Shared Community Health CalendarEvents listed in this calendar are those of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, Essex NP led Clinic, Windsor Family Health Team, Harrow Family Health Team, VON NP led Clinic in Belle River, Windsor-Essex Community Health Centre, and City Centre Health Care – CMHA.

May
23
Thu
Outdoor Summer Walking & Pole Walking @ Coventry Gardens (Windsor)
May 23 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Benefits of Pole Walking

 

 

 

Increased weight loss

 

Improved posture

 

Increased balance and stability

 

Reduced stress on back, hip and knee joints

 

Exercise upper body and lower body at the same time

 

Increase cardiovascular endurance

 

Reminders:

 

Bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated during the walk

 

Wear a hat

 

Wear Sunscreen

 

Wear loose comfortable clothing and supportive footwear

 

Please inform staff at anytime if you are not feeling well

 

Bring a snack

 

Eat a well balanced breakfast before coming out for the walk

 

 

 

NOTE: Walks may be canceled due to heat advisory or severe weather

 

Poles and instruction are provided

 

Poles are to be returned after each walk to a staff member

 

 

 

 

For more information please call:

 

519-997-2823 ext. 341

 

www.wechc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Summer Walking & Pole Walking @ Jackson Park (Windsor)
May 23 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Benefits of Pole Walking

 

 

 

Increased weight loss

 

Improved posture

 

Increased balance and stability

 

Reduced stress on back, hip and knee joints

 

Exercise upper body and lower body at the same time

 

Increase cardiovascular endurance

 

Reminders:

 

Bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated during the walk

 

Wear a hat

 

Wear Sunscreen

 

Wear loose comfortable clothing and supportive footwear

 

Please inform staff at anytime if you are not feeling well

 

Bring a snack

 

Eat a well balanced breakfast before coming out for the walk

 

 

 

NOTE: Walks may be canceled due to heat advisory or severe weather

 

Poles and instruction are provided

 

Poles are to be returned after each walk to a staff member

 

 

 

 

For more information please call:

 

519-997-2823 ext. 341

 

www.wechc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

weMOVE @ weCHC Sandwich Site
May 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

Free Adult Exercise Class- Weekly on Thursdays at the WECHC Sandwich Site

No matter your age- it’s never too late to get started

Improve strength, flexibility and balance through a fun, modifiable, enjoyable, beneficial group exercise program.

All levels welcome

*Classes will not be held on all Stat Holidays.

*For information please contact Jennipher at 519-258-6002 ext 505

MASTER YOUR HEALTH – Diabetes Education Series @ Amherstburg Family Health Team
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

 

Master Your Health
Take Charge. Live Well!

Living a better life with Diabetes?
IT’S POSSIBLE!

Do you live with Diabetes or know someone who does? 

 

JOIN US…and learn to take control of your health.

 

DIABETES WORKSHOPS
**Program has been UPDATED to reflect the new 2018 Diabetes Guidelines**

 

Learn About:
* Learn to manage blood sugar levels & prevent complications

 

  • Healthy eating, light exercise, foot care & dealing with difficult emotions

  • Gain confidence with medication management

  • Build confidence

  • Create personal action plans

  • Deal with the everyday challenges of living with Diabetes

    Classes are interactive

FREE 6-week series
Bring a friend or a family member;
All are welcome to attend!!

UPCOMING WORKSHOP SERIES

Thursdays May 9 – June 13, 2019
1:00pm – 3:30pm

Amherstburg Family Health Team
721 Front Road South, Unit 101
Amherstburg, ON

TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT US AT:
TOLL FREE: 1-855-259-3605
escsm@wechc.org

Self-Empowered Recovery Group @ Windsor Family Health Team
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Achieve and maintain your recovery from addictions through self-empowerement and recovery techniques.  Our group consists of 12 week sessions that will empower and motivate you.  Master new techniques and strategies while strengthening your current skills and abilities.

Our group supports Harm Reduction as well as Abstinence and is open to everyone at NO COST!

Registration and screening is required, contact us at 519-250-5524

Starting March 7, 2019, Thursdays, 5:30-7:30pm

Grow.Recover.Live

 

Windsor Family Health Team

245-2475 McDougall St. 

Windsor, Ont

 

May
24
Fri
Get Active, Get Healthy 6-week Online Physical Activity Challenge @ //www.wechu.org/physical-activity/get-active-get-healthy-online-challenge
May 24 @ 8:00 am – Jul 8 @ 10:00 pm

Register for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit’s free 6-week online challenge and challenge yourself to get and stay active. Windsor-Essex County residents 18 years of age and older can learn new ways to become and stay physically active and by participating in the challenge, you have a chance to win some great prizes too! The challenge will run from May 27 to July 7.

Visit //www.wechu.org/physical-activity/get-active-get-healthy-online-challenge

Outdoor Summer Walking & Pole Walking @ Devonshire Mall
May 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Benefits of Pole Walking

 

 

 

Increased weight loss

 

Improved posture

 

Increased balance and stability

 

Reduced stress on back, hip and knee joints

 

Exercise upper body and lower body at the same time

 

Increase cardiovascular endurance

 

Reminders:

 

Bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated during the walk

 

Wear a hat

 

Wear Sunscreen

 

Wear loose comfortable clothing and supportive footwear

 

Please inform staff at anytime if you are not feeling well

 

Bring a snack

 

Eat a well balanced breakfast before coming out for the walk

 

 

 

NOTE: Walks may be canceled due to heat advisory or severe weather

 

Poles and instruction are provided

 

Poles are to be returned after each walk to a staff member

 

 

 

 

For more information please call:

 

519-997-2823 ext. 341

 

www.wechc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Summer Walking & Pole Walking @ Libro Centre
May 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:15 am

Benefits of Pole Walking

 

 

 

Increased weight loss

 

Improved posture

 

Increased balance and stability

 

Reduced stress on back, hip and knee joints

 

Exercise upper body and lower body at the same time

 

Increase cardiovascular endurance

 

Reminders:

 

Bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated during the walk

 

Wear a hat

 

Wear Sunscreen

 

Wear loose comfortable clothing and supportive footwear

 

Please inform staff at anytime if you are not feeling well

 

Bring a snack

 

Eat a well balanced breakfast before coming out for the walk

 

 

 

NOTE: Walks may be canceled due to heat advisory or severe weather

 

Poles and instruction are provided

 

Poles are to be returned after each walk to a staff member

 

 

 

 

For more information please call:

 

519-997-2823 ext. 341

 

www.wechc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

weMOVE @ Libro Centre
May 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Free Adult Exercise Class- Weekly on Fridays at Libro Centre in Amherstburg

No matter your age- it’s never too late to get started

Improve strength, flexibility and balance through a fun, modifiable, enjoyable, beneficial group exercise program.

All levels welcome

*Classes will not be held on all Stat Holidays.

*For information please contact Victoria at 519-997-2827 ext 341

weMOVE @ weCHC Leamington Site
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Adult Exercise Class- Weekly on Fridays at the WECHC Leamington Site

No matter your age- it’s never too late to get started

Improve strength, flexibility and balance through a fun, modifiable, enjoyable, beneficial group exercise program.

All levels welcome

*Classes will not be held on all Stat Holidays.

*For information please contact Helen at 519-258-6002 ext 859