Please consult the Calendar for the day and time of these Health oriented activities and groups.
Culinary Arts and Meal Preparation
Every Wednesday is a unique opportunity for everyone to join in the preparation of a delicious meal, and of course, the share with others the experience of enjoying what you’ve helped to create. The benefit of this popular group is learning simple meal preparations that are very heathy but delicious and inexpensive too. Call on Tuesday to let us know you want to come. It’s becoming so popular and we want to be sure there is enough food. Joining in on preparation and or clean-up is required to eat!
Each week Connections transports interested members to join the community for lunch at St. John’s Church and other sites as opportunities arise. These lunches provide an opportunity for members to enjoy a meal prepared by caring community volunteers, to meet their neighbors, and to make new friends. Seeing first hand the impact of volunteering in the community is inspiring and by visiting these sites, members may find new opportunities to volunteer themselves.
Each week we will consider relevant nutrition topics. We might even look at media and nutrition and advertising. Learn easy was to eat healthy foods to improve your physical, emotional and mental health. Every week is a different topic, ranging from the latest diet trends to emotions around eating. Health food can be delicious. Come discover this with us. Remember the saying, you are what you eat!
Stress Management – A Key to Health and Wellbeing
What can you do to manage everyday stress and anxiety, before it worsens and impacts your everyday activities and responsibilities? We’ll explore neuroscience, meditation, better eating habits, the importance of connection and the opportunity in challenging our beliefs, often unconscious ones, as well as the role trauma plays in triggering anxiety and severe stress.
Stretch, Balance & Strength
These groups will involve simple exercises to improve flexibility and balance as well as strengthen the muscles that we need to keep us moving and independent in the years to come. We accommodate all ages and all physical ability levels.
Whole Health Action Management (WHAM)
This 8-week course is about your goals. After you write your Whole Life goal, you create and log a weekly action plan, support each other in attaining your goals, learn ways to encourage positive thinking, and work towards finding meaning and purpose in your life.
Wellness Recovery Action Planning for Smoking Cessation Journey
Offered annually during Great American Smokeout in November. Yes, trying to quit smoking is a challenge. And many have tried and failed, maybe many times. But some have kept trying and eventually kicked the habit. Their health improved and their finances did as well. Join this group and begin to cut down every day, every week, until you no longer smoke at all. Let’s move toward this goal together.