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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


Chronic Conditions

Fibromyalgia Overview

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

Members only.

This is a covered benefit.

Sessions: One 1.5-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 management: healthy eating, exercise, monitoring 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.

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.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

Registration: Roseville and Sacramento 916-474-6248

Healthy Habits for Diabetes

Feel better and be active and healthy when you apply the basics of managing you Type 2 diabetes. In this class, we give you an overview of the five key areas of type 2 diabetes management: healthy eating, exercise, monitoring you blood sugar levels, proper use of medications, and managing your stress.

Members only.

This is a covered benefit.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

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

Advanced Diabetes Management

Workshop-style class to learn how to manage blood sugar levels and make changes to improve overall blood sugar control. Includes carbohydrate counting, meal planning & insulin to carbohydrate ratio. (Prerequisite: Healthy Eating with Diabetes and Diabetes Basics).

Members only.

This is a covered benefit.

Davis, Folsom, Roseville, Sacramento 916-474-6269


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.

This is a covered benefit.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

Registration: 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.

This is a covered benefit.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

Registration: Roseville and Sacramento 916-474-6248

Living Heart Healthy

In this class you will learn about 5* ways to lower your risk of heart disease as well as support a healthy heart.  Also in this class we will be discussing what you are currently doing and how we can make improvements, if needed.   You will walk out with a detailed plan of what you can do to improve your heart health.  Finally, we will demonstrate how to use your blood pressure monitor making sure you are getting an accurate result.

Members only.

This is a covered benefit.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

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


Menopause

Menopause: Hot Flashes, Sexuality, and Hormones

How can you reduce the risk of osteoporosis, heart disease, and cancer? How can you maintain physical and emotional closeness in your relation- ships? Menopause is an important life transition. Learn what to expect and what you can do to manage hot flashes, sleeplessness, headaches, and other possible symptoms. Female members only.

No class fee.

Sessions: One 2-hour session

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


Sleep

Sleep Series

Want to fall asleep quicker, sleep sounder, and awaken feeling more refreshed? Improve the quantity and the quality of your sleep. Learn how nighttime habits and thinking patterns affect your sleep, and how to change both. This class does not address medical conditions that interfere with sleep

Members only.

This is a covered benefit.

Sessions: Four sessions

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.

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.

Sessions: One 1.5-hour session

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


Wellness Coaching

Are you looking to make a lifestyle change? Partner with a wellness coach to create a customized plan that outlines small, easy steps that you can take to:

  • manage your weight
  • quit tobacco
  • reduce stress
  • increase activity
  • eat healthier

Schedule convenient phone sessions at times that work for you. Coaching is available at no cost to Kaiser Permanente members, in English and Spanish. No referral is needed.

Members only.

This is a covered benefit.

Sessions: varies

Registration: 866-251-4514