CCAC
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Topics > Health & Wellness


Beat the Sugar Blues
$39.00 (1 section available)
Crave sugar laden snacks and drinks? Unable to get past three o'clock without that soda and candy bar? In this class students will learn why eating sugar is making you tired and what's wrong with Splenda and other sugar substitutes. Discover a healthy strategy to beat the sugar blues and reduce your sugar intake while still satisfying your sweet tooth. Some food samples and recipes will be shared.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: the Hand, the Myths, the Legends
$0.00 (1 section available)
Why? Because so many people still think typing causes carpal tunnel. It's a misunderstood condition, though super simple. Caleb R. Campbell, MD , Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand/upper Extremity Specialist at Tri-State Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine will discuss the causes of carpal tunnel, treatments and to dispel common myths and misunderstandings of this common condition.

Eat to Live--Anti-Aging Power Foods
$39.00 (1 section available)
The science of anti-aging eating has advanced to the point where individuals can actually help themselves live a longer, healthier life if they pay attention to the foods they eat. Regardless of age, now is the right time to start eating for life. Participants will discover the healthy choices they can make at home or dining out.

Food and Mood Connection
$39.00 (1 section available)
You have heard the saying, "You are what you eat." Learn about foods that affect your anxiety, depression, stress, and inflammation as well as principles for healthier eating. Identify your own food rules, take control of your health, and be able to make food choices to help balance your mood.

Hospice Volunteer Workshop
$10.00 (2 sections available)
In this workshop, students will learn from an experienced staff of caregivers how to comfort and assist patients and their families as they confront end-of-life issues and challenges. Upon finishing this workshop, each participant will receive a certificate of attendance from CCAC. In addition, individuals can be certified to fulfill a variety of volunteer roles within the hospice family. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided daily in daytime programs.

Medicare--What You Need to Know
$39.00 (4 sections available)
Consumer advocates note that Medicare eligibles get a much better deal if they know the facts. In this class, participants will learn about the Medicare and Medicare Advantage programs, supplement plans, and how to choose the correct Medicare plan. Topics include the four parts of Medicare (Parts A-D); enrollment periods and how to enroll, the most recent Medicare updates; eligibility requirements for the Medicare Extra Help Program; and community resources available to Medicare eligibles. This course will help participants currently receiving Medicare as well as those preparing for the future.

Osteoporosis: How to Keep Your Bones Healthy
$0.00 (1 section available)
Anna M. Dumont, D.O., Tri Rivers Musculoskeletal Centers primary care sports medicine physician, will speak on Osteoporosis: How to keep your bones healthy. Following the educational presentation, there will be a question and answer session.

Smoking Cessation
$0.00 (1 section available)
CCAC is proud to partner with Tobacco Free Allegheny to offer a smoking cessation program specifically designed for families. Information about the dangers of smoking for pregnant women and the health effects of second-hand smoke on young children will be addressed. The program targets smokers of all ages and promotes smoking cessation skills.

The Basics of Plant-Based Eating
$59.00 (1 section available)
Plant-based eating can prevent and even reverse chronic health problems (including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, autoimmune diseases, and cancer). Discover what a plant-based diet is and why it's so important for overall health. Classes focus on practical ways for incorporating plant-centered eating into daily life. Topics include: easy steps for preparing meals, shopping suggestions, reading food labels, tips for dining out, simple yet tasty recipes, and helpful resources.

Vision: What's Age Got to Do With It?
$0.00 (1 section available)
UPMC Centers for Rehab Services will discuss vision and how aging can change your vision. An overview of normal vision processes, vison impairment, low vision and aging vision. Provides opportunities to learn about how best to manage when your vision is changing.

 
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