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Classes and Events

Find one of the many classes and workshops offered by CVMC or in community that promote good nutrition, physical activity, and healthy lifestyle choices for adults, children and families.

October 2018

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Wednesday

Grief Support Group

10:00 am to 11:30 am

All Grief Support Groups are open to anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. There is no fee. We focus on learning together about coping with grief, with the intention of receiving and offering support through the sharing of personal grief experiences.

Location:
Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice
October
17
Wednesday

Diabetes Prevention Program

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Are you carrying extra weight? This free program can cut your risk of type 2 diabetes by more than half.

A trained coach leads the program to help you change certain aspects of your lifestyle, like eating healthier, reducing stress, and getting more physical activity. You will also receive group support from others who share your goals and struggles. 

This program is designed for people who are at risk for type 2 diabetes, but who do not already have the disease. Participants must have a BMI of 25 or greater to enroll.

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Location:
Montpelier Senior Activity Center
October
17
Wednesday

Foam Roller Clinic

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Physical therapist helping patient use foam roller in gym

Foam Roller Clinic

Join Emily Dabrowski, MPT for a free, 60-minute workshop to learn various foam roller exercises designed to strengthen the core, increase flexibility, and help prevent injury.

Location:
Waterbury Sports
October
18
Thursday

Knee/Hip Replacement Orientation Class

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This class prepares patients scheduled for knee or hip replacement, families and caregivers of knee/hip replacement patients, or anyone considering knee/hip replacement. 

Location:
Central Vermont Medical Center
October
18
Thursday

Affordable Acupuncture

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Integrative Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine offers $10 acupuncture treatments at CVMC Integrative Family Medicine in Montpelier.

Location:
Integrative Family Medicine - Montpelier
October
19
Friday

F.I.T. Survivors Group Exercise Class

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

A fun, small-group exercise class to help fight cancer-related fatigue, weakness, neuropathy, and other side effects.

Location:
Occupational Medicine and Rehabilitation Therapy Center
October
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Monday

NAMI Vermont Family Support Group

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

A free monthly support group for family and friends of individuals with a mental illness. Participants talk frankly about their challenges and help one another by sharing learned wisdom and coping strategies. All meetings facilitated by trained NAMI family members.

Visit NAMI Vermont to learn more about these family support group meetings.

Location:
Central Vermont Medical Center
October
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Friday

F.I.T. Survivors Group Exercise Class

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

A fun, small-group exercise class to help fight cancer-related fatigue, weakness, neuropathy, and other side effects.

Location:
Occupational Medicine and Rehabilitation Therapy Center
October
23
Tuesday

How to Breastfeed Prenatal Class

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

This class is an introduction to breastfeeding for expecting moms and partners. Register at your OB appointment or call 802-371-4415.

Location:
Central Vermont Medical Center
October
23
Tuesday

Empowered Eating for Healthy Lifestyles

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Variety of fruits, berries, nuts, herbs and vegetables

Co-facilitated by Sylvia Gaboriault, RD, CDE and Lisa Masé, Culinary Medicine Educator.

This three-week series helps participants take charge of their health with food as medicine. 
Each class includes mindfulness practice, eating, recipes, and nutritional information.

Location:
Integrative Family Medicine - Montpelier

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