Family health classes at Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, 19300 S.W. 65th Ave., Community Health Education Center. Call for information and to register.
Treatment Options for Arthritis and Joint Pain - Thursday, Dec. 20, 6:30 to 8 p.m. No cost. This resource class will discuss treatment options for degenerative joint disease, including total hip or knee replacement surgery, exercises and medication regimens. To register, call 503-692-2411.
Child Weight Management Program - January - June. Based on the successful Stanford Pediatric Weight Control Program, this proven, long-term weight management program for children promotes healthy eating and exercise habits while decreasing sedentary time. This six-month weekly family based program was created by experts in treating overweight children. If your child is overweight and between age 8 and 15 years contact Julie Stahl, program coordinator at 503-413-3360.
Grief Recovery - Mondays, Jan. 7 - Feb. 25, 1 to 2:30 or 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cost: $10. This 8-week class is designed for those who have had a loss three months ago or longer. Small groups share experiences and learn skills to survive the feelings of grief following a death. To register, call 503-335-3500.
Yoga for Fitness - at Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Wednesdays, Jan. 9 - Feb. 27, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. or Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, Saturdays, Jan. 12 - March 1 or March 8 - April 26, 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. Cost: $72. Increase balance, muscular strength, flexibility, cardio-respiratory endurance and digestive efficiency through an eight-week class with careful attention to breathing and skeletal alignment. 503-335-3500.
CPR - Initial Course for Healthcare Providers - Thursday, Jan. 10, 6 to 11:45 p.m. Cost: $60. A course for those that require a card documenting successful completion of a class for healthcare professionals. Learn skills for all ages including ventilation with barrier devices and bag-mask devices, use of an automated external defibrillator, and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. American Heart guidelines. 503-335-3500.
When I'm in Charge - Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $18. Help prepare children, ages 8 to 11 for situations that may occur when they are home alone. Includes role playing, safe responses to phone calls or visitors and suggests positive leisure activities. 503-280-1440.
Dealing with Anger - Saturdays, Jan. 12 and 19, noon to 3 p.m. Cost: $15. A two session class to learn to identify triggers and techniques to deal with anger. To register, call 503-335-3500.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Rosewood Retirement and Assisted Living Facility, Tropicana Room, 2405 S.E. Century Blvd. Mondays, Jan. 7 - Feb. 11, 1:30 to 3 p.m. A six-week educational series designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for an older relative or friend whether the person being cared for lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country. Class size is limited and registration is required. Suggested donation $25. To register, call 503-642-2100.
Health classes at The Portland Clinic: South office, 6640 S.W. Redwood Lane, Tigard; Beaverton office, 15950 S.W. Millikan Way. For information or to register, call 503-221-0161, Ext. 2254.
Diabetes: Invitation to a Healthier Life Five-Week Seminar, Beaverton office - Wednesdays, Jan. 9 - Feb. 6, 4 to 6 p.m. Learn to manage blood sugar and control the complications of Type 2 diabetes in this five-week class. Check with your physician and insurance carrier - the $325 fee may be covered. Pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, call 503-221-0161 ext. 2254.