Healthy You Series

In our Healthy You Series, our Interdisciplinary Health Professionals address various topics in interactive classes held over ZOOM. To participate you will need a valid e-mail address so that we can send you a ZOOM link and/or materials related to the class.

COVID-19 and Your Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is a worrisome time and has brought many changes to how you live your life and an overwhelming feeling of uncertainty about when this will end and how bad things might get. Are you feeling stressed and exhausted? This is normal given what we are going through. It is very important that we take care of ourselves both mentally and physically during this time which can help us take charge of our own lives.

 

Use this link to watch the archived presentaiton: 

https://youtu.be/AMXZ4BBr0G4

Managing Anxiety and Depression

Wednesday January 27 at 1:30pm

Do you feel sad, hopeless, or worried or have you lost interest in activities you would normally enjoy?  Sadness and worry are normal human emotions but depression and anxiety are not. These may require treatment to overcome and shouldn’t be ignored.

This session will help participants to distinguish between depression, anxiety and normal human emotional experiences, and will provide strategies for coping with these feelings.

 

Use this link to watch the archived presentation:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89gsGFLinDw

Falls Prevention

Thursday February 11 at 1:30pm

Fall prevention: Simple tips to prevent falls

 

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury in seniors 65 and over? Fall prevention may not seem like a lively topic, but it's important and can help you prevent serious injury. As you get older, physical changes and health conditions — and sometimes the medications used to treat those conditions — make falls more likely. Learn how to stay safe with these simple fall-prevention measures, from reviewing your medications to hazard-proofing your home. Join us to discuss steps you can take to lower your risk of having a fall or injury.

 

Use this link to watch the archived presentation:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll0PrdMZTQU