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Wellness & Lifestyle Management


Leading a healthier, happy life takes more than good intentions. It takes action.  And it’s easier to take action when you’re supported by like-minded individuals with similar goals. Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare offers you an expansive range of healthy driven programs.

For a complete listing of classes and events, visit edward.org/classes.

Healthy Driven Walk and Talk Series

Please join Edward-Elmhurst physicians and staff for our Healthy Driven Walk and Talk series. These free programs will start with a 20 minute talk on the health topic for the month followed by a 30-40 minute walk. A light snack and beverage will be provided.

Saturday Mornings: 8-9 am

Edward Hospital Fitness Center Track

Cardiac Walk and Talk

Saturday, August 22
Emily Santona, Exercise Physiologist, Edward Cardiac Rehabilitation
Call 630-527-6363 to register or register online

Elmhurst Hospital East Lobby/Walking Path

Walk and Talk for Better Bones

Saturday, August 22
Elmhurst Rehabilitation Services
Call 630-527-6363 to register or register online

Healthy Driven Lunch & Learn Programs

Bring your lunch, enjoy a complimentary beverage gift card and listen to Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare physicians and staff present a variety of interesting health topics.
12:00 pm on Wednesdays (unless otherwise stated)
Edward Heart Hospital Conference Room, 801 S. Washington St., Naperville

Advances in Congestive Heart Failure

August 12
12:00 - 1:00pm
Edward Heart Hospital Conference Room, 801 S. Washington St., Naperville
Cost: Free
Nearly 5 million Americans are living with congestive heart failure and approximately half a million new cases are diagnosed in the United States each year.  Significant advances have been made in recent years to improve management and treatment of congestive heart failure.  Please join Maria Constanzo, M.D., cardiologist with Advocate Medical Group Midwest Heart Specialists in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology and on staff at Edward Hospital for an informative discussion of congestive heart failure, its causes and symptoms and to learn about new treatment options available to control progression and improve quality of life.
Call 630-527-6363 to register or register online.

Understanding Stroke: Are You at Risk?

August 19
12:00 - 1:00pm
Edward Heart Hospital Conference Room, 801 S. Washington St., Naperville
Cost: Free
Stroke is the 4th leading cause of death among Americans.  It is also a leading cause of serious long term disability.  For Stroke Awareness Month, please join Rebecca McLaughlin, R.N., A.P.N., Edward Hospital Stroke Center Coordinator to learn the risk factors for stroke, ways to reduce your risk, stroke warning signs and treatment options that are available.  Those attending can complete StrokeAware following the program.
Call 630-527-6363 to register or register online.

The following lunch and learn programs are available at:

Elmhurst Hospital Soukup Herter Library and Resource Center

Noon, Thursdays

Preventative Medicine for Females

August 20
12:00 - 1:00pm
Elmhurst Memorial Soukup Herter Library and Resource Center at Elmhurst Hospital 
Cost: Free
Please join Jacqueline Ross, M.D., family medicine physician with the Elmhurst Memorial Medical Group and on staff at Elmhurst Hospital who will speak on preventative medicine such as routine screenings and recommendations for women and why these are important to a women’s health and well-being.
Call 630-527-6363 to register or register online.

Healthy Driven Community Screenings

Know Your Numbers

Friday, August 7
8:00 - 11:00 am - Elmhurst Hospital Arboretum Conference Center

Cost: $15
A wellness screening that includes a total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose measurement. The screening is a Cholestech finger-stick.  Results are available within 10 minutes and will be discussed with each participant following the screening.  A light breakfast will be provided.  Fasting 12 hours is required. Note:  Do not apply lotion to hands prior to the screening.
Call 630-527-6363 to register or register online.

Program Kits for Kids

Cost: Free
Edward Hospital and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare offer program kits for your children’s group (classroom, girl scout or cub scout troop, church class, etc). You teach the class, we provide the syllabus and materials. Program kits can be checked out for three days. The following topics are available:

  • Bicycle Safety (Preschool, grade school)
  • First Aid and Safety (Preschool, grade school)
  • Germs Make Me Sick (Preschool, grade school)
  • Taking Care When Home Alone (Ages 9-12)

Please call class registration to reserve a kit for your group. Edward (630) 527-6363 or Elmhurst (331) 221-2273.

Lose the Waist, Lose the Risk
Choose the approach to lifestyle management... medically-based or fitness-based, that's best for you.

Lifestyle Under Construction... Our medically-based option

Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30pm & Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 pm
Fee: $400
Edward Heart Hospital, 801 S. Washington St., Naperville
Call for upcoming session dates
Did you know...that if your waist size is over 35 inches for a woman and 40 inches for a man that you could have Metabolic Syndrome which puts you at greater risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes? Other risk factors include high blood pressure, high fasting blood sugar and high triglycerides, and low HDL cholesterol. Edward Heart Hospital's successful program, Lifestyle Under Construction, helps you lose the waist and lose the risk. This medically-supervised wellness program gives you the tools you need to change the way you think about food and exercise. Each week for 12 weeks you'll get advice from a registered dietitian, exercise physiologist, clinical psychologist and cardiac nurse. With some help from you own medical team you can: improve your blood pressure and glucose levels, lose 5 to 7 percent of your body weight and keep it off, select and prepare foods that are good for your waistline and your heart, and make exercise part of your daily routine.
Call 630-527-6363 for additional information and to register.

Work for Results... Our fitness-focused path

Edward Health & Fitness Center - Seven Bridges
Cost: Members $96.00 1 day/week; $192.00 2 days/week
Non-members 126.00 1 day/week; $252.00 2 days/week
Call for upcoming session dates
Beginner/Intermediate Program held Sunday @ 11:00 am, Monday or Wednesday @ 7:30 pm or Saturday @ 8:00 am
Advanced Program held on Sunday @ 10:00 am, Monday or Wednesday @ 6:30 pm

Do you want to take off those unwanted pounds but haven't found the right formula? Our fitness experts are here to help you optimize the 3 fundamentals of fitness-strength training, cardiovascular training and healthy eating! Offered several times a week, this 6-week program allows you to progress at your own pace while you reduce the risk of chronic conditions, gain better body awareness, improve attitude and confidence, and increase movement and endurance!
Please contact Carol Teteak at 630-646-7920 for more information or to register.

Edward Medical Weight Loss Clinic

Tuesdays, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
*NEW LOCATION: 100 Spalding Drive, Medical Office Building 1, Suite 206, Naperville, IL
This clinic is a weight loss program tailored to each individual and supervised by Dr. Zaid Jabbar, medical director of the Edward Medical Weight Loss Clinic and internal medicine physician with Edward Medical Group. The clinic combines medically-supervised use of FDA approved weight loss medications with additional program options for each patient to achieve maximum results. Each patient will receive a thorough initial consultation and evaluation, which may include a baseline EKG and lab work. Prescription medication is generally used for patients with a BMI (body mass index) of 25 or greater who are between the ages of 18 and 65 years old. Call 630-527-7205 for more information. Watch the video to learn more or click here for flyer.

Fitness programming for Members and Non-Members
With over 120 unique programs, our two medically-based fitness centers have something to move every body - from toddlers to seniors, hardcore athletes to expectant mothers. Check out our classes for kids, including "Active & Fun", Gymnastics, and Tri-Fit for Teens.

Take a look at our fitness calendars for Adult Fitness, Kid's Fitness, Teen Fitness, Mind & Body, and more.
CPR Courses
Save a life. Learn CPR! Link here for a complete listing of CPR and First Aid classes.
For more information on dates and costs for CPR classes and to register, call (630) 527-6363.


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