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Coliseum Health System Health Events

May 10-16:
Helping Hands Grief Support
Monday, May 11, 2015, 2:30 – 3:30pm

Coliseum Medical Centers, Bldg. C Suite 120
This group offers emotional support for someone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. For more information, call 478-464-1401.

Late Night Mammograms
Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 4:30 – 7pm

The Women's Center at Coliseum Medical Centers, Building C, 350 Hospital Drive, Macon, GA 31217
The Women's Center at Coliseum Medical Centers is offering Late Night Screening Mammogram appointments until 6:50pm every 2nd Tuesday of each month. To sign up for an appointment, please call 877-357-0161 or visit our website page dedicated to pre-registering for a screening mammogram for further details.

Caregiver Support Group
Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 6 – 7pm

Coliseum Medical Center Rehabilitation Services
Main Hospital, 4th Floor Dining Room
350 Hospital Drive, Macon, Georgia 31217
Please join us for our monthly Caregiver Support Group where we share a common bond as caregivers , discuss resources available, and enjoy fellowship. This Support Group is meant to foster emotional well-being for caregivers, allowing them to better care for their loved ones. Caregiver Support Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm. Contact person: Ashley Allen, LMSW-478-765-4336

GYN Cancer Survivors Support Group
Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 6 – 7pm

Coliseum Cancer Center
330 Hospital Drive, Building C, Suite 120
Macon, Georgia 31217
A support group for those being treated and survivors of any gynecological cancer.
Call 478-765-4805 with any questions.

Survivors of Suicide
Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 6 – 7pm

Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health 340 Hospital Dr.
This group provides support for family and friends of persons whose deaths were intentional.
Call 478-741-1355 for more information.

Cookies & Canvas with Mary Parks
Wednesday, May 13, 10 a.m. to Noon

Coliseum Northside Hospital
First Floor Classroom
400 Charter Blvd, Macon GA 31210
$20 Checks payable to Mary Parks
Enjoy cookies while Mary Parks introduces you to decorative painting with a seasonal focus. No experience required. Learn how to use different brushes & leave each session with a finished acrylic painting. Call 478-746-4646 to register

"Breathe Easy" Support Group
Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 12 – 1pm

Coliseum Medical Centers First Floor Classroom
This group is intended to help meet challenges that chronic lung disease brings to daily life! In affiliation with the Better Breathers Club and American Lung Association.
Reservations are required; please call 478-751-0449.

May 17-23:
Helping Hands Grief Support
Monday, May 18, 2015, 2:30 – 3:30pm

Coliseum Medical Centers, Bldg. C Suite 120
This group offers emotional support for someone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. For more information, call 478-464-1401.

Look Good... Feel Better
Monday, May 18, 2015, 6 – 7pm

Coliseum Medical Centers Bldg. C, Suite 120
This free program given by the American Cancer Society is designed to help women overcome the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Registration is required. Call 478-765-4805 to make your reservation or for more information.

Acting F.A.S.T. can be a STROKE of Genius:
A Lunch & Learn Featuring Dr. Lori McIntosh & Dr. Nicole Jasper
Tuesday, May 19, Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Coliseum Medical Centers, Building C, Suite 120
330 Coliseum Drive, Macon
Attending this free seminar could save your life. Join Dr. Lori McIntosh and Dr. Nicole Jasper as they discuss all aspects of a stroke, including prevention, causes, signs, treatment, and rehabilitation. Learn the appropriate steps to take if you or someone close to you begins to show signs of having a stroke. Blood pressure screenings and stroke risk assessments will also be provided. A free lunch will be served. Reservations are required. Call 478-746-4646 to reserve your spot.

Strive from Stroke and Heal The Heart Support Group
Thursday, May 21, 2015, 11:30am – 1pm

Coliseum Medical Centers' Cafeteria 350 Hospital Drive Macon, Georgia 31217
This support group is for patients, families and caregivers whose lives have been touched by stroke. Lunch is served.
Call 765-4413 for more details

Bipolar Support Group
Thursday, May 21, 2015, 6 – 7:30pm

Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health 340 Hospital Drive
This support group is for patients, family and friends who want to better understand how to live more productively with bipolar disorder. Call 478-741-1355 for more details.

Lap-Band Surgery Seminar
Thursday, May 21, 2015, 6:30 pm

Coliseum Northside Hospital, 400 Charter Boulevard, Macon, Georgia 31210
Learn more about the revolutionary LAPBAND bariatric weight-loss procedure – the safest, most affordable surgical weight-loss option available. Presented by local bariatric surgeons from the Georgia Bariatric Center at Coliseum Northside Hospital – who have the most LAP-BAND experience than anyone in the state of Georgia. For reservations, call 478-273-8572 or 855-415-9231.

May 24-31:
United Ostomy Association Support Group

Sunday, April 24, 2015, 3 – 4pm
Coliseum Medical Centers Cafeteria, 350 Hospital Drive, Macon, Georgia
For people who have had a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy surgery. Call 478-405-7996 for more information.

H2U Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Coliseum Medical Centers Cafeteria, 350 Hospital Drive Macon, Georgia 31210
All H2U members are invited to join us for a free breakfast and hear a special speaker. Call 478-765-4116 to learn how you can become a member and reserve your spot.

A-Z Diabetes Self-Management
Thursday, May 28, 2015, 9am – 5pm

Coliseum Medical Centers, Building C, Suite 120 350 Hospital Drive Macon, Georgia 31210
Let us teach you how to live with diabetes! A physician referral is required.
Call 478-765-4338 for more information.

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group
Thursday, May 28, 2015, 6 – 7pm

Georgia Bariatric Center, 520 Charter Boulevard, Suite 200, Macon, Georgia 31210
Share your weight loss surgery story and listen to others talk about their journeys. For more information, please call 478-476-8045 or email Chandra.Churchwell@hcahealthcare.com.

Helping Hands Grief Support
Monday, May 31, 2015, 2:30 – 3:30pm

Coliseum Medical Centers, Bldg. C Suite 120
This group offers emotional support for someone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. For more information, call 478-464-1401.

 

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