ARMC Will Host Healthy Living Classes

ARMC-JPG-logoBy Staff Reports

(Victor Valley) – Take steps toward a better life by attending free Healthy Living workshops at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) starting on June 2. The classes are designed for individuals with chronic health conditions, or for their caregivers and friends. The workshops, led by trained facilitators, will be offered from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. each Tuesday for six weeks, in the Sequoia conference room, on the first floor of the hospital at 400 North Pepper Avenue in Colton.

Who should attend?

– Adults interested in becoming more physically and socially active

– Adults with diabetes, high blood pressure, lung disease, or other health conditions

– Caregivers, family members, or friends of someone with an ongoing health condition

You will learn how to:

– Eat healthy and be active

– Better manage your health

– Set goals and solve problems

– Communicate better with your doctors, family and friends

– Manage your medications

– Relax and use meditation

– Reduce stress, pain and lack of sleep

The program was developed by Stanford University for individuals with chronic health conditions and their caregivers. The classes are interactive and offer mutual support designed to build participant’s confidence in their ability to manage their health. The class is free and open to all. Registration is required. To register, call 909-580-1200.

About Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

ARMC is a 456-bed university-affiliated teaching hospital located on a 70-acre campus in Colton, California, and is a designated Level II trauma center. ARMC operates a regional burn center, primary stroke center, a behavioral health center, four primary care centers including three family health centers, and provides more than 40 outpatient specialty care services. For more information, go to: www.arrowheadmedcenter.org. ARMC is helping to achieve the Countywide Vision by addressing the community’s wellness and educational needs. For more information on the Countywide Vision, visit: www.sbcounty.gov/vision.

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