Mercy Philadelphia Hospital is offering the following support groups, classes and activities to the community throughout April.
Annual Giving Campaign Kickoff Celebration
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital – 1st Floor Cafeteria Skylight Room – 12:00 p.m. 4/29
Join us in the fun as Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals renews it’s commitment to the community.
FREE Blood Pressure Screening
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital – Community Outreach Center – 5320 Cedar Avenue – 9:00 a.m.
4/22. Walk-in service, no appointment necessary. Call (215) 748-9700 for more information.
Cancer Support Group
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital – Iris Henderson Conference Room, 501 South 54th Street – 9:30 a.m.
Tuesdays/Monthly 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27. Sponsored by the Wellness Community. Call (215) 879-7733 for more information.
Diabetes Support Group
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital – Community Outreach Center – 5320-22 Cedar Avenue – 11:00 a.m.
4/19. Quarterly meeting for those with diabetes who want support, refresher information and updates on diabetes. Call (215) 748-9700 for more information.
Dine with the Docs – Empower Your Diet: Eating Better for Prevention
or Control of Disease presented by Clinical Nutrition Coordinator Michelle Brown, RD
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital – Cafeteria, 501 South 54th Street – 11:00 a.m.
4/17. Clinical Nutrition Coordinator Michelle Brown, RD, will discuss the importance of eating better for disease prevention and control. Dine with the Docs is an educational series providing the community with an opportunity to meet with Mercy Philadelphia Hospital physicians and other clinical experts. Enjoy a complimentary lunch and get important health information. Free Parking and giveaways! Space is limited – Call (215) 748-9700 by April 13 to reserve your spot.
Fit and Quit – Smoking Cessation Support Group
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital – Community Outreach Center, 5320-22 Cedar Avenue – 6:00 p.m.
Fourth Thursday of each month
4/22 For those who have quit but need more support or for those trying to decide to quit. Call (215) 748-9600 for more information.
Quit Smoking Comfortably
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital – Community Outreach Center, 5320-22 Cedar Avenue – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesdays for 6 weeks 4/6, 4/13, 4/20. This second-half of a 6-week smoking cessation program requires pre-registration. Call (215) 748-9600 for more information.
Stroke Support Group
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital – Room 133, 501 South 54th Street – 2:00 p.m.
First Thursday/Monthly 4/1. This program is designed for those who have had a stroke or “mini” stroke (TIA) and their caregivers.
Call (215) 748-9592 for more information.
Volunteer and Auxiliary Appreciation Luncheon
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital – 7th Floor Chapel – 2:00 p.m. 4/21 All volunteers and Women’s Auxiliary members are invited to attend this lunch in their honor. Call (215) 748-9114 for more information.