Community Classes and Events

Baptist Memphis, Baptist Women's Hospital, and Baptist Rehab-Germantown offer classes and events on weight loss, nutrition, exercise, and habits of healthy living.

Healthy Living

Club Get Fit

Available at: Baptist Rehab-Germantown

Baptist Memorial Health Care's new family-based weight management program will teach both you and your children how to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Program Details

12-week program for children in grades 1-5 and their parents or legal guardian.

Call 901-757-3428 for more information

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Healthy Living Support Group

Available at: Baptist Rehab-Germantown

The Healthy Living Support Group is a 10-series support group that focuses on topics such as physical movement, nutrition/cooking demos, health screenings, chronic disease self-management and "talk to the doc" where audience members will have the opportunity to discussion medications with an pharmacist.

Attendees can:

  • Get solutions to common challenges they may face when attempting to change bad habits
  • Find out the latest in managing a healthy lifestyle
  • Ask questions they may hesitate to ask their health care providers
  • Explore topics or issues they have not already considered

Contact info 901-757-3428

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RENEW

Available at: Kroc Center, Memphis, TN

The RENEW program is a healthy lifestyle 8 week program that includes Personal Training, Nutritional Teaching, and Group Counseling. The goal of RENEW is to:

  • Provide participants with tools that equip them to live a healthy lifestyle
  • Recognizing and dealing effectively with emotional triggers that influence eating
  • Managing stress, understanding change, developing assertiveness and establishing realistic expectations
  • Making healthy food choices, eating balanced meals, getting active, and losing weight using the non diet approach
Benefits
  • Eight weeks of exercise (45 minute sessions of cardio and weights)
  • Psychoeducational group sessions with the Psychologist and Educator. Information provided to develop a healthy lifestyle discipline. Nutritional Group sessions discussing healthy eating.
  • Development of a healthy lifestyle and weight loss
Qualifications
  • Willing to make changes in habits
  • Attend meetings all scheduled meetings
  • Complete enrollment forms prior to class
  • Participants must reside in the state of TN
Participating in the Program

Classes are limited to 12 participants at a time, and there is no cost for residents of Tennessee. Adults at least 50 pounds overweight are eligible for the program.

For more information about the program or participation criteria, please call 901-227-3519.

RENEW is funded by the Tennessee Department of Health.

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Surgical Weight Loss Procedure Seminars

Available at: Baptist Memphis

George Woodman, M.D., of MidSouth Bariatrics will talk about the benefits and risks of weight loss surgery and its growing use in the treatment of morbid obesity. Woodman, one of the first surgeons in the U.S. to perform the LAP-BAND® System procedure, has performed numerous weight-loss surgeries at Baptist Memphis.

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Community Education

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Education

Available at: Baptist Rehab-Germantown

Contact Monika Kolwaite PT, NCS, Monika.Kolwaite@BMHCC.org or call 901-757-3426.

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Cancer

Living Well with Cancer

Available at: Baptist Rehab-Germantown

Contact: Sandy Winslow, PT or Ashley Mccrary, SLP 901-757-3458.

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Diabetes

Diabetes Education Class

Available at: Baptist Rehab-Germantown

Our comprehensive diabetes education program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association. During an initial evaluation, our staff works with you to develop goals and a personalized plan of care, which may include exercise and weight loss as well as behavioral change strategies. Your personalized plan will then be implemented in group classes and individual sessions. The program may be completed in 1-12 months.

Gestational Diabetes Class

Available at: Baptist Rehab-Germantown

Expectant mothers receive glucose-meter training, meal planning and a gestational diabetes management plan in this three-hour class

Stroke

Stroke Education

Available at: Baptist Rehab-Germantown

Contact: Sandy Winslow, PT or Ashley Mccrary, SLP 901-757-3458.

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Community Events

Senior Activities

Senior Lunch Bunch

Available at: Baptist North Mississippi

Each month we have a speaker on a variety of health related and community topics. Anyone aged 50 and up is invited to attend.

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Get Fit Club - call 901-757-3428

For more information,
please call 901-757-3428