Oasis one-session health seminars are a great way to get new, up-to-date information on health topics. Each topic is 1.5 to 2 hours long, and is presented by health professionals. Topics are educational, interactive, and are a great way to engage, improve, and maintain your health.
Below is a list of current health related topics offered. Once you have completed a seminar, why not sign-up for a workshop?
Fit for Function
Learn about the new research proving basic strength training can reverse muscle loss. Experience this screening and presentation to learn what it means to be functionally fit and whether or not you pass the test based on national norms.
Free From Falls
Missouri's rate of falls among adults 65 and older is almost twice that of the nation! Don't become a statistic. Whether you've had a fall or just want to learn more about what you can do to prevent falls, this class is for you. A balance screening will be held before the lecture to assess your mobility and balance. One 2 hour class.
Low energy can greatly impact lives physically, emotionally and socially. Learn about the causes of fatigue, its impact on function and how to fight it. A self-screening is available to assist in determining your level of fatigue.
Standing Tall-Tips for Improving Your Posture.
Did you know poor posture can be a cause of pain, can lead to organ problems and can make you look older? Learn from a physical therapist how to check your own posture along with techniques to instantly improve your posture. You will also learn important posture exercises and about devices you can use to make you stand tall.
Diabetes – Yes You CAN Exercise!
Whether you routinely exercise or are contemplating beginning in an exercise program this class has something for you! Learn about how we adopt healthy behaviors and sustain them by “keeping it fresh”. Light participation in exercise demonstrations is incorporated in the class.
How stressed are you? Driven, Dragging, Losing it, Hitting the wall, or Burned out. Discover your stress stage and stress less solutions. Become stress free!
Medication Navigation: What’s New in Diabetes Management
Review of the various oral and injectable medications used for the treatment and management of diabetes. This includes the several types of insulins. Type 2 diabetes is the main focus of this class.
Myth – Interpretation about sugar and its Role in the Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes
This class will address some of the myths about sugar as it relates to diabetes. Get the real deal on the many types of sweeteners on the market and how they may affect your health.
AARP Smart Driver Course
This four-hour training will help tune up your driving skills, update your knowledge of the rules of the road, learn about normal age-related physical changes and ways to adjust for these changes and reduce traffic violations, crashes, and chances of injuries. Some insurance companies also offer a discount to participants!