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LiveWELL Carolinas! Calendar of Events

July 2014

Featured Event

Back Pain
6:30 p.m., Monday, July 14
Join Sports Medicine & Injury Care specialist Frank Lorch, MD, for a discussion about back pain, possible causes and treatment options. A light snack will be provided.

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Pre-registration is required for all classes.

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Health/Wellness

Pre-D Challenge: Reverse the Risk of Prediabetes (Ongoing)
10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., every Monday through Saturday and noon – 5:30 p.m., every Sunday
One of every four people in our region has prediabetes, a precursor to Type 2 diabetes that can be managed through changes in diet and exercise. To find out if you are at risk, come in for a free screening. Registration is required.

Mall Walkers Breakfast: Keep Bones Safe
8 a.m., Wednesday, July 4, first Wednesday of each month
Food Court; Breakfast served
Join Carolinas Rehabilitation physical therapist Diane Schleicher for a discussion about osteoporosis, falls and their impact. Learn how physical therapy and exercise can benefit your bones and reduce the risk of falls.

Waste Reduction Tips and Techniques
1 p.m., Sunday, July 13
Join an expert from Mecklenburg County Waste Management to learn techniques for recycling and reducing yard waste.

Medicare: Do You Know?
3 – 5 p.m. and 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 24, July 15 and June 29
Learn about Medicare Parts A, B, C and D, Medigap Plans, Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans, including the pros and cons of Medicare and how you can limit your liability.

Back Safety
3 p.m., Monday, June 16
Join our health expert to learn about anatomy of the back, common causes of back injuries and how to prevent them.

Healthy Cooking Class – Health Starts Here!
Noon, Saturday, July 19
Health Starts Here is a mindful approach to healthy eating, rooted in simple ways to build better meals and offering a practical guide to help you choose the healthiest foods. Join Shannon Bourret, healthy eating specialist from Whole Foods Market – Charlotte, for this monthly healthy cooking class. Light snacks will be provided.

Blood Pressure 101
3 p.m., Monday, July 21
Join our health expert to learn about high blood pressure, how it affects the body and how you can lower your numbers.

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Support Groups

Lupus Support Group: You Are Not Alone
6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 10, second Thursday of each month
If you are living with lupus or know someone who is, join us to learn, share or just listen. Friends and family are always welcome.

La Leche League of North Carolina Breastfeeding Support Group (North Charlotte)
10 a.m., Wednesday, July 16 • third Wednesday of each month
This informal group is open to pregnant women, mothers, babies and children. Meetings emphasize the joys of breastfeeding while informing and encouraging mothers who wish to nurse their babies.

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Fitness

Subtle Yoga™
6:30 p.m., every Wednesday
10:30 a.m., every Saturday
$10 drop-in or 10-class pass for $80
Enjoy a body that is toned and strong, a mind that is clear and relaxed, and emotions that are balanced and uplifted. Classes are for all levels; no experience required.

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Community Events

Signs and Symptoms of Food Allergies
10 a.m., Saturday, July 19
Huntersville Grower’s Market
Call 704-863-9355 for details. Join our health expert for a discussion on the signs and symptoms of food allergies.

Pre-D Challenge: Reverse the Risk of Prediabetes
8 a.m., Saturday, July 19
Davidson Farmer’s Market
Call 704-863-9355 for details. Come by for a free screening to find out if you are at risk for prediabetes.

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