St. Elizabeth Hospital May 2018 Community Education

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Mondays, May 7 & 14, 2018

Walk With a Nurse

Come learn the 100 reasons why we should walk. Open walking group from 8:30AM-9:30AM. Meet in the lobby of the Ascension Parish Library (Gonzales Branch) for warm-up stretches and a health tip from a nurse. Walk at your own pace and distance.

Meets every Monday

Gonzales Library lobby

708 S. Irma Blvd, Gonzales, LA

FREE – No Registration Required

Monday, May 7, 2018 and Monday, May 21, 2018

Total Joint Replacement Education Class

If you are considering knee or hip replacement surgery, you and a loved one may want to attend a Total Joint Replacement Class even before a surgery date is set. Monthly classes are held to provide you with an opportunity to meet others electing to have knee or hip replacement surgery and to meet the team of health professionals at St. Elizabeth Hospital who will guide you through each step of the process from pre-admission to rehabilitation.


St. Elizabeth Hospital

Sr. Linda Conference Room

FREE- Registration Required

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Fran U Breakfast Open House

Join Fran U at St. Elizabeth for breakfast and an open house event. Reconnect with Alumni and interact with University staff to explore academic programs.


St. Elizabeth Hospital

Sr. Vernola Conference Room

FREE - Registration Required

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Women’s Health Lunch

Topic: “Mind, Body, Spirit

Join us for a time of refreshing as a panel of experts leads us into the exploration and connection between the mind, body, and spirit, and creating inner peace and wellness. Single tickets are available for $20. Tables for 8 are $160. Reserve your spot by calling St. Elizabeth Hospital, Community Education at 621-2906.

Noon-1PM (buffet will begin serving at 11:30)

Elegant Affairs

RSVP is required

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Skin Cancer Screening

Dr. Ira Thorla

In recognition of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, St. Elizabeth Hospital and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center are partnering to offer FREE skin cancer screenings to anyone who has not had a skin cancer screening by a physician in the past 12 months.


St. Elizabeth Medical Plaza II

Dr. Ira Thorla, Louisiana Dermatology Associates

Suite 1040 (behind St. Elizabeth Hospital)

No appointment needed

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Alzheimer’s Lunch & Learn

Topic: Medication and Dementia

Speaker: Dr. John McClelland

Although there is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, medication and therapies may help manage symptoms associated with the disease. This presentation will discuss the medications available and their impact on Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.


St. Elizabeth Hospital

Sr. Linda Conference Room

FREE- Registration IS Required

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Growing Up: GIRLS

A Class for Preteen Girls

Help your daughter understand the physical and emotional changes she will experience as she goes through puberty. Join us for a matter-of- fact and reassuring discussion on this normal part of growing up. Designed for girls ages 9-11and their moms.


St. Elizabeth Hospital

Sr. Vernola Conference Room

FEE: $15

Pre-Registration Required


Tuesday, May 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2018

Al-Anon Meeting

If you are bothered by someone's drinking, Al-Anon Groups may be able to help. We are a fellowship of men, and women who share our experience, strength and hope in order to solve our common problems. Meets every Tuesday


Sr. Linda Conference Room

FREE - Call 225-924- 0029 for more information

Thursday, May 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2018

Loss and Grief Education and Support Meeting

If you have experienced loss of any kind, join the support group facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center to help you through the grieving process. Meets Every Thursday.


Sr. Linda Conference Room

FREE – No Registration Required