Contact: (509) 575-8484
2506 W. Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, WA 98902
Memorial offers classes and courses on many diseases and medical challenges that are faced by our community. Many of these courses and events are free or have a nominal cost.
In addition to these classes, Memorial also hosts events throughout the year that are open to the entire community.
For details of specific classes and events please visit our classes and events page where you can view all our classes as well as set up reminders and book classes:
Contact: (509) 248-7322
A child changes your life forever, in ways you can't imagine until she/he arrives. Memorial offers a selection of pregnancy and childbirth classes and support.
The program is web-based and divided into 8 convenient lessons covering the key topics relating to childbirth. Each class is interactive and includes illustrations, videos and games that you can enjoy at your convenience.
Here are our childbirth classes by topic:
Login to our online Childbirth Education Classes.
Please note pre-registration is required.
Dads Adventure offers the web’s most comprehensive resource for new dads and dads-to-be. Click on the image to the right to view the latest issue.
North Star Lodge offers support groups and classes, like the Young Adult Cancer Support Class to give people to tools to manage their busy lives along with their cancer. Visit www.northstarlodge.org for more information
Contact: (509) 574-3260 / 800-745-1077
Children's Village is dedicated to the needs of children with special needs and their families. In addition to special events that include activities for the whole family and support groups for parents, Children's Village provides ongoing classes designed to bring greater support and understanding to all families.
My Health, My Life, is designed to help individuals who suffer from chronic illness such as arthritis, diabetes, asthma, depression, obesity, heart disease, or chronic pain learn simple techniques on how to live a healthy life by managing their symptoms. Caregivers and family support persons are welcome to attend. Classes are 2 ½ hours once a week for six weeks. To register for classes or for more information, call 509-225-3178.
My Health, My Life is presented in partnership with Stanford University. More information can be found by watching the video below.
Contact: English - (509) 249-5243 En Español (509) 574-5956
Early screening and prevention can help patients prevent the onset of full-blown diabetes. Our pre-diabetes and diabetes classes give patients the tools they need to stabilize blood sugar and manage symptoms. Most of our classes are covered in full or in part by insurance, Medicare and Medicaid.
Contact: (509) 225-3178
To meet the needs of our culturally diverse valley, Memorial publishes a part of the Web site and the quarterly calendar in Spanish. We also partner with local Spanish newspapers to provide interesting and informative articles on topics readers care about.
Memorial's Better Breathers Clinic helps patients suffering with COPD and other lung-related diseases to get the most out of life. Providing information and support, lung impairment doesn't have to stop you from living. Call for information at (509) 576-7654.
Contact: (509) 249-5602
High schools around the Yakima Valley participate in fun and creative ways to raise awareness and money to support programs for children in need each spring as part of the High School Boys' Pageants. To date, they have raised more than $50,000 for The Memorial Foundation, Memorial's NICU department and Children's Village. In addition to raising money, young philanthropists experience how it feels to make a real difference through their daily activities.
Smoking cessation consultations give participants helpful tools in setting goals and overcoming obstacles to quit smoking and using other forms of tobacco. If you are interested, call 576-7654.
From our osteoporosis series, to mammogram education and screenings, to bringing in nationally known speakers, women seeking important mid-life health information can find it right here in the valley.
Memorial hosts support groups that give support and advice to those dealing with life-changing medical and psychological conditions. Family members of those affected are also encouraged to attend these free meetings.