Health briefs: Learn about new health insurance marketplace at meetings throughout Routt County
Steamboat Springs — The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is hosting a series of free information sessions to answer questions about the new health insurance marketplace, Connect for Health Colorado. A health coverage guide will attend the meetings for individuals, families and small-business owners interested in learning about their options for health insurance under new legislation. The meeting dates are as follows:
Monday: 1 to 3 p.m. at LIFT-UP of Routt County, 2125 Curve Court
Tuesday: 4 to 6 p.m. at Steamboat Springs High School, 45 Maple St.
Oct. 21: 1 to 3 p.m. at LIFT-UP of Routt County, 2125 Curve Court
Oct. 22: 4 to 6 p.m. at Steamboat Springs High School, 45 Maple St.
Oct. 28: 3 to 6 p.m. at Hayden Town Hall, 178 W. Jefferson Ave.
Nov. 6: 4 to 6 p.m. at Hayden Valley Elementary School, 300 Breeze Basin Blvd.
Nov. 7: 4 to 6 p.m. at Hayden High School, 495 W. Jefferson Ave.
For more information, call 970-871-7647.
Parkinson’s support group meets Monday
A Parkinson’s support group meeting is at 4:30 p.m. Monday at United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs, 736 Oak St. The free group provides support and education for partners of people with Parkinson’s Disease. For more information, call 970-875-1088.
6-week health workshop begins Tuesday
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is starting a six-week Better Choices, Better Health workshop Tuesday. The free workshop will focus on nutrition, physical activity, stress management, self-management of chronic conditions, caregiver support and more. For more information, including times and location, call Lindsay at 970-871-7634.
Cancer support group meets Friday
A Whole Person Wellness Cancer Support Group is from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at Yampa Valley Medical Center’s Integrated Health building, 3001 S. Lincoln Ave. The free support group is designed to give participants a better understanding of how the body-mind connection is inseparable and can be a powerful tool in the healing process.
Natural Grocers hosts series of educational health classes
Natural Grocers is hosting a series of free educational classes in October that focus on nutrition and health. The class dates are as follows:
Tuesday: A cooking demonstration at 6 p.m. will focus on organic and gluten- and dairy-free smoothies and snacks.
Oct. 21: A cooking demonstration from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. is for children ages 4 to 8 and a parent to learn about how to use healthy food to write about imaginary animals.
Oct. 24: A cooking demonstration at 6 p.m. features quick and delicious breakfast ideas.
Oct. 30: Learn ways to reduce our risk of breast cancer as well as learn about risk factors and risk assessing thermal imaging.
For more information, call 970-871-0100.
To submit a health brief, email happenings@SteamboatToday.com.
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