Our primary goal at Holy Cross Hospital is to keep our community healthy and informed. In addition to our many fitness classes, support groups, and special events, we also offer a variety of other health and wellness classes and programs, including those listed below.
To view the full schedule of health and wellness classes, please click here.
Better Balance (55+)
Designed for seniors 55 and older, this free class incorporates strength and resistance training and balance-specific exercises that target the three sensory systems - visual, muscular and neurologic - involved in balance control. The goal of this class is to improve balance through increased strength and body awareness in challenging situations. View schedule and registration information.
Blood Pressure Screening
Free blood pressure screenings are offered on a walk-in basis at several community locations. Community Locations | Senior Source
Diabetes Education Class
Diabetes self-management classes, taught by a registered nurse and dietitian, prepare the participant to self-manage their disease in partnership with their physician. The class includes four group sessions and one individual visit with a dietitian. View schedule and registration information.
Diabetes Prevention Program
This free 12-week classroom program is designed to help individuals who have pre-diabetes to make lifestyle changes, such as weight loss and exercise, which can prevent or delay the onset of diabetes or cardiovascular disease. Nutrition guidance, cooking demonstrations, free exercise classes, problem solving, and support for maintaining motivation is provided. View schedule and registration information.
This assessment utilizes the state-of-the-art Biodex Balance System and gait and balance testing to determine your personal falls risk. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. View schedule and registration information.
Heart Saver: Adult CPR & AED Training
This four-hour class for non-healthcare providers covers one-rescuer CPR and choking prevention, with hands-on practice. Training on the use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) is included. An American Heart Association card will be issued upon completion. View schedule and registration information.
Laughter is natural medicine that lifts our spirits, makes us feel happy and brings people together. Feel alive and empowered by using humor to improve your health and increase your sense of well-being. View schedule and registration information.
Look Good...Feel Better
If you have started a course of radiation or chemotherapy treatment you may experience some temporary changes in the appearance of your skin and hair. Learn about new hairstyles, skin care, cosmetics tips, and nail care. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society. View schedule and registration information.
Explore meditation to benefit specific areas of well-being such as physical health, pain relief, emotional wellness, creativity, communication and relationships. View schedule and registration information.
Memory Academy (55+)
This 5-week course was created by UCLA Center on Aging and provides memory improvement techniques designed to work for everyone. (This program is not intended for people with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia). View schedule and registration information.