DEEP (Diabetes Empowerment Education Program)

Six-week class: Thursdays, February 15th through March 22nd

Learn about self-care and symptom management and how to make choices that lead to better health. This interactive workshop includes hands-on activities, demonstrations, role play, and games in a fun and supportive environment.

Week 1: Understanding the Human Body

Week 2: Risk Factors

Week 3: Self-Monitoring

Week 4: Exercise

Week 5: Health Management through Meal Planning

Week 6: Living with Diabetes- Medications, Mobilizing Friends & Family


Instructor: Lisa Dorman


FAQs

Do I need to attend all six sessions?

Yes, the program is designed to build upon lessons from the previous classes.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Connecting Point is accessible by car or by bus.

There is a covered bus stop on Sutton Way with a paved path leading right up to the front door. Take Gold Country Stage Route 4 to the Glenbrook Shopping Center. Let the driver know you are headed to the Laura Wilcox Building. The bus stops at approximately 10 after the hour (eg. 2:10, 3:10, 4:10). Call 211 for help planning your trip.

Disease Transmission & Universal Precautions

This class will provide the information needed to protect providers from disease  transmission and other safety hazards.

Instructor: Chris Espedal


FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Connecting Point is accessible by car or by bus.

There is a covered bus stop on Sutton Way with a paved path leading right up to the front door. Take Gold Country Stage Route 4 to the Glenbrook Shopping Center. Let the driver know you are headed to the Laura Wilcox Building. The bus stops at approximately 10 after the hour (eg. 2:10, 3:10, 4:10). Call 211 for help planning your trip.

Practicing Peace: Stress Management for Life

Weekly Class: Thursdays, April 5-26

Minimize the emotional and physical effects of stress and create a more peaceful approach to current challenges. Overcome your stress through humor, relaxation, self-care, and group support.

Instructor: Marge Kaiser



FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Connecting Point is accessible by car or by bus.

There is a covered bus stop on Sutton Way with a paved path leading right up to the front door. Take Gold Country Stage Route 4 to the Glenbrook Shopping Center. Let the driver know you are headed to the Laura Wilcox Building. The bus stops at approximately 10 after the hour (eg. 2:10, 3:10, 4:10). Call 211 for help planning your trip.

The Confident Dementia Caregiver

2-Part Class: May 2 and 3, 2018

Feel comfortable and knowledgeable when working with people with dementia. In this course you will learn about the causes of various types of dementia, appropriate interventions, and how to work with common behaviors of those with memory loss. Explore realistic approaches to aggressive, repetitive, agitated, and combative behavior.

Instructor: Renee Chevraux


FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Connecting Point is accessible by car or by bus.

There is a covered bus stop on Sutton Way with a paved path leading right up to the front door. Take Gold Country Stage Route 4 to the Glenbrook Shopping Center. Let the driver know you are headed to the Laura Wilcox Building. The bus stops at approximately 10 after the hour (eg. 2:10, 3:10, 4:10). Call 211 for help planning your trip.