Classes, Events & Groups

Postpartum Depression Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Journeys: a health resource center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Facilitated by Colleen Zietlow, LMFT, Agnesian HealthCare Behavioral Health Services Psychotherapist, Agnesian HealthCare's Postpartum Depression group offers education and support for women who are experiencing or are at risk for postpartum depression.This group is also open to women who are struggling emotionally after childbirth and need to connect with others.

Participants will learn about adjusting to their new role as a parent, bonding with their newborn, expectations vs. reality, boundaries, social support, adjusting to relationship changes, physical demands of the newborn, emotional effects of pregnancy, childbirth and the role of hormones. This group will also give mothers the opportunity to talk, listen and share their experiences with other women experiencing similar feelings.

Mothers are invited to bring their babies to group sessions.

This support group meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m.

To learn more about this free group, call (920) 926-4960.

Spouse/Partner Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center
1161 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
United States

Open Bereavement Support Group: Anyone experiencing the death of a spouse/partner may attend any of the meetings and different individuals may be there each time.

Please join us at Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center on the west end of Twohig Flooring America near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.

Registration is not required for open groups.

Walk With a Doc - Wednesday afternoon

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers Mondays through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m., and Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m., to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise.

Be a Walk With a Doc member to receive the following benefits:

  • Free to join
  • Receive a t-shirt
  • Prizes awarded quarterly for number of miles walked
  • Monthly provider health talks
  • Topics, dates and times vary
  • Free blood pressure checks
  • Refreshments and light breakfast fare

For more information, call the Health Resource Center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

 

Breastfeeding for Moms & Dads

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding for Moms & Dads class provides you and your partner with information to begin breastfeeding with confidence and a true sense of security. Topics include the advantages of breastfeeding, techniques, problem prevention, returning to work and the use of breast pumps for the nursing mother. 

Preregistration for this free class is required.

Walk with a Doc

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers Mondays through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m., and Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m., to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise.

Be a Walk With a Doc member to receive the following benefits:

  • Free to join
  • Receive a t-shirt
  • Prizes awarded quarterly for number of miles walked
  • Monthly provider health talks
  •    Topics, dates and times vary
  •    Free blood pressure checks
  •    Refreshments and light breakfast fare

For more information, call the Health Resource Center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

Walk with a Doc

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers Mondays through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m., and Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m., to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise.

Be a Walk With a Doc member to receive the following benefits:

  • Free to join
  • Receive a t-shirt
  • Prizes awarded quarterly for number of miles walked
  • Monthly provider health talks
  •    Topics, dates and times vary
  •    Free blood pressure checks
  •    Refreshments and light breakfast fare

For more information, call the Health Resource Center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

Affected Family Members Group

Date
Time
Location

Domestic Violence Services
21 S. Marr Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Domestic violence affects everyone involved, including the family and friends of the person being abused. The Affected Family Members Group provides family and friends a place of support, healing and learning to help support loved ones while they are in the abusive relationship and after thay have left the abusive relationship.

This open support group meets the first and third Thursday of each month from 4 to 5 p.m. 

For more information about this free support group, call (920) 926-4207. Contact with the Domestic Violence Program must be made prior to participating in this group.

Family members and friends must be at least 18 years of age to participate in this support group.

Eating Disorders Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Sixth Floor Meeting Room
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Eating Disorders support group is for adults 18 and older who are struggling with anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and/or bulimia nervosa.

In order to attend this group, members are required to see a therapist and/or dietitian regularly, and will be expected to sign a release of information at the first group so the group facilitators and treatment team can remain in contact should a safety issue arise.

Group facilitators have the right to ask individuals to leave or take a break from the group if they become inappropriate (relapse or become too ill that they would be a risk to themselves or other members).

Before admission to this group, members must contact Colleen Hanson, MS, LPC, at (920) 926-4389, or Jacalyn Wendt Coleman, MS, RDN, CD, at (920) 926-4674 to be screened. Members cannot show up to group without being screened by one of the above.

To learn more about this free support group, call Colleen Hanson or Jacalyn Wendt Coleman at the numbers listed above.

Understanding Mom & Baby: Postpartum Care - Step Two

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Sixth Floor Meeting Room
430 East Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Expectant parents in their mid to late third trimester of pregnancy are invited to join St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit labor and delivery nurses for a two-part class that focuses on mom and baby, after baby has been born. Session one focuses on mom - body changes after delivery; breast care, baby blues, relationships, work and child care, diet and exercise and expectations. Session two is all about baby, including newborn characteristics, feeding, sleeping, soothing, bathing, illness and more! 

Class dates are December 7 & 14.

Fond du Lac- Grief Matters Adult Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center
1161 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
United States

This group is intended for individuals who are grieving the death of someone closes to them. Learn about a variety of grief topics and with opportunities to share you experience with others who understand. This group provides a safe environment to share feelings such as guilt, anger, fear, or loneliness.

Please join us at the Bereavement Center behind Twohig Flooring America, near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.

Registration is not required for open groups.

RMC Triathlon

This Ripon Medical Center event combines the rich history of the Green Lake Conference Center, its beautiful grounds and the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin to attract racers from all over the Midwest. The course includes an amazing lake swim, rolling hills on the bike and secluded run course making this triathlon perfect for beginners to veterans.