Health & Wellness Programs

Adult

Health & Wellness Programs

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GVPT - Balance and Falls Lecture

A physical therapy lecture provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT).

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Sep 3
12-1pm

No registration required.

Tuesday
Sep 3

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Come help save a life! Advance registration preferred via 1-800-RED-CROS (1-800-733-2767)
Walk-ins welcome.

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Thursday Sep 5
2-7pm

No registration required.

Thursday
Sep 5

Kundalini Yoga Workshop: Using Our Chakras to Access a New Reality

The Chakra system is a model for making sense of life. The chakras are focal points for our concentration as well as gateways beyond our physical state through which we may evolve into a new reality.

Instructor: Sat Dharm Singh Khalsa

For more information, contact: Niki Costantino

Sunday Sep 8 - Sunday Oct 13
2:15-3:45pm

Register
Sunday
Sep 8 - Oct 13

Kundalini Yoga Using Our Chakras to Access a New Reality- Drop In

The Chakra system is a model for making sense of life. The chakras are focal points for our concentration as well as gateways beyond our physical state through which we may evolve into a new reality.

Instructor: Sat Dharm Singh Khalsa

For more information, contact: Niki Costantino

Sunday Sep 8 - Sunday Oct 13
2:15-3:45pm

Registration opens Sep 8

Sunday Oct 27 - Sunday Dec 1
2:15-3:45pm

Registration opens Oct 13

Sunday Oct 27 - Sunday Dec 1
2:15-3:45pm

Registration opens Oct 13

Sunday
Sep 8 - Oct 13
Oct 27 - Dec 1
Oct 27 - Dec 1

Flu Clinic

Your health is a priority. Make time for your flu shot. Attend our upcoming flu clinic and stay healthy this flu season.
Walk-ins welcome. Be sure to bring your insurance card.
Sponsored by Flu Prevention Partners

Please note: We also a have flu clinic on Wednesday, September 25, 9-11am.

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Sep 9
10am-1pm

No registration required.

Monday
Sep 9

GVPT - Balance and Falls Screening

A Balance and Falls Screening provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT). Please sign up for 20 minute assessment at the Main Desk.

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Sep 10
12-2pm

No registration required.

Tuesday
Sep 10

Reducing Anxiety

Anxiety can come in many forms: in crowds, stressful situations, or in daily tasks.
Learn some tools and tips for overcoming this obstacle and experiencing more peace of mind every day.

Free. All are welcome.
Sponsored by Mental Health Association

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Sep 16
1pm

No registration required.

Monday
Sep 16

Recognizing Signs - Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention

Learn how to recognize the signs of a heart attack or stroke in men and women, discuss the "red flag warnings," and how to prevent and/or treat.

Free. All are welcome.
Sponsored by American Heart Association

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Sep 18
1pm

No registration required.

Wednesday
Sep 18

Meditation

Learn how to use mediation to reduce stress and anxiety. This enjoyable and non-intimidating workshop teaches various techniques to improve mental health and well-being using music, movement and traditional seated practice.
No experience required!

Free. All are welcome.
Sponsored by Mental Health Association

Instructor: Christine Porter

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Sep 23
1pm

No registration required.

Monday
Sep 23

Flu Clinic

Your health is a priority. Make time for your flu shot. Attend our upcoming flu clinic and stay healthy this flu season.
Walk-ins welcome. Be sure to bring your insurance card.
Sponsored by Flu Prevention Partners

Please note: We also a have flu clinic on Thursday, October 17, 12-3pm

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Sep 25
9-11am

No registration required.

Wednesday
Sep 25

Aging Well Rochester

Learn how to realistically determine if remaining at home is a viable option, and discuss the pros and cons of doing so. Information will also be shared on community services that can help you remain safely and comfortably at home.

Free. All are welcome.

Instructor: Marcia Raines

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Sep 25
1pm

No registration required.

Wednesday
Sep 25

GVPT - Prehab/Rehab Lecture

A physical therapy lecture provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT).

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Oct 8
12-1pm

No registration required.

Tuesday
Oct 8

It's All in Your Head - Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity, a new science that investigates whether or not the brain can undergo wholesale change, reveals that the brain is capable of not only altering its structure but also of generating new neurons, even into old age. Based upon facts in the fascinating book, Train Your Mind - Change Your Brain by The Wall Street Journal science writer, Sharon Begley.

Free. All are welcome.

Instructor: Bob Vukosic

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Oct 14
1pm

No registration required.

Monday
Oct 14

GVPT - Prehab/Rehab Screening

A Prehab/Rehab Screening provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT). Please sign up for 20 minute assessment at the Main Desk.

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Oct 15
12-2pm

No registration required.

Tuesday
Oct 15

Medicare 101

An easy to follow explanation of Medicare Parts A, B, C, D and a review of our Medicare plan comparison chart.

Free. All are welcome.
Sponsored by Lifespan

Instructor: Charmel Trinidad

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Oct 16
1pm

No registration required.

Wednesday
Oct 16

Flu Clinic

Your health is a priority. Make time for your flu shot. Attend our upcoming flu clinic and stay healthy this flu season.
Walk-ins welcome. Be sure to bring your insurance card.
Sponsored by Flu Prevention Partners

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Thursday Oct 17
12-3pm

No registration required.

Thursday
Oct 17

Mindfulness

Explore the mind/body connection by focusing one's awareness on the present moment while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. Learn how to use different spiritual (non-religious) tools and techniques to gain clarity, find your power, passion and purpose.

Free. All are welcome.

Instructor: Charmel Trinidad

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Oct 21
1pm

No registration required.

Monday
Oct 21

Aging with Options: Community Expo

A free health fair focused on senior living and healthy aging.
Sponsored by GRAPE: Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly.

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Oct 23
10am-2pm

No registration required.

Wednesday
Oct 23

Healthy Living for the Brain/Body

Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
Free. All are welcome
Sponsored by Alzheimer's Association

Instructor: Charmel Trinidad

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Oct 28
1pm

No registration required.

Monday
Oct 28

SCAMS

Older adults are a favorite target for con artists and swindlers. Typically, these criminals use personal information, persistence, and intimidation to steal money from their victims. Learn how Lifespan can help if you suspect a scam or fraud, as well as tips for how to avoid or handle unscrupulous contractors and telemarketers.

Free. All are welcome.
Sponsored by Lifespan

Instructor: Leita King

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Oct 30
1pm

No registration required.

Wednesday
Oct 30

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Come help save a life! Advance registration preferred via 1-800-RED-CROS (1-800-733-2767)
Walk-ins welcome.

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Nov 4
2-7pm

No registration required.

Monday
Nov 4

GVPT - Neck Pain Lecture

A physical therapy lecture provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT).

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Nov 5
12-1pm

No registration required.

Tuesday
Nov 5

GVPT - Neck Pain Screening

A Neck Pain Screening provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT). Please sign up for 20 minute assessment at the Main Desk.

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Nov 12
12-2pm

No registration required.

Tuesday
Nov 12

Sugar and Spice and Everything...Not So Nice?

A presentation on how to eat more healthfully during the holiday season.

Free. All are welcome
_"Generously supported by the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation"

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Nov 18
1pm

No registration required.

Monday
Nov 18