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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:
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.


Preparing Your Body for Pregnancy and Birth

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Dates:
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: Held the first Wednesday of each month
June 2: 7 to 12 month olds; July 7: 1 and 2 year olds; August 4: 3, 4, 5 year olds;September 1: 0 to 6 months; October 6: 7 to 12 months; November 3: 1 and 2 year olds; December 1: 3, 4 and 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.


Late Language

Date: Wednesday, May 12
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual - on your computer

This class is designed for parents, caregivers, relatives, educators, and anyone wanting to learn how to facilitate language for late talkers, ages 15-36 months.

In this class, you will learn:

  • The basics of speech language development, from birth through pre-school
  • Red flags or risk factors for prolonged language or speech delays
  • Many practical strategies to promote language across all settings
  • How to use play skills to promote speech and language development

You will also be able to ask child-specific questions to a speech-language pathologist from Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital. Advance registration is required. Register online.


Baby's First Foods

Date:
Thursday, May 13 or September 9
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.
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.


Food Allergies and Children

Date: Thursday, June 17
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 your toddler)

Date: Thursday, July 29 or November 11
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.
Educational Classes

Educational Classes

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

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.


Getting from Tee to Green: Reducing Your Risk of Injury this Golf Season

Date: Wednesday, May 12
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Where: On your computer

Golf is a physical and repetitive sport and the mechanics of your swing and positioning of your body can be detrimental to your physical health if not properly tuned, and may keep you off the course.

Please join Cleveland Clinic orthopedic physical therapist, Jeffrey Houser who is trained as a Golf Fitness Instructor through Titleist Performance Institute, as he discusses healthy golf mechanics, exercises, and ways to help reduce your risk of injury during the golf season so you can continue golfing and maintain a healthy swing for years to come. Advance registration is required. 


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

Dates: Tuesday, June 8
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: On your computer

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join experts from Cleveland Clinic and the Alzheimer's Association to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Advance registration is required.


Early Heart Attack Care and Hands-Only CPR Virtual Program

Dates: Thursday, June 10
Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: On your computer

Attend this virtual class presented by Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital Cardiology Team and the City of Rocky River EMS 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.


Fact or Fiction: Menopause = Middle-Age Spread?

Date: Tuesday, June 22
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual, on your computer

There are many variables to staying healthy before, during and after menopause, Staying fit and strong in your golden years will make a difference and it's never too late to start! Please join Jennifer Smith, PT, DPT, OCS, from Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy, for an informative and interactive program to understand the stages and symptoms of menopause, learn the changes of the female body that occur during and after menopause and types of exercise to combat those changes. In addition, Dr. Smith will define osteoporosis and provide exercises for prevention and treatment. Advance registration required.


Stroke 101

Date:
Wednesday, June 23
Time:
1:30 to 2 :30 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Where:
Virtual, on your computer

Cleveland Clinic Cerebrovascular Center experts invite you and the members of your community to participate in a virtual Stroke 101 education session. In this hour-long presentation, participants will learn about:

  • Risk factors for a stroke
  • Stroke prevention Signs and symptoms of a stroke
  • Different types of strokes
  • Stroke treatment options

The session will conclude with an engaging question and answer session with our Cleveland Clinic stroke experts. Advance registration is required.

Be West Side Well

Be West Side Well

Building a Community Through Wellness

Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital and the West Side Recreation Centers Fairview Park, North Olmsted, Rocky River and Westlake are coming together to send a message of hope and support  that we can become a community through wellness and ‘Be West Side Well’ in 2021.

Starting the first week of April, each Rec Center will have a limited supply of journals donated by the Community West Foundation Straight from the Heart and Fairview Hospital because research shows that recognizing and giving thanks for the positive aspects in your life has many health benefits including improved mental health, lower cardiac risk, better sleep and lower levels of inflammation*.

We invite you to join us on a journey to Be West Side Well!

Share your journey on social media using the hashtag #BeWestSideWell21

Visit our websites for a list of current activities to help you on your wellness journey:

Fairview Wellness Center
Fairview Park Gemini Center
North Olmsted Recreation Center
Rocky River Recreation Center
Westlake Recreation Center


*www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/04/grateful-heart


Fairview Wellness Center Events

Breast Cancer Risk Reduction through Exercise
Wednesday, April 14 | 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Getting from Tee to Green: Reducing Your Risk of Injury this Golf Season
Wednesday, May 12 | 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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.