Get Heart Healthy With Community Wellness
Get Better Together
- Beausejour, Gimli, Eriksdale
Take control of your health with a workshop which helps people with ongoing health conditions. The workshop leaders live with health issues. So, they know what it’s like to manage symptoms, medications and health care needs. They share ideas about goal setting and problem solving. They also share a few skills for better communication. The group talks about topics like healthy eating, being active, and how to manage pain. They learn how to cope better with difficult feelings. Build your confidence with the support of others so you can manage your health in a better way. Get Better Together works as an extra support. It benefits people with a wide range of health conditions including (but not limited to)
Diabetes Self-Managment Class
Have you recently been diagnosed with pre-diabetes or diabetes? Are you unsure of what diabetes is? This program explains what diabetes is, how to control blood sugars, what to eat with diabetes and how to read food labels, treatments for diabetes, how to stay healthy from your eyes to your toes, how to manage cholesterol and blood pressure and how to make healthy lifestyle choices.
Diabetes and Heart Health Drop-In Sessions
- Pinawa, Whitemouth
Get up to date information from a nurse and dietitian on managing diabetes and reducing risks for complications.
Introduction to Stress Management - St. Georges, Stonewall, Gimli
This hands-on session reviews stress and ways to reduce stress. Focus on deep breathing and guided imagery.
Commit to Quit - Selkirk, Gimli, St. Laurent, Whitemouth, Beausejour
A 6-session group program that will help you stop smoking and start living smoke-free: increase your motivation to quit, find out about quit medications, set goals & make a change plan, practice some coping strategies and troubleshoot problems
Lunch & Learn - Beausejour
Superfoods to protect your heart.
Strong for Life - Gimli
Moving more is linked with better sleep, memory, balance and cognitive ability. And, less risk of chronic disease, dementia and depression. It’s one of the most important things you can do for your health and well-being. We will cover: walking programs, basic stretching, basic body weight strengthening exercises and falls prevention.