January 2023


Evening Breastfeeding Class 


This engaging class provides participants with everything
they need to know to more successfully establish breastfeeding
– or support a new mother who has decided to breastfeed all
from the comfort of their home.

Date:Weekly, Thursdays on Zoom
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Register: Email  — ParentEducation@jefferson.edu



Bereavement Support Group


For those who have experienced a significant loss
in their life. Facilitated by the Spiritual Care and
Education Department. Eight week group session.
All sessions are online.

Date:Wednesdays, January 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28 and March 6
Time: 2 pm – 3:30 pm or 6 pm – 7:30 pm
Registration: Call 215-952-9547



Pediatricians’ Night


Nemours Children’s Health at Jefferson are here
to help you get ready for your baby. Classes cover
the basics before delivery, at the hospital and what
to expect in the first few months after birth.

Date: Wednesday, January 18 on Zoom
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Registration: Email — ParentEducation@jefferson.edu



In-Person Bereavement Support POSTPONED

Although in-person support groups are postponed due to Covid-19, support groups are offered online by Zoom. We also encourage anyone who may be interested in joining in the future, to contact the Pastoral Care staff at Jefferson Methodist Hospital. We can be of service and gather your information for future in-person sessions. Call: 215.952.9547


Ongoing Classes


Due to COVID-19, our in-person group sessions are postponed until further notice.


Jefferson Rehabilitation Parkinson’s Disease Exercise Program

Don’t let Parkinson’s disease stop you from being “Strong and Steady.” Regular exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease and improve your overall level of fitness and well-being. Join our physical therapists in weekly exercise sessions and participate in seated aerobic exercises as well as balance and strengthening activities in a supportive group setting. Participants must be independently mobile or have an assistant (family member or caregiver) throughout the session. Physician approval is required. Eight (8) weekly sessions for a total cost of $40.


Family Therapy (FREE)

For Friends and Family of Loved Ones with Substance Use Disorder

Is someone you know suffering from an addictive disorder? Are you stressed or depressed about his or her addition? Do you want to motivate your loved one to seek treatment and decrease your own stress? Jefferson’s Division of Substance Abuse in the Department of Psychiatry is currently offering enrollment in a family therapy service designed specifically for the friends and family of those suffering from a substance use disorder. Group and individual services are available and offered at flexible times.


For more information, please call 267.584.6240.