Health and Wellness Classes

ADHD/ADD Parent Support Group

Each parent support group will have a designated topic, speaker, and time for group members to ask questions and offer resources to one another.  Topics will include parent self-care, nutrition for ADHD/ADD, navigating the school system, calming techniques, discipline strategies, importance of structure and routine, and more!  For more information or questions, call Chelsey McManus, MS, LPC, at 970-352-9444 extension 8.

  • 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month, February to May 2019 (Exception: group will meet on Feb 25th instead of Feb 18 due to President’s Day)
  • Location: Family Physicians of Johnstown Office, 473 Castle Pines Avenue, Johnstown, CO 80534
  • Cost: FREE to all Family Physicians of Greeley patients
  • Drop in whenever you can make it.  No child care is available, and you are invited to bring a sack lunch to enjoy during group

Preventing Diabetes Through Lifestyle Balance

This class is open to any Family Physicians of Greeley patient with diagnosed prediabetes or other risk factors that increases one’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  If you’re unsure, ask your doctor if this class will benefit you.  Together, we will review various factors that put a person at higher risk for developing diabetes, discuss lifestyle changes that can significantly reduce personal risk, and identify practical tips to help implement changes.  Diabetes doesn’t go away once it’s diagnosed, but it is preventable.  Now is the time to take action!

  • Next Class: Wednesday, January 23, from 3 – 5 pm
  • Location: Family Physicians of Greeley, West Office conference room
  • Cost: FREE for Family Physicians of Greeley patients
  • Sign-Up required (participants are invited to bring one support person with them to class)

Introduction to Diabetes

This class is for any Family Physicians of Greeley patient newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, or for those patients with existing type 2 diabetes who want more information.  You will leave with a basic understanding of what diabetes is and how it affects normal body processes, as well as with many tools to help you manage the condition.  Daily self-management and regular medical exams are critical to preventing complications, and you are in control!  Join this class to learn more about how diet, exercise, medication, and other factors affect daily blood sugar and can be used to improve your health.

  • Next class date yet to be determined – check back soon!
  • Location: Family Physicians of Greeley, West Office
  • Cost: FREE for Family Physicians of Greeley patients
  • Sign-up required

Grocery Store Tour

Join Laura, our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, as she leads this tour of a local grocery store.  You’ll learn about nutrition label reading, healthy food choices, understanding health claims, grocery stores secrets, and tips for saving money and shopping efficiently.  If you’ve ever wanted a personal dietitian in your back pocket while shopping, this is the perfect chance to get your questions answered.

  • Dates coming soon!
  • Location: to be determined
  • Cost: FREE for Family Physicians of Greeley patients
  • Sign-up required

Chronic Disease Self-Management Classes

This six-week course, sponsored by the Greeley Area Agency on Aging, is available to any Family Physicians of Greeley patient with a chronic condition who wants to learn more about how they can take control of their health and wellness through better self-management.  Diet, physical activity, adequate sleep, social and mental wellness, coping methods, regular doctor visits, and tips and tools for self-care are just some of the things we’ll talk about.  Come share with and learn from others as we discuss the challenges of managing a chronic condition and find ways to live a healthier, more full life.  Class time is approximately 2.5 hours each week, and materials and snacks will be provided.

  • Next class dates will be posted in early 2019, please check back soon!
  • Location: Family Physicians of Greeley, West Office
  • Cost: FREE to Family Physicians of Greeley patients
  • Sign-up required

Diabetes Self-Management Classes

The Diabetes Self-Management class is a spin-off of the Chronic Disease Self-Management class, also sponsored by the Greeley Area Agency on Aging.  Class meets once per week for six weeks, and participants will explore and discuss strategies, tools, and coping methods that can be used by anyone living with diabetes to better manage the condition.  Class time is approximately 2.5 hours each week, and materials and snacks will be provided.

  • Next class dates will be posted in early 2019, please check back soon!
  • Location: Family Physicians of Greeley, West Office
  • Cost: Free to Family Physicians of Greeley patients
  • Sign-up required
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