Regional West to Offer Free Lifestyle Change Program to Improve Health and Wellness
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., – Have you been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or other chronic condition? A change of diet and lifestyle may be exactly what you need to improve your health and well-being.
Regional West will offer free lifestyle change program, beginning January 22 and continuing throughout the year, to help individuals make achievable and realistic changes to improve their health and well-being. The program is designed to prevent disease in those who are healthy or have borderline health conditions, and to improve health in those who have chronic conditions.
Topics will include healthy eating; demonstrations of how to prepare healthy, inexpensive meals; how to incorporate physical activity into daily routines; how to manage stress; and how to solve problems that get in the way of healthy changes.
The free classes will be offered at two different times each week. Participants can attend either weekly session. An evening class, beginning January 22, will be offered on Mondays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Regional West Medical Plaza South, Room 1202. On Tuesdays, beginning January 23, the class will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the WNCC Harms Center.
To register for the free lifestyle change program, call Cheri Farris at the Panhandle Public Health District, 308-220-8020. For more information about the classes, call Terri Allen at Regional West Community Health, 308-641-1185, or Ellen Burbank at Regional West Physicians Clinic-Diabetes Care Center, 308-630-3720.
Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and one of three Level II Trauma Centers in the state. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 providers, and over 2,000 employees, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.