SPRINGFIELD—Millions of people travel every year during the holiday season to spend time with friends and family.
Elgin—LivingWell Cancer Resource Center will present a workshop on Laughter to Manage Pain and Stress on Tuesday, Dec. 7, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Provena Saint Joseph Hospital Bob & Edna Meadows Cancer Center, 88 N. Airlite Ave., in Elgin.
Geneva—TriCity Family Services will present the annual Snowflake Shuffle 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Dec. 4, in the Mill Creek Subdivision in Geneva.
BATAVIAâ€”Have you made your â€œBucket List?â€ Not likely. Most of us arenâ€™t comfortable addressing the aging process and how our later years should be spent. Maybe itâ€™s time for an attitude adjustment.
GENEVAâ€”The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center will host a talk on the ways which an integrative approach can enhance the benefits of standard medical treatments on Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
SPRINGFIELDâ€”Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Damon T. Arnold is participating this month with Movember, to raise awareness of men’s health issues, including prostate cancer.
GENEVAâ€”Delnor Hospital Sleep Disorders Center recently earned program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
GENEVAâ€”LivingWell Cancer Resource Center will host Scott Michalski, M.S., a certified genetic counselor, and the Kane Country Geneological Society, to talk about how to tackle the challenge of learning oneâ€™s family medical history, from 7 to 8:30 p.m on Tuesday, Nov. 9.
Genevaâ€”Delnor Hospital joined Planetree hospitals and health care organizations around the world in October are celebrating the fourth annual Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month.
Kane Countyâ€”VNA of Fox Valley is seeking volunteers to work at flu shot clinics in the Tri-Cities area. Volunteers assist customers with registration and paperwork.
Genevaâ€”Attention parents and caregivers of children birth through five years of age: Join TriCity Family Services for a Parent Support & Education Series presentation.
Bataviaâ€”In its second year, the annual 5K for Batavia United Way was designated â€œAn Emerging Raceâ€ by the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA), according to Jody Haltenhof, executive director of Batavia United Way
Hospital officials say combining would improve services
GENEVAâ€”Delnor Health System (Delnor) in Geneva and Central DuPage Health (CDH) announced Tuesday that they desire to come together and create a single, integrated health system to improve services at both hospitals.
Bataviaâ€”Suicide Prevention Services will offer free depression screenings on Thursday Oct. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for anyone age 6 or older. SPS is located at 528 S. Batavia Ave.
What is a dietary supplement? Should you take a supplement? Will a supplement interact with your prescription medication? Answers to these questions and more will be presented at the local leader lesson â€œSupplements or Food,â€ sponsored by University of Illinois Kane Extension Unit.
St. Charlesâ€”VNA of Fox Valley will launch its annual flu shot clinic program on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26, at the Pheasant Run Home Show in St. Charles.
Flu vaccine is starting to arrive
Illinoisâ€”The upcoming annual flu season is anticipated to be unlike last year, but similar to previous years.
Illinoisâ€”The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are working together on suicide awareness. Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 5-11. More than 1,000 people die by suicide in Illinois every year.
Data shows fatalities from alcohol-related crashes on the decline
Illinoisâ€”The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Division of Traffic Safety this week released data showing a lower number of alcohol-involved, motor vehicle fatalities in Illinois.
Auroraâ€”Beginning Wednesday, the Fox Valley Special Recreation Association offers the Exercise Connection Program to the residents of Sugar Grove, Fox Valley, Geneva, St. Charles, Batavia and Oswegoland park districts, and the South Elgin Parks and Recreation Department.