Living Well with a Chronic Condition (Mar 4-April 8)

Improve your quality of life and lower your health care costs with this 6-week 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.

Class dates: Wednesdays, March 4 – April 8, 2-4:30 pm.

CPR and First Aid (Mar. 9 and 11)

Learn basic CPR and First Aid, including use of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators). Areas of focus include sudden cardiac arrest, choking, basic life support care, and serious injury. Certificate provided upon completion. Classes will be held March 9 and 11, from 2-4:30 PM.  You must attend both sessions.

Freedom from Smoking (Mar 31-May 12)

Are you 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 smoke-free weeks with the support of your classmates.

Class dates: March 31, April 7, 14, 21, 23, 28, May 5 and 12. All classes are from 2-4pm

Diabetes Self Management (April 2-May 7)

Take charge of your diabetes. 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.

Class dates: Thursdays April 2-May 7, 2-4 Pm.

CPR/ First Aid (Apr 10)

Learn basic CPR and First Aid, including use of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators). Areas of focus include sudden cardiac arrest, choking, basic life support care, and serious injury. Certificate provided upon completion.

Ready Set Safe- Preparing for Disaster (April 14)

Disaster can strike at any time without warning. Learn how to make a plan to protect yourself, your family, and your property during natural and man-made disasters. This class covers types of disasters, key elements of disasters, understanding the hazards in your community, and how to develop your disaster plan.

Stress Busters! (April 15 – May 6)

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.

Class dates: Wednesdays, April 15-May 6, 2:30-4:30 Pm.

CPR/ First Aid (May 5 and 6)

Learn basic CPR and First Aid, including use of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators). Areas of focus include sudden cardiac arrest, choking, basic life support care, and serious injury. Certificate provided upon completion. Classes will be held May 5 and 6 from 2-4:30 PM.  You must attend both sessions.

Confident Dementia Caregiver ( May 19 and 20)

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, or combative behavior.

Class dates: May 19 & 20