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Format: 04/16/2014
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January Classes Offered at Destination Wellness

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Natrona Heights, Pa., - The following classes are available to the public at Destination Wellness located at the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills:

January 2011

Highmark® Personal Nutrition Coaching
This program empowers the individual to sustain healthy lifestyle changes by assisting with setting goals, better food selection and meal planning. This one-on-one counseling session is facilitated by a registered dietitian and is designed to address the nutritional changes needed to manage heart disease, diabetes, weight management and other health related issues. Sessions are by appointment only. There is no fee for Highmark members to participate in this program and a nominal fee for non-Highmark members. Call
724-274-5202 today for appointment/details.

Highmark® Clear the Air: Smoking Cessation
Your health is worth one more try. This one-session, two-hour program is the step you take BEFORE deciding to quit tobacco. This program helps you to identify your reasons for quitting and gives you the tools you need to quit for good. There is no fee for Highmark members to participate in this program and a nominal fee for non-Highmark members. Call for your one-on-one session with a trained smoking cessation instructor at 724-274-5202.

Saturday, January 1
New Year’s Day
CLOSED

Monday, January 3
BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR RENEWAL
5 - 8 p.m.
If you have a current course completion card for a healthcare provider CPR class in the last two years, you can take the renewal course. You must present your current card the day of class. This class covers the information in the healthcare provider class in an abbreviated format. Upon course completion, participants receive a card valid for two years. Fee: $30/student (includes required student manual). Call to register at
724-274-5202. Space is limited.

Wednesday, January 5
Baby Care Basics One-Day Option
6 – 9 p.m.
During this class, parents-to-be will be taught about infant feeding, circumcision, selecting a pediatrician, newborn behavior and soothing techniques. Parents will also receive “hands on” practice of basic baby care skills using baby dolls. Class fee is $50 per couple. To register call 412-578-7271.

Tuesday, January 11
New Year’s Resolutions…Ring out the Old, Bring in the New
6 p.m.
Join the Destination Wellness team as we work together to uncover the best path for you and your family members to take on the journey to better health in the New Year! The class will include a review of all the Highmark wellness offerings as well as the Destination Wellness course schedule that will help you to reach your health improvement goals in 2011. We will be setting goals and completing contracts that will serve as a guide. If you are serious about making a commitment to yourself and your health in the New Year, then join us! Reservations required. Call 724-274-5202 for registration.

Saturday, January 15
Heartsaver AED/CPR
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
This course includes adult, child and infant CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) usage. Relief of choking in the adult, child and infant victim also included. A course completion card valid for two years will be given after skills and written testing. Fee: $35 (student manual included). Call to register at 724-274-5202. Space is limited.

Saturday/Sunday, January 15 & 16
Safe Sitter® babysitting course
1 - 5:30 p.m. both days
This two-day class provides children ages 11-13 with essential skills in safe sitting and handling emergencies. Fee: $50/student. Call to register at 724-274-5202

Monday, January 17
Heartsaver First Aid with AED/CPR
5 - 10 p.m.
The first aid course includes basic first aid, adult, child, and infant CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) usage. A certification card given after completion of skills and written testing and is valid for two years. Fee: $45 (required student manual included). Call to register at 724-274-5202. Space is limited.

Tuesday, January 18
Urinary Incontinence in Women
6:30 p.m.
Urinary incontinence affects millions of women. For some, it can be only a slightly bothersome problem. For others, incontinence can be totally debilitating. Join Datar Singh, MD from Natrona Heights OB/GYN as he presents the multiple treatment options available for urinary incontinence in women. Call to register at 724-274-5202.

Wednesday, January 19
Blood Drive
4 - 8 p.m.
Donate blood and save a life. With every four blood donations, you will receive a $25 gift certificate to a local business.

Thursdays, January 20 & 27, February 3 & 10
Highmark’s® Eat Well for Life I ClassSM
2 p.m.
Join us for this four-week program that helps you to make the best food choices for living a healthy life. Call to register today at 724-274-5202. There is no fee for Highmark members to participate in this program; a nominal fee for non-Highmark Members.

Monday, January 24
Highmark Senior Products® Informational Seminar
3 p.m.
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield offers a variety of health plans for individuals with Medicare. Their Medicare Solutions expert can help you find the right plan to fit your needs. Call to reserve your space at 724-274-5202.

Tuesday, January 25
AARP Driver’s Safety one-day course
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tune up your driving skills and learn how to adjust to age-related driving changes. Participants will learn how to obtain insurance discounts for attending this course. *You must have taken the two-day class in the last three years to qualify for this one-day course. Fee: $12 per person for AARP members; $14 per person for non-members. Call to register 724-274-5202.

Wednesday, January 26
Alzheimer’s Support Group
7 p.m.
This monthly support group provides caregivers with valuable information when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Saturday, January 29
BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
If you are a healthcare provider this is the class for you! It includes adult, child and infant CPR. Two-rescuer scenarios with bag valve mask, foreign body airway obstruction and automated external defibrillation (AED). Certification card - valid for two years, will be provided to participants after completion of skills and written testing. Fee: $50 (required student manual included). Call to register at 724-274-5202. Space is limited.

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