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Getting Started Eating Better (WEBINAR)

Presenter:  Laura Yautz, RDN, LDN, NBC-HWC

Registered Dietitian and Owner, National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Being Nutritious

July 20, 2020

Noon - 1 p.m.

 

If you've never tried to eat better, or it's been a while, it can seem like an impossible task.  In this presentation, we'll break it down, bite by bite!  We'll start from the very beginning with healthy eating basics, so you can make an effective plan that's not so overwhelming!

To enroll, click here.

 

 

Laura Yautz photoBetter Nutrition for Families (WEBINAR)

Presenter:  Laura Yautz, RDN, LDN, NBC-HWC

Registered Dietitian and Owner, National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Being Nutritious

August 17, 2020

Noon - 1 p.m.

 

Children add a whole extra layer to eating healthy!  As a mother of two, I know what it's like to spend time and money lovingly cooking a healthy meal, only to have my kids turn up their noses at it.  We'll talk about better nutrition for everyone, how to blend everyone's needs together without becoming a short order cook, and what to do about picky eaters.

To enroll, click here.

 

 

WEBINARS

 

   

Diabetic/Insulin Recertification pictureDiabetic/Insulin Recertification Class

Has your Diabetic/Insulin certification expired or nearing expiration?  If so, then you will want to take this interactive, recertification webinar.  During this webinar participants will gain knowledge of the diabetes disease process, complications that occur with diabetes, and AADE7tm (American Association of Diabetic Educators) management.  In addition, this webinar will have instruction from a Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) on insulin injections.  Participants will gain valuable knowledge and tools to assist someone with diabetes including:  importance of prevention and hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), skin and foot care, lifestyle changes, and potential complications of poorly managed diabetes.  This webinar discusses medication lifestyle approaches that assist in attempting to prevent hyperglycemia and the importance for following physician orders/recommendations.  Treatment and signs and symptoms of low blood sugar and the American Diabetic Association's preferred treatment are also discussed.  **In order to take this webinar you will need a computer, webcam, and speakers, as well as complete the prerequisites.  This webinar is scheduled for 2 hours; however, it may take less time depending on the the interaction between instructor and attendees.  Each class is limited to 4 participants.**

July 23, 2020 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Click here to enroll.
     
August 6, 2020 10 a.m. - Noon Click here to enroll.
August 20, 2020 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Click here to enroll.
     
September 3, 2020 10 a.m. - Noon Click here to enroll.
September 17, 2020 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Click here to enroll.
     
October 1, 2020 10 a.m. - Noon Click here to enroll.
October 15, 2020 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Click here to enroll.
     
November 5, 2020 10 a.m. - Noon Click here to enroll.
November 19, 2020 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Click here to enroll.
     
December 3, 2020 10 a.m. - Noon Click here to enroll.

 

 

Relationships, Friendships, Trust pictureRelationships, Friendships, and Trust:  The Importance of Social Connections and Safety

This webinar is designed to help participants recognize the importance of social connections in the lives of people with IDD, and the difficulties that can arise in creating and maintaining those social connections, especially during times of isolation or quarantine.  We will also focus on safety risks and ways to reduce that risk when using alternative methods of connection such as online "virtual" meet-ups.

August 4, 2020 11 a.m. - Noon Click here to enroll.
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Click here to enroll.
 
August 11, 2020 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Click here to enroll.
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Click here to enroll.
 
August 19, 2020 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Click here to enroll.
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Click here to enroll.
 
August 27, 2020 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Click here to enroll.
Noon - 1 p.m. Click here to enroll.

 

 

Respiratory Concerns and Pneumonia pictureRespiratory Concerns and Pneumonia

During this webinar, participants will gain knowledge of the importance of the respiratory system and how it works.  Participants will review the signs and symptoms of respiratory problems, treatment, support, and prevention of respiratory problems including pneumonia.

August 5, 2020 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Click here to enroll.
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Click here to enroll.
 
August 12, 2020 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Click here to enroll.
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Click here to enroll.
 
August 25, 2020 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Click here to enroll.
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Click here to enroll.
 
August 31, 2020 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Click here to enroll.
Noon - 12:30 p.m. Click here to enroll.

 

 

Overview of Medical Concerns pictureOverview of Medical Concerns

In this webinar, participants will gain knowledge of signs and symptoms of the following medical concerns:  pain, dehydration, GERD, pneumonia, and dysphagia to help promote quick treatment and prevent complications.

August 6, 2020 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Click here to enroll.
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Click here to enroll.
 
August 13, 2020 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Click here to enroll.
Noon - 1 p.m. Click here to enroll.
 
August 18, 2020 11 a.m. - Noon Click here to enroll.
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Click here to enroll.
 
August 26, 2020 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Click here to enroll.
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Click here to enroll.

 

 

 

   


 

 

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