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Cancer Support Group

Upcoming Events

Jul 07 2015

Healing Hearts Perinatal Loss Support Group

6:00 pm, Tuesday July 7 2015
Location: Trellis Room in Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital

Description:
The group helps parents who have lost babies. For more information, call 769-7569. Read More...

Jul 08 2015

Diabetes Education

9:00 am, Wednesday July 8 2015
Location: Medical Terrace Auditorium at Rapides Regional Medical Center

Description:
Rapides Regional Medical Center offers a free program designed for adults with newly diagnosed diabetes and for people needing a refresher course in diabetes management. This is a basic diabetes... Read More...

Tags: Diabetes Care

Jul 11 2015

One Day Breastfeeding Class

9:00 am, Saturday July 11 2015
Location: Gallery Room in the Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional Medical Center

Description:
Intended for women wanting to breastfeed their infants, this one-day class is taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and focuses on advantages, preparation and... Read More...

Tags: Women & Infant Care, Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital

Jul 13 2015

Look Good, Feel Better

11:30 am, Monday July 13 2015
Location: Rapides Cancer Center, 605 Medical Center Drive, Alexandria LA 71301

Description:
Cancer can rob a woman of her energy, appetite and strength. But it doesn’t have to take away her self-confidence. Look Good … Feel Better is a free program led by a trained volunteer cosmetologist... Read More...

Tags: Cancer Care

Jul 14 2015

Tackling Type 1 Diabetes

5:30 pm, Tuesday July 14 2015
Location: Cascade Room, Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Description:
A support group for Type 1 Diabetes patients and their families is held the second Tuesday of each month. Each class will offer 30 minutes of education and 30 minutes of question and answer and... Read More...

Jul 15 2015

Safe Sitter Class

7:45 am, Wednesday July 15 2015
Location: Educational Classroom #2, 4th floor of Rapides Regional Medical Center

Description:
For boys and girls ages 11 to 13. Learn the basic skills you need to be a safe and successful babysitter. This medically-accurate, hands-on class teaches sitters how to entertain children and keep... Read More...

Jul 18 2015

One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class

9:00 am, Saturday July 18 2015
Location: Gallery Room in the Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional Medical Center

Description:
This one-day class, taught by a certified childbirth instructor, prepares couples for the actual delivery. Topics include stages of labor and delivery, when to go to the hospital, pain management,... Read More...

Jul 20 2015

Breathing and Relaxation

6:30 pm, Monday July 20 2015
Location: Cascade Room, Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital

Description:
Taught by a certified childbirth instructor, this class will be an in-depth opportunity to practice breathing and relaxation techniques and other comfort measures for labor and delivery. The support... Read More...

Jul 23 2015

MDA Support Group

6:00 pm, Thursday July 23 2015
Location: Gallery Room in the Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional Medical Center

Description:
Meetings include guest speakers and access to staff from the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Register by calling (800) 644-9730. Read More...

Aug 04 2015

Healing Hearts Perinatal Loss Support Group

6:00 pm, Tuesday August 4 2015
Location: Trellis Room in Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital

Description:
The group helps parents who have lost babies. For more information, call 769-7569. Read More...