Community Health Classes Offered in January

COAW, the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness, is offering community health classes that begin in January. Register at the contacts listed. COAW is a nonprofit organization that provides health and wellness leader trainings, community health classes and falls prevention screenings throughout Colorado to assist individuals and communities in achieving better health. For more information, contact COAW at 303-984-1845 or visit www.coaw.org.

Idaho Springs—National Diabetes Prevention Program (1-year program)—Wednesdays, Jan. 17, 2018-Jan. 17, 2019. The free class meets for 16 weekly sessions followed by six monthly sessions from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Clear Creek Resource Center, 1531 Colorado Blvd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452. If you have pre-diabetes or other risk factors for type 2 diabetes, it’s time to take charge of your health. The National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), utilizes lifestyle change intervention to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. Classes are provided through a donation from Kaiser Permanente Colorado. To register and for more information, contact Anne Sorensen at COAW, 303-984-1845, or email anne@coaw.org.

Golden—National Diabetes Prevention Program (1-year program)—Tuesdays, Jan. 23, 2018-Jan. 23, 2019. The free class meets for 16 weekly sessions followed by six monthly sessions from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Centura Health Golden Neighborhood Health Center, 750 Warner Drive, Golden, CO 80401. If you have pre-diabetes or other risk factors for type 2 diabetes, it’s time to take charge of your health. The National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), utilizes lifestyle change intervention to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. Classes are provided through a donation from Kaiser Permanente Colorado. To register and for more information, contact Anne Sorensen at COAW, 303-984-1845, or email anne@coaw.org.

Evergreen—Chronic Pain Self-Management—Tuesdays, Jan. 23-Feb. 27 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Buchanan Park Recreation Center, 32003 Ellingwood Trail, Evergreen, CO 80439. The cost is $30. This program helps people deal with the challenges of living with chronic pain. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives. For more information, contact Traci Tardif at 303-984-1845 or email traci@coaw.org.

Westminster—National Diabetes Prevention-Spanish™ Program (1-year program)—Thursdays, Jan. 25, 2018-Jan. 25, 2019 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Westminster Swim and Fitness Center, 3290 W. 76th Ave., Westminster, CO 80030. This free program is delivered in Spanish. If you have pre-diabetes or other risk factors for type 2 diabetes, it’s time to take charge of your health. The National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), utilizes lifestyle change intervention to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. Classes are provided through a donation from Kaiser Permanente Colorado. To register and for more information, contact Anne Sorensen at COAW, 303-984-1845, or email anne@coaw.org.