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Virtual Health Education Programs

November 2021

UNC Wellness Centers

Parkinson Wellness Recovery (PWR!Moves) Virtual Program

November 3-26, 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 quality of life in those living with Parkinson’s disease. UNC Wellness
Members register in your member account. All others contact 919-957-5900 to register by November 1.

Members $85; Non-members $105.

Coffee with the Coach– Topic: Living Your Values (Prioritizing Your Life)

November 3, 2-2:45 pm via Webex
Join Certified Health and Wellness Coach Julie McNamara for this virtual monthly session that energizes, educates, and engages you in the next step of your well-being journey. Join us in November to identify your priorities and live your values.

Free for members and non-members. Email Julie McNamara to register.

Watt’s Cookin’: Fall Favorites Virtual Cooking Class

November 3, 5:30-6:30 pm via Webex
Cook along with Registered Dietitian Liz Watt in the comfort of your own home for a delicious dinner that delights the senses with the flavors of fall! Menu: Quinoa Power Bowl with Butternut Squash; Spinach Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette; Sheet Pan Apple Crumble. $10

Members; $20 Non-members. Call 984-974-5900 to register by November 1.

Therapy Thursday - Yoga for Your Workday: Flexibility in the Workplace

November 4, 12:30 – 1:15 pm via Webex
Join Ellese Nickles, Physical Therapist and yoga instructor, for a talk on the benefits of yoga at the office (traditional or home) and learn how you can incorporate mindfulness and simple poses into your daily routine. Mark your calendar and click here when it is time to join.

Free for members andnon-members.

Talk to Me Tuesday - Powerful Over 40: How to Train to Stay Young and Vigorous

November 16, 12:15 - 1:00 pm via Webex
Join this virtual session with Personal Trainer Jake Orndorff to keep yourself feeling youthful longer and fight age-related muscle mass decline by adding power training to your program safely and effectively. Free for members and nonmembers.

Click here to register.

Food for Thought - Diabetes 101: It’s More than “Just a Little Sugar”

November 17, 12:00 - 1:00 pm via Webex
Join Diane Butler, RD, LDN, CDCES during Diabetes Month and learn more about the different types of diabetes, current recommendations, how to best cope with the disease, and support and educate others. Free for members and nonmembers.

Click here to register.

Caregiver’s Support Group

November 17, 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 with memory disorders. Free for members and non-members. Email Susan Chesser to register.
Questions about these programs?

Contact the Health Education Manager, Julie McNamara, to register.