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Healthy U: A Small Group Workshop

Heartland of Hillsboro and Heartland Home Health & Hospice are leading a 6 week workshop at the Center about how to manage chronic diseases  such as as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease or other life-ling conditions.  The classes are free and materials are included.

  • Learn ways to deal with pain, fatigue and depression
  • Discover ways to be more physically active
  • Learn to eat more healthy
  • Learn better ways to talk to your physical and family about your health
  • Set personal goals
  • Find ways to relax and deal with stress

Call the Center to make your reservation.  Classroom space is limited.  Classes are as follows:  October 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, and November 7th, and 14th.  Times are 1:00pm to 3:30pm.   Sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging District 7.  Participants will receive a free copy of Living a Health Live with Chronic Conditions

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Care-A-Van

The Highland County Health Department Care-a-Van is in the Center parking lot on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 9:00am to noon.

Services Offered

Assessment / Screening

  • Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol Level – $10.00 fee
  • Hemoglobin (iron) Level
  • Lipid Profile – $30.00 fee – Requires a 12 hour fasting (no food or drink)
  • Diabetes Screening – Requires a 2 hour fasting (no food or drink)
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Skeletal Development
  • Height and Weight
  • Headlice Checks
  • Tuberculosis Screening – $15.00 fee (TB skin test)
  • PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) – $30.00 fee
  • ProTime – $10.00 fee

 

Teaching / Counseling

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Cholesterol
  • Diet /Exercise
  • Health Education

Immunizations

  • Infant through Adult
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Tai Chi

Fatima Even of Ohio Valley Manor Home Health has been leading the Tai Chi class at the Center every Tuesday at 10:00am and does a wonderful job.  Tai Chi is recommended by the Arthritis Foundation  and helps build balance which aids in fall prevention.  It is a gentle practice that is easy on your joints and promotes relaxation and pain management.  Fatima works with the class as a whole and each individual if needed to ensure maximum results.

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Exercise Classes

Heather of the Laurels of Hillsboro is providing exercise classes at the center every Thursday at 9:00am.  The class will focus on basic aerobic conditioning and will encourage good physical health.  Heather keeps the class upbeat and everyone is encouraged to stop by and see what the class all entails.  Burn calories and stay in shape!  A chair alternate routine is available.

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Yoga Stretch

Sharon Fulkerson, of Hospice and Hope, has been offering a Yoga Stretch class at the center.  The class is every Monday at 1:30pm.  Sharon has had great success with the class.  “The class is a very positive and relaxing atmosphere and no to mention fun.”  Sharon recently introduced stretch bands to the class routine and continues to add simple but yet very beneficial moves to promote health and well-being.  “Everyone in the class is saying we hope to keep this up.  They truly enjoy it.”

The health benefits of yoga enable you to develop your flexibility, strength, and balance.  Yoga may increase relaxation and reduce stress.  A chair alternative routine is provided.  Wear clothes that allow you to move freely.