healthy living workshops

For reservations, call Live Well at Home with Eskaton at 916-459-3220.
Tuesday, April 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon or Rejuvenate yourself. Sherry DeShong, AFA certified Tuesday, May 22, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. fitness instructor, leads this toning, stretching and Live Well Learning Center strengthening class for all fitness levels. New students 8525 Madison Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 may begin at any time. Space is limited. Reservations are recommended. $15 for 8 sessions. Free to Live Navigating the Veteran’s Aid & Well at Home members.

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behind hoarding behaviors. Coping strategies and treatment options will also be covered. If you’re concerned for someone who may be at risk from hoarding, don’t miss this session. $10 workshop fee. Free to Live Well at Home members. Wednesday, May 2, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. or Tuesday, May 15, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. or Wednesday, June 6, 10:30 a.m. – Noon Live Well Learning Center 8525 Madison Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Beginning April 3 Live Well Learning Center 8525 Madison Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

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A Matter of Balance
This award-winning 8-part series is designed to reduce the risk of a serious fall or overcome balance difficulty. Space is limited. Reservations are required. $20 workshop fee. Free to Live Well at Home members. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – Noon April 9 – May 2 Carmichael Presbyterian Church 5645 Marconi Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608 or Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – Noon April 17 – May 10 Kaiser Dan B. Moore Building 6600 Bruceville Road, Sacramento, CA 95823

Military veteran and care manager Helen Justice will share details about qualifications and how to successfully apply for the benefit program. Space is limited. Reservations are required. This is a free workshop. Thursday, April 19, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. or Tuesday, June 5, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Live Well Learning Center 8525 Madison Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Identity Theft: Safeguarding Your Information
[A collaboration with SAFE Credit Union] Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States. SAFE Credit Union’s Rachel Zillner will share precautions to protect your accounts. Learn how to respond quickly to credit safety concerns. Reservations are recommended. This is a free class. Wednesday, June 13, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Live Well Learning Center 8525 Madison Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Fiber-liscious
[A collaboration with Morrison Management Services and Whole Foods Market] Learn how to incorporate fiber-rich foods into your diet to promote numerous benefits, especially for cardiovascular and digestive health. This workshop features Eskaton’s registered dietician Shannon Guthrie and Eskaton chefs Robert Reilly and Chris Chisholm. Reservations are required. $15 workshop fee – general public. $5 fee – Live Well at Home members. Wednesday, May 9, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Eskaton Village Carmichael 3939 Walnut Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Mobility Workshop – Introductory Level
Led by a certified coach, this gentle Tai Chi method can reduce pain, stiffness and fatigue, and improve muscle strength, flexibility and balance. Wear comfortable clothes. Standing and chair instruction are offered. Space is limited. Reservations are required. $35 for 8 sessions – general public. $25 for 8 sessions – Live Well at Home members. Mondays, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. April 9 – June 4 (no class on May 28) Live Well Learning Center 8525 Madison Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

HEALTHY HORIZONS WELLNESS FAIR
Complimentary health screenings, health and wellness presentations, and plenty of free samples should entice hundreds of people to participate in Eskaton Village Carmichael’s 18th annual Wellness Fair for residents and the general public on April 11 from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The Village is located at 3939 Walnut Avenue. For more information, call 916-974-2000.

Home Organizing: Finders, Keepers!
Professional organizer Gwynnae Byrd shares insights to organize belongings and paperwork into easy-tofind fashion. $10 workshop fee. Free to Live Well at Home members. Wednesday, May 23, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Live Well Learning Center 8525 Madison Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIRS
Hearing and vision loss services, music therapy and transportation services were among the informative presentations at the first community resource fair hosted by Eskaton Roseville Manor (1725 Pleasant Grove Boulevard; 916-771-8900). The second fair is slated for April 19. Check the “Calendar” on www.eskaton.org for other Eskaton-sponsored events and group meetings.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Mobility Workshop – Continuing Instruction
For those who have completed introductory class or have experience with Tai Chi. Entry subject to clearance by instructor. Call for details. $35 for 8 sessions – general public. $25 for 8 sessions – Live Well at Home members.

Guided Autobiography I

Gain insight, personal discovery and appreciate your life story and the stories of others. With the help of a certified instructor, learn to write and share your stories through weekly themes and priming questions that evoke meaningful memories. No previous writing Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. experience is necessary. Space is limited. Reservations are required. $50 workshop fee. Free to Live Well at April 9 – May 2 Home members. Live Well Learning Center 8525 Madison Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. May 24 – June 21 Does Your Home Fit Your Future? Live Well Learning Center 8525 Madison Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 An “insider’s look” at how your home can best accommodate the aging adult. Blake Peters and Mike Garman from Innovations for Independence and RM More than Messy: Clutter or Hoarding? Construction will discuss determining future needs, When does clutter become a more serious problem? and developments in home renovation products. $10 Larry Dawes, MSW will discuss the differences workshop fee. Free to Live Well at Home members. between clutter and hoarding and the psychology

ESKATON LAUNCHES EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM
Healthier employees are more productive employees. Years of research, not to mention daily timecards, validate this perspective. For the personal and professional well-being of its workforce, Eskaton’s new Employee Wellness program with leaders or “champions” in all 30 communities encourages daily exercise, good nutrition and other healthy living habits. “Eskaton is recognized in the Sacramento area for its healthy workforce,” explains Monica Sandgathe, who directs Eskaton’s program. “We want to make Eskaton synonymous with healthy living — for its residents and employees.”

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