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, April 4, May 2, June 6, 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.
FIERCE! How to Redefine Fear and Stress and Live Courageously, Tuesdays, April 17 & 24, 12 – 12:50 p.m., Building 4, Room 203 with Dr. Grace Bullock
Grounded in neuroscience, psychology, human physiology, interpersonal neurobiology, and the science and practice of mindfulness, this accessible and experiential workshop explores: (1) How our self-perceptions and identity contribute to stress or resilience; (2) Simple tools to increase our awareness of our conscious and unconscious perceptions; (3) How to appraise our mindset with openness and compassion; and (4) How to create courageous stories that allow us to live with fierce wisdom, even in the face of adversity. Sign up with Wendy Simmons.
Well-being Wellness Challenge, May 1 - 31, Track On Your Own
Improve your mood and increase your energy by tracking and reflecting on all realms of your wellness: emotional, social, physical, mental and work-place. For example, you’ll get points for playing games, knitting, drawing, reading, stretching, eating fruits and vegetables, drinking water, volunteering, donating goods, eating lunch with a coworker, taking a walking break, standing once an hour and more! You’ll also get to set your own well-being goals. For those who turn in their tracking sheets at the end of May, you will be entered in a drawing to win a gift card from a local healthy business. Sign up with Wendy Simmons.
Probiotics: Because Whole Body Health Begins in Your Gut, May 22, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Building 4, Room 105 with Yaakov Levine
I am your gut bacteria; you might be shocked to hear this, but I influence how every part of your body works: how easily you lose (or gain) weight, how your immune system functions, even your ability to focus. Knowing which supplements are essential for keeping me (and you!) healthy is easy if you attend this class. Sign up with Wendy Simmons.
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.
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.