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.
Aging Parents Support Group, 1st Wednesdays, October 4, November 1, December 6, 1:15 - 2:00 p.m., Building 5, Room 239
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.
Know Your Numbers Health Screening, Monday, October 16, 7:00 - 10:00 a.m. by appointment, CML 105
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.
Living Well With Chronic Conditions - Contact Wendy if you are interested
If we get enough people interested we can offer free health education workshops here on main campus. These 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.
Natural Hacks for Memory Support with Yaakov Levine, Tuesday, November 28, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Building 4, Room 203
While age-related cognitive decline might seem inevitable, it doesn’t have to be! The formula for supporting our brain and our memory is simple. Discover how good nutrition and healthy habits can support our memory throughout our lifespan. Register with Wendy Simmons.
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 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.