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.
Check out the Employee Wellness Activity Schedule
Aging Parents Support Group, 1st Wednesdays, April 5, May 3 & June 7, 1:15 – 2:00 p.m., Building 5, Room 240
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.
How Your Body Works: Why Eat This Part 2 with Yaakov Levine, Tuesday, April 25, 12:00 – 1 p.m., Building 4, Room 204
Join us whether or not you came to Part 1. Knowing how food works with your body (or doesn’t) makes it easier to understand what to eat and why. Warning: Attendees may experience side effects such as weight loss, decreased aches and pains, balanced hormones, and real energy.
Living Well With Chronic Conditions 20-Minute Informational Session with Leslie Gilbert, Tuesday, May 2, 12:30 or 1:00 p.m., Building 4, Room 251
Join one of these short presentations about the Living Well programs offered by Senior and Disability Services. Offered at convenient times and locations, these free health education workshops are extremely helpful for individuals living with chronic disease/conditions, their caregivers and/or loved ones. An evidence- based curriculum developed and licensed by Stanford University School of Medicine, the Living Well workshops are offered in six-week series. With support from Lane County Public Health, Trillium Community Health Plan, and the Oregon Department of Human Services, Senior and Disability Services is able to offer the program at no cost. The program teaches skills and information related to sleep, physical activity, nutrition, medication use, and much more.
"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.
Tuesday, April 18, 12:00 p.m. for the Carol Lynn Morse Scholarship
Friday, May 5 (Inservice), 12:00 p.m. for the Shining Star Scholarship
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. A 12-hour fast is required. Sign up for a 15 minute appointment by contacting Wendy Simmons at email@example.com or ext. 5551.
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)
Join our on-site chapter and get support for improving your lifestyle. The focus of TOPS is on changing habits, dealing with stresses, achieving better health, moving more and learning. It's not about dieting. The cost, including online tools, for the year is $49 or $59 depending upon which Wellness Package you choose. For subsequent years the cost is $32. Attend anytime to see what these meetings are about and you can join anytime. You can find out more at tops.org or contact Roberta Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesdays, noon for 30 – 45 minutes, Building 3, Room 107
Facilitator: Roberta Wong
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.