Wellness Program

Northern Nevada community members are welcome to attend all health and wellness events offered here at CARE Chest.  Our Wellness Program is designed to provide health maintenance and disease management education FREE of charge to anyone wanting to attend.  We have partnered with other local professional organizations to provide the most current and up-to-date health information.  During class, clients participate in hands-on learning activities that will help them to better understand and improve their overall health and well-being.

 

UPCOMING HEALTH AND WELLNESS CLASS SCHEDULE
                        All classes are offered at CARE Chest                           

                                             
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Outsmart The Scammers
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
– How to spot certain red flags that may indicate
a fraudulent encounter
– Resources you can turn to in the event you or a loved
one are targeted
– Steps you can take now to help protect yourself and
your loved ones
Led by: Edward Jones Investments ~William Palmer

Introduction to Diabetes Management – 2 part classKCS_3883
Tuesdays, January 23, and 30, 2018

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
At this two day workshop, we will discuss:
– Diabetes and how it can effect your body;
– Basic nutrition, and introduction to exercise.
Led by: Renown

Financial Guidance Classes – Budget 101 and Credit 101
Thursday, January 25, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Learn to budget and live more financially secure, build and repair credit, and plan for your financial future!
Led by: Financial Guidance Center

Immunization Clinic and Resources Assistance
Friday, January 26, 2018
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Vaccines for 2 months to 60+ years old, free to those in need.  Resources include case management, welfare registration for SNAP and Medicaid, emergency assistance, and much more!  Call for details and questions.
Led by: Kids To Seniors Korner

Smart Shopper Series 
Wednesdays starting January 31,  February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7 and 14 2018
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
At this 7 day workshop, we will discuss:
– Shopping for nutritious foods and healthy meal preparation using SNAP benefits or a very strict budget;
– Food tasting, money saving tips, and so much more!
Space is limited for this 7 class series, please RSVP to save your seat.
Led by: Food Bank of Northern Nevada

Immunization Clinic and Resources Assistance
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Vaccines for 2 months to 60+ years old, free to those in need.  Resources include case management, welfare registration for SNAP and Medicaid, emergency assistance, and much more!  Call for details and questions.
Led by: Kids To Seniors Korner

Advanced Diabetes Management
Tuesdays, February 27,  March 6 and 13, 2018
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
At this three day workshop, we will discuss:
– Complications often associated with diabetes, including foot care;
– Reading nutrition labels and counting carbohydrates;
– Understanding and managing your medication.
Led by: Renown

Immunization Clinic and Resources Assistance
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Vaccines for 2 months to 60+ years old, free to those in need.  Resources include case management, welfare registration for SNAP and Medicaid, emergency assistance, and much more!  Call for details and questions.
Led by: Kids To Seniors Korner

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                                                   For more information or to register for any of our upcoming classes please contact:
                                                   Desiree Erchul, Wellness Coordinator at (775)829-2273 ex.105 or derchul@carechest.com