Health Education Programs

Upcoming Health Education Programs

 

Parkinson Wellness Recovery (PWR!Moves) March Session
Virtual: Wednesdays and Fridays, March 1-29, 2:30 – 3:15 pm via Zoom
In-Person: Monday and Thursdays, March 4-28, 1:00-2:00 pm or Wednesdays and Fridays, March 1-29, 1:00-2:00 pm
PWR!Moves is an evidence-based exercise program for those living with Parkinson’s disease. VIRTUAL: $110 members and $140 non-members, IN-PERSON: $205 members and $240 non-members. To register call Meadowmont for In-person class at 919-966-5500 and NW Cary for Virtual class at 984-974-5900. Members can also register through your member account. Register by February 27.
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Listen to Your Heart Virtual Event
Tuesday, February 27, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Please join us for this 14th annual seminar with UNC Cardiology and UNC Cardiac Rehab to learn best practices in Managing Heart DiseaseSpeakers include:  

UNC Cardiology:  
Matthew Cavender, MD: Diabetes Medications (SGLT2, GLP-1) and their role in treating cardiovascular disease 
Anthony Mazzella, MD: Atrial Fibrillation: Overview and Management Considerations 

UNC Cardiac Rehab:  
Judy Hinderliter, MPH, RDN – Clinical Dietitian – Top Dietary Considerations for Atrial Fibrillation and Q & A 

Click here to register for the event. 
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Talk to Me Tuesday: Tinnitus: Did you hear that?
Tuesday, March 5, 12:15-1:00 pm (VIRTUAL)
Discover the causes, triggers, and treatment options for tinnitus with UNC Health Audiologist, Allison Young, Au.D. Gain valuable insights and learn when it’s time to seek professional help. Don’t miss out! Join us for this informative session. Click here to register.
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American Red Cross Blood Drive (Meadowmont)
Thursday, March 7, 2:00-6:00 pm
Blood donations are critically important. Your blood donation can help save lives. Schedule your lifesaving appointment at www.redcrossblood.org with sponsor code “uncwellness” to make a significant impact.

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Food for Thought: Virtual Ask the Dietitian
Topic: Spring into a Healthier You
Tuesday, March 12, 12:00-1:00 pm
Don’t miss out on our open forum with Natalie Newell, RD, LDN! Join the discussion on “Spring into a Healthier You” and get expert answers to your nutrition questions. Please note that the session will not be recorded, so register only if you plan to attend live. Space is limited, so secure your spot now! Click here to register.
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Coffee with the Coach Webinar – Topic: TBD
Wednesday,
March 13, 2:00 – 2:45 pm via Webex
The virtual monthly session, led by a Certified Health and Well-being Coach, will energize you with positive momentum, educate you with a “topic of the month”, and engage you in the next step of your well-being journey. Click here to learn more.

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Questions about these programs? Contact the UNC Wellness Centers Health Education Manager at Julie.McNamara@unchealth.unc.edu or 984-974-2571.