Halifax Health Upcoming Events and Support Groups

 

Events: 

2019 Live Your Life Well Race Series 

Races held throughout the year until December 21.

Halifax Health is proud to announce the dates for its 2019 Live Your Life Well Race Series in partnership with the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA.  The Live Your Life Well Race Series consists of 17 distinct events that will take place throughout 2018.  To register, go to LYLWseries.com.  Upcoming races include:

  • February 24: My Heart Matters 5K Run & Walk, Daytona Beach
  • March 23: The Tomoka Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, Ormond Beach
  • April 13: Corporate 5K, Daytona Beach
  • June 22: Ormond Beach YMCA Triathlon, Ormond Beach
  • July 27: Port Orange Family YMCA Sprint Triathlon, Port Orange

Support Groups:

Assure - Suicide Support

BeginAgain Children’s Grief Center

655 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite A, Daytona Beach

Dr. Kimberly Beck-Frate, LMHC

For more information call 386.425.3337

Bereavement Groups

Halifax Health-Hospice offers several Bereavement Groups throughout Volusia and Flagler counties. They include:

  • New Beginnings – Ormond Beach, Port Orange, DeLand, Orange City, Palm Coast
  • Young Widows – Port Orange
  • Reflections – DeLand, Orange City, Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach, Ormond Beach
  • Children’s Grief Support – Daytona Beach, DeLand, Flagler Beach
  • Pet Loss Support Group – 386.425.3100 (Daytona Beach), 386.425.9889 (DeLand)
  • Restorative Retelling – Daytona Beach, DeLand
  • Traumatic Loss Support Group – Daytona Beach and Edgewater (386.425.3337), DeLand (386.425.9889)

Please call Halifax Health-Hospice Bereavement Department at 386.425.4738 for more information.

Bariatric Support Group

East Coast Bariatrics has created this monthly support group for patients preparing for surgery and those who are post-operation. 

First Tuesdays (February 5 / March 5/ April 2)

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Halifax Health Medical Center

France Tower - Meeting Room F

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach

Second and Fourth Wednesdays (February 13/February 27/March 13/March 27/April 10/April 24)

12:00 -1:00 pm

Halifax Health Medical Center

201 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach

For more information, please call Tami Salyerds at 386.481.6776 or email at tami.salyerds@halifax.org.

Bipolar and Depression Support Group at Halifax Health

Wednesday and Thursday of each week (January 30, 31/ February 6, 7/ February 13, 14/February 20, 21/February 27, 28/ March 6, 7/ March 13, 14/March 20, 21/ March 27, 28/ April 3, 4/ April 10, 11/April 17, 18/ April 24, 25)

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Halifax Health – Medical Center of Daytona Beach 

Fountain Building, East Entrance, Ground Floor

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach  

Call 386.425.4080 for more information.

COPD Education and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Classes at Halifax Health                                

First and Second Tuesday of each month

(February 5/ February 12/ March 5/ March 12/ April 2/ April 9)

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Halifax Health, 201 Building, Level 3 Wellness Center

201 N. Clyde Morris

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Call 386.425.4644 for more information.

Diabetes Support Group

Meets Second Wednesday of each month

(February 13/March 13/April 10)

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Halifax Health - Professional Building

Suite 460

311 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL

Group does not meet on holidays.

Contact: Christine Goudreau, RN, CDE, B.S. Ed, Outpatient Diabetes Education, 386.425.2242

Parkinson’s Support Group and Parkinson’s Caregivers Support Group – Holly Hill

First Tuesday of every month (February 5/March 5/April 2)

2:15 pm

Bishop’s Glen

900 LPGA Blvd., Holly Hill

Facilitators: Nancy Dawson, LCSW and Julie Randolph, LCSW

To RSVP, call 386.226.9110

Flagler Area Parkinson’s Support Group and Parkinson’s Caregivers Support Group

Second Wednesday of every month (February 13/March 13/April 10)

1:00-3:00 pm

United Methodist Church

1520 S. Daytona Avenue, Flagler Beach

Facilitators: Nancy Dawson, LCSW and Marianne Chapin

To RSVP, call 386.425.3734

Pregnancy/Infant/Baby Loss Parent Support Group

Third Thursday of every month (February 21/March 21/April 18)

6:00 – 8:00 pm

BeginAgain Children’s Grief Center

655 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach

A warm and caring atmosphere where grieving parents with similar experiences can come together and feel comfortable sharing their feelings about loss and their love for their babies.  Participation is free, voluntary and all information is kept confidential.

Contact/Peer Facilitator Margaret Pilon at FloridaWalk@TheTearsFoundation.org.  For more information call 732.610.8771.

Stroke Support Group

Fourth Tuesday of every month (February 26/March 26/April 23)

3:00-5:00 pm

Halifax Health Medical Center

303 North Clyde Morris Blvd.

Meeting Room F

This free support group is for newly diagnosed stroke survivors, long-term stroke survivors and their caregivers.  Light refreshments will be served.  To RSVP, call Dee Gillet at 386.425.0537 or email darlene.gillet@halifax.org

Tender Paws Pet Loss Support Group

This free pet loss support group provides emotional support to grieving pet lovers.  Participants will find a supportive environment where pet lovers can share their varied experience of loss and grieving.  It also provides them a place to remember and honor the life of their pet, as well as the opportunity to connect with other bereaved pet owners and learn additional ways of coping with the loss.  There is no charge for the group, however, donations are welcome.  

Daytona Beach: Halifax Health – Hospice, 655 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite A., 386.425.3100

DeLand: Halifax Health – Hospice, 1250 S. State Road 15A, Suite 3, 386.425.9889

Think Pink Connection

Third Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. (February 21/March 21/April 18)

This networking support group is open to patients of all stages of breast cancer, including initial diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.  For more information contact Certified Breast Patient Navigator Jennifer Peludat, ARRT, RT (R)(M), CBPN-I at 386.425.2378 or jennifer.peludat@halifax.org.

Information Sessions:

East Coast Bariatrics at Halifax Health

Free Information Sessions                                     

Every Thursday at 6:00 p.m.

(January 31/February 7, 14, 21, 28/March 7, 14, 21, 28/April 4, 11, 18, 25)

Halifax Health Medical Center France Tower

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL

Reserved Seating Only

Call 386.238.3205 for more information.

Orange City – 6:00 pm – Call for seminar dates

Preferred Medical Center

2777 Enterprise Rd.

Orange City, FL

Reserved Seating Only

Call 386.238.3205 for more information.

Lake Mary – 5:30 pm – Call for seminar dates

Stirling Center

707 Platinum Point

Lake Mary, FL  32746

Reserved Seating Only

Call 386.238.3205 for more information.

Community Classes/Activities:

Free Car Seat Safety Check – Daytona Beach Area

First Wednesday of every month 1:00-3:00 pm

(February 6/ March 6/ April 3)

Halifax Health Medical Center, France Tower

303 N. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Daytona Beach

Halifax Health – Healthy Communities offers free car seat safety checks the first Wednesday of every month for Daytona Beach area residents.  This program is presented in conjunction with SafeKids Volusia/Flagler Counties.  386.425.7920.

Free Car Seat Safety Check – West Volusia

Fourth Thursday of every month 1:00-3:00 pm

(February 28/ March 28/ April 25)

Halifax Health – Emergency Department of Deltona

3300 Halifax Crossing Boulevard, Deltona

Halifax Health – Healthy Communities offers free car seat safety checks the fourth Thursday of every month for West Volusia residents.  This program is presented in conjunction with SafeKids Volusia/Flagler Counties.  386.425.7920.

Understanding Birth Complete & Newborn Care Series

Wednesdays

(February 6, 13, 20, 27 / March 6, 13, 20, 27 / April 3, 10, 17, 24)

6:00 – 9:30 pm

Halifax Health Medical Center

France Tower - Meeting Room F

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL 

To RSVP, call: 386.425.5108.  Register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.

Join us for a four-week series to help prepare you for the labor and delivery process. The first three weeks will cover labor and delivery preparations, including discomforts of pregnancy, warning signs, the labor process, comfort techniques, medical procedures, pain control and family centered cesarean births.  The last week you will learn how to care for your newborn once home.  This series is led by an experienced certified childbirth educator.  Class Fee: $40/couple.  Tour of Labor & Delivery included.

Understanding Birth Express Class

Saturdays

(February 2 / March 2 / April 6 / May 4)

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Halifax Health Medical Center

France Tower - Meeting Room E

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL 

To RSVP, call: 386.425.5108.  Register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.

Join us for this Saturday express class for preparations for labor and newborn basics.  Those who sign up for this class can attend the newborn care express class on the fourth Wednesday of the month FREE of charge.  This series is led by a certified childbirth educator.  Class Fee: $40/couple. 

Breastfeeding Support Groups

Port Orange Family YMCA Healthy Living Center, 4701 City Center Parkway, Port Orange

10:00 am -12:00 pm  

Tuesdays (January 29/ February 5, 12, 19, 26/ March 5, 12, 19, 26/ April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)

An opportunity to meet with a Lactation Consultant, weigh your baby and have real discussions with other moms. Instructor: Andrea McMichael, RN, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. To RSVP, call: 386.425.5108.  Register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.  Class Fee: FREE

Ormond Beach Family YMCA Healthy Living Center, 500 Sterthaus Drive, Ormond Beach

10:00 am -12:00 pm 

Wednesdays (January 30/ February 6, 13, 20, 27/ March 6, 13, 20, 27/ April 3, 10, 17, 24)

An opportunity to meet with a Lactation Consultant, weigh your baby and have real discussions with other moms.  Instructor: Susan Bekken, RN, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. To RSVP, call: 386.425.5108.  Register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.  Class Fee: FREE

Newborn Care Class

Wednesdays

(January 30/February 27/March 27/ April 24)

6:00-9:00 pm

Halifax Health Medical Center

France Tower - Meeting Room F

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL 

Join us for a class on newborn basics.  This class is included free of charge with the Understanding Birth Complete Class Series and the Understanding Birth Express Class.  In this class, you will learn from a Certified Childbirth Educator how to care for and soothe your newborn.  This class is great for those adopting or grandparent caregivers, as well as parents who need a refresher course.  Please bring a pillow and baby doll (if available) to class.  Class Fee: $25.

Breastfeeding Class

Mondays

(March 18/ May 20/ July 15 / September 16 / November 18)

6:00 – 10:00 pm

Halifax Health Medical Center

France Tower - Meeting Room F

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL 

To RSVP, call: 386.425.5108.  Register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.

If you are choosing to breastfeed your baby you may have a number of questions like, “How do I know if my baby is getting enough?” and “Is breastfeeding really best for my baby?” All of these topics and more are covered in our four-hour class led by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants.  You will learn positioning techniques, what to expect during the early days of breastfeeding, how to be prepared for breastfeeding at work and also discuss the best products to help during breastfeeding.  Please bring a pillow and baby doll (if available) to class.  Class Fee: $15.

Sibling Celebration

Wednesdays

(February 6 / April 3 / June 5 / August 7/ October 2/ December 11)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Halifax Health Medical Center

France Tower - Meeting Room E

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL 

To RSVP, call: 386.425.5108.  Register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.

Sibling Celebration is a fun, interactive program, which provides a special way to introduce the newest addition to your family. Parents and children together learn “what baby does best,” how to change a diaper and we also share the “Berenstein Bears” story of bringing home their new baby.  We will also provide a short tour of the Center for Women & Infant Health at the end of this class.  Children are encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed animal or doll.  This class is intended for parents and their children ages three to 10 years of age.  Class Fee: No cost

Pre-Op Joint Education Class by Halifax Health - Center for Orthopedics

Every Monday and Thursday (January 28, 31/ February 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28 / March 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28 / April 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29/ May 2)

10:00 - 11:00 am

Halifax Health Medical Center

France Tower, 6th Floor

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL

To reserve your seat call 386.425.4148.

This is a free pre-operative program for patients with pending total joint surgery.