Health and Wellness Classes

Advance Directives

Advance directives are documents that describe a person’s preferences for end-of-life care.  These documents speak for you when you are not able to speak for yourself because of illness or incapacity.  In this class, Maria Sanchez, RN, PhD, will explain three different types of advance directives and guide you through the process needed to record your wishes ahead of time.

  • November 8, 3 – 4 pm
  • Location: Annex building, 1601 25th Avenue, Greeley 80634
  • Cost: FREE to all Family Physicians of Greeley patients
  • Sign-Up required

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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