January 2022


Childbirth Education Classes


Jefferson OB/GYN is offering weekly Zoom Sessions
for pregnant women to discuss pregnancy topics,
including what prenatal care looks like during the pandemic,
labor and delivery and breast feeding. For questions
contact 215.955.5000

Dates: Mondays, January 3, 10, 24, 31
Time: 4 pm – 5pm
Registration: Log on at zoom.us and select
“Join a Meeting.”  Meeting ID is 542-831-4255



Hypertension Self-Management
Education and Support Program


If you 18 years or older and have been told by your
health care provider that you have hypertension, join
us for a series of stroke webinars to learn about warning
signs, prevention, treatment, and more. Doctors from
Magee Rehabilitation, Temple Health, and the Vickie and
Jack Farber Center for Neuroscience will help discuss
everything you need to know to help you reduce your risk
and avoid complications. Sponsored by the Frazier Coalition. 

Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Time: 10 AM – 11 AM
Registration: 215.707.3555 or email kristina.disanto@jefferson.edu 



Bereavement Support Group


For those who have experienced a significant loss in their life.
Facilitated by the Spiritual Care and Education Department.
Eight week group session. Registration closes January 19.
All sessions are online.

Dates: Wednesdays, January 19 through March 16- except February 2
Time: 2 PM – 3:30 PM or 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Registration: 215.952.9547



In-Person Bereavement Support POSTPONED

Although in-person support groups are postponed due to Covid-19, support groups are offered online by Zoom. We also encourage anyone who may be interested in joining in the future, to contact the Pastoral Care staff at Jefferson Methodist Hospital. We can be of service and gather your information for future in-person sessions. Call: 215.952.9547


Ongoing Classes


Due to COVID-19, our in-person group sessions are postponed until further notice.


Jefferson Rehabilitation Parkinson’s Disease Exercise Program

Don’t let Parkinson’s disease stop you from being “Strong and Steady.” Regular exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease and improve your overall level of fitness and well-being. Join our physical therapists in weekly exercise sessions and participate in seated aerobic exercises as well as balance and strengthening activities in a supportive group setting. Participants must be independently mobile or have an assistant (family member or caregiver) throughout the session. Physician approval is required. Eight (8) weekly sessions for a total cost of $40.


Family Therapy (FREE)

For Friends and Family of Loved Ones with Substance Use Disorder

Is someone you know suffering from an addictive disorder? Are you stressed or depressed about his or her addition? Do you want to motivate your loved one to seek treatment and decrease your own stress? Jefferson’s Division of Substance Abuse in the Department of Psychiatry is currently offering enrollment in a family therapy service designed specifically for the friends and family of those suffering from a substance use disorder. Group and individual services are available and offered at flexible times.


For more information, please call 267.584.6240.