Center for Healthy Living Workshops for 2017

To register for any of the workshops, utilize the patient portal and follow these steps:

  1. Log in and click the envelope icon in the top right corner of the page.
  2. Click the New button in the top right corner of the page.
  3. Click the Add Recipient button and select “Wellness Program Registration,” then click Select.
  4. Type “Workshop Registration” as the subject.
  5.  Enter your name, contact information and which workshop you would like to attend in the body of the email then click Send. 

Employees without computer access can call 49-45505 to register.

Tobacco Cessation - Living Tobacco Free

Have you recently stopped using tobacco or are you thinking about quitting? Attend this class to learn tips and techniques to prepare to break the habit or continue your new tobacco free lifestyle. Special focus will be placed on behavior change, overcoming withdrawal/cravings, coping with stress, managing weight, preventing relapses and more.

Start date: January 11
End date: February 15 
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: Center for Healthy Living

Start date: April 12
End date: May 17  
Day: Wednesday
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: TBD

Start date: July 12
End date: Aug 23 
Day: Wednesday
Time: Noon p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: Center for Healthy Living conference room

**Start date: September 27
End date: November 1  
Day: Wednesday
Time: Noon - 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: TBD

** This is the last class of the year (outside of the portal and other options) that employees can take to get a waiver for all of 2018.

Weight Management

Want to lose weight and don't know where to start? Have you been wanting to adopt a healthy lifestyle? The time is now to come join us for a six-week program geared toward helping you become a healthier you. The program is led by a wellness coach who will help you identify issues that contribute to being overweight, assist in developing goals and strategies for successful weight loss and maintenance, provide support and guidance and lead discussions on nutrition and physical activity.

Start date: February 16    (No class during spring break)
End date: March 30    
Day: Thursday
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location:  TBD

Start date: April 13  
End date: May 18  
Day: Thursday
Time: Noon - 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: CHL Conference Room

Hypertension Management

Do you currently have or been recently diagnosed with high blood pressure?  In this five-week program you will learn how to manage your high blood pressure and prevent complications. You will gain an understanding of what is “high blood pressure,” with guidance in self-care and management to include nutrition, physical activity, stress management and medication use. You will develop your own blood pressure action plan so you can partner with your health care provider to gain the most from office visits.

Start date: February 7   
End date: March 7 (No class during spring break)
Day: Tuesdays
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: Center for Healthy Living conference room

Start date: May 9 (No class the week of Memorial Day holiday week)
End date: June 13
Day: Tuesdays
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: TBD

Start date: August 29 (No class during Labor Day holiday week)
End date: October 3
Day: Tuesdays
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: Center for Healthy Living conference room

Cholesterol Management

Have you recently been diagnosed with high cholesterol? Or are you trying to reduce your chances of a diagnosis by trying to keep your numbers in check? Come learn what cholesterol is, where it comes from and what types of screenings are available. We will also discuss how to keep your numbers low by eating healthy, being active and investigating medication options. During this four-week series you will develop your own cholesterol action plan so you can partner with your health care provider to gain the most from office visits and medications related to your condition.

Start date: March 28     
End date: April 18
Day: Tuesdays
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: Center for Healthy Living conference room

Start date: July 11
End date: August 1
Day: Tuesdays
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: Center for Healthy Living conference room

Start date: October 24
End date: November 14
Day: Tuesdays
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: TBD

Living with Diabetes

Have you recently been diagnosed with diabetes and are worried about how your life will change? Or are you currently living with diabetes and need to improve your outcomes? The Living with Diabetes program will provide you with essential education and support to get you off on the right foot or back on track. And here’s another great benefit: The program provides discounts on your diabetes medications when you maintain participation.

Start date: February 6th (No class during spring break) 
End date: May 4
Day: Mondays or Thursdays
Monday:  Noon – 12:50 p.m.; 2 – 3 p.m. Location: France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center (CoRec), Wellness Conference Room 226
Thursdays 8 – 9 a.m. Location: Beering Hall of Liberal Arts and Education (BRNG), Room B2016
Thursday 12 – 12:50 p.m. Location: Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts (PAO), Room B157

Stress Management

Does your life feel out of balance? Are you being pulled in too many directions and the stress and anxiety is starting to build? Come learn to recognize the sources of stress, how our body and mind react to stress and strategies for balancing our work and home life demands. This 6-week workshop will also include resources on the pathophysiology of laughter, coping mechanisms and relaxation techniques.

Start date: February 15  
End date: March 22
Day: Wednesdays
Time: Noon– 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: TBD

Start date: April 12
End date: May 17
Day: Wednesdays
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: TBD

Start date: June 14
End date: July 27  
Day: Wednesdays
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: TBD

Start date: August 30   (No class during Labor Day holiday week)
End date: October 11   
Day: Wednesdays
Time: Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Frequency: once weekly
Location: TBD

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