Nash Health Care maintains an active schedule of educational classes and seminars across a wide range of topics designed to assist the community in making positive health choices.
Cancer Transitions: Get Back to Wellness
A free, five week wellness program designed to assist cancer survivors in making the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. Experts guide patients through exercise routines, relaxation, stress management, nutrition plans, and long-term medical management options customized to fit their needs. New sessions available twice a year. For more information, please call 252-962-8908.
For those interested in heart and lung health, this group meets monthly at the Rocky Mount Senior Center. For more information, please call 252-962-3473.
Dine and Discover
For those interested in health and wellness topics, a free lunch discussion featuring guest speakers and special presentations hosted at Nash County Senior Center. Refreshments are served. For more information, please call 252-962-3473.
Fresh Start Tobacco Program
An American Cancer Society Tobacco Cessation program that lasts four weeks and is designed to help smokers quit the habit for good. Light refreshments are provided. New sessions available twice a year. For more information, please call 252-962-3473.
The Emily Ellis Brain Injury and Stroke Support Group
For stroke survivors and their families, this group meets monthly at the Bryant T. Aldridge Rehabilitation Center. For more information, please call 252-962-3711.
Living with, and Beyond Cancer
Providing people affected by cancer the opportunity to network with others who share similar experiences. This general cancer support group offers open and confidential discussions and guest speakers on cancer-related topics. Meets monthly.
Look Good, Feel Better
A free public service program available to women that offers practical guidelines and beauty techniques to manage the side effects of cancer treatment. Open to women currently or recently finished with radiation or chemotherapy. Meets monthly. For more information, please call 252-962-8004.
Perinatal Education Classes
The Nash Women's Center hosts regular classes on pregnancy, childbirth, and infant development. Topics covered include the science of pregnancy, nutrition advice, how to prepare for birth, managing labor stages, tips and tricks for pain management, vaginal vs. cesarean birth, breastfeeding, and how to care for a new infant. Classes are held in the education room of the brand-new Nash Women's Center on Nash Health Care's campus. Significant others and babies are always welcome. For a current class schedule and to register, please call 252-962-BABY.
Surgical Weight Loss Support Group
For those who have undergone or are considering bariatric weight loss surgery, this group meets monthly at Nash Health Care’s Mayo Surgery Pavilion. For more information, please call 252-962-6503.
UNC Cancer Center Networks Lunch and Learn
Monthly educational sessions hosted by Nash Health Care in partnership with UNC Cancer Networks. Each month features an expert speaker and is focused on cancer. The discussion is presented via telehealth video conferencing and lunch is provided at no cost to participants. For more information, please call 252-962-3473.