EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care March 2014 Schedule

emblem health in harlemHere’s the FREE March 2014 events at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care listings for March 2014. Each event is open to the public and is being held at 215 West 125th Street in Harlem.

WHAT: Into to Tai Chi and Qigong

WHEN: Saturday, March 1, 2014; Saturday, March 8, 2014; Saturday, March 15, 2014; Saturday, March 22, 2014; and Saturday, March 29, 2014

11:30 am through 12:30 pm

DETAILS: Join us to experience the healing benefits of tai chi. It’s easy on the joints, helps reduce stress and can improve flexibility and balance. While tai chi is generally safe for all ages and fitness levels, please let your doctor know you’ll be taking an exercise class. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes. Space is limited and reservations are required.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Walk Away the Pounds

WHEN: Monday, March 3, 2014; Monday, March 10, 2014; Monday, March 17, 2014; and Monday, March 24, 2014

11:00 am through 12:00 pm

WHEN: Thursday, March 6, 2014; and Thursday March 20, 2014

11:30 am through 12:30 pm

DETAILS: Join us for a fun walk-in-place workout! No complicated steps and no equipment needed. This DVD workout is safe for all ages and fitness levels, so lace up your walking shoes and join us!

Wear comfortable shoes and workout wear. We’ll provide plenty of water. We’ll ask you to fill out an emergency form on the first day of class. Be sure to let your doctor know you’ll be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Understanding Diabetes Medication

WHEN: Monday, March 3, 2014

4:00 pm through 5:30 pm

DETAILS: Do you know how your diabetes medication works? Do you know when to take it, how much to take and possible side effects? To help you make the most of your treatment, join us in learning:

·         What is diabetes?

·         Why is it important to control blood sugar levels?

·         Meal Planning

·         What lifestyle changes can help?

·         What drugs are used to treat diabetes?

·         What should I watch for when taking these drugs?

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Low-Impact Zumba

WHEN: Monday, March 3, 2014; Monday, March 17, 2014; and Monday, March 24, 2014

6:00 pm through 7:00 pm

DETAILS: Join EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care for a dance-fitness class that’s friendly and fun. It uses the Zumba formula, with modified moves and pacing for active older people and those starting their journey to achieve a fit and healthy lifestyle.

• We’ll ask you to fill out an emergency form on the first day of class.

• Wear comfortable shoes and workout gear.

• We’ll provide plenty of water!

Please let your doctor know you’ll be participating in an exercise class.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Caregiver Support Group

WHEN: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

12:30 pm through 2:00 pm

DETAILS: Helpful tips, tools and resources, as well as guidance, support, sharing and caring. This event is open to the public.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: SHARE Breast Cancer Support Group for Women of African, African-American & Caribbean Heritage

WHEN: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

5:30 pm through 7:00 pm

WHEN: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

4:00 pm through 5:30 pm

DETAILS: YOU ARE NOT ALONE! You can listen, learn, encourage, express your feelings and reveal your experiences. We’ll provide information in a safe, confidential and cordial environment. We welcome women at ALL STAGES of the Breast Cancer journey.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Keeping It Simple: Your Benefits Explained

WHEN: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

            11:00 am through 6:00 pm

DETAILS: Keeping it Simple: YOUR Health Benefits Explained is a personalized, one on one opportunity for EH members and nonmembers to sit with a health care solutions specialist to understanding their health care benefits so that they may stay healthy, live well and get better!

The following services (and much more) are available during the one on one sessions:

·         An explanation of your health benefits to help you stay healthy

·         Receive a set of tools to help strengthen the relationship between you and your doctor

·         Get connected to a nurse, program navigator, social worker or pharmacist to help you stay the course of your treatment plan

·         Get connected to community & social service resources right in your own neighborhood

Guests will leave sessions feeling empowered, knowledgeable and ready to focus on their health & well-being.   All sessions are by appointment only.  Visit www.ehnc.com for more info.

RSVP: 866-469-0999 (call for your one-on-one appointment)

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WHAT: Sitting Chi Breath & Stretch

WHEN: Wednesday, March 5, 2014; Wednesday, March 12, 2014; Wednesday, March 19, 2014; and Wednesday, March 26, 2014

5:30 pm through 6:30 pm

DETAILS: Join us for this restorative wellness class designed for chair sitting. Learn basic chi (energy) movements that help to reduce stress, gain clarity and promote relaxation. Angela Wu, certified holistic instructor and wellness coach, will guide you through:

·         Chi (energy) movements/stretches

·         Breathing techniques

·         Energy meditation

Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and arrive ten minutes early. Be sure to let your doctor know that you will be taking part in an exercise class.  Space limited – must call to reserve.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Resistance Band Workout

WHEN: Thursday, March 6, 2014

5:30 pm through 6:30 pm

DETAILS: A fun and challenging way to tone and strengthen muscles!

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Black Inventors of Health

WHEN: Saturday, March 8, 2014

2:00 pm through 4:00 pm

DETAILS: A storytelling event about Black inventors throughout the ages and creating your own inventions with arts and crafts! Fun for the whole family!

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: 15-Minute Chair Massage

WHEN: Saturday, March 8, 2014 and Saturday, March 22, 2014

1:00 pm through 4:00 pm (call for appointment)

DETAILS: Research shows that massage therapy can:

·         Reduce stress

·         Ease aches and pains

·         Decrease stiffness and joint swelling

·         Improve digestive/breathing functions, alertness and circulation

·         Help people with arthritis, stroke, asthma, diabetes, Parkinson’s and bursitis

Massage therapists are licensed.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Introduction to Yoga

WHEN: Monday, March 10, 2014

            5:45 pm through 6:45 pm

DETAILS: EmblemHealth and the Harlem Yoga Studio invite you to join us for an introductory yoga class that is perfect for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Each session will include:

·         Brief centering and meditation

·         Breathing practices (pranayama)

·         Basic yoga poses

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Try not to eat a heavy meal within two hours of class, but a light snack at least 30 minutes before is ideal. Plan to arrive a few minutes early to settle in and relax. Speak to the instructor beforehand if you have any medical conditions and let your doctor know you will be taking part in an exercise class.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Cell Phone Literacy for Older Adults

WHEN: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

3:30 pm through 5:00 pm

WHEN: Thursday, March 27, 2014

3:00 pm through 4:30 pm

DETAILS: A cell phone is an important communication tool for connecting with your loved ones and friends. This hands-on demonstration will cover how and why cell technology is important, how to understand text language and send messages and photos, as well as learn to use other helpful features of your cell phone. Get your questions answered and hear about the past experiences of others.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Eating for Health

WHEN: Tuesday, March 11, 2014; and Tuesday, March 25, 2014;

5:30 pm through 6:30 pm

DETAILS: Learn the benefits of eating for your health, especially if you are dealing with a chronic illness or condition. You will also discover how to eat right while still enjoying your meals.

      Topics will include:

• Healthier versions of popular ethnic recipes (with recipe handouts)

• Healthy eating on a budget

• How to read food labels (can I eat it?)

·         Fun and interactive cooking demos

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Moving for Life

WHEN: Tuesday, March 11, 2014; Tuesday, March 18, 2014; and Tuesday, March 25, 2014;

5:45 pm through 6:45 pm

DETAILS: Moving for Life uses safe and uplifting movement to bring joy to women with breast cancer.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Friends in Deed

WHEN: Wednesday, March 12, 2014; and Wednesday, March 26, 2014

12:00 pm through 1:00 pm

DETAILS: Diagnosed with a life-threatening illness? Overwhelmed with caregiving? Heartbroken over the death of a loved one? If so, you may be feeling frightened, powerless, overwhelmed and alone. How do you ease the fear and reconnect to possibility? Start by coming to a Big Group.

What’s a Big Group? It’s a safe and welcoming space where anyone affected by illness, caregiving or grief can talk about what they’re feeling. It’s about hearing and speaking the truth so you can live life in the moment. Please join us.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Obama Care 101

WHEN: Thursday, March 13, 2014

                  4:00 pm through 5:30 pm

DETAILS: DO YOU KNOW…

·         If you qualify for a plan on the New York Health Benefit Exchange?

·         If you qualify for financial help on the exchange?

·         The health coverage options available to you?

Get the facts on health care reform and what it means for you and your family.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: West African Dance Class

WHEN: Thursday, March 13, 2014

5:30 pm through 6:30 pm

DETAILS: Celebrate life and good health by moving to the rhythms of the drums. Instructor Ndeye Gueye, a recipient of the Martha Graham Award has over 25 years in dance, choreography and community engagement events. She will guide participants in a head to toe warm up, followed by choreography and personal self-expression. Please wear comfortable workout clothes and (if possible) a wrap skirt.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Come Talk to Greg: One-on-One Support for Caregivers

WHEN: Friday, March 14, 2014

11:00 am through 4:00 pm

DETAILS: Take advantage of this opportunity to meet one-on-one with Greg Johnson, EmblemHealth’s Director of Community Outreach and creator of the Care for the Family Caregiver Program. Greg has received numerous awards and recognition within the fields of health care, family caregiving and service to others. Family caregivers are welcome to meet with him for support and advice.

RSVP: 1-646-447-7175 (call to make appointment)

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WHAT: Bed Aerobics

WHEN: Friday, March 14, 2014; Friday, March 28, 2014

5:30 pm through 6:30 pm

DETAILS: Bed Aerobics is a powerful workout routine that combines deep stretches and muscle toning calisthenics to improve flexibility, build strength and burn fat – all from the convenience and privacy of your very own bed! Included in the routine is an invigorating facial/eye muscle exercise concluding with brief meditation for total body, mind and spirit rejuvenation!

 

RSVP: 866-469-0999

 

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WHAT: Meditation Made Easy

WHEN: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

1:00 pm through 2:00 pm

DETAILS: Join us in learning how to meditate in just a few simple steps. Besides being a way to let go of the harmful effects of stress, worry and tension, daily meditation can help you experience a new feeling of calmness, ease and quiet inner knowing.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

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WHAT: Sweet Success

WHEN: Thursday, March 20, 2014; and Thursday, March 27, 2014

4:30 pm through 7:00 pm

DETAILS: Join us for a mind, body and spirit approach to diabetes management.

Space is limited, must call to register (646-574-6140).

RSVP: 866-469-0999
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WHAT: Harlem Stroke Foundation Support Group

WHEN: Thursday, March 20, 2014

5:00 pm through 7:00 pm

DETAILS: The Harlem Stroke Foundation survivors support group will be holding monthly meetings at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care in Harlem. Speakers at the meeting will include physical and occupational therapists, doctors and other health care professionals. All in attendance will be there to share their experiences and those of loved ones after a stroke. Participants will also hear about some of the best places to receive therapy.

RSVP: 866-469-0999

 For more information, visit www.emblemhealth.com.

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