November 6, 2012 in Features, Health

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New listings

St. Luke’s Fall Kick-Off Event – Event for anyone with a disability interested in returning to or learning more about accessing recreation in the area. Family, caregivers and friends welcome. Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Rocky Mountain Medical, 14 E. Mission Ave., Suite 2. Call (509) 879-8137 or email belcoucm@st-lukes.org for more information.

Latin Fitness Classes – Basic dance and aerobic moves set to Latin and pop music. Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m., in the Community Enrichment Center, 110 S. Main St., Colfax. Cost is $7 per session or $35 per month (first class is free). All are welcome. Call (509) 432-4906 for more information and to register.

Zumba Classes with Sandy – Open to all ages. Mondays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. and 5:45-6:45 p.m., at Audubon Park Masonic Lodge, 2821 Northwest Blvd. Cost is $25 for five weeks. Call (509) 625-6200 to register and visit www.tinyurl.com/ZumbaPR, email sandy@weissolutions.com, or call (509) 270-0053 for more information.

Upcoming

PREvent Class: Weight Management - For women who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes and want to make lifestyle changes to prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes. Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Free. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Quit For Good: A Tobacco Cessation Program - Four-week program to help make quitting easier. Free; participants who attend all sessions receive a $25 gift card and a free quit kit. Wednesdays, Nov. 7-28, 6-7 p.m., at Holy Family Health Education Center, Room 4, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Past Life Exploration Workshop – Two-night workshop guided by nationally certified and Washington state registered clinical hypnotherapists uses hypnosis and guided imagery to discover your past lives and explore past life talents, significant relationships, first incarnations, and current life purposes. Wednesday-Thursday, 6-9 p.m., at Shared Transitions, 1411 W. Garland Ave., Suite B. $89. Call (509) 326-5350 or (509) 270-3161 to register and for more information.

Informational Programs on Medicare and Supplements – Series of programs to help residents navigate the mysteries of Medicare and Medicare supplements. Format consists of a 30-minute presentation followed by a question-and-answer session. Held Thursday, 2-4:30 p.m., at Tekoa Library, 139 S. Crosby St., Tekoa, Wash.; Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at St. John Library, 19 E. Front St., St. John, Wash.; and Nov. 19, 3-5 p.m., at Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax, Wash. Call (509) 397-4366 or (877) 733-3375 for more information.

Blue Cross of Idaho Medicare Advantage Seminar – Free seminar is Thursday, 10 a.m., at AmeriTel Inn, 333 Ironwood Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Call (888) 492-2583 or visit www.bcidaho.com/medicare to register and for more information.

Babysitting Basics - Course for youths age 10-15 to prepare them to be successful baby sitters. Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $40. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Pre-Diabetes Class - Two-part class for those who have or are at risk for pre-diabetes, and their friends and family. Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245, and Nov. 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Lincoln Hospital, 10 Nicholls St., Davenport, Wash. Cost is $30, includes a support partner. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Health Care in Spokane, the Good News – Free community forum features T.R. Reid, correspondent and filmmaker for the Washington Post, NPR and PBS, and screenwriter/narrator of the PBS documentary special “U.S. Health Care: The Good News.” Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m., at Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Call (509) 359-6335 for more information.

PREvent Class: Taking Action to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes - For women who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes and want to make lifestyle changes to prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes. Nov. 14, noon-1:30 p.m., at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Event is funded through Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Free. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Healthy Cooking Class - November’s class covers improving holiday favorites. Nov. 15, 6:30-8 p.m., at Providence Holy Family Education Center, Room 4, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Free. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Initial Assessment - Wellness Activities for Patients with Breast Cancer - 30-minute one-on-one discussions with a wellness coach who will provide participants with free or low-cost wellness and complementary therapies. Nov. 15, 3-5 p.m., at Wells Fargo Building, Room 2B, 601 W. First Ave. Free. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Breast Cancer Early Detection Screenings – Boundary Community Hospital, 6640 Kaniksu St., Bonners Ferry, is offering 25 percent off mammography screenings through Nov. 16. Call (208) 267-4851, email richelle.r@bcch.org or visit www.boundaryhospital.org for more information and to make an appointment.

Thriving Before, During and After Breast Cancer – Two-part series of classes on breast cancer prevention, education, and survivorship support. Clients of the Breast, Cervical, and Colon Health Program or Cancer Patient Care should contact CHER at (509) 232-8138 to receive a discount code. Held Nov. 17, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Building, Leahy Room, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Cost is $20. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

CPR - Friends and Family - Class covers adult, child and infant CPR and choking. Ideal for community members who want to know CPR but don’t need a certification card. Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. $10. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

It’s Never Too Early to Prevent Diabetes – Covers things you can do to to prevent diabetes. Nov. 26, 5:30-7 p.m., at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Women’s Self-Defense Classes - Learn practical and applicable defense methods that you could confidently use in an emergency. Held the third Saturday of each month, 1 p.m., at 101 N. Argonne Road, Suite B, Spokane Valley. Cost is $10 per class. Call (509) 891-9821, visit www.hitpitmma.com, or email adreaphifer@gmail.com for more information.

Vibrational Yoga – Modernized method of yoga designed to heal by tuning into your vibrations through sound, breath, mind and body postures and stretching. Mondays, 6-7 p.m., Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m., and Thursdays, 9-10:30 a.m. at Inner Journeys Center, 334 S. Grant St. Cost is $10 for Tuesday and Thursday classes (Monday session is free, donations welcome). Visit www.kennethjzutter.com to register and call (509) 315-1451 or email kjz@kennethjzutter.com for more information.

Women’s Cancer Survivor Retreats – A weekend of rest, reflection, sharing, massage, reflexology, presentation, accommodations, meals and more with others who have been or are on the same journey. Retreats are: Jan. 25-27, March 15-17, and May 17-19. Suggested donation is $195, $15 due at time of registration will be applied to total. Held at St. Joseph’s Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Call (509) 483-6495, email pnovak@sjfconline.org, or visit www.sjfconline.org/womensretreats forcancersurvivors.html for more information and to register.

Zumba Classes – The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center is offering Zumba classes every Monday, 6-7 p.m., at 405 Williams St., Post Falls. Cost is $7 per class or $28 per month. Call (208) 457-8950, email art@thejacklincenter.org, or visit www.thejacklincenter.org.

Washington State University Memory Problem Study Participants Sought – Psychology researchers at Washington State University are seeking people with memory problems and their spouses or other family members to participate in treatment and intervention groups in Eastern Washington. Call (509) 335-4033 ext. 1 for more information.

Drug and alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous – For 24-hour information and support, call (509) 624-1442. Visit www.aaspokane.org for meeting schedules and more details.

Daybreak of Spokane – Offers residential and outpatient treatment for adolescents with emphasis on family. Downtown outpatient and residential, 960 E. Third St., (509) 444-7033; Valley outpatient, 11711 E. Sprague Ave., (509) 927-1991.

Tobacco Cessation Classes – Community Health Education and Resources Office is offering free tobacco cessation classes throughout Spokane. Call (509) 232-8138.

Tobacco Cessation Classes – Free for Group Health members. For dates and times, call (509) 459-1086 or visit www.ghc.org.

Quit and Win Tobacco Program – Free program offers classes two times a month, flexible quit dates, chances to win prizes at each class once you quit and support to help you quit and stay quit. Held at Providence Holy Family Hospital, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. (509) 232-8138.

Walking Group – Guided walking group meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at YMCA, 507 N. Howard St. Free and open to the public, all levels of fitness welcome. Call (509) 232-8138.


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