Living Well 60+ January-February 2014 - Page 17

JAN/FEB 2014 Community Center, 548 East Sixth Street. Weekly through May. Weight room also open 5 – 9 pm. Free and for adults age 18 and above. Sponsored in part by the Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Dept. and Lexington Parks and Recreation. For more information, contact Jill Chenault-Wilson at 389-6678. January 14 Health Chats about Diabetes 6:15-7:30, UK Polk Dalton Clinic, 217 Elm Tree Lane, Free. Sponsored by the LexingtonFayette Co. Health Dept. and UK Healthcare. For more information, call (859) 288-2352. January 14 Stop Smoking Class Series 6–7 pm (Weekly until April 8), at the St. Joseph Cancer Center, 701 Bob-O-Link Dr., Suite 250, Lexington. Based on the CooperClayton method, $10/week for 10 weeks covers the cost of nicotine replacement (patches, gum, etc). For more information or to preregister, 288-2457. Sponsored by the Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Dept. January 16 “A New You” Weight Loss Class 6:30-8 pm, at the Beaumont Library, 3080 Fieldstone Way, Lexington. Learn healthy weight loss strategies, including meal planning and eating healthy on a budget at this FREE class. Presented by the LexingtonFayette County Health Department. Pre-registration required: call (859) 231-5500 or 859-288-2352. January 18 Free Group Training Classes 9-10am. Every Saturday morning during the month of January, Body Structure Medical Fitness, 2600 Gribbon Drive, Lexington.  Saturday morning Power Hour is designed to mix interval training with steady state cardio exercises to burn calories and increase metabolism.  Workouts will focus on resistance training to increase muscle tone and reduce body fat! jfoglesong@ bodystructure.com, 859-2688190. January 19 The Mindful Way to Stress Reduction Everyday life is full of stressful events. Mindfulness is a way to manage stress. This age old practice of cultivating awareness through meditation and gentle movement is about being present in the fullness of our lives with balance and joy. Learn about powerful ways mindfulness can enhance your physical and emotional health by reducing stress. Experience the benefits of a mindful practice with MBSR instructor Toni Reiss. Toni will teach a free class on the world acclaimed 8-week MindfulnessBased Stress Reduction (MBSR) program on January 19 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. This class is recommended for those who plan to enroll in the 8-week MBSR class starting January 26. All classes will be held at Lexington Healing Arts Academy, 272 Southland Drive, Lexington.) Register for this free class by calling 859-252-5656 or email mindfulnessmatters2us@gmail. com January 21 Eat, Move, Lose Weight Support Group 12 – 1 pm, Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department PH Clinic 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 or to pre-register, call 288-2352. January 22 Infant CPR 1 pm and 1:45 pm, Babies R Us, Hamburg Pavilion, Lexington. 17 Learn the ABC’s of infant CPR as this 45-minute class prepares you with important basic CPR techniques. $3 for instructional materials. Co-sponsored by the Lexington Fire Department. Registration required: call Babies R Us Baby Registry at 859-2638598. January 22 Know the 10 Signs: Alzheimer’s Disease If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. The program will take place at the Jessamine County Cooperative Extension Office located at 95 Park Drive, Nicholasville on Wednesday, January 22nd from 1-2pm.  To register for this program, please call 1-800272-3900 or e-mail infoky-in@alz. org. Registration is preferred. January 25 Free Group Training Classes 9-10am. Every Saturday morning during the month of January, Body Structure Medical Fitness, 2600 Gribbon Drive, Lexington.  Saturday morning Power Hour is designed to mix interval training with steady state cardio exercises to burn calories and increase metabolism.  Workouts will focus on resistance training to increase muscle tone and reduce body fat! jfoglesong@bodystructure.com, 859-268-8190. January 28 February 25 Reiki Introduction & Practice 6:30pm- 8:30pm. 2508 Wallace Avenue, Louisville, KY 40205.  Free.  Those who do have not Reiki training—come for an introduction & to experience it.  No experience required. Those with Reiki come to receive the Reiki energy & practice on o ѡ