Classes & Events


Saint Francis Memorial Hospital offers a variety of community education programs and support groups to help you and your loved ones live healthier longer. Please join us for any of the classes or supports groups that meet your specific health needs.

Weekly Stroke Education Classes
Each year more than 700,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke, making stroke the number one cause of disability and the number three cause of death in the US. Learning more about prevention, causes and warning signs of stroke can greatly increase the chances of full recovery. Caregivers, stroke survivors, persons at risk for stroke, and health professionals are welcome. (Chinese interpreter at each class)

Part One - 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month– Causes, Prevention and Management
Part Two - 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month – Stroke Recovery and Caregiver Issues
1 - 2 p.m.
Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, 900 Hyde St., 7th Floor

Monthly Free Blood Pressure Screenings 
High blood pressure can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure, and kidney failure. High blood pressure usually has no symptoms, so regular screenings should be an important part of your healthy living plan.

First Thursday of the month, 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St., Cafeteria, 2nd floor  

Smoking Cessation 
A smoking cessation course, free to smokers.

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St., Lower Level, Radiation Oncology Library
For times and registration, call 415.353.6886

 

If you have any questions about these programs or support groups, please contact the telephone number associated with the event or support group.

 

Support Groups


Everyone needs the support of neighbors and friends. Support groups are available to members of the community.