Thursday, September 20, 2018
Topics > Health & Wellness

A Healthy Heart: Out of Rhythm - an Atrial Fibrillation Overview
$0.00 (1 section available)
The UPMC Center for Atrial Fibrillation will discuss the importance of coronary artery disease prevention and an overview of atrial fibrillation and during this interactive seminar. Attend this program for a comprehensive overview of what is atrial fibrillation, risk factors, stroke risk, and treatment options/updates.

Get a New Healthier You!
$39.00 (1 section available)
Spring is an ideal time to get smart and get a new you through healthy detoxification and whole food nutrition. In this class you will learn 10 things that might be making you toxic, 5 ways to know when it is time to cleanse, and 10 easy ways to detoxify your body and feel better. Students will receive information on a supervised detoxification program and learn how to make a few simple cleansing recipes that you can include in your daily routine. Handouts will be provided to all students.

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.

Inflammation: How to Control It Naturally
$39.00 (1 section available)
Learn what lifestyle habits cause inflammation. We will look what inflammation does to the body and healthy ways to reduce it.

Medicare--What You Need to Know
$39.00 - $49.00 (5 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.

Seizures and Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Management and Sleep Disorders and Treatment
$0.00 (1 section available)
This combined lecture will provide an overview of seizures/epilepsy and sleep disorders. We will plan to discuss diagnosis and treatment of both seizure disorders and sleep disorders including sleep apnea and insomnia. There will be an opportunity for an open discussion and questions at the end of the program.

Target Health: Take Care of Your Body And It Will Take Care of You
$99.00 (1 section available)
This is a four week health positive series that teaches simple lifestyle changes that will combat common health issues. Students will learn practical methods and tips to restore health with nutrition. Each week we will focus on one specific, but common, issue and investigate the ways to support the body with nutrition. Health issues we will address include: high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

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. This is a hands-on, workshop-type course, with "try-it-out" homework activities.

Veterans Benefits & Medicare
$49.00 (2 sections available)
Are you a veteran? Learn about Medicare, veteran's benefits and the coordination between Medicare and the Veteran's Administration

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