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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.

Matter of Balance: Fall Prevention

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This class is conducted in 8 two-hour sessions and uses group discussion, problem-solving strategies, videos and gentle exercises to help reduce falls and fear of falls, helping older adults remain active, independent and confident.

Must preregister by September 10, online registration is not available.

$16/ 8 week Session

Tuesdays, September 16- November 4
Call 616-252-7117  to register.

3:00-5:00 p.m
Southwest Plaza, Comm Room

 

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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October 28, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual$16.00
November 4, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual$16.00

Pre-Diabetes Class

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Tuesday, November 11th
5:30-6:30 p.m.

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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November 5, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Healthcare Reform, Insurance & You Seminar Register

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Do you know when new insurance plans are available and which is right for you? Curious to see if you qualify for financial help to cover insurance premiums? Get answers to your questions- learn about new healthcare insurance options at this FREE seminar! Hosted by Humana.

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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November 6, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE$0.00

Spinal Stenosis: A Royal Pain in the Back Register

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If you have been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, have chronic low back pain or pain and numbness when walking, help is on the way! Dr. Kenneth Kozlow will discuss causes, symptoms and treatment options for this common ailment that may help you with your pain and have you back in your groove in short order!

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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November 11, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE$0.00

Cooking with the Cardiologist – Heart Healthy Holiday Fare Register

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Matthew Sevensma, DO

Tis the season for traditional holiday recipes. The good news is you can celebrate the holidays with family tradition and maintain a healthy balance of calories at the same time. Metro Health Executive Chef Ryan Reynolds along with Cardiologist Dr. Sevensma, DO, will demonstrate some delicious recipes you can try at home! Get tips to fend off the dreaded holiday calories and weight gain.

 

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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November 13, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE$0.00

Guided Relaxation: November-December 2014 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, November 18th & December 2nd
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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November 18, 2014
December 2, 2014

Common Thumb Injuries and Treatments Register

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At one point in time or another almost everybody has experienced that nagging soreness in the thumb and wrist area. Identifying and treating thumb injuries are important as the thumb is responsible for so much movement in the hand and wrist! Dr. Viet Do will provide valuable information regarding common injuries, treatments and prevention of common thumb and wrist pain in adults.

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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December 9, 2014
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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