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  • Stepping On: A Fall Prevention Education Series

    Date: 9/27/2017

    Location: Call for Location and Time

    More than one third of adults 65 or older fall each year. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury and hospital admissions. To help reduce the number of falls among seniors, the Benefis Trauma Services Department is offering the Stepping On series— a comprehensive falls prevention program designed to change behaviors and increase self-confidence for people 65 and older. The class will run from 1-3 p.m. for seven consecutive Wednesdays beginning September 27 through November 8 . The clas... Read More

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers

    Date: 10/17/2017

    Time: 1–2:30 p.m.,

    Location: Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, 1117 29th Street South

    Oct 17—Nov 21, 1 – 2:30 p.m., Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, 1117 29 th Street South . Feeling stretched? Caring for someone with cancer or other chronic illness can be stressful physically, emotionally and financially. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an education program designed to provide the tools needed to take care of yourself while providing care to a loved one. You will learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate your feelings, balance your life, increase your ability... Read More

  • Darcy’s Hope Teen Retreat

    Date: 10/19/2017

    Location: Call for location and time/Register by September 22

    Oct 19 –21. Benefis Peace Hospice of Montana provides this teen retreat for young people, ages 13-18, to give them a chance to connect with other teens that have also experienced a loss. Teens need a safe place to express their grief and they naturally seek out peer support. Teens will spend this weekend involved in activities led by trained bereavement facilitators that will help them understand and find healthy ways to cope with grief in daily life. During this getaway, the teens will enjoy the natura... Read More

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Date: 10/23/2017

    Time: 11 am-Noon

    Location: Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, Hope Room 1, 1117 29th Street South.

     11 a.m.-Noon. Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, Hope Room 1, 1117 29 th Street South. Learn how meditation can help control pain and stress. Meditation is open to the public and newcomers are always welcome. This group meets every Monday. Registration is not required; please contact Sarah at 731-8248 Read More

  • Foot Clinic

    Date: 10/23/2017

    Time: 9am-4pm

    Location: Benefis Spectrum Medical, 2910 10th Ave S. Call 727-0414 for an appointment

    Give your feet the pampering they deserve! Let our professional, caring staff trim and file your toenails and massage your tired feet. Must have an appointment. Cost is $36 for the first visit and $30 thereafter. (In-home appointments are slightly higher in cost.) Gift certificates are also available. Call Benefis Spectrum Medical today at 727-0414 for more information. Read More

  • CNA Course and Certification Starts

    Date: 10/24/2017

    Location: Spectrum Medical Clinical Services Department at 2900 10th Avenue South

    Would you like to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)? Register now for an upcoming Benefis Spectrum Medical CNA class and at the end of this affordable two-week course you could be certified by the State of Montana as a CNA! For more information, please call Benefis Spectrum Medical today at 727-0414 or stop by the Clinical Services Department at 2900 10th Avenue South to pick up a registration form. Upcoming CNA course dates:   CNA course dates : Sept 12 – 28 and Sept 29 – Oct 13 Read More

  • AARP Drivers Safety Program

    Date: 10/24/2017

    Time: 1-5pm

    Location: Benefis East Campus South Tower, 1101 26th St. S., 2nd Floor, Wiegand Conf. Room.

    Classroom defensive drivers’ safety course for adults 50 or older. Completion may entitle participant to an auto insurance premium discount; check with your insurance agent. There is a fee for this course. To register, please call Farmers Insurance at 452-8588. Classes are held at Benefis East Campus South Tower, 1101 26 th St. S., 2 nd Floor, Wiegand Conf. Room. Read More

  • Diabetes Management Clinic

    Date: 10/26/2017

    Time: 1–3 p.m.

    Location: Call for more information and locations

     This program, offered in a series of three group classes, deals with the various aspects of living with diabetes. Topics include healthy eating, exercise, blood glucose monitoring, medications, complication risk reduction, coping and ongoing support. Classes are held monthly on three consecutive Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. Please call 731-8855 for more information or to register. Read More

  • * Our Journey: Support for Women Facing Breast Cancer

    Date: 10/26/2017

    Time: Noon-1 pm

    Location: 1117 29th Street South, Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute

    Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, Hope Education  Room. This group supports women following breast cancer diagnosis, during recurrence or facing life adjustments from their cancer experience. This group meets every Thursday. Facilitated by Daryl Ries and Ione Osborne. For more information call Jodi at 731-8211. * Denotes support groups or classes that are being broadcast using video conferencing in the following locations: Big Sandy Medical Center · Chester - Liberty Medical Center · Chinook - Swee... Read More

  • Joint Replacement Pre-Surgical Education

    Date: 10/26/2017

    Time: 9:30-11:30 am

    Location: Weigand Conf. Rm Benefis East Campus South Tower, 2nd floor. 1101 26th Street South, Great Falls, MT.

    Learn all about your upcoming surgery! If you are scheduled for joint replacement, this class is for you. Our goal is to ease your anxiety by explaining what you can expect before, during and after your surgery. For more information or to register, please call 731-8923. Family and friends are also welcome.   Read More