Halifax Health Upcoming Events and Support Groups

 

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (June 18, 2019) – 

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 2019.  To register, go to LYLWseries.com.  Upcoming races include:

  • June 22: Ormond Beach YMCA Triathlon, Ormond Beach
  • July 27: Port Orange Family YMCA Sprint Triathlon, Port Orange
  • September 7: Halifax Health - Hospice 5K, Port Orange
  • September 14: Southeast Volusia Family YMCA 5K, New Smyrna Beach
  • September 21: DeLand and Four Townes YMCA Kids Triathlon, DeLand
  • September 28: Run For Success 5K at LPGA International, Daytona Beach 
  • October 5: Camp Winona Mud Fest, DeLeon Springs
  • October 13: Pink Tutu 5K at Tanger Outlets, Daytona Beach
  • October 26: Lighthouse Loop Half Marathon & 5K, Port Orange
  • November 24: West Volusia Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, DeBary
  • December 6: Jingle Bell Jog 3K Fun Run and Walk, Holly Hill
  • December 7: Bulow Woods Trail Race and Ultra Marathon, Ormond Beach
  • December 21: Holiday Bridge Challenge 5K, Ormond Beach

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 (July 2/August 6/September 3)

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 (July 10/July 24/August 14/August 28/September 11/September 25)

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 (July 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31/August 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29/September 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26)

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

(July 2, 9/August 6, 13/September 3, 10)

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

(July 10/August 14/September 11)

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 (July 2/August 6/September 3)

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 (July 10/August 14/September 11)

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 (July 18/August 15/September 19)

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 – GROUP TEMPORARILY POSTPONED – New Dates, Time & Location (TBA)

Fourth Tuesday of every month

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. (July 18/August 15/September 19)

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.

(June 27/July 4, 11, 18, 25/August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29/September 5, 12, 19, 26)

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

(July 3/August 7/September 4)

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

(July 25/August 22/September 26)

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

(July 3, 10, 17, 24/August 7, 14, 21, 28/September 4, 11, 18, 25/October 2, 9, 16, 23/November 6, 13, 20/December 4)

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Halifax Health Medical Center

France Tower - Meeting Room F

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL 

To RSVP, call: 386.425.BABY(2229).  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, including Dr. Karp’s Happiest Baby on the Block techniques to soothe a fussy baby.  This series is led by a certified childbirth educator.  Class Fee: $40/couple for four-week series.  Tour of Labor & Delivery included.

Understanding Birth Express Class

(July 6/August 3/September 7/October 5/November 2/December 7)

10:00 am – 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.BABY(2229).  Register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.

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

Breastfeeding Support Groups

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

10:00 am -12:00 pm  

Tuesdays (July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30/August 6, 13, 20, 27/September 3, 10, 17, 24)

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.BABY(2229).  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 (July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31/August 7, 14, 21, 28/September 4, 11, 18, 25)

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.BABY(2229).  Register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.  Class Fee: FREE

Breastfeeding Class

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.BABY(2229).  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

Newborn Care Class 

(July 24/August 28/September 25/October 23/December 4)

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Halifax Health Medical Center

France Tower - Meeting Room F

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL 

To RSVP, call: 386.425.BABY(2229).  Register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.

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 how to care for and soothe your newborn by a certified childbirth educator.  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.

Sibling Celebration

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.BABY(2229).  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: FREE

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

Every Monday and Friday (July 1, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29/August 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30/September 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30)

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.

Halifax Health

Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

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