Chronic Disease Management – individual health coaching or group sessions
- Immediate counseling provided, with education, emphasizing the recommendations of the National High Blood Pressure Education Program: maintaining a healthy weight, being physically active, following a healthy diet plan, reducing sodium intake, drinking alcohol in moderation, taking prescribed drugs as directed
- Rechecks for all elevated results
- Monthly or quarterly clinics available
Utilizing the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) recommended framework focusing on seven areas of self-care:
- healthy eating
- being physically active
- monitoring blood glucose levels
- taking medication correctly
- learning to solve problems that arise in your diabetes management
- taking steps to reduce your risk of diabetes complications and learning to cope with the emotional ups and downs that come with living with a chronic disease
Classes look at the dynamics of stress and discover how it affects your health, emotions, thoughts and behavior. Learn techniques to manage stress in your work and personal life.
- Weekly or monthly weigh-in programs available
- Educational sessions combine healthy eating and physical activity components
Tobacco Cessation Program – Beat the Pack
4 week program consisting of 4 live sessions and follow up support calls
Employee Wellness Classes
WELLNESS AND YOU
Winter is Coming: The Game of Surviving Cold/Flu or Covid Season
This class explains the differences between the common cold/flu and covid symptoms. Discussion will include the power of prevention and practical treatment strategies.
This class takes a look at some conditions that affect women such as: menopause, cancer, osteoporosis, and heart disease. You will learn the importance of preventive screenings and when it’s time to see a health care provider. Learn how to take a proactive approach to your own health.
The 7 Dimensions of Wellness
Wellness is much more than merely physical health, exercise, or nutrition. This presentation explores the seven dimensions of well-being: social, physical, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, and intellectual.
The Power of Prevention at Any Age
Disease prevention is extremely important when it comes to staying healthy and avoiding illness and chronic diseases. This presentation focuses on the importance of yearly doctor visits, annual screenings, and vaccinations. It also addresses practical steps you can take on a daily basis to prevent chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease.
The Cost of Sleepless Nights
Sleep is required for optimal health, but at least 40% of people don’t get enough. Sleep rejuvenates the body’s ability to function properly, almost like recharging a battery. This presentation explains how much sleep is needed to function optimally and why it’s so vital for health. It also teaches simple and effective tips and tricks to improve sleep quality and quantity.
Diabetes Self Management: Connecting the Pieces
This class helps employees understand diabetes and the importance of glucose management. Learn the relationship between food, exercise, and medication to achieve optimum long-term health
Skin Cancer: Protect the Skin You’re In
This class explores the causes and risk factors of skin cancer. We will examine the three main types of skin cancer, as well as the best and most practical steps you can take toward prevention. You will also be provided with guidelines for skin self examinations.
No Gym, No Problem
This presentation teaches employees how to put together a fitness program outside of the gym. It explains how to structure effective workouts in a home or work environment using inexpensive or no equipment. It also explores practical ideas and complimentary daily habits to get the most out of these workouts.
Stretch: Don’t Stress
Office-based employees often spend most of their day sitting at a desk and looking at a computer screen. This class teaches an intro to stretching and/or gentle yoga practices that can be performed in an office space or when crunched for time. We will also discuss how to incorporate these practices into a busy workday to help combat fatigue, stiff joints and muscles, and stress.
This presentation explores the importance of movement and provides general guidelines for its organized form: exercise. The many benefits of movement will be discussed, including the impact physical activity has on both mental and physical health, as well as different ways to move more and live an active lifestyle.
Smart Nutrition for Hard Working Professionals
Eating right can be a challenge, especially for busy professionals that are always on the go. This presentation focuses on how to eat healthy throughout the entire day despite a hectic schedule. Discover the five nutritional “traps” common in the workplace.
Eat Well, Be Well
Learn from a Registered Dietician the importance of maintaining a healthy diet and ways to make smart choices when shopping, preparing food at home, and dining out. Participants also learn the basic food groups and how their role in a balanced diet leads to optimal health.
This class explores several ways to support or prevent chronic conditions through diet. We will discuss appropriate food choices to manage and prevent several conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and more.
Gut Check: The Importance of Digestive Health
This class discusses the functions of the digestive system, the importance of gut health, and the connection your digestive health has with your brain, and overall wellness.
The Buzz on Caffeine
Learn the effects of caffeine on the body, and how to identify your personal caffeine threshold. We will also discuss guidelines for safe consumption across all ages, and education on alternatives to lower or improve your daily caffeine intake.
MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS
Mindfulness is an integrative, mind-body approach to life that helps people relate effectively to their experiences. Through simple mindfulness techniques, attendees of this presentation learn how to pay attention to thoughts, feelings, and body sensations in a way that can increase awareness, help manage difficult experiences, and create space for wise choices.
Mental health is more than the absence of mental disorders—it is a state of well-being that supports effective daily functioning and is experienced differently from one person to the next. Mental health is foundational to overall well-being and taking care of yourself requires consistent effort and attention! This class provides a comprehensive understanding of mental health, exploring its impact on different aspects of life, addressing potential issues, and equipping you with evidence-based strategies to enhance mental well-being.
Don’t Be “S.A.D.”: A look at the “Winter Blues”
Nearly 20% of the U.S. population suffers from some form of the “Winter Blues”. Learn the meaning of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), how to recognize its signs, and practical actions you can take to alleviate the symptoms, and make it to spring.
The Cost of Post Pandemic Stress
It’s no secret that the Covid 19 pandemic took a toll on everyone’s overall health and wellbeing. This class will explore the toll that the unique circumstances created by a pandemic can have on our mental health. Along with identifying these stressors, we will discuss strategies to help participants cope and return to post-pandemic life healthier, happier, more aware, and in control of our emotional wellbeing.
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Digital Media
In today’s technology-filled world, it’s common for people to be consumed by their smartphone, tablet, or computer. Tech-forward lifestyles can take a toll on physical and mental health, but there are ways to balance technology and healthy living. This presentation unearths the ups and downs of constantly being “connected” while providing tips and tricks on monitoring use to improve overall well-being.