Health & Wellness Chats

Monthly Health and Wellness programs of interest to the 50+ population are offered on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Call 503-635-3758 for registration.

February Health Chat

Pain Management with John Hill, Pharmacist                           

Managing Chronic pain can be tricky business. Especially when you consider the all of the options, between prescriptions, over the counter medications and supplements that may impact results.  Pharmacists can help you sort out all of the options and ultimately manage your pain. Bring along any questions and concerns you have about your prescriptions. February 28, 2018.

March Health Chat

Ever Wonder What a Registered Dietitian Eats for Breakfast

Come learn that and more! Kayla Petersen, a New Seasons Market Nutritionist will share what essentials she keeps stocked in her fridge and pantry and what foods and habits she thinks are most important for a healthy, balanced diet. March 28, 2018.

April Health Chat

Navigating Fibromyalgia

Elaine Merryfield, fibromyalgia educator at The Frida Center for Fibromyalgia in Portland, will share research findings, resources, and tools of self-care to support you in navigating this challenging chronic health condition. Elaine’s background is in nursing and health education and she was diagnosed with this condition herself in 1989. She has taught fibromyalgia classes since 2000 and published an ebook in July 2017, Life Beyond Fibromyalgia, describing six self-care tools that make a difference. April 25, 2018.