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“Live Healthy” Community Outreach Programs

Be an advocate for your health! Learn about prevention, management of chronic diseases and more at our Live Healthy educational seminars.

Guided Relaxation Register

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Take a moment to experience the healing benefits of intentional rest with instructor Jessica Roodvoets. Accompanied by soothing music, the instructor’s soft voice leads you through a guided visualization to increase body awareness, reduce stress and anxiety, and deepen relaxation. Guided visualization has the power to transform negative thought patterns that send our body into the fight or flight response. It improves not only our outlook, but our health, happiness and state of peace. Please bring a yoga mat and/or blanket

Classes offered April 8 and April 29
Please choose a class timeslot when registering

Location Metro Health Conference Center
2225 Main St SW,
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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April 29, 2014
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
FREE$0.00
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE$0.00

Guided Relaxation: May Register

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Take a moment to experience the healing benefits of intentional rest with instructor Jessica Roodvoets. Accompanied by soothing music, the instructor’s soft voice leads you through a guided visualization to increase body awareness, reduce stress and anxiety, and deepen relaxation. Guided visualization has the power to transform negative thought patterns that send our body into the fight or flight response. It improves not only our outlook, but our health, happiness and state of peace. Please bring a yoga mat and/or blanket.

FREE!
Tuesday, May 13
5:15 – 6:15 pm or 6:30-7:30 pm.

 

Location Metro Health Conference Center
2225 Main St SW,
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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May 13, 2014
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
FREE$0.00
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE$0.00

Hip Pain Seminar Register

Do you suffer from hip pain? Meet Dr. Kevin Howard, orthopedic surgeon, as he discusses a new technique for hip surgery – anterior hip replacement – that can reduce pain and lead to faster recovery. He will also discuss the causes of hip pain, pain prevention and other treatment options.

 

 

Location Metro Health Conference Center
2225 Main St SW,
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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May 14, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Free$0.00

Osteoporosis Prevention Register

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Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses like bending over or coughing can cause a fracture. Join Nurse Practitioner Tammy Becket from Osteopathic Associates of Michigan as she discusses risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and how you can take steps towards preventing osteoporosis from happening to you.

FREE
Tuesday, May 20
6:30-7:30 p.m.
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Location Metro Health Conference Center
2225 Main St SW,
Wyoming MI 49519

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May 20, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE$0.00

Pre-Diabetes Class

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Have you ever been told or suspect that you have pre-diabetes?
Our certified diabetes educators will provide up-to-date information on how to identify pre-diabetes and teach you about lifestyle changes you can make to improve your health at this free seminar.

Registration is required, please call (616) 252-8339
*Online registration is NOT available for Pre-diabetes.

All classes are 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Click here to learn more about Metro Health’s diabetes education classes.

Location Metro Health Southwest
2215 44th St SW
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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May 21, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
July 2, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
August 13, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
September 24, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
November 5, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Beyond the Tan – Skin Cancer 101 Register

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Join the area’s leading surgical oncologist, Dr. Laurence McCahill, as he explains the types of skin cancer, share tips on the best ways to prevent it, and highlight signs to look for in your skin that may indicate follow up care is needed. He will also discuss the latest advancements and options available in the treatment of skin cancer.

FREE!
Wednesday, May 21
6:30-7:30 p.m.

Location Metro Health Conference Center
2225 Main St SW,
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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May 21, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE$0.00

Stroke Prevention in Women Register

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Stroke is the third leading cause of death in women in America. While women carry the same risk factors as men, the risk is often higher because of hormones, pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause. Join Neurologist Dr. Kevin Altman and Metro Health Pharmacist Larry Custer as they talk about stroke  risk factors specific to women, medication management and why over 55,000 more women than men experience a stroke each year.

FREE!
Thursday, May 29
6:30-7:30 p.m.

Location Metro Health Conference Center
2225 Main St SW,
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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May 29, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE!$0.00

Guided Relaxation: June Register

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Take a moment to experience the healing benefits of intentional rest with instructor Jessica Roodvoets. Accompanied by soothing music, the instructor’s soft voice leads you through a guided visualization to increase body awareness, reduce stress and anxiety, and deepen relaxation. Guided visualization has the power to transform negative thought patterns that send our body into the fight or flight response. It improves not only our outlook, but our health, happiness and state of peace. Please bring a yoga mat and/or blanket.

FREE!
Tuesday, June 3
5:15 – 6:15 pm or 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

 

Location Metro Health Conference Center
2225 Main St SW,
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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June 3, 2014
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
FREE$0.00
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE$0.00

Cancellations: Live Healthy reserves the right to cancel classes and events based on low registration or due to poor weather conditions. Cancellations will be announced on our registration line (616) 252-7117 and on your local TV news station.

Contact us-
Phone: (616) 252-7117
Email: Livehealthy@metrogr.org
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