Did You Know? Research shows that helping others is the best way to help yourself. Doing volunteer work provides numerous health benefits such as lowering your blood pressure, strengthening your immune system, and reducing your risk for depression. We are always seeking new volunteers at Medical West. For more information on how you can become involved, call (205) 481-8502.
Community Health Programs
There are many advantages to being 50 or older ? including the Medical West Senior Care program. Membership entitles you to many valuable lifestyle and inpatient benefits including discounted parking, cafeteria discount, free exercise classes at the Legacy YMCA and much more! For more information, please call (205) 481-8500.
- Volunteer Program
- Childbirth Bootcamp Class
At Medical West, we want to make your pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting experience as enjoyable as possible. That is why we offer a Childbirth Bootcamp Class, to prepare you for what you're about to experience. The Childbirth classes are available through the Women's Center at Medical West and is one 4-hour course taught on the second Saturday of each month. For more information or to register, check out our events calendar or call the Medical West Women's Center at (205) 481-7180.
- Diabetic Education Classes
Get the latest information about diabetes and learn how to take charge of your condition, rather than letting your diabetes control you. To schedule an individualized education session, call (205) 481-7496.
- TOUCH Support Group
“T.O.U.C.H.” stands for “Today Our Understanding of Cancer is Hope.” This support group offered by Medical West is designed for cancer patients, cancer survivors and their families. The group is facilitated by a Chaplain and meets monthly on the first Friday of each month at 12:00 noon in Professional Office Building One of Medical West near the cafeteria. A complimentary meal is provided for those who attend. For more information or to register to attend, please call the Chaplain’s Office at (205) 481-7359.
- Grief Support Group
Coping with the death of a loved one is a journey, not an event. To help along this journey, Medical West offers a Grief Support Group that provides information and caring support. The group is facilitated by a Chaplain and meets weekly on Monday evenings from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Professional Office Building One of Medical West near the cafeteria. A complimentary meal is provided for those who attend. For more information or to register to attend, please call the Chaplain’s Office at (205) 481-7359.
- Alzheimers Support Group
Medical West provides a Support Group for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer?s.The meeting takes place in the first Monday of each month in the Civic Room at 6pm.