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Health and Wellness Events for January and February

Check out these local workshops focusing on health and wellness!
AARP Colorado would like you to know about these health and wellness events for January and February...



 

 

  • Heart Health and Increasing Energy with Nutrition (FREE event)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                When: Monday, January 14, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (MST)Where:  Parker Recreation Center17301 E Lincoln AveParker, CO 80134Hosted By: Charter Health & WellnessRegister for this event now at: www.mycharterhealth.com or call (303) 225-8385Cost: FreeEvent Details:

Join energy and educational powerhouse Kristin Burgess, R.D., for valuable nutrition tips on heart health and increasing your energy!  Nutrition is directly related to your energy levels throughout the day.  Not just what you eat, but when you eat and the combinations of foods you choose to eat directly effect certain chemicals in your body that regulate your energy levels. What is even more interesting is that eating to improve energy levels, can also effect heart health. The foods that you choose to put in your mouth at the right times to increase your energy, must be heart healthy or they won't increase energy! Lunch served!

  • Total Wellness, Natural Health Care and You! (FREE event)When: Monday, January 28, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (MST)Where: Greenwood Village City Hall, Community Room6060 S Quebec StGreenwood Village, CO 80111Hosted By:Charter Health & WellnessRegister for this event now: www.mycharterhealth.com or call (303) 225-8385Event Details:

Join us for lunch, complimentary chair massage and helpful tips from Guest Speakers Brian Bowlen, CMT, LAc, Acupuncturist, and Dr. Bruce Kamins, chiropractor, of Integrative Health.  Find out how it all works and how to know what service may be best for you.  Brian and Dr. Kamins will educate about the health benefits of acupuncture and chiropractic, alternative lifestyle medicines, postural alignment and more.   Brian is a Nationally Certified Acupuncturist, certified by the Egoscue Method, as a Postural Alignment Speicalist.  He also created Restorative Structural Therapy.   Dr. Kamin's techniques include diversified adjusting, flexion-distraction, spinal decompression, laser therapy, activator, physiotherapy and exercise rehabilitation.

Event Cost: Free Lunch & Learn

Register:  www.mycharterhealth.com or call (303) 225-8385

  • BBQ Dinner and Square and Round Dance Party! (FREE event)When: Monday, January 28, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (MST)Where: Clements Community Center1580 Yarrow StLakewood, CO 80214Hosted By: Charter Health & Wellness                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cost: FreeRegister for this event now at : www.mycharterhealth.com or call (303) 225-8385Event Details:

Free! Bring your friends and square dance and rounds group and join us for a catered Western BBQ and  Dance party!  Caller will be  Bob Joant.  Cuer David Smith.  Space is limited to 125, so register early!   

  • Diabetes 101 - Prevention and Management (FREE event)When: Monday, February 4, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (MST)Where: Parker Recreation Center17301 E Lincoln AveParker, CO 80134Hosted By: Charter Health & Wellness                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Event Cost: Free
  • Register for this event now at:www.mycharterhealth.com or call (303) 225-8385

Event Details:   DIABETES 101:

What is diabetes?  How can you prevent it now? How can you best manage your diabetes?

Speaker: a Certified Diabetes Educator from the American Diabetes Association.  Lunch served.

Join us for a special event from the American Heart Association.  They will discuss tips to improve heart health, prevent heart attack (#1 killer of women and men), prevent stroke and reduce hypertension.  They also have healthy cooking recipes to share and tips for reducing sodium and cholesterol in your diet.  Lunch served.

Event Cost: Free

  • Improve Mobility, Reduce Pain with Physiotherapy (FREE event)When: Monday, February 11, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (MST)Where: Greenwood Village City Hall, Community Room6060 S Quebec StGreenwood Village, CO 80111
  • Event Cost: FreeHosted By: Charter Health & Wellness
  • Register for this event now at: www.mycharterhealth.com or call (303) 225-8385Event Details:

Physical therapists (PTs) are highly-educated doctors that are licensed health care professionals who can help patients reduce pain and improve or restore mobility - in many cases without expensive surgery and often reducing the need for long-term use of prescription medications and their side effects.  PTs work with you to prevent and restore the loss of mobility before it occurs by developing fitness- and wellness-oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles.  Join Dr. Doug Goldstein of Physiotherapy Associates who will show how to prevent, manage and improve you condition so that you will achieve long-term health benefits.  Lunch served.

 

  • How to Have a Healthy Heart and Live a Long Life (FREE event)When: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (MST)Where: Greenwood Village City Hall, Community Room6060 S Quebec StGreenwood Village, CO 80111
  • Event Cost: FreeHosted By: Charter Health & Wellness

Register for this event now at: www.mycharterhealth.com or call (303) 225-8385.
Event Details: Join us for lunch and tips from Dr. Erica Windle of Atlas Personal Wellness, plus a free chair massage.  Dr. Windle will show you how to improve posture, circulation, energy and provide tips on living well and pain-free.  If you suffer from back pain, neck pain, headaches or numbness, come listen to Dr. Windle.  Lunch from Panera Bread served.

 

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