Upcoming Events

Wellness Programs & Upcoming Events

Take time to care for your most valuable resource – your health. LIFE events are open to all LCC employees, their spouses/domestic partners and their dependents, along with retirees. Programs and events are free, unless otherwise noted. To sign up for a class contact use the corresponding CRN. To sign up for a special event or program, contact Wendy Simmons at (541) 463-5551 or simmonsws@lanecc.edu


Click here for the Employee Wellness Winter Term Activity Schedule.

Wellness Fair, "Preparedness and Well-Being" Tuesday, January 26, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Center for Meeting and Learning, Rooms 103 & 104

Mindful Eating, Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Safety, Foot Health, Ergonomic Tips, Diabetes Prevention, Nutrition, and Heart Health are just some of the topics that will be addressed at the annual fair. To see the full list, check out the 2016 List of Vendors and Services. In addition, you'll have a chance to win several door prizes, eat delicious food and mingle with your coworkers. See you there!

Brandborg Winery, Cafe' Yumm, Dr. Virginia Oram, N.D., Eugene Family YMCA, Eugene Foot & Andkle Health Center, Lane Employee Wellness, Lane's Fitness Education Center, Lane Track & Field, Lane Women's Basketball, McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center, Off the Waffle, PacificSource, Play it Again Sports, Reliant Behavior Health, Sundance Natural Foods, Titan Store, Walton Chiropractic Body Wellness, WorkSite Solutions and Yogi Tea.

Take a look at the great list of prizes and organizations donating to the fair.

Aging Parents Support Group meets on 1st Wednesdays: January 6, February 3 & March 2, 1:15 - 2:00 p.m., Building 5, Room 126

Are your parents able to take care of themselves? Are your parents experiencing memory loss? Are they safe in their homes, still social and getting around ok? Do you have these concerns and/or others? If you could you use some support and resources to help assist you in caring for elders, this is the meeting for you. Contact Wendy Simmons for more information.

"Go the Extra Mile for our Students" Walk/Run WeCare Events

Join us for one-mile walk/run events this Fall. Benefit our students and your endurance! While the event is free, your donations will fund scholarships from a variety of departments throughout the year. There will be random prize dawings at each walk run. You could win a FitBit, worth $99, for example!  If you are unable to walk/jog, other activity modalities will be available in the Fitness Education Center, just let Wendy know.

Location: Outdoors, North side of Building 5 on the Bark Trail. Indoor options available in inclement weather.
Time: All are scheduled for noon and other options will be available upon request.

Thursday, February 25 - for the Childcare Center
Thursday, April 14 - for Health Professions
Friday, May 6 (Inservice) - for your Wellness Program

Cravings, Weight Gain and the Blood Sugar Rollercoaster, Tuesday, February 23, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Building 4, Room 203

Achieving your healthiest weight is not about dieting or even pure willpower, but rather understanding how certain foods affect blood sugar levels and appetite. Learn how nutrient-dense meals support healthy metabolism and which nutrient supplements support healthy blood sugar levels and appetite control.  Join Yaakov Levine from Natural Grocers for this seminar.

Sign-up by contacting Wendy Simmons at simmonsws@lanecc.edu or ext. 5551.

Weight Watchers in Session; Mondays at noon, now - March 21

The At-Work Program is offered by Weight Watchers as a 13-week series of weekly meetings. Members prepay at the beginning of a series. Total cost for the series depends on insurance benefits. Members may join on the first, second or third week. At Work members who miss their At Work meeting may attend traditional meetings during the time frame of the series at no additional charge. If you have questions, or are interested in joining, please contact Wendy Simmons (link sends e-mail), (541) 463-5551.

Free School Employee Wellness Conference, March 20 – 22 in Bend, Oregon

Internationally recognized speaker, author and change agent Kevin Carroll is the keynote speaker.  Rejuvenate yourself, connect with others, hone your personal skills. Registration is coming soon, learn more here.

Know Your Numbers Health Screening

Do you know your numbers? Health screenings cost just $15.00 and include blood pressure, resting pulse, waist circumference, BMI, body fat, and a finger stick test for total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, and blood glucose. Sign up for a 10 minute appointment by contacting Wendy Simmons or calling her at ext. 5551.