Hanover Hospital Community Health Programs include the following educational programs and services:
Blood Pressure Screening
FREE. No appointment necessary. Call (717) 316-2441 for information.
"Chair Aerobics" Fitness Class
This fitness class meets every Thursday, 3–4 p.m. at Hillside Medical Fitness Center, 250 Fame Avenue, Suite 100. Tailored for those with physical restrictions. It may be helpful to individuals with pulmonary or cardiac issues, those in physical rehab stages, those with weight loss concerns, and women in late stage pregnancy. All exercises are low impact and may be performed with or without the aid of a chair. No registration is required and the program is free for all attendees. For additional information, call (717) 316-2159.
Diabetes Education Consultants
Individual counseling sessions through the Diabetes Education Department. For more information, call (717) 316-2118.
The Diabetes Puzzle
A diabetes management course. Pre registration is required. For cost or additional information, call (717) 316-2118.
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During your stay, your nurses and lactation consultants are available to teach you how to get started with breastfeeding. After discharge, our lactation consultants, maternity staff, nurse midwives and your physicians are available if you have any questions or concerns about breastfeeding. Call (717) 316-2262 for more information.
Infant Massage Class
Infant massage provides mothers and fathers with an opportunity to deepen the bond with their new child. Private training over three sessions will include massage oil, informational handouts, and your own personal infant massage book. Call (717) 316-7337 for more information.
Prenatal Conditioning Class
This class incorporates cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility and balance for moms-to-be.
Prenatal Swimming Class
Join other moms-to-be as we exercise and move in the water to fun music—a great way to relieve stress!
A place to connect with your breath, your body, your emotions, and your baby. All levels and trimesters welcome.
For cost and information on any of these prenatal classes, please contact Ann Kress, M.Ed at (717) 316-3488.
Preparing for Childbirth Course & Refresher Course
This class teaches a woman who is expecting how to identify the signs of labor, relaxation and breathing techniques, birth methods and important facts about nutrition. Pre-registration is necessary. For cost and information call (717) 316-2996.
Personalized Individual Nutrition Counseling
For individuals who wish to lose or maintain weight, or modify eating behavior for other health-related reasons. Counseling provided by registered dietitian. For cost and information, call (717) 316-2263 or (717) 316-2138.
For information about tobacco use and various options on how to quit, call (717) 316-7894.