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FEB 2018 EVENTS

FEBRUARY 5


DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP

11 am, Bourbon County Senior Citizens Center, 11 Legion Rd, Paris.

Open to anyone with diabetes or pre-diabetes and their support persons.

Lunch can be provided for anyone age 60 and over by calling the Senior Center at 987-7453 by the Friday morning before the meeting (Sept 1).  

For those under age 60, call Lisa Wheat at the health department 987- 1915 ext. 4117.


FEBRUARY 6


EAT, MOVE, LOSE WEIGHT SUPPORT GROUP

12 – 1 pm, LFCHD South, 2433 Regency Road. Free weight-loss support group appropriate for anyone wishing to lose weight or maintain weight loss. Share struggles and ideas with others. Held first and third Tuesdays most months. For more information and to confirm the group is meeting, call 288-2446.  


FEBRUARY 7


GESTATIONAL DIABETES CLASS

1 – 2 pm, LFCHD South, 2433 Regency Road.

Free class for pregnant women diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes to learn about controlling blood sugar to have a healthy pregnancy. For more information or to pre-register, call 288-2446.



 

FEBRUARY 7


BELIEF, HEALING & HEALTH

Join us for an informational discussion as Dr. Gash, Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Kentucky, shares his extensive research on "Blue Zone" communities around the world, and their approaches to longevity and well-being. Topics include mindful activity, nutrition, restorative rest and compassion.

Reserve your seat at 859-721-0350. Lunch provided. Morning Pointe Senior Living, 150 Shoreside Drive, Lexington, KY 40515.


FEBRUARY 10


A DAY OF MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION FOR BODY, MIND AND HEART

Saturday February 10th  from 9AM-4PM.

The goals of this retreat-like workshop are to: promote resilience and prevent burnout from work and caretaker stress, help you mobilize your own inner resources for healing, learn safe and effective mind-body skills for managing stress-related chronic conditions, relax the body, quiet the mind and open the heart.

Facilitator: John A. Patterson MD, MSPH, FAAFP.

Cost $45-75 sliding scale.

Location Mind Body Studio 517 Southland Drive, Lexington.

Pre-registration required by calling 859-373-0033 and emailing john@ mindbodystudio.org.

Full details at www.mindbodystudio.org/

UK Wellness Program offers discount for UK employees, retirees and spouses..

FEBRUARY 13


DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP

 9-10 am, Senior Citizens Center, 195 Life Lane (behind Southland Christian Church on Richmond Road).

Free.

Sponsored by the Lexington- Fayette Co. Health Dept. For more information, call (859) 288-2446.


FEBRUARY 13


MATERNITEA

 6:30 - 7:45 PM, Baby Moon, 2891 Richmond Rd., Lexington. FREE information session to learn how to navigate the 9 months of pregnancy and beyond.

Visit http://www.baby-moonlex.com/ to register.


FEBRUARY 24


FRIGID 4 MILER & 1.5 MILE FUN RUN/WALK

 The Frigid 4 Miler & 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk is Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 9am at the Kentucky Horse Park (Visitors Center Area) in North Lexington. You can use this as a stepping stone race towards a half marathon or marathon that you may be training for in the spring. Don’t let the winter weather keep you indoors.

Come run the Frigid 4 Miler with us!  The first 200 registrants will be guaranteed a winter running cap.

Packet Pickup at the KYHP on race day from 7:30-8:45am. Register online at www. runsignup.com.

FEBRUARY 28


SENIOR HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR

 1pm – 4pm at Highgrove at Tates Creek, 4251 Saron Drive, Lexington KY 40515.

Join us for our first annual Senior Health & Wellness Fair!

 Take advantage of complimentary health screenings, attend educational and fitness workshops, enjoy a massage and enter to win door prizes.  

Free admission, open to the public. For more information, call 859-245-0100.

JAN 2018