Zeeland Community Hospital

Start the New Year in a Healthy Way at Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital

December 27, 2016

ZEELAND, Mich., December 26 – Now that the holiday celebrations are over, many people are focusing on healthy improvements for the new year. Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital wants to help community residents reach their goals by offering new community education classes focused on health and wellness.

Zeeland Community Hospital offers classes for all ages. “Fit and Healthy Families” is a fun-filled program for kids ages 5 to 12 and their families. The focus of the program is to provide a holistic approach to helping families improve their habits to live healthier and happier lives. The eight-week class, beginning on January 10, is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The program costs $40 per family. Deadline for registration is January 2, 2017.

If you are looking to enhance your nutrition awareness, join us for “Avoid the Trap! Today’s Top Mindless Eating Pitfalls and How to Overcome Them.” This class is focused on turning mindless eating into mindful eating. It will be held on Monday, January 16 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per person or $15 per family.

If you need a boost to jumpstart your 2017, join the seven-week “Healthy-Me Kickoff” health challenge. This group, led by a registered dietitian will meet once a week to discuss a variety of health topics. In addition to better health, there will be incentives for meeting weekly goals. The kickoff begins on Wednesday, January 11 at 6 p.m. The cost is $35 per person.

Zeeland Community Hospital also offers Tai Chi, Mat Pilates and Seated Cardio fitness classes to help increase activity levels, balance, flexibility and overall strength.

For a complete list of the programs and classes at Zeeland Community Hospital or to register, visit spectrumhealth.org/zeeland or call 616.748.2834.


Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system, based in West Michigan, offering a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, which is comprised of 12 hospitals, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital; 180 ambulatory and service sites; 3,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, including 1,500 members of the Spectrum Health Medical Group; and Priority Health, a health plan that served 996,000 members in fiscal year 2017. Spectrum Health is West Michigan’s largest employer, with 26,000 employees. The organization provided $372 million in community benefit during its 2017 fiscal year. Spectrum Health was named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems—and in the top five among the largest health systems—in 2017 by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson HealthTM. This is the sixth time the organization has received this recognition.

Ashley Kiekintveld
Marketing and Communications
Phone: 616.748.3610
Email: ashley.kiekintveld@spectrumhealth.org