Women's Health Screenings and Programs
We offer many programs and events to help women improve their energy and spirit. Our certified specialists offer progressive and traditional resources for life enhancement such as:
- Anger and stress management
- Diabetes Center services
- Hypnosis for weight-loss, smoking, anxiety and migraine
- Massage therapy and reflexology
- Nutritional counseling
- Stretch and flex exercise and fitness classes
- Tai Chi
We also offer the C.H.E.E.R. Program (Choices, Humor, Enhancement, Education and Renewal) to help women with chronic illnesses enhance their lives through humor.
Screenings are held throughout the year to check for conditions which can affect a woman's quality of life:
- Adult speech and swallowing problems
- Blood pressure
- Body composition analysis
- Chemical profile
- Coronary risk profile
- Glucose check
- Hearing and memory issues
- Osteoporosis screening
- Stroke and heart disease
With these regular screenings, we can detect health problems early and reduce the pain and risk of these conditions in the future.
Millions of women suffer in silence with urinary incontinence and other personal issues. Dr. Denise Furlong provides a private 10 minute consultation to women to determine if they are in need of treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction. This FREE consultation does not include a physical exam. Screenings are held monthly at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Register for the screening online.
Our passion and concern for women's health extends beyond our campus and into the community. We feature a wide variety of ongoing education classes and screenings to help women stay healthy. Our Health Education Centers are located near Carson Pirie Scott in Chicago Ridge Mall and at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park.
For more information regarding our health education offerings please call 708.423.5774.
Little Company of Mary offers signature events specifically designed for women.
Celebrate the Heart of Women - This event honors the spiritual side of women with a special liturgy and empowers women to make their own health a priority. Pamper yourself with a brunch, visit with friends, and learn what you need to know to maintain your personal best cardiovascular health.
Girl's Night Out - Live laugh and learn at a fun evening with other women from the community that incorporates good food, good company and current information related to women's health.
Women's Wellness Event - Program includes continental breakfast and physician lecture as well as a range of screenings such as complete blood count, blood chemistry analysis, coronary risk profile, colon cancer kit, body mass index, blood pressure and oximetry.
Women's Lecture Series - Learn how to enhance your life with the right blend of attitude and energy. For your physical, emotional and spiritual health.