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Central Texas Medical Center: News


Central Texas Medical Center: Upcoming Events

EVENT: CREATION Health Diabetes Support Group

DATE: June 1, 15 & 29

TIME: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (Every other Thursday)

LOCATION: CTMC Small Community Classroom (1301 Wonder World Drive; San Marcos, TX)

DESCRIPTION: Diabetes may seem overwhelming because it impacts so many areas of your life. It's important to have support from family, friends, other people with diabetes and medical professionals to help you manage and control your condition. How can CTMC's Diabetes Support Group help? 

• Benefit from the experience of others living with the disease 
• Get motivated to follow your self-management plan 
• Meetings provide a space for understanding and mutual acceptance. 
• Gain a sense of control and empowerment 
• Talk openly about your condition and concerns 
• Learn coping skills that have helped others 
• Obtain advise on meal planning, physical activity and monitoring of blood sugar 
• Opportunity to regularly meet with CTMC's Diabetes Educator and Dieticians 

This support group is conducted by CTMC Diabetes Educator and Dietitians. Special speakers and presentations will be a part of the ongoing meetings. 

PHONE CONTACT: CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818

 

EVENT: Gift of Motherhood (1 Day Class)

DATE: June 3

TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: CTMC Community Classroom (1301 Wonder World Drive; San Marcos, TX)

DESCRIPTION: Learn what to expect during your childbirth and how you and your partner can get ready. You should attend classes after your 28th week of pregnancy. Topics covered are: your pregnant body, stages of labor, support person’s role, comfort and coping skills (including breathing techniques, water therapy, movement in labor, birth ball), medical interventions, medications in labor, cesarean section, your newborn, postpartum, breastfeeding, and the Cradle of Care. The reservation is valid for two people only (you and one other person). Please bring two pillows. Please be sure to dress comfortably. Healthy snacks will be available. A healthy and light lunch will be provided on Saturday. If you are not delivering at CTMC, a $65 fee per couple applies.

PHONE CONTACT: Register by calling the CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818


EVENT:
Free glucose checks and diabetes assessments

DATE: June 7

TIME: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

LOCATION: CTMC Main Lobby (1301 Wonder World Drive; San Marcos, TX)

DESCRIPTION: CTMC offers free glucose checks and diabetes assessments on the first Wednesday of each month.

PHONE CONTACT: CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818

 

EVENT: First Aid & CPR Classes

DATE: June 12 & 14 (Second Monday and Wednesday of each month)

TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

LOCATION: CTMC Community Classroom (1301 Wonder World Drive; San Marcos, TX)

COST: $50

DESCRIPTION: Learn how to save a life in this two-night course that combines training in CPR, rescue breathing, choking emergency care, the use of a defibrillator and basic first aid. Successful completion of the two-day class required for certification.

PHONE CONTACT: Register by calling the CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818

 

EVENT: Social Spin – Patriotic Theme

DATE: June 14

TIME: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: San Marcos Activity Center – 501 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX

DESCRIPTION: Are you an active retiree? Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC), in partnership with the City of San Marcos, presents its next free Social Spin dance. The event will feature a patriotic theme, and guests are encouraged to dress in their favorite red, white and blue attire. The dances are designed to encourage a healthy celebration of activity, healthy refreshments and developing more interpersonal relationships among senior citizens.

PHONE CONTACT: CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3618

 

EVENT: Joy of Parenting Class

DATE: June 19

TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Central Texas Medical Center – 1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX

DESCRIPTION: This class is designed for new parents to learn about the basics for caring for their new baby. From the physical aspects of bathing, diapering, dressing, etc., to understanding their new baby (stages of development, why baby cries, SIDS, safety in the home, etc.). The reservation is valid for two people only (you and one other person). The classes are offered FREE if you are delivering at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC). If you are not delivering at CTMC, a $30 fee per couple applies.

PHONE CONTACT:
Register by calling the CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818

 

EVENT: Finding Balance class for seniors

DATE: June 20 (Third Tuesday of each month)

TIME: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

LOCATION: San Marcos Activity Center – 501 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX

DESCRIPTION: “Finding Balance” is an exercise class designed to help individuals 60 and older to strengthen their balance, which improves safety by decreasing the risk of falls. Added benefits include an improved confidence, enhanced strength and flexibility, a boosted immune system and a maintained or increased level of mobility. People of all activity levels are encouraged to attend.

PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Home Health, (512) 753-3584


EVENT:
Back to work and Breastfeeding Tea

DATE: June 24

TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Central Texas Medical Center (1301 Wonder World Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666)

DESCRIPTION: Join us for an afternoon tea and informative free class on how to make the transition of going back to work or school smooth for both you and your baby. With advanced planning and preparation you can continue to enjoy your breastfeeding relationship. Please bring baby too! 

PHONE CONTACT: Register by calling the CTMC CREATION Health Institute at (512) 753-3818


Location

Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
512.353.8979