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

WeCare Wellness Walk

Aging Parents Support Group meets on 1st Wednesdays: December 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, January 21 - for the Study Abroad Scholarship
Thursday, February 25 - for the Childcare Center
Thursday, April 14 - for Health Professions
Friday, May 6 (Inservice) - for your Wellness Program

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.

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, Gardening, Sustainability, Diabetes Prevention, Nutrition, and Heart Health are just some of the topics that will be addressed at the annual fair.  In addition, you'll have a chance to win several door prizes, eat delicious food and mingle with your coworkers. Seee you there!

Weight Watchers in Session; Mondays at noon, November 2 - February

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.