Upcoming Community Classes, Events And Support Groups at GMC

Want to… understand more about stroke? Manage your diabetes better? Prepare big brother or sister for a new baby?

All these classes and more will be offered in November at Gwinnett Medical Center. If a registration number is not listed, please call 678-312-5000 to register, or register online at gwinnettmedicalcenter.org/classes.

Scroll to the bottom of the list to see ongoing support groups. A full list of support groups is available here.


Gwinnett Takes on Diabetes

Four experts will speak on various diabetes-related topics. Exhibitors will feature the latest diabetes products.
Nov. 1 (Sat.), 8:30 a.m.
GMC Resource Center
665 Duluth Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
FREE. Registration required 678-312-5000

Lung Cancer risk Factors, Resources and Support
Nov. 4 (Tue.) noon – 1 p.m.
Cancer Support Center
631 Professional Dr., Suite 220
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
For more information call 678-312-4010
FREE. Registration required. Call 678-312-3100

Newborn Care
This single session class helps expectant parents prepare to care for a newborn.
Nov. 4 (Tue.) 7 p.m. or Nov. 15 (Sat.) 9 a.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
Fee: $40 per couple

Healthy Childbirth Weekend
Please join us for our condensed weekend class series that is taken during your third trimester. You will learn signs of labor, breathing & relaxation techniques, medical interventions, and more. A tour of Gwinnett Women's Pavilion is included.
Nov. 7 (Fri.) 6 - 9 p.m. and Nov. 8 (Sat.) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
Fee: $95 per couple


Big Brothers/Big Sisters to Be
Children ages 3 to 10 will tour the Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion, discuss what to expect, practice holding and swaddling, and make a birthday card. Parents also receive materials on sibling preparation.
Nov. 11 (Tue.) 6:30 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA  30046
Fee: $20 per child, $10 for each additional child

Let’s Talk About Stroke
Join us to discuss prevention, causes and symptoms of stroke and the immediate steps to take if you or someone you know experience signs of stroke. Also learn about the diagnostic tests and treatment for stroke
Nov. 14 ( Fri.), noon
Gwinnett Medical Center
1000 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
FREE. No registration required

Car Seat Class
Learn what to consider when choosing a car seat, how to install it and the techniques to secure your child in the seat. You can also have your car seat checked by a certified car seat safety technician to determine if it’s been properly installed.
Nov. 20 (Thur.), 7 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA  30046
Fee: $20 per person/couple

Support Groups

Jack Jacob Aphasia Conversation Group
Every Thursday, 1 p.m.
Mango Room
Glancy Rehabilitation Center
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, Ga. 30096
For more information call 678-312-6167
FREE. No registration required

Women’s Cancer Support Group
Second Tuesday each month, 6:30 p.m.
Cancer Support Center
631 Professional Dr., Suite 220
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
For more information call 678-312-4010
FREE. No registration required


Stroke Support Group
For survivors and caregivers.
Third Wednesday each month, 1:30 p.m.
Kiwi Room.
Glancy Rehabilitation Center
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, Ga. 30096
For more information call 678-312-6167
FREE. No registration required

Caregiver Support Group
Designed to make it possible for families and loved ones to understand their feelings about the impact cancer has had on their daily lives.
First Tuesday each month, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., or
Third Tuesday each month, 11 a.m. – noon
Cancer Support Center
631 Gwinnett Physician Center
631 Professional Drive, Suite 220
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
631 Professional Drive, Suite 220
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

FREE. No registration required

Men to Men Cancer Support Group (Starts Oct. 28, 2014)
Men with any type of cancer are welcome
Fourth Tuesday each month, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Cancer Support Center
631 Gwinnett Physician Center
FREE. No registration required



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