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.
Aging Parents Support Group, 1st Wednesdays, February 7, March 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.
Employee Wellness Conference, March 25 – 27, Riverhouse, Bend, Oregon
Hone your personal skills as a leader in school employee health and well-being, fuel your passion through networking and learning how others are igniting wellness in their schools. Rejuvenate with many opportunities to be active, eat well and relax in Central Oregon. Register online and indicate you are part of Lane Community College’s team.
How to Actually Lose Weight, Tuesday, January 16, 12:00 – 12:45 p.m., Building 5, Room 126 with Caryn Gillen
If you’re ready to lose weight, but don’t know where to start, this mini-workshop is for you. You’ll learn the one thing you can do in 29 seconds to get you to goal weight faster. When to eat to get lasting weight loss and how bad timing can destroy your results. The big mystery behind losing weight and why busting the dieting myths are imperative to your results. Caryn has a masters in Counseling Psychology, is a certified Eating Professional and has multiple coaching certifications. She has lost over 45 pounds and is keeping that weight off. www.caryngillen.com
Know Your Numbers Health Screening, by appointment
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. You can join anytime.
Tuesdays, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m., Building 4, Room 203
Facilitator: Roberta Wong
Walker Tracker Challenge, February 5 - March 18
Improve your mood and decrease your stress by joining the Walker Tracker Challenge! Most physical activities count and you can participate from any location. For example, you can enter gardening or strength training and it will be converted into steps. Walker Tracker integrates with every major activity tracking device such as Fitbit, Jawbone, Garmin, Misfit and more. And you can enter your activities manually. The goal is 8,000 steps per day. More details to come.
Wellness Massage Fair & Wellness Challenge Kickoff
Come get a relaxing 10 – 15 minute massage. Win a prize. Check out your local amazing fitness facility. Sign up for the 6-week activity challenge through Walker Tracker where most physical activity counts. Get a free pedometer.
Wednesday, January 31, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Building 5, Room 134
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 (541) 463-5551.