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.
Click here for the Employee Wellness Spring Term Activity Schedule.
Aging Parents Support Group meets on 1st Wednesdays: 1:15 - 2:00 p.m., April 6, May 4 & June 1, Building 5, Room 240
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, April 14 - for Health Professions
Friday, May 6 (Inservice) - for your Wellness Program
Know Your Numbers Health Screening, Wednesday, April 20 & Tuesday, April 26, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m., Building 30, Room 132
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 15 minute appointment on April 20 or April 26 by contacting Wendy Simmons or calling her at ext. 5551.
“Omega-3 Recipes for Optimal Health”, Tuesday, May 17, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Building 4, Room 203
Ever wonder what makes Omega-3's so essential to our quality of life? These unique fats are vital to optimal health and play a key role in brain, heart, weight and joint health. Live with vitality again, no matter your age, by trying these simple, everyday Omega-3 rich recipes! You’ll get sample some of the recommendations too. Join Yaakov Levine from Natural Grocers for this seminar. Sign-up by contacting Wendy Simmons (or call ext. 5551).
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.