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Health Education Classes

Advance Directives

Life Care Planning

Life care planning begins with choosing someone to speak on your behalf if you were ever unable to communicate for yourself. This class can assist you with selecting your health care agent and exploring your values and goals for care. If you have already selected a health care agent, bring him or her with you to the class. To get started now, visit kp.org/lifecareplan. Open to the community.

No class fee.

Sessions: One 2-hour session

Registration: Roseville and Sacramento 916-474-6248

Diabetes

Diabetes Basics

Feel better and be active and healthy by learning the basics of managing your type 2 diabetes. Explore the five key areas of type 2 diabetes manage- ment: healthy eating, exercise, moni- toring your blood sugar levels, proper use of medication, and managing stress. Please bring your blood glucose meter to class. Members only.

This is a covered benefit for members.

Sessions: One 2-hour session

Registration: Folsom, Roseville, and Sacramento 916-474-6248

Prediabetes

Learn how to help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes by eating well and exercising. These healthy lifestyle changes will help you take charge of your health to reduce your risk of diabetes and its complications. This class is offered in-person or online. Members only.

This is a covered benefit for members.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

Registration: Folsom, Roseville, and Sacramento 916-474-6248

Heart Health

Congestive Heart Failure Self-Care

Learn what congestive heart failure is and important self-care skills that can improve your quality of life. We cover healthy eating, activity, medications, and the importance of weighing yourself. Caregivers are encouraged to attend with you. Members only.

No class fee.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

Registration: Roseville and Sacramento 916-474-6248

Hypertension

Learn how to manage your blood pressure and develop behaviors that limit your risk and improve your health. Members only.

This is a covered benefit for members.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

Registration: Roseville and Sacramento  916-474-6248

Gastroenterology/ Gastrointestinal (GI)

Irritable Bowel and Dyspepsia

Troubled by indigestion or irritable bowel syndrome? Learn about the causes and symptoms of these abdominal problems, and ways to manage them. Members only.

No class fee.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

Registration: Roseville and Sacramento  916-474-6248 

Chronic Conditions

Fibromyalgia Overview

Learn how to manage pain, cope with symptoms, and function better with fibromyalgia. Members only.

No class fee.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

Registration: Roseville and Sacramento 916-474-6248
Smoking Cessation

Freedom from Tobacco Series

Declare your freedom and join our tobacco-cessation program. Learn about overcoming nicotine addiction, developing a personal quit plan, coping with withdrawal, and how optional medications can increase your success at quitting. Members only.

This is a covered benefit for members.

Sessions: Four 1.5-hour session

Registration: Roseville and Sacramento 916-474-6248

Weight Management

Healthy Weight Series

Discover the confidence and skills you need to reach and maintain a healthy weight. Topics include healthy eating for weight loss, making physical activity a part of your daily life, building a strong support network, and coping with stress. Members only.

This is a covered benefit for members.

Sessions: Six sessions

Registration: Folsom, Roseville, and Sacramento 916-474-6248

Managing Your Weight

Do you want to lose weight but don’t know where to start? This workshop will help you determine the best way to achieve your weight loss goals based on your unique needs and preferences. We will help you develop a personalized action plan that includes resources to help you every step of the way. Members only.

This is a covered benefit for members.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

Registration: Folsom, Roseville, and Sacramento 916-474-6248