April 2021


Childbirth Education Classes


Jefferson OB/GYN recognizes that navigating pregnancy during
the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging for our patients. We are
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 about these classes, contact 215.955.5000.

Date: Mondays April 5, 19, 26 and May 3
Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
To Join: Log on at zoom.us and select “Join a Meeting.”
Meeting ID is 542-831-4255

Learning to Manage and Live with Diabetes


Thanks to these free online classes, you and your family can learn
about caring for diabetes from wherever you are. Classes are
accessible from a smartphone, tablet or computer.

Session One: Overview of Diabetes and Glucose Monitoring
Session Two: Healthy Eating and Diabetes
Session Three: Reducing Risk and Avoiding Complication

Dates: April 6, 13 and 20
Time: Tuesday Evenings 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Registration: 267.324.1573 or visit JeffersonHealth.org/CommunityHealthPrograms

Bariatric Surgery Seminar


Since 2008, Jefferson has successfully treated hundreds of
patients who used to be morbidly obese, and has earned
designation as a Center of Excellence from the American
Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. Register today to
learn how our fully laparoscopic procedures can help you
begin the journey to a healthier life.

Date: April 19, 2021
Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Registration: Go to JeffersonHealth.org/BariatricSeminar

Bereavement Support POSTPONED

Due to COVID-19, our in-person group sessions are postponed until further notice. In the interim, we offer online bereavement support. Please see above post. 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.