Events and Classes that Feed Your Body, Mind and Spirit

Use the tools below to search and sign up for Holy Spirit Health System events and classes. Our events and classes span a wide range of health topics, including pregnancy, parenting, diabetes management, and cardiac support groups. We’re constantly adding new offerings, so check back here often.

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November 3 at 4:00am

<p>Join Holy Spirit every Monday at the <a href="http://www.colonialparkmall.com/info/holyspirit" target="_blank"><strong>Colonial Park Mall</strong></a> from 8 a.m. to noon.&nbsp;Keep active while avoiding the winter chills and summer heat through mall walking. The program is designed to provide a secure and healthy walking environment to keep your body moving. Also, enjoy access to Holy Spirit health screenings and educational health lectures.</p>

<p>Everyone is welcome!</p>

 
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November 4 at 5:00am

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-family: tahoma,verdana,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Holy Spirit offers FREE blood pressure screenings at the Joseph T. Simpson Library, 16 North Walnut Street, Mechanicsburg, on the first Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon.</span></span></p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong> Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427), <strong>Location:</strong> Joseph T. Simpson Library, Mechanicsburg</p>

 
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November 4 at 12:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Diabetes Services is offering “Building a Healthy Life with Diabetes” group classes for those interested in learning more about how to manage their diabetes.</p>

<p>The group classes will provide attendees with information and support from the educator and their peers as they learn to successfully manage their diabetes. The classes will cover:</p>

<ul>
<li>The basics of diabetes, blood glucose testing, and A1c</li>
<li>Heart disease, lipids, and blood pressure</li>
<li>The importance of exercise and physical activity</li>
<li>Carbohydrate counting, label reading, and tips for eating out</li>
<li>Weight management and practical ways to eat a well-balanced diet</li>
<li>Diabetes medications, high/low blood glucose management, and sick days</li>
<li>Care of eyes, skin, feet, and mouth</li>
<li>Goal setting and achieving effective behavior changes</li>
</ul>

<p>Classes are offered in a four-week series at two different times: Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. To register for the “Building a Healthy Life with Diabetes” group classes, please call 717-763-2466.</p>

<p>Classes may be covered by your insurance. Interested individuals should contact their insurance provider to see if this class is covered.</p>

 
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November 4 at 1:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for pregnant women and new mothers. Mothers can bring their babies up to 15 months old. “Mom’s Place” is for women who feel overwhelmed, sad, worried, or need extra support. “Mom’s Place” meets every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 20 Erford Road, Suite 11, Lemoyne.</p>

<p>“Mom’s Place” is led by a clinician from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. The group is educational, supportive, and fun. Light refreshments are provided. “Mom’s Place” also hosts family night where women can bring partners or spouses. For more information, please call 763-2200.</p>

 
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November 5 at 8:00am

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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November 5 at 9:00am

<p>Holy Spirit Hospital offers free and low-cost health screenings to the public each month. Screenings include blood pressure, bone density, cholesterol ($5), colorectal, and glucose ($2). The screenings are offered in the hospital auditorium from 2 to 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. On October 1, individuals 18 years of age and older can get their flu shots during this event. Flu shots are $33. Holy Spirit will submit the charge for those with Medicare Part B. Cash or check will be accepted. If you have any questions, please call 763-2553.</p>

<p>Holy Spirit also offers free blood pressure screenings at the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, each Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and at the Joseph T. Simpson Library, 16 North Walnut Street, Mechanicsburg, on the first Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon.</p>

<p>Holy Spirit Imaging Centers offer free bone density screenings at convenient locations every month. For dates and locations, and to schedule your free bone density screening, call <a href="tel:717-972-4900">(717) 972-4900</a>. Special screenings may also be held throughout the year in various locations.</p>

 
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November 5 at 1:30pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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November 6 at 4:00am

<p>Holy Spirit offers&nbsp;FREE blood pressure screenings at the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, each Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.</p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427)</p>

 
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November 6 at 1:30pm

<p>An interfaith prayer service will be held for Holy Spirit Health System providers and their families on Thursday, November 6. The service will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Holy Spirit Hospital chapel.</p>

<p>Refreshments will be offered in the Auditorium following the service.&nbsp; If you are planning to attend, please call 717-763-2118.</p>

 
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November 7 at 5:00am

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;">Get the Basics on Carbs is one of several group classes offered by Holy Spirit Diabetes Services which provide you with valuable information and support from your educator and your peers, so you can successfully manage your diabetes.&nbsp;</p>

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;">Get the Basics on Carbs<strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">&nbsp;</strong>covers:</p>

<ul style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">
<li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Carbohydrate counting and label readings</li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Healthy vs. unhealthy sources of carbohydrates</li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Tips for carbohydrate counting and dining out</li>
</ul>

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;">To participate in class, you can be referred by your primary care physician or self-refer. (We will contact your primary care physician for referral.) Classes may be covered by your insurance. Contact your insurance provider today to find out if you are eligible. To register, please call Holy Spirit Diabetes Services at 763-2466.</p>

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;">Other classes offered:</p>

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">Diabetes 101</strong>&nbsp;- October 10, 10 a.m. to noon<br style="box-sizing: border-box;" />
<strong style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px; box-sizing: border-box;">More than the Scale</strong><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px;">&nbsp;- October 24, 10 a.m. to noon</span><br style="box-sizing: border-box;" />
<strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">Diabetes Self-Management</strong>&nbsp;- September 23, 4 to 6 p.m.; November 21, 10 a.m. to noon</p>

 
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November 8 at 1:00pm

<p>On Saturday, November 8, the Holy Spirit Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual Share the Spirit Gala at the Radisson Hotel in Camp Hill. The event will begin at 6 p.m., and includes hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dancing and a silent auction. A special drawing will be held for an Ippolita necklace, donated by Mountz Jewelers. Pentagon will provide the entertainment. Attire for the Gala is an elegant mix of denim and diamonds. Cocktail attire also is welcome.</p>

<p>All proceeds will be used to underwrite the costs of mammography screenings for patients who don’t have insurance or for those who have difficulty paying their deductibles and co-payments.</p>

<p>Sponsors of this year’s event include The Rocco and Nancy Ortenzio Family Foundation, Quantum Imaging &amp; Therapeutic Associates, Inc., Ewing Cole, The Phillips Group, Johnson Controls and Pyramid Construction Services, Inc. Tickets are $150 and are available by calling the Holy Spirit Hospital Auxiliary office at 763-2796.</p>

 
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November 10 at 4:00am

<p>Join Holy Spirit every Monday at the <a href="http://www.colonialparkmall.com/info/holyspirit" target="_blank"><strong>Colonial Park Mall</strong></a> from 8 a.m. to noon.&nbsp;Keep active while avoiding the winter chills and summer heat through mall walking. The program is designed to provide a secure and healthy walking environment to keep your body moving. Also, enjoy access to Holy Spirit health screenings and educational health lectures.</p>

<p>Everyone is welcome!</p>

 
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November 10 at 1:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Diabetes Services offers a free monthly support group for people with pre-diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and their families. “A Taste of Sugar” meets on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. in Wegman’s conference room. No registration is necessary. For more information, please contact Holy Spirit Diabetes Services at 763-2466.</p>

 
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November 10 at 2:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for those who have experienced miscarriage, pregnancy loss, or the death of a child. “Child of My Heart” meets on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The support group is led by a nurse practitioner from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. For more information or to register to attend, please call 763-2279.</p>

 
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November 11 at 5:00am

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-family: tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Holy Spirit offers FREE blood pressure screenings at the East Pennsboro Library, 98 South Enola Drive, Enola, on the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon.</span></span></p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427),&nbsp;<strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;East Pennsboro Library, Enola</p>

 
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November 11 at 12:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Diabetes Services is offering “Building a Healthy Life with Diabetes” group classes for those interested in learning more about how to manage their diabetes.</p>

<p>The group classes will provide attendees with information and support from the educator and their peers as they learn to successfully manage their diabetes. The classes will cover:</p>

<ul>
<li>The basics of diabetes, blood glucose testing, and A1c</li>
<li>Heart disease, lipids, and blood pressure</li>
<li>The importance of exercise and physical activity</li>
<li>Carbohydrate counting, label reading, and tips for eating out</li>
<li>Weight management and practical ways to eat a well-balanced diet</li>
<li>Diabetes medications, high/low blood glucose management, and sick days</li>
<li>Care of eyes, skin, feet, and mouth</li>
<li>Goal setting and achieving effective behavior changes</li>
</ul>

<p>Classes are offered in a four-week series at two different times: Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. To register for the “Building a Healthy Life with Diabetes” group classes, please call 717-763-2466.</p>

<p>Classes may be covered by your insurance. Interested individuals should contact their insurance provider to see if this class is covered.</p>

 
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November 11 at 1:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for pregnant women and new mothers. Mothers can bring their babies up to 15 months old. “Mom’s Place” is for women who feel overwhelmed, sad, worried, or need extra support. “Mom’s Place” meets every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 20 Erford Road, Suite 11, Lemoyne.</p>

<p>“Mom’s Place” is led by a clinician from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. The group is educational, supportive, and fun. Light refreshments are provided. “Mom’s Place” also hosts family night where women can bring partners or spouses. For more information, please call 763-2200.</p>

 
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November 12 at 8:00am

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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November 12 at 1:30pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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November 13 at 4:00am

<p>Holy Spirit offers&nbsp;FREE blood pressure screenings at the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, each Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.</p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427)</p>

 
 
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November 15 at 4:00am

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<h2><strong>Presented by James. D. Long, MD, FACOG, Center for Women's Health</strong></h2>

<h3><strong>Saturday, November 15, 9 am to 11:30 am</strong></h3>

<h3><strong>Holy Spirit Hospital Auditorium, 503 N. 21st St., Camp Hill, PA 17011</strong></h3>

<h3><strong>Free to Attend; open to <a href="http://www.hsh.org/spirit-of-women" target="_blank">Spirit of Women members</a> only.</strong></h3>

<p>Gynecologic cancers will affect more than 83,000 women this year. About 28,000 will die, many because they didn't recognize the symptoms until the cancer was at an advanced stage. There are five main types of reproductive system cancer, each with its own symptoms and suggestions for prevention. Gynecological cancers afflict women of every age.&nbsp; Gather up the women in your life and attend this workshop to learn the warning signs.</p>

<p><strong>Bonus Activity:&nbsp; Gentle Yoga class led by Om My Yoga</strong></p>

<h3><strong>To register, visit <a href="http://www.TimeToSignUp.com/SpiritofWomen" target="_blank">www.TimeToSignUp.com/SpiritofWomen</a> or call (717) 972-4149.</strong></h3>

 
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November 17 at 4:00am

<p>Join Holy Spirit every Monday at the <a href="http://www.colonialparkmall.com/info/holyspirit" target="_blank"><strong>Colonial Park Mall</strong></a> from 8 a.m. to noon.&nbsp;Keep active while avoiding the winter chills and summer heat through mall walking. The program is designed to provide a secure and healthy walking environment to keep your body moving. Also, enjoy access to Holy Spirit health screenings and educational health lectures.</p>

<p>Everyone is welcome!</p>

 
6322
November 18 at 12:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Diabetes Services is offering “Building a Healthy Life with Diabetes” group classes for those interested in learning more about how to manage their diabetes.</p>

<p>The group classes will provide attendees with information and support from the educator and their peers as they learn to successfully manage their diabetes. The classes will cover:</p>

<ul>
<li>The basics of diabetes, blood glucose testing, and A1c</li>
<li>Heart disease, lipids, and blood pressure</li>
<li>The importance of exercise and physical activity</li>
<li>Carbohydrate counting, label reading, and tips for eating out</li>
<li>Weight management and practical ways to eat a well-balanced diet</li>
<li>Diabetes medications, high/low blood glucose management, and sick days</li>
<li>Care of eyes, skin, feet, and mouth</li>
<li>Goal setting and achieving effective behavior changes</li>
</ul>

<p>Classes are offered in a four-week series at two different times: Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. To register for the “Building a Healthy Life with Diabetes” group classes, please call 717-763-2466.</p>

<p>Classes may be covered by your insurance. Interested individuals should contact their insurance provider to see if this class is covered.</p>

 
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November 18 at 1:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for pregnant women and new mothers. Mothers can bring their babies up to 15 months old. “Mom’s Place” is for women who feel overwhelmed, sad, worried, or need extra support. “Mom’s Place” meets every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 20 Erford Road, Suite 11, Lemoyne.</p>

<p>“Mom’s Place” is led by a clinician from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. The group is educational, supportive, and fun. Light refreshments are provided. “Mom’s Place” also hosts family night where women can bring partners or spouses. For more information, please call 763-2200.</p>

 
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November 19 at 8:00am

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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November 19 at 1:30pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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November 20 at 4:00am

<p>Holy Spirit offers&nbsp;FREE blood pressure screenings at the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, each Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.</p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427)</p>

 
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November 21 at 5:00am

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;">Diabetes Self-Management is one of several group classes offered by Holy Spirit Diabetes Services which provide you with valuable information and support from your educator and your peers, so you can successfully manage your diabetes.&nbsp;</p>

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing: border-box;">Diabetes Self-Management</span><strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">&nbsp;</strong>covers:</p>

<ul style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">
<li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Diabetes medications and managing diabetes on sick days</li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Care of eyes, skin, feet and mouth</li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Effective ways to handle high and low blood glucose</li>
</ul>

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;">To participate in class, you can be referred by your primary care physician or self-refer. (We will contact your primary care physician for referral.) Classes may be covered by your insurance. Contact your insurance provider today to find out if you are eligible. To register, please call Holy Spirit Diabetes Services at 763-2466.</p>

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;">Other classes offered:</p>

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">Diabetes 101</strong>&nbsp;- October 10, 10 a.m. to noon<br style="box-sizing: border-box;" />
<strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">More than the Scale</strong><span style="box-sizing: border-box;">&nbsp;- October 24, 10 a.m. to noon<br style="box-sizing: border-box;" />
<strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">Get the Basics on Carbs</strong>&nbsp;- November 7, 10 a.m. to noon</span><br style="box-sizing: border-box;" />
<strong style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.714285714285714em;">Diabetes Self-Management</strong><span style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.714285714285714em;">&nbsp;- September 23, 4 to 6 p.m.</span></p>

 
 
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November 24 at 4:00am

<p>Join Holy Spirit every Monday at the <a href="http://www.colonialparkmall.com/info/holyspirit" target="_blank"><strong>Colonial Park Mall</strong></a> from 8 a.m. to noon.&nbsp;Keep active while avoiding the winter chills and summer heat through mall walking. The program is designed to provide a secure and healthy walking environment to keep your body moving. Also, enjoy access to Holy Spirit health screenings and educational health lectures.</p>

<p>Everyone is welcome!</p>

 
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November 25 at 5:00am

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; font-family: tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Holy Spirit offers FREE blood pressure screenings at the East Pennsboro Library, 98 South Enola Drive, Enola, on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon.</span></span></p>

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427),&nbsp;<strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">Location:</strong>&nbsp;East Pennsboro Library, Enola</p>

 
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November 25 at 12:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Diabetes Services is offering “Building a Healthy Life with Diabetes” group classes for those interested in learning more about how to manage their diabetes.</p>

<p>The group classes will provide attendees with information and support from the educator and their peers as they learn to successfully manage their diabetes. The classes will cover:</p>

<ul>
<li>The basics of diabetes, blood glucose testing, and A1c</li>
<li>Heart disease, lipids, and blood pressure</li>
<li>The importance of exercise and physical activity</li>
<li>Carbohydrate counting, label reading, and tips for eating out</li>
<li>Weight management and practical ways to eat a well-balanced diet</li>
<li>Diabetes medications, high/low blood glucose management, and sick days</li>
<li>Care of eyes, skin, feet, and mouth</li>
<li>Goal setting and achieving effective behavior changes</li>
</ul>

<p>Classes are offered in a four-week series at two different times: Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. To register for the “Building a Healthy Life with Diabetes” group classes, please call 717-763-2466.</p>

<p>Classes may be covered by your insurance. Interested individuals should contact their insurance provider to see if this class is covered.</p>

 
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November 25 at 1:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for pregnant women and new mothers. Mothers can bring their babies up to 15 months old. “Mom’s Place” is for women who feel overwhelmed, sad, worried, or need extra support. “Mom’s Place” meets every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 20 Erford Road, Suite 11, Lemoyne.</p>

<p>“Mom’s Place” is led by a clinician from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. The group is educational, supportive, and fun. Light refreshments are provided. “Mom’s Place” also hosts family night where women can bring partners or spouses. For more information, please call 763-2200.</p>

 
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November 26 at 8:00am

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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November 26 at 1:00pm

Holy Spirit Hospital has teamed up with cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and health professionals to provide cardiac health education, as well as group support to patients, their families, and caregivers to promote lifelong heart healthy living.

Holy Spirit’s “Spirited Hearts” cardiac support group meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in Holy Spirit Hospital’s Auditorium C&D.

To confirm topic and date, please call 717-972-7690 or email spiritedhearts@hsh.org.

 
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November 26 at 1:30pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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November 27 at 4:00am

<p>Holy Spirit offers&nbsp;FREE blood pressure screenings at the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, each Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.</p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427)</p>

 
 
 
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