All adults, regardless of age, need to understand how they can have control over their own life and death decisions. This is an opportunity to clarify your own choices and make sure they will be carried out should you become unable to make your own health care decisions. Required documents will be provided.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, John Muir Medical Center, Concord, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor
As we age, our balance skills diminish. Health conditions can also impact our balance. In addition to providing exercises that will improve your balance, this class includes a safety discussion about improving safety at home, plus ideas about footwear and assistive devices. Exercises will be done in sitting and standing positions.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek
How does your mental attitude and emotional state affect ones physical health? Many studies now have proven that the way we think will have an enormous influence over how our body behaves, how our immune system functions and how our physical and mental health maintains in general. This presentation will address just how our mind contributes to (or sabotages) our health and general well being.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton
A social worker from John Muir Health Senior Services will discuss what to consider when hiring in-home care, the difference between skilled and custodial care, and what is involved in working with home care agencies and home health.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor