Health Resource Center
1850 Bluegrass Avenue
Louisville, KY 40215
When you need help, support or information about your health or that of a loved one, turn to the Health Resource Center at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital.
Whether you think you might have a health problem, need help coping with a serious illness, or just want to learn more about improving your family’s health, you now have a more convenient place to get the answers you need.
Located in the main lobby of Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, the state-of-the-art facility features an extensive resource library of books, brochures and recordings, computers with Internet access, a private consultation room, classroom and children’s play area.
The center offers regularly scheduled education and support services, including classes, free health screenings, counseling services, support group meetings, seminars, children’s play therapy and more. The setting is relaxed and comforting, with knowledgeable, caring health professionals on hand to assist you.
The Center also offers free blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose screenings, as well as periodic screenings for other conditions, every Friday, 9 a.m. – Noon.
Information is the key to making sound health care decisions. The Health Resource Center offers a variety of classes to educate you on issues important to your well-being. Here are just a few examples:
Diabetes Management Program
Certified diabetes educators and dietitians provide in-depth diabetes education, including individual consultation and group classes, that focuses on seven key behaviors. To register, call .
Weight-Loss Surgery Information
Interested in bariatric surgery? Learn more about the Lap-Band gastric banding option for weight-loss at this free informational seminar located in the Assembly Room. To register, call 361-6059.
Alzheimer's Support Group
For caregivers and loved ones. Held the 4th Wednesday of each month, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. For more information, call .
Better Breathers Support Group
For people with lung conditions. Held the 4th Monday of each month, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., except for May, June, August, October and November in which the group does not meet. For more information, call .
Friendly Folks Stroke Club
For stroke patients and loved ones. Held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, from Noon to 1:30 p.m. For more information, call .
Laryngectomee Support Group
Education and discussion for all those who have undergone or will undergo a laryngectomy. Held on the 3rd Monday of each month, from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information, call .
Look Good...Feel Better
Beauty tips for women with cancer. Held on the 3rd Monday of each month, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, call .
Navigating the Road to Survivorship
For patients with any type of cancer. Held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call .
Ostomy Support Group
Various times and location. Please call the Health Resource Center at , for meeting schedule.
Parkinson's Support Group
For patients with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers. Held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 6 to 7 p.m. For more information, call .
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m