Health Ministry

Health Ministry

The mission of the St. Jane Frances de Chantal Health Ministry is to extend the healing mission of Jesus Christ to all members of the parish community.  It is our goal to help improve the health of our parishioners by focusing on health education, wellness and prevention.

Our ministry includes all health professionals and lay volunteers who care for the health needs of parish members by organizing blood drives, blood pressure screenings, and educational seminars.  The team meets periodically to plan and conduct events.  If you are interwested in joining this ministry, please contact the church office:  586-977-8080.

Upcoming Events:

Blood Pressuse Screenings in 2019:
May 18-19

Memory Screening
Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Sign up will be in the office during April 2019

Healthy Balance Seminar - How to Prevent Falls!
Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10:00am-11:30pm. Sign up will be in the office during May 2019, Wear comfortable clothing.

CPR & AED Training (This course does not provide a certificate)
Monday, June 3, 2019 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. All are Welcome - No age limits, no tests, no stress!!  Register in the parish office during May 2019.  Pre-registration is required so we have enough supplies!

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-led National Diabetes Prevention Program can help you make a change for life.  This program helps you learn how to change your lifestyle to prevent type 2 diabetes.  Groups meet for 16 weekly sessions and six monthly follow-up sessions with a trained Lifestyle Coach.  Informational Meeting Tuesday, June 4 at 6:00pm, Weekly meetings beginning Tuesday, June 11 at 6:00pm.  For more information or to register, contact Debbie at 586-977-8080 or see Doreen at our monthly BP screening on May 18-19.

 

Debbie Mazur
 

Christian Service & Adult Formation Coordinator 

(586) 977-8080, ext. 107
email:  djmazursjfparish@gmail.com

Recommended health information
(Resources and links)

Human Trafficking Hotline
     888-3737-888

www.LoanCloset.org
Free online directory of organizations that loan home medical equipment for free or at low-cost