Yale Health

Classes and Events

 

Surviving Allergy Season

Would you like to learn how to manage those bothersome allergy symptoms this spring? Come and learn how avoid or control the sneezing, coughing, runny nose and itchy eyes. Strategies for symptom relief will be discussed by Dr. Laurie Bridger, internist in Internal Medicine.

MORESON H. KAPLAN CONFERENCE CENTER 55 LOCK STREET

Tuesday, May 2nd
12:15-1:15 PM

 

Learn About Stroke

Preventing Stroke

Are you worried about having a stroke?   Come learn how to reduce your risk, know the signs and symptoms, and what you should do.  Everyone is welcome to participate and:

  • Learn about stroke and what it means to you.
  • Know what risk factors you can change and which you cannot.
  • Set realistic goals to reduce your chance of stroke.

MORESON H. KAPLAN CONFERENCE CENTER, 55 LOCK STREET

Tuesday, May 16th
12:15-1:15 pm

 

Stay Healthy

Preventing High Blood Pressure

Would you like to prevent high blood pressure?

Come and learn how to reduce your risk of high blood pressure, the "silent killer", which is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. 

Everyone is welcome to participate and:

  • Learn about high blood pressure and what it means to you.

  • How everyday choices make a difference.

  • Learn what risk factors you can change and which you cannot.

  • Set realistic goals.

This session is led by Jennifer Brackett, APRN, CDE, an experienced nurse health educator.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Tuesday,
June 20th
12:15-1:15 pm

 

Tours

Yale Health Center Tours and Orientation

Are you a new Yale employee who recently joined Yale Health?

Maybe you're a member who would like more information about your Yale Health coverage.

Join us for a tour of the Yale Health Center followed by an orientation session to learn about Yale Health. 

There will be time to ask questions in a group setting or on an individual basis.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Multiple Dates & Times

 

Travel Information

Travel Sessions

Planning on traveling soon?

Yale students can come to one of the free group sessions prior to their trip.

Africa

Americas

Asia

For more information, call the Travel Department at 203-432-0093.

55 LOCK STREET

Multiple Dates & Times

 

Medicare Patients

Yale Health, Retirement & Medicare

 Yale Health provides information sessions for patients who are soon to retire and those recently retired and who are Medicare eligible to help you learn about what it means to transition from an active Yale Health member to Medicare patient. Registration is required as seating is limited. Light refreshments will be served. Parking is available at 55 Lock Street.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Multiple Dates & Times

 

Diabetes

Diabetes Education Series

This is an ongoing series of four classes  for Yale Health members with Type 2 diabetes:

  • What is diabetes and self-monitoring
  • Healthy eating and activity
  • Understanding your medications
  • Preventing complications and living with diabetes

The classes will be taught by Yale Health clinical staff including nurse practitioners, diabetes educators, registered dietitians and clinical pharmacists.

Ask your clinician  for a referral or call Internal Medicine at 203-432-0038 to schedule.

For more information contact Jennifer Brackett.

55 LOCK STREET
4TH FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

Tuesdays
4:00 - 5:00 pm

 

 

Pregnancy Information

Early Pregnancy Education Class

Taking time to learn about your pregnancy is the first step in an amazing journey.

Leslie White, APRN, will discuss prenatal testing, prenatal vitamins, diet recommendations, and information that will be useful during your pregnancy.

Spouses or partners are welcome to attend.

Please note: This class does not take the place of scheduled office visits, but is rather an opportunity for Yale Health members to receive general information and ask questions about their new pregnancy.

To register call 203-432-6180 or click here to email.

55 LOCK STREET

4th Wednesday of every month
1:30-2:30pm

 

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Class

  • Learn breastfeeding basics and how to get off to a great start
  • Discuss the "art of breastfeeding" and the joys and benefits it provides to you and your baby
  • Explore common concerns parents have about breastfeeding

 

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

4th Thursday
of the month (except for July and August)

6:00-8:00 pm

 

Pregnancy Fitness

Dancing Through Pregnancy® - Total Pregnancy Fitness

Total Pregnancy Fitness classes meet at the Yale Health Center every Monday and Wednesday evening with low fees for Yale Health members and discounts for students.

For more information or to register, contact Ann Cowlin, MA, CSM, CCE at 203-481-2200, e-mail director@dancingthrupregnancy.com, or visit dancingthrupregnancy.com/take-a-class.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Mondays & Wednesdays
5:30-6:30 pm

 

Childbirth Preparation

Childbirth Education Program

Childbirth preparation for parents-to-be in 1-day Saturday and 3-Wednesday evenings formats, along with scheduling your hospital tour. Milestones of labor and birth, coping skills and options.  Suggested for women who are 7-8 months pregnant. Register during months 5-6. Fees are low and partial scholarships are available.

For more information or to register, contact Ann Cowlin, MA, CSM, CCE at 203-481-2200, e-mail director@dancingthrupregnancy.com, or visit dancingthrupregnancy.com/take-a-class.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Saturday – single session
10 am – 3:30 pm

Wednesdays – 3 weeks
6:30-8:30 pm

 

ESL

English as a Second Language

Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven is offering free English as a Second Language classes.  These are conversation classes for people who want to develop their English communication skills. On-site tutoring opportunities are available as well. 

For more information, call 203-776-5899 or e-mail lnevas@lvagnh.org

There will be no classes on Fridays that fall on holidays or recess days.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Fridays
4:00-6:00 pm