Freedom from Smoking

8-class series. Classes are September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 19, 24, 31, November 4, 2:00-4:00 pm.

Ready to quit smoking? Finding your path to a smoke-free life is easier with the right help. The American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking program is a proven way to quit smoking—and stay quit—even if you’ve tried before and went back to smoking. Over the course of eight classes, you’ll set a quit date, build a quit plan, and work through your first few months smoke-free with the support of your classmates.

Stop smoking and start living.

For questions, please contact Karen Bellanti at 530-274-5601.

 

Lifting Techniques for Home Caregivers

You don’t have to be a bodybuilder to lift someone safely. Learn lifting and transferring techniques to move someone into and out of a car, chair, bed, or bathtub without hurting her or yourself.

For questions, please contact Karen Bellanti at 530-274-5601

Stress Busters!

4-week series. Thursdays, October 4-25, 2:30-4:30 pm.

Beat back stress with this fun, interactive series exploring a variety of stress-busting tools and techniques. Learn to use exercise, nutrition, and a healthy dose of humor to master stress and live a healthier life.

For questions, contact Karen Bellanti at 530-274-5601.

Living Well with a Chronic Condition

6-week series. Classes are on Tuesdays, November 6-December 11, 2:00-4:30 pm.

Improve your quality of life and lower your health care costs with this innovative, interactive workshop that will help you take charge of your chronic disease. Learn techniques for dealing with frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation; build your strength and endurance; and learn how to effectively communicate with family, friends, and health professionals.

Participants will work together over this six-week course to share experiences, make action plans, and problem-solve alongside others with chronic conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema. 

For questions, please contact Karen Bellanti at 530-274-5601.

The Confident Dementia Caregiver

2-day class. November 7 & 8, 1:00-4:00 pm

Feel comfortable and knowledgeable when assisting someone with dementia. Learn about the causes of various types of dementia, appropriate tools for redirection, and how to work with common behaviors of those experiencing memory loss. Explore realistic approaches to repetitive, agitated, orcombative behavior.

For questions, contact Karen Bellanti at 530-274-5601.

Ready, Set, Safe: Preparing for Disaster

Disaster can strike at any time without warning. Learn how to protect yourself, your family, and your property during natural and man-made disasters.

For questions, contact Karen Bellanti at 530-274-5601.

Step Up, Speak Out: Reporting Signs of Abuse

Learn how to spot signs of abuse and neglect and what to do if you see or suspect abuse.