Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019

MOVE! Group Class
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 1, 3rd Floor, Room E347
Receive support and education regarding weight loss by a team of health care providers.
Contact: Lisa Korpolinski, RD 708-202-8387 ext. 27190
Voice of the Veteran
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 1, Room F147, Veterans Health and Information Library
A casual group setting to share your thoughts for improvements at Hines.
Contact: Kimberly Scheer, LCSW 708-202-8387 ext. 21367
Wellness Workshop Series
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 1, 3rd Floor, Room E347
Interactive presentations and group discussion about your health. Topics vary, and include: Make a Health Change, Your Health Your Way, Be Involved in Your Healthcare, Manage Stress, Eat Wisely.
Contact: Matthew Davis, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 20862
Diabetes Basics - Two Class Series
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 200, Basement, Room D009B
A two-day class for Veterans with diabetes. The class provides a detailed overview of diabetes. Topics include:
  • Meal planning
  • Preventing complications
  • Stress management
  • Medicines
  • Physical activity
  • Coping with the disease
Also available via telehealth at Kankakee, Oak Lawn, and LaSalle CBOCs (outpatient clinics). Your health care provider must refer you to this class.
i-Rest Yoga Nidra
Time: 11:30 AM- 12:30 PM (CST)
Location: Hines Hospital, Building 228, 4th Floor, Room 4027
Join us for a guided mindfulness practice. This can help you relax and improve your sense of well-being.
Research supports the iRest practice to relieve symptoms of:
  • Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sleep troubles
  • Trauma
Both Veterans and Staff are welcome! For questions, contact: 708-202-3663
If you are unable to make this session, consider the telephone option:
Thursdays, 7pm
Call 1-800-767-1750 Access code: 24953#
Please ensure that you are not driving and in a safe place when dialing in.
Recreation Therapy Open Session
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 1, 5th Floor, Room 5044
A weekly program that gives Veterans a chance to participate in social and leisure activities. A time to connect and socialize with other Veterans during table tennis, card games, or creative writing and art.
Contact: Recreation Therapy Program line 708-202-3631 or Lisa Wells 708-202-8387 ext. 22261