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Learn Healthy Habits

Priority Partners offers workshops to help you achieve your best health. Learn more about the classes below. When you find a class you like, sign up for a date and time that works for you!

Learn Healthy Habits

Priority Partners offers workshops to help you achieve your best health. Learn more about the classes below. When you find a class you like, sign up for a date and time that works for you!

Priority Partners is currently offering virtual classes!

Your health is important, and we’re here to support your goals by whatever means necessary. Classes will be held through Zoom meetings. Registration is required. If you have any questions, please contact us at 800-957-9760 or healtheducation@jhhc.com.

Register for one of these upcoming classes:

Sign up for emails with upcoming class dates and times:

Adult Weight Management

Eating the Healthy Way
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Eating the Healthy Way

This 60-minute workshop is aimed to provide participants with the tools necessary to make healthy choices throughout the day, as well as on the go. Ways to incorporate physical activity into a busy day will also be discussed, along with specific ideas for all 3 main meals. Additionally, participants will learn practical ways to shop and plan ahead while staying within a budget.

Upcoming classes:

Thursday
August 11

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Wednesday
September 14

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Thursday
October 27

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Let’s Get Physical
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Let’s Get Physical
  • This 60-minute virtual workshop educates participants with tools and resources for incorporating or increasing physical activity into their daily lives.
  • Benefits of physical activity and overcoming barriers to being more active will be addressed, as well as the role of nutrition to fuel planned activity.
  • Participants will also learn how to develop a well-rounded exercise plan.

Upcoming classes:

Wednesday
August 17

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Wednesday
September 7

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Tuesday
October 18

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Moving in the Right Direction
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Moving in the Right Direction
  • Moving in the Right Direction is designed to jumpstart participants’ weight loss efforts.
  • This 60-minute virtual workshop teaches participants how to improve their eating habits, make healthier food choices using the MyPlate method, and increase physical activity.
  • Participants will understand the basics of weight control and set a weight loss goal.

Upcoming classes:

Tuesday
October 11

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Asthma

Breathe Easier: Managing Asthma
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Breathe Easier: Managing Asthma

Workshop designed to empower participants to take control of their asthma through asthma self-management techniques.
The first class focuses on the basics of asthma, asthma triggers, and treatment of an asthma attack.
During the second session, participants will learn about medication and stress management, and will create an Asthma Action Plan.

Upcoming classes:

Thursday
September 22

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Blood Pressure

Blood, Are You Pressuring Me?
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Blood, Are You Pressuring Me?
  • This 60-minute virtual workshop educates participants about High Blood Pressure.
  • The participants will learn the warning signs of uncontrolled blood pressure and the effects it has on their health.
  • Participants will also learn ways to manage their blood pressure by eating healthy, lowering their sodium intake, and being physically active.

Upcoming classes:

Thursday
August 25

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Wednesday
September 21

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Thursday
October 13

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Chronic Disease Self-Management

The Basics of COPD
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The Basics of COPD

COPD workshop for adults
Members will learn how to successfully manage and live well with COPD.

Upcoming classes:

Thursday
September 15

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Diabetes

Diabetes: A Healthier You
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Diabetes: A Healthier You
  • This 60-minute virtual diabetes workshop focuses on the importance of nutrition and physical fitness for adults to live healthier with diabetes.
  • Via a Zoom webinar, members will learn how to count carbs, basic meal planning, and how to aim for a healthy weight.
  • The impact of physical activity on diabetes, and what to do, will also be discussed.

Upcoming classes:

Thursday
August 18

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Tuesday
September 20

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Thursday
October 20

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Managing Diabetes
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Managing Diabetes
  • This 60-minute virtual diabetes workshop is designed to provide adults with tools and resources for better understanding and managing diabetes.
  • Via a Zoom webinar, members will gain a better understanding of blood sugar and how to manage it; how to prevent health complications; and how to manage sick days.
  • Members will also learn about the impact diabetes has on mental health, and why they should follow the recommended care plan.

Upcoming classes:

Wednesday
August 24

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Tuesday
September 1

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Tuesday
October 4

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Wednesday
October 12

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Pre-diabetes & Me
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Pre-diabetes & Me
  • This 60-minute virtual workshop aims to educate pre-diabetics with the necessary steps to better their health and lower blood glucose numbers.
  • The goal of the workshop is to help members prolong or prevent a diabetes diagnosis.
  • Participants will learn how to eat healthy, count carbohydrates, incorporate exercise into their life, and effectively work with their health care provider.

Upcoming classes:

Thursday
September 8

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Heart Health

Matters of the Heart
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Matters of the Heart
  • 60-minute heart disease workshop for adults
  • Members will learn what heart disease is and how to manage their risk factors through stress reduction, exercise, healthy eating, medication management, and regular visits with their healthcare team.

Upcoming classes:

Tuesday
August 23

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Tuesday
September 13

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Tuesday
October 4

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Newborn Care

Baby Basics (Part 1 and 2)
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Baby Basics (Part 1 and 2)
  • 2-hour workshop designed to educate expecting and new parents on caregiving for their newborn, aged from birth to 6-months
  • Information provided includes: feedings, bathing, diaper changes, safe sleeping and tips for when to call the doctor. Additional support and resources on lactation and car seat safety will be available.

Upcoming classes:

August 30 to August 31

12:00pm – 1:00pm

September 28 to September 29

12:00pm – 1:00pm

October 25 to October 26

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Self-Care

Wise Steps
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Wise Steps

Workshop designed to educate participants on the importance of fall prevention and how to identify fall hazards within the home.
The importance of medication management, annual exams, and proper sleep to reduce the risk of falling will also be discussed.
Tips for Caregivers will be offered.

Upcoming classes:

Tuesday
August 9

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Wednesday
October 5

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Sleep

Sleep Your Way to Better Health
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Sleep Your Way to Better Health

This workshop will help you improve your knowledge about sleep and the importance of creating good sleep habits for better overall health. You will learn how sleep affects your body, how much sleep you need, common sleep disorders and the connection between chronic disease and proper sleep. You will also learn about specific actions you can take to improve your quality of sleep.

Upcoming classes:

Tuesday
August 16

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Tuesday
September 27

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Stress Management

Stress Relief
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Stress Relief

This workshop is designed to increase your knowledge about stress and how it affects your health. You will learn stress reduction techniques, how to manage work-related stress and practical ways to support work-life balance.

Upcoming classes:

Wednesday
August 10

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Thursday
October 6

12:00pm – 1:00pm

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You can opt out of Care Management services at any time by contacting us at 800-557-6916 or caremanagement@jhhc.com.