About Us

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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

Infants & Kids

Infants & Kids

Virtual Offerings

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

2020 Time/Dates: 6 to 7 p.m. | Monday, Nov.16
2021 Time/Dates: Noon to 1 p.m. | Wednesday, Jan. 20 | Thursday, March 18 | Tuesday, May 18 | Wednesday, July 21 | Wednesday, Sept. 15 | Tuesday, Nov. 2
Cost:
Free

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 or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


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

2020 Time/Dates: 7 to 8:30 p.m. | Nov. 4: 1 to 2 year olds; Dec. 2: 3, 4, 5 year olds
2021 Time/Dates:
 7 to 8:30 p.m. | Jan. 6: 0-6 month olds; Feb. 3: 7 to 12 months olds; March 3: 1 to 2 year olds; April 7: 3, 4, 5 year olds
Cost:
Free

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.

We will be using Zoom 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 or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


New!
Preparing Your Body for Pregnancy and Birth

2021 Time/Dates: Noon to 1 p.m. | Wednesday, Feb. 17; Thursday, April 22; Wednesday, June 23; Wednesday, Aug. 25; Tuesday, Oct. 19; Wednesday, Dec. 1
Cost: Free

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 or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Baby's First Foods

Date/Time: Thursday, January 12 | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

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. The dietitian will also discuss common food allergies.

Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Your Picky Eater (aka the Toddler)

Date/Time:
Thursday, March 18 | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

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 or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Cooking

Cooking

We are working to offer virtual interactive cooking classes! Please check back soon for more information.

Educational Classes

Educational Classes

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

All participant lines will be muted during the call. 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, call us at 440.356.0670, option 4 or send an email to fairview.wellness@ccf.org.


Advance Directive and Living Will Workshop

Date
: Wednesday, October 28

Time: 11 a.m. to Noon or 6 to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual presentation on your computer

Advance care planning is important because anything can happen to anyone at any time like an accident or a stroke, and having a plan in place can help ensure that your healthcare wishes are known and honored in any situation. Come to this free workshop led by a Cleveland Clinic Bioethicist to learn about Advance Directives (legal documents that allow you to designate someone to make decisions for you when you are unable to do so for yourself and that convey your wishes when you are too ill or injured to speak for yourself)

When registering, choose either the 11 a.m. workshop or 6 p.m. workshop! Advance registration is required. 


Healthy Sleep

Date: Tuesday, October 27 (rescheduled from Sept. 22)
Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual presentation on your computer

If you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep or if you feel sleepy or un-refreshed despite a seemingly adequate night of sleep, you may have a sleep disorder. There are over 80 disorders of sleep and wakefulness. Getting enough sleep (about seven and a half to eight hours per night) is important for mental and physical health. Join Michelle Drerup, PsyD, a sleep psychologist and behavioral sleep medicine specialist at Cleveland Clinic's Sleep Disorders Center to learn recommendations and tips for healthy sleep. Advance registration is required.


Do Your Part to Prevent Falls

Date: Monday, November 2
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual presentation on your computer

According to the Ohio Department of Health, falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency visits, hospitalizations and deaths for Ohioans aged 65 and older. Falling is NOT a normal part of aging and there are simple actions you can take to reduce your risk of falling. Join Dr. Amanda Guberinic, a Cleveland Clinic Physical Therapist, to learn about the risks and fear of falling. She will demonstrate exercises you can do to decrease your risk of falling. Advance registration is required.


Low Vision Modifications for Computers, Mobile Devices, and Apps  

Date: Friday, November 6
Time: 2 to 3 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual presentation on your computer

The use of computers and smart devices has changed the way we interact with each other on a daily basis. When you encounter changes in your vision, this might disrupt your ability to check your email or call/text your family member. There are many adaptive and accessible settings that can be changed on your personal computers and devices to make communicating with others easier to see and read. Take this class to learn how to navigate these settings and decrease your frustration and challenges when using everyday technology. Advance registration is required.


Early Heart Attack Care and Hands-Only CPR
Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual presentation on your computer

Join Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital Cardiology Team virtually 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.


Food for the Brain: Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease

Date:Wednesday, November 11
Time: 11 a.m. to Noon
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual presentation on your computer

It’s no secret that what we eat has an enormous impact on our health, and patients with Parkinson’s disease are no exception. Learn the role of nutrition and the best way to identify a diet that works for your unique needs. Advance registration is required.


Myth Busters for Low Back Pain

Date: Thursday, November 19
Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Virtual presentation on your computer

Join Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital Physical Therapist, Dr. Ian Stephens, as he examines common myths about low back pain and how physical therapy can help a patient’s recovery. Advance registration is required.

Exercise

Exercise

We are currently not offering virtual exercise classes. Please check back soon for more information.

Meditation

Meditation

We are currently not offering virtual meditation classes. Please check back soon for more information.

Orthopaedic Educational Classes

Orthopaedic Educational Classes

We are working to offer virtual educational classes for orthopaedics, which include:

Moving Smarter with Osteoarthritis

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free

Have you been diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee?

Moving Smarter with Osteoarthritis is an educational program designed for patients referred to Physical Therapy with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee to learn more about arthritis and what you can do to stay healthy! Physical Therapists from Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy will share information on the following topics:

  • Overview and introduction of osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Common symptoms and risk factors
  • Myths and facts about OA
  • What activities are safe with OA?
  • Treatments options available

Advance registration is required. Please check back soon for more information.


Moving Smarter with Osteoarthritis Nutrition

Moving Smarter with Osteoarthritis Nutrition is a FREE educational program designed for anyone diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee who wants to learn more about how to follow an anti-inflammatory eating pattern to improve symptoms, including weight loss.

Registered Dietitian from Cleveland Clinic Center for Human Nutrition will share information on the following topics:

  • Overview of an anti-inflammatory diet
  • How will it help symptoms?
  • Tips to support weight loss
  • Discuss increasing nutrient dense foods into your eating pattern
  • Discuss limiting pro-inflammatory foods
  • Review beverages, herbs, and spices to choose 

Anti-inflammatory diet is associated with reduced risk of:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Cancer

Advance registration is required. Please check back soon for more information.


Total Joint Pre-Operative Education Class

We are currently not offering this class virtually. Please check back soon for more information.

Qigong, Tai Chi & Yoga

Qigong, Tai Chi & Yoga

We are currently not offering virtual yoga classes. Please check back soon for more information.

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.