UPCOMING EVENTS

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Craving Change Booster Single Sessions

Craving Change Booster Single Sessions are for patients who have previously attended a Craving Change 6-week group session. These Boosters are designed to help Craving Change participants keep on track by reviewing techniques and strategies for success. They provide opportunities for participants to share successes and challenges, to re-set their focus, and to keep on track.

Upcoming Dates:

Friday, June 8th @ 9:30 - 10:30 am.

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

 

 

 

 

Healthy Aging Series

 

In partnership with the Welland Public Library, Seaway Mall Branch Welland McMaster Family Health Team brings you Healthy Aging workshop series.

September 19th, 2018 - Fitness, Falls Prevention and Nutrition

October 17th, 2018 - Sleep, Stress, Mindfulness and Medications

November 21st, 2018 - Memory Loss, End of Life Planning and POA (Power of Attorney)

 

Workshops are from 10:30am - 12:30pm, with lots of time for questions.

Hosted by the Seaway Mall Branch of the Welland Library Community Room.

Diabetes Prevention Workshop (Pre-DM)

Has your doctor told you that you are in danger of developing Type II Diabetes? Do you want to learn tips about how to safely manage your blood sugar levels through simple lifestyle changes?

Attend our Pre-Diabetes workshop with our Registered Dietitian.

Next group:

Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 1 - 2:30pm

Friday, June 15, 2018 @ 9:30 - 11:30am

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 @ 1 - 3pm

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 @ 1 - 3 pm

Call Family Health Team reception to register 905-734-9699 ext. #3

 

Bone Health Workshop Series

Join our team of professionals for weekly topics important to your bone health followed by the practical application of exercises you can learn to do safely in your own home.

Week 1 - Introduction to Osteoporosis & 1 hour exercise

Week 2 - Understanding Medications & 1 hour exercise

Week 3 - Eating Guidelines for Strong Bones & 1 hour exercise

Week 4 - Home-based Exercises and Fall Prevention

Dates:                Thursday, April 19, 26, May 3, 10th.

Location:          Royal Rose Place, 635 Prince Charles Drive, Welland

Time:                 9:30 – 11:30am

 No cost to attend / Free parking

 Contact Welland McMaster Family Health Team to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3 (Space is limited)

 

  

Mindfulness

The practice of Mindfulness helps reduce stress by breaking some of the unconscious habits of thinking and behaving that stop you from living life to the fullest.  

Join us on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Free of charge and no registration necessary.

Held at the Community Wellness Complex, no membership required.

Upcoming Dates for 2018:

Wednesdays, July 11 & 18

Wednesdays, August 8 & 15

Wednesdays, September 12 & 19

Wednesdays, October 10 & 17

Wednesdays, November14 & 21

Wednesdays, December 12 & 19

 

Forest Therapy

Spend time in nature to improve your health and wellness!
Many studies have shown that spending time in natural settings has important health and wellness benefits, such as:

Physical Health

  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Strengthens immune system
  • Reduces pain
  • Improves sleep

Mental Health

  • Decreases stress
  • Reduces feelings of anger and aggression
  • Reduces depression and anxiety
  • Improves concentration and memory function

Forest therapy isn’t about exercise for the body, but it is exercise for the soul. It is a guided stroll through the forest with a focus on Mindfulness techniques. Recommended for all ages and abilities.

Time: 2 hour walk

Dates:

Monday, May 14th

Monday, June 4th.

Monday, July 16th

Monday, August 13th

Monday, September 10th

Monday, October 15th - Booster Walk (for anyone who has participated in a walk to date)

 

 

Call to register and to inquire about upcoming dates.
(905) 734-9065 ext. #3.

Urban Pole Walking

Recommended for folks with mobility issues.

Learn a new skill and increase your whole body fitness, stability and endurance.
Poles are provided.
No cost to attend.

Facilitated by our Occupational Therapist.

Tuesday, May 8 - June 12th @ 9:00am.

Location: Welland Community Wellness Complex
145 Lincoln Street, Welland, ON.

Call the Family Health Team to register: (905) 734-9699 ext. #3.