Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

Healthy Living Class
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 200, Basement, Room D009B
 
A one-time class about the basics of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle to manage blood pressure and cholesterol, as well prevent diabetes and other diseases.
 
Your health care provider must refer you.
 
Call 708-202-8387 ext. 22345 for more information.
 
Diabetes Basics - Two Class Series
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 200, Basement, Room D009B
 
A two-day class for Veterans with diabetes. The class provides a detailed overview of diabetes. Topics include:
  • Meal planning
  • Preventing complications
  • Stress management
  • Medicines
  • Physical activity
  • Coping with the disease
Also available via telehealth at Kankakee, Oak Lawn, and LaSalle CBOCs (outpatient clinics). Your health care provider must refer you to this class.
 
Mindful Path Practice Group
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 228, 3rd Floor, Room 3027
 
Explore mindfulness practices and possible challenges. Includes discussion and practice.
 
Contact: Irena Persky, PhD 708-202-3663
 
 
 
Veteran "X" Group
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 228, 4th Floor, Room 4082
 
Peer support group that allows Veterans to act as team members to treat a Veteran “X”. Group helps each other problem solve, while gaining a better understanding of their own mental health and recovery.
 
Contact: Meghan McCoy-Hess, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 20662
 
 
Wellness Workshop Series
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 228, 3rd Floor, Room 3027
 
Interactive presentations and group discussion about your health. Topics vary, and include: Make a Health Change, Your Health Your Way, Be Involved in Your Healthcare, Manage Stress, Eat Wisely.
 
Contact: Matthew Davis, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 20862