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Matter of Balance (Starts Aug 7) Free

The Matter of Balance–PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is a four week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people with the fear of falling. As a result, participants are better equipped to face the daily challenge of living with falls or the fear of falls. Subjects covered include: exploring thoughts and concerns of falling, exercise and fall prevention, managing fatigue and emotional problems, light exercise, recognizing assertive behavior, and working with health care providers.

Program administered by UPCAP, with support from the Northern Lights YMCA.

Space is limited-To register call the YMCA at 789-0005

WHEN: Tues & Thurs, Aug. 7 – Sept. 11
WHERE: MTEC Center, Room 2018
TIME: 1-3pm
COST: There is no cost to attend this program.

Diabetes-PATH (Starts June 20) Free

The Diabetes –PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is a six week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with Type 2 diabetes to improve their health and manage their symptoms. Subjects covered include: symptoms of diabetes, stress, managing fatigue and emotional problems, exercise, healthy eating, medications, and working with health care providers. Program administered by UPCAP, with support from the Northern Lights YMCA.

Space is limited-To register call the YMCA at 789-0005

WHEN: Wednesdays, June 20 – August 1
WHERE: MTEC Center, Room 2018
TIME: 12:30 – 3 PM
COST: There is no cost to attend this program.

Chronic Pain Self Management Program (May 17) Free

A free chronic pain management workshop will be offered on Thursday February 15th at the MTEC center, room 2013. The chronic pain management workshop is a six week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people living with chronic pain or loved ones caring for one with pain to learn the skills they need to manage their symptoms. People find they are better equipped to face the daily challenge of their health. Two trained leaders conduct the workshop.  Subjects covered include: lack of energy, sleep problems, depression, fatigue, pain, staying active, medication and much more.

Class sizes are limited and pre-registration is required. Family and caregivers are welcome to sign up.  If you are a loved one to someone with chronic pain you are welcome to attend this workshop. There is no cost to attend.   Please call the YMCA to register at 906-789-0005.

Program administered by UPCAP, with support from the Northern Lights YMCA.

WHEN: Thursdays, May 17-June 21
WHERE: MTEC Center, Room 2018
TIME: 10 am – 12:30 pm
COST: Suggested donation of $20 for class materials

Cholesterol Screen (Aug 22)

Sponsored by OSF St. Francis Hospital

This program is held quarterly.
NEXT DATE: Wednesday, August 22nd from 4-6pm
WHERE: YMCA Fitness Center Office

FREE to the community

Blood Sugar Screen (July 11)

Sponsored by OSF St. Francis Hospital

This program is held quarterly.
Next Date: Wednesday, Jan 11th from 12-2:00pm
Location: YMCA Fitness Center Office