What's happening at Slidell Memorial in November

Mindful Meditation- November 1st & 15th 5:15-6:15 pm

These 1-hour mindfulness sessions serve as an introduction to meditation for those new to the practice and provide support to those who currently practice meditation. Each session includes 30 minutes of guided meditation, 15 minutes of group discussion, and a 15 minute talk on a specific element of meditation practice that will help you focus on everyday mindfulness to help ease stress. Led by Dan Lawton, a qualified instructor in mindfulness-based stress reduction. For more information or to register, call (985) 280-6612 or email dan@nolamindfulness.com

Caregiver Support Group- November 2nd 5:30-6:30pm

A group for caregivers to meet other caregivers facing similar challenges as you and your family. For more info, call (985) 280-6612. Meetings take place at the SMH Regional Cancer Center, 1120 Robert Blvd. at the 2nd Floor Chapel

Lamaze Series Class 4- November 3rd. 6:30-7:30 pm

This is the last of a 4 class series that takes place in October and November. Learn about Lamaze's 6 healthy birth practices: Healthy eating during pregnancy; Normal changes in your body during pregnancy; High risk pregnancy vs. normal pregnancy; Recognizing signs and symptoms of labor; Normal hospital procedures; Coping strategies for labor and delivery if you desire to deliver naturally or even if you end up getting an epidural. Meet new friends that also desire to learn all about what modern-day Lamaze has to offer! To register, call (985) 280-2657. Classes take place at the SMH Founders Building, 1st Floor 1150 Robert Blvd. Conference Room

Blood Drive November 8th 9am-5pm

The Blood Center is hosting a blood drive at 901 Gause Blvd. on the 2nd floor. Blood donations are desperately needed. Click here to schedule your donation appointment

Breastfeeding 101- November 12th 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join our Lactation Consultants for this month’s Breastfeeding 101 class. where they offer support and encouragement as they discuss the advantages of breastfeeding, how to get started, how to prevent problems, common concerns and what to expect in the first few weeks. To register, call (985) 280-2657.

Women Warriors Workshop - November 16th 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Want to learn a new craft? Classes are conducted in a relaxed setting to help promote discussion, camaraderie and fun! Supplies are provided. Classes take place at the SMH Wellness Pavilion, 501 Robert Blvd., 2nd Floor. For more information, or to enroll, please call (985) 280-6611. 

Living with Cancer Support Group - November 16th 5:30 - 6:30 pm

The Living with Cancer Support Group is for those living with cancer and their caregivers.The group meets at the SMH Regional Cancer Center, 1120 Robert Blvd., 2nd Floor Chapel. To register, call (985) 280-6612.

Big Brother/Big Sister Class - November 16th 6:00pm

Big Brother, Big Sister is a special class for children, ages 3 – 10. Children learn safe ways to interact and care for their family’s new baby, practice diapering, make a special gift for the new baby and tour the SMH Birthing Center. Parents also receive tips on preparing their children for their new family addition. This class is free. To register, call (985) 280-2657.

Bereavement Support Group - November 17th 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Bereavement Support Group, a monthly grief recovery support group, meets at the SMH Regional Cancer Center, 1120 Robert Blvd. For more information, call (985) 280-6612

Lunch and Learn Series - November 18th 11:30 - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn is a monthly event where one of the SMH/Ochsner staff members present an educational topic. November's topic is a Robotics and Spine Surgery with Dr. Bradley Hall. Seating is limited so please call (985) 280-2657 to register.

Cooking with Chef Monteleone - November 30th 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Learn how to cook delicious and healthy food with Chef Brett Monteleone. The class will take place from 2-3pm in the SMH Wellness Pavillion. Those who preregister and attend the class will be entered into a raffle to win 25 samples of Chef Brett's delicious recipes!

For more information or to enroll in the class, please call (985) 280-6665.