January 2021


Childbirth Education Classes


Jefferson’s 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 topics which include: what prenatal care looks like
during the pandemic, labor and delivery, and breastfeeding.
For questions about these sessions, please contact 215.955.5000.

Dates: Tuesdays, January 4, 11, and 25
Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
To Join: Log on at zoom.us and select “Join A Meeting.”
Meeting ID: 542-831-4255

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based
Stress Reduction


Through meditation and awareness exercises, we will explore this practical time-proven
approach to living fully in the present moment. This approach has helped thousands of
people achieve greater balance, vitality and health.

Dates: Thursday, January 14
Time: 5 to 6 p.m.
Registration: Email mbsr@jefferson.edu for information

Bereavement Support Group


Facilitated by the Pastoral Care Department, this support group is for those
who have experienced a significant loss in their life. The duration of this group
session lasts eight weeks and all sessions are online.
Registration closes January 24, 2021

Dates: Wednesdays, January 25 through March 10
Time: 1 to 2:30 p.m. or 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Registration: Call 215.952.9547

Bereavement Support POSTPONED

Due to COVID-19, our in-person group sessions are postponed until further notice. In the interim, we 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 support and gather your information for future 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.