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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 Medical Center, Concord, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Pleasanton , John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Brentwood, John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Friday December, 09, 2016 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
925-941-7900 option 1
Cost: FREE
Learn the causes of depression and methods to help minimize or eradicate it. Hear practical and easy-to-learn techniques and suggestions to improve the lives of those who experience this malady. This class addresses reactive repression not mental illness or clinical depression.
Locations: John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek

Next Available Session

Wednesday December, 07, 2016 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
John Muir Health Outpatient Center, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
Cost: FREE
This four-session class series raises awareness about falls by practicing techniques in class. Learn how to improve your strength and balance, simplify your environment, and identify fall risks. Classes will cover home safety strategies, exercise techniques, medication management, and other ways to decrease your risk of falling. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
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Cost: FREE
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.
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Cost: FREE
Chronic inflammation plays a role in heart disease, stroke, arthritis, autoimmune disease, obesity, dementia, and cancer. You can reduce hidden inflammation through diet and lifestyle. Consuming the right foods, and regular physical activity can support and stimulate the body’s ability to heal.
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Cost: FREE
Many people want and need to be close to others as they age. But, with aging, you may experience changes that can cause problems. Dr. Brast will talk about intimacy and understanding sexuality as you age.
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Cost: FREE
Some populations live longer, healthier lives and suffer a fraction of the diseases found in the rest of the world. Find out the lifestyle strategies that these cultures have in common, and that you can adopt, in order for you to enjoy more healthy years of life.
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Cost: FREE
Exhibiting inappropiate anger can be a damaging characteristic of people regardless of age. Learning how to "manage" rather than control cones feelings have enormous benefits on how a person in perceived and on overall health and well-being. This class teaches the audience of all ages easy anger and frustration management skills to cultivate a happier and more productive life. Families are encouraged to participate.
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