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Fairview Hospital Wellness Center Resuming Virtual Education Online

In order to protect our patients and caregivers, Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital Wellness Center will not hold any site-based exercise or educational classes at our facility until further notice.

We are pleased to offer a limited offering of virtual educational classes that you can join through your computer, tablet or smart phone.

How do I sign up for virtual education programs?

Simply check our calendar of events and register for the class that interests you. You will receive an email confirmation with instructions on how to join the educational class.

Please continue to check our website and calendar of events for current information on our class offerings.

The Wellness Center is also home to:

Location

Fairview Hospital Wellness Center
3035 Wooster Road
Rocky River, OH 44116
440.356.0670, option 4

Events Calendar

Expectant Mothers, Infants & Kids

Expectant Mothers, Infants & Kids

Virtual Educational Programs for Expectant Mothers (be sure to also check our educational programs)

The Fourth Trimester for Women – Practical Tips from a Physical Therapist

Time: Noon to 1 p.m
Dates:
Wednesday, Jan. 20; Thursday, March 18; Tuesday, May 18; Wednesday, July 21; Wednesday, Sept. 15; or Tuesday, Nov. 2
Cost:
Free
Where: Virtual - on your computer

Dealing with the unexpected things that happen to your body in the months after childbirth is worth talking about. If you are experiencing incontinence, back pain or feelings of instability in your core, we invite you to join us for an informative talk with a Cleveland Clinic Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist who will discuss the best steps to recover after giving birth.

Additional topics that will be discussed include

  • Returning to an exercise regimen
  • Addressing incontinence issues and pelvic floor muscle function
  • C-section and perineal scar management
  • Evaluating core muscle health

We will be using Microsoft Teams to present this program. Once registered, further correspondence will be sent with details on how to join the virtual program.

Advance registration is required. Register online.


New!
Preparing Your Body for Pregnancy and Birth

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Dates:
Wednesday, Feb. 17; Thursday, April 22; Wednesday, June 23; Wednesday, Aug. 25; Tuesday, Oct. 19; or Wednesday, Dec. 1
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual - on your computer

Maximizing maternal health during pregnancy is very important and resources are available! If you are experiencing pregnancy related pain or have questions about exercise and ways to maximize self-care strategies and knowledge during pregnancy we invite you to join Cleveland Clinic Pelvic Health Physical Therapist for an informative virtual session to discuss how to optimize maternal health during pregnancy. Additional topics that will be discussed include:

  • Exercise guidelines
  • Body mechanics
  • Pelvic Floor health
  • Birthing positions and 'how to push'

Advance registration is required. Register online.


Virtual Educational Programs about Infants & Kids

Is This Typical? Educational Evenings: Your Child’s Development

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Dates: Feb. 3: 7 to 12 months olds; March 3: 1 to 2 year olds; April 7: 3, 4, 5 year olds
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual - on your computer

Is This Typical? is a monthly opportunity where pediatric Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapist, and Speech Therapists come together to educate you on what to expect from your child at specific developmental age ranges.

Educational information will be provided for children ages 1 month old to 5 years old, with each month covering a different age range. You will learn about typical gross and fine motor development, speech and language milestones, atypical behaviors for all ages, and ways to facilitate developmental skills at home. This class is for parents, caregivers, relatives, and anyone wanting to learn more about development in children. Advance registration is required. Register online.


Baby's First Foods

Date: Thursday, January 21
Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual - on your computer

Nutrition during the first year of your baby’s life is important for proper growth and development. Join us for a virtual program led by a certified Pediatric Registered Dietitian from Cleveland Clinic Children’s to learn about proper introduction of solid foods and how to prepare fresh and nutritious homemade baby foods. Advance registration is required. Register online.


Food Allergies and Children

Date: Thursday, February 18
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual - on your computer

Food allergies have been on the rise over the past several years. Food allergies effect the family as well as the child and can cause social distress. Join us for a virtual program led by a Cleveland Clinic certified pediatric registered dietitian to learn about food allergies and nutritional consequences. Advance registration is required. Register online.


Your Picky Eater (aka the Toddler)

Date: Thursday, March 18
Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual - on your computer

Good nutrition is important for your child’s growth, long-term health and energy levels. Join us for a class led by a certified Pediatric Registered Dietitian from Cleveland Clinic Children’s to learn the best practices to encourage healthy eating to ensure your picky eater is maintaining adequate nutrition. Advance registration is required. Register online.


New!
Is This Typical? Feeding Development: Birth thru Preschool 
 

Dates: Wednesdays, May 19 or September 15
Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual - on your computer

Is This Typical: Feeding Development is specifically designed to educate parents on typical feeding development, breastfeeding/bottle feeding and transition to solids. An Occupational Therapist from Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation will also discuss when you should seek additional help with feeding and allow time for specific questions regarding your child. This program is for parents, caregivers, relatives, students and anyone wanting to learn more about feeding development in children. Advance registration is required. Register online.

Educational Classes

Educational Classes

We will continue to add new virtual educational classes, so please check back often.

Participant lines will be muted during virtual presentations. Lines will open after the presentation and we will do our best to address all questions, or in a direct response.

If you have any questions or a suggestion for a class, call us at 440.356.0670, option 4 or send an email to fairview.wellness@ccf.org.



It’s Only a Matter of Time

Date: Thursday, January 28
Time:
4 to 5:30 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Where:
On your computer

Please join Tod Baker, EMS Coordinator, Northern Ohio Trauma System, for a timely presentation, "It’s Only a Matter of Time,” which will focus on changes in your body and how those changes impact your life, from day to day activities to your response to trauma’s such as falls or motor vehicle accidents. Identifying the risk reduce your risks and allow for prevention and gives you the opportunity to live a safer life.

This presentation is brought to you by Fairview Hospital Trauma Center, MetroHealth Medical Center and the Northern Ohio Trauma System (NOTS). Advance registration is required.


Early Heart Attack Care and Hands-Only CPR Virtual Program

Date: Tuesday, February 9
Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: On your computer

Join us for this virtual class presented by Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital Cardiology Team to learn lifesaving skills of Early Heart Attack Care, adult Hands-Only CPR with COVID-19 considerations, adult AED use, and review of child and infant CPR. This course is for those who want to learn CPR but do not need certification.  Advance registration is required.


Simple Yoga Stretches to Help You Through Your Day

Date: Wednesday, February 10
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Where: On your computer

Afternoon slump? Stressed?

If you take a few minutes for yoga during your day you find you can feel physically better and reduce your stress. Among its many benefits yoga can balance muscle groups, lower your blood pressure, increase your ability to focus and reduce your stress response. Judi Bar, E-RYT 500, Yoga Program Manager at Cleveland Clinic Wellness and Preventive Medicine, will explain how anyone in any physical shape can do yoga simply. You’ll see how it can help you focus and releases tension.

It doesn’t have to be complicated or strenuous! Ms. Bar will also discuss the classes Cleveland Clinic Wellness offers virtually to the community. Dress comfortably and have a sturdy chair on a nonskid surface, as she will ask you to join her in the simple accessible stretches. Advance registration is required.


Optimizing Your Pain Management: Exercise Approaches, Mindfulness, and Pain Re-Education

Date: Tuesday, February 16
Time: 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: On your computer

It is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans live with daily chronic pain. Medications, surgery, and injections are often used to help people living with chronic pain but are not always completely effective, especially by themselves. This does not mean there is no hope or solution for those who suffer from this common problem.

If you want to avoid more invasive pain management techniques or want to optimize your current pain management, you can learn a number of active coping strategies that may help lessen chronic pain both immediately and long term.

This virtual program will be led by Dr. Lauren Davis, PT, DPT, OCS who will provide you with some new tools for managing persistent pain through different exercise approaches, mindfulness and meditation and teach you how to build a different relationship with your pain. Advance registration is required.


10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's

Date: Monday, March 8
Time: Noon to 1 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Where: On your computer

Currently, an estimated 50 million people worldwide are living with dementia, including more than 5 million Americans.

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join an expert from the Alzheimer's Association to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefits of a diagnosis; possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer’s Association resources. Advance registration is required.


Are You Hearing?

Date: Thursday, March 25
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Where: On your computer

Good hearing is part of a full and active life. According to Cleveland Clinic experts, approximately 30 million people in the United States have some degree of hearing loss (about 1 in every 10 people). Cleveland Clinic audiology specialists, Valerie Pavlovich Ruff, Au.D., CCC-A and Susan Kasunick, M.A., CCC-A, will discuss hearing loss, its impact on your life and what can be done about it. Advance registration is required.


Is Dry Needling or Elastic Taping Right for You?

Date: Tuesday, April 6
Time: 6 to 7 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Where: On your computer

Join Scott Malik, DPT, to learn about the concepts and techniques of dry needling and therapeutic elastic taping, and how these unique treatment approaches can be used to supplement traditional strengthening and stretching programs to improve effectiveness and lessen pain. Dr. Malik will explain the history, medical rationalization, and existing scientific evidence in order to better your understanding, and to decide if dry needling or therapeutic taping is something you may benefit from. Advance registration is required.

Support Groups

Support Groups

No in-person support groups are being offered at this time. Please check back soon for more information.

Alzheimer's Support Group
Call 1.800.272.3900 for more information.

Fairview Hospital Breastfeeding Support Group
Call 440.356.0347 for more information.

Full Circle NICU Parent Support Group
For more information, visit Project Preemie.  

New Beginnings: Cleveland Clinic Bereavement Drop-In Support Group
Call 800.335.1455 ext. 84672 for more information.

Postpartum Depression Support Group (POEM for Moms)
Call 216.282.4569 for more information.

Stroke (Re-Set) Support Group
Call 216.505.0558 for more information.