Virtual Health Education Programs

Parkinson Wellness Recovery (PWR!Moves) Virtual Program
June 1-29, Wednesdays and Fridays, 2:30-3:15 pm via Zoom
PWR!Moves is an evidence-based exercise program integrating whole-body movements that can slow motor deterioration, improve symptoms, and increase the quality of life in those living with Parkinson’s disease. UNC Wellness Members register in your member account or contact 919-957-5900 to register by May 27.  UNC/Rex Wellness Members $85; Non-members $105.
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Coffee with the Coach– Topic: It’s a FUNtervention!
June 1, 2:00 – 2:45 pm via Webex
Join Certified Health and Well-being Coach Julie McNamara for this monthly session that energizes, educates, and engages you in the next step of your well-being journey. Start living again! This month we will discuss the power of fun and brainstorm opportunities to bring more fun into your life. Email Julie.McNamara@unchealth.unc.edu to register.
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Caregiver’s Support Group (virtual)
June 15, 12:00 – 1:30 pm via Zoom. The UNC Caregiver’s Support Group’s mission is to provide support, education, and advocacy for caregivers. All caregivers are welcome, but we do focus on those caring for individuals with memory disorders. Free for members and non-members. Email Susan.Chesser@unchealth.unc.edu to register.  __________________________________________________________

Prediabetes: A Wakeup Call to Avoid Diabetes – Food for Thought Webinar
June 21, 12:00 – 1:00 pm via Webex
Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Prediabetes? The time to act is NOW to prevent or delay the progression to full-blown Diabetes. Join Diane Butler, RD, LDN, CDCES to learn about the latest research on diabetes prevention and interventions for delaying progression to Type 2 Diabetes. Click here to register.
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Debunking Myths around Palliative Care and Hospice– Talk to Me Tuesday Webinar
June 28, 12:15 – 1:00 pm via Webex
Many people assume that palliative care and hospice care can be used interchangeably and while they share similarities, they are different. Join this virtual session with Maggie Ivancic, MSW, LCSWA, UNC Movement Disorders Center coordinator, to learn the nuances of these two types of care and understand how they are used to support quality of life and provide comfort. Click here to register.

 

Questions about these programs? Contact the Health Education Manager at Julie.McNamara@unchealth.unc.edu.