Jefferson County Drug Free Coalition: Alcohol Town Hall

Join Fort HealthCare for this FREE event that will explore ways parents and communities can be empowered to prevent and reduce underage alcohol use.  Presenters are Dr. Donald Williams and Dr. Bret Hunt of Fort HealthCare; Jude Hartwick from Crossroads Alternative High School, and City Councilmen.

Registration not required.

Other information can be found at:

www.facebook.com/JeffersonCountyDrugFreeCoalition

JCDFC Alcohol Town Hall Event Flyer 2017

 


Speech Kidz

Speech Kidz is a speech, language and social skills summer enrichment program offered through Fort HealthCare. It is run by UW-Whitewater speech-language pathology graduate students, and supervised by a certified speech-language pathologist employed by Fort HealthCare.

Each week will feature a variety of activities connected by a theme. The content is designed to be fun while building vocabulary concepts and providing more opportunities for your child to talk with peers. The classes will revolve around a consistent routine, including language strategies, art, sensory exploration, movement, and songs. The children will work on speech and language skills, as well as cooperative play, listening, and team work.

This enrichment program is designed for children ages 3 to 9. Classes meet Monday-Thursday for 90 minutes at Fort Healthcare Therapy & Sport Center, 1504 Madison Avenue in Fort Atkinson.

DOWNLOAD FLYER

Session I will run from June 12-June 29.

Session II will run from July 10-July 27.

Further scheduling details will be determined by enrollment-A minimum of 2 students per class is required.

Required Form

The Speech Kidz Flyer 2017 forms must be completed for all participating children by May 19. Signed forms should be emailed to abigail.krueger@forthc.com, faxed to 920-568-6039, or mailed to:

Fort Healthcare Rehabilitation Services
Attn: Abbie Krueger
611 Sherman Avenue E
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

If you have questions, please call 920-568-5292 or email abigail.krueger@forthc.com.

We look forward to working with your child!


Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar

What exactly is bariatric LAP-BAND® surgery for treatment of obesity, and is it the answer for you? Marc Erickson, MD, will discuss minimally invasive bariatric surgery and who is a good candidate for the procedure.


Look Good…Feel Better

UW Cancer Center Johnson Creek hosts this free program that teaches beauty techniques to female cancer patients to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the Personal Care Products Council, the program features trained volunteer cosmetologists who teach women how to cope with skin changes using cosmetics and products donated by the cosmetics industry. Women also learn ways to disguise hair loss with wigs, scarves and other accessories.

FREE / Call (920) 699-3500 to register


Movin’ and Losin’ Families

This 8-week family fitness program is designed for families with children ages 5-16 who are looking for ways to incorporate healthy eating and a more active lifestyle into their lives. Different topics are covered each week related to nutrition and healthy eating, and the lesson is followed by fun, family fitness activities.

 


Movin’ and Losin’ Adults

Movin’ & Losin’ Adults is a weight management program, delivered in two 12-week sessions, designed with educational and exercise components to help participants reach their individual wellness goals.  Wellness specialists along with special guest lecturers will cover different topics related to nutrition, exercise, and overall health each week. Participants will need to dress in comfortable clothing and tennis shoes as each class incorporates at least 30 minutes of physical activity. Classes will be held in the Fort HealthCare Cardiopulmonary Rehab facility located on the first floor of the south end of the hospital.


On My Own at Home

This program is designed for children who are at least 9 years of age and may be home for a short time without an adult. The focus will be on making wise and safe choices and how to handle unexpected situations.


Brother, Sister: Sibling-to-Be

Big brothers- and sisters-to-be tour the birthing center, see a newborn baby and learn to help in the daily care of the new arrival. Children must be 3 or older to take the class. Class materials are provided by the Fort Atkinson Kiwanis Club. Parental attendance is mandatory. Please only register the child’s/children’s name.  Participants should bring a stuffed animal or doll.


Childbirth Preparation Classes

Classes cover the labor process and delivery, c-sections, relaxation techniques, options for pain management during labor, as well as new-baby care basics. In addition, a lactation consultant will provide an overview of breastfeeding and lactation services, and a certified car seat technician will provide car seat basics.

Mothers and a support person should attend classes in mid-to-late pregnancy.