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 or call (541) 463-5551.

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Check out the Employee Wellness Fall Term Activity Schedule

Aging Parents Support Group, Wednesdays, Oct 5, Nov 2 and Dec 7, 1:15  – 2:00 p.m., Building 5, Room 126

Are your parents able to take care of themselves?  Are they experiencing memory loss?  Are they safe in their homes, still social and mobile?  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, these are the meetings for you. Contact Wendy Simmons or call ext. 5551 for more information.

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

Join us for one-mile walk/run events throughout the year. Benefit our students and your endurance! While the events are free, your donations will fund scholarships from a variety of departments throughout the year. There will be random prize drawings at each walk/run! 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.
Dates: To be determined.

Know Your Numbers Health Screening, 7:00 – 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 12, Building 19, Room 105

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. A 12-hour fast is required. Sign up for a 15 minute appointment by contacting Wendy Simmons at simmonsws@lanecc.edu or ext. 5551.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)

Are you ready to stop dieting and start making some changes?  TOPS can help you reach your weight-loss goals by providing you with the tools, information and accountability you need to be successful. The cost is low and the support is high. The cost is $49 or $59 depending upon the type of membership you choose and this includes access to online tools.  If you are interested in joining, you may attend a meeting anytime.  You can also find out more at tops.org or contactRoberta Wonga at wongrw@lanecc.edu

Tuesdays, noon for 30 – 45 minutes, Building 5, Room 239
Facilitators: Roberta Wong and Jim Bailey

Weight Watchers

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.