Bronson Offers September Programs and Events

August 16, 2012

Bronson Healthcare is offering the following September programs, classes and events to help people lead more active and healthy lives.


 Stroke Survivor Support Group


Thursday, September 20, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Gilmore Center for Health Education, North Campus


Bronson Methodist Hospital, 7 Healthcare Plaza


Park in Jasper Street Parking Ramp


No registration required. Call (269) 341-7500 for more information.


 Epilepsy Support Group


Wednesday, September 26, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Bronson Neuroscience Center, Suite M-124


South Campus, Bronson Methodist Hospital, 601 John St.


Park in Vine Street Parking Ramp


No registration required. Call (269) 341-7500 for more information.


 Parkinson’s Support Group


Tuesday, September 11, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Bronson Athletic Club


6789 Elm Valley Drive at The Groves (off 9th Street)


No registration required. Call (269) 341-7500 for more information.


 Bariatric Surgery Support Group


Wednesday, September 5, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (afternoon group)


Bronson Medical & Surgical Weight Management in W-308


South Campus, Bronson Methodist Hospital, 601 John St


Park in Vine Street Parking Ramp


 Thursday, September 20, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (evening group)


Gilmore Center for Health Education, North Campus


Bronson Methodist Hospital, 7 Healthcare Plaza


Park in Jasper Street Parking Ramp


No registration required.


 Bariatric Surgery:  Is It Right for You?


Monday, September 10, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.


Stuart Verseman, MD, bariatric surgeon with General and Bariatric Surgery


Gilmore Center for Health Education, North Campus


Bronson Methodist Hospital, 7 Healthcare Plaza


Park in Jasper Street Parking Ramp


 Monday, September 17, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Kibwe Weaver, MD, bariatric surgeon with General and Bariatric Surgery


Gilmore Center for Health Education, North Campus


Bronson Methodist Hospital, 7 Healthcare Plaza


Park in Jasper Street Parking Ramp


Free. Register at bronsonhealth.com or call (269) 341-7723.


 All About Hip Surgery


Wednesday, September 26, 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.


David Christ, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon with Bronson Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


Friendship Village


1400 N. Drake Rd., just north of West Main Street, Kalamazoo


Free. Register at bronsonhealth.com or call (269) 341-7723.


 Diabetes Adult Discussion Group


Thursday, September 6, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Gilmore Center for Health Education, North Campus


Bronson Methodist Hospital, 7 Healthcare Plaza


Park in Jasper Street Parking Ramp


Free. No physician referral or pre-registration is required. Call (269) 341-8585 for more information.


 Pre-Diabetes Class


Thursday, September 20, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Bronson Diabetes Education Center


John Street Professional Building, 820 John Street, Kalamazoo


Cost: $30. Call (269) 341-8585 to register.


 Diabetes Self Management Education (1-Day Session)


Friday, September 28, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Gilmore Center for Health Education, North Campus


Bronson Methodist Hospital, 7 Healthcare Plaza


Park in Jasper Street Parking Ramp


A physician referral is required to participate in this class. Call (269) 341-8585 for pricing and to register.


 Get Your Flu Shot


Visit bronsonhealth.com/flu or call (269) 341-6400 to find locations and vaccine availability. Don’t wait; get your flu shot today!


Heart Health Screenings


Wednesday, September 5, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Bronson HealthAnswers, First Floor


South Campus, Bronson Methodist Hospital, 601 John St.


Park in Vine Street Parking Ramp


Cost: $35. Call (269) 341-6495 to register.


 Freedom From Smoking®


October 2, 9, 16, 23, 25, 30; November 6 and 13 (8 sessions), 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Gilmore Center for Health Education, North Campus


Bronson Methodist Hospital, 7 Healthcare Plaza


Park in Jasper Street Parking Ramp


Cost: $65. Call (269) 341-6947 to register.