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Health 101 for Everyone

Health 101 For EveryoneThank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday, April 2, for the 15th annual Health 101 presented by CentraCare Health.

Health and wellness is a lifelong journey for all. Each year, Health 101 offers a variety of topics to help keep the entire family active, healthy and well.

This year's Health 101 featured:

  • booths and free screenings
  • health-related presentations by local health providers
  • therapy dog “Ella” and her owner, Marlene
  • tours of the LifeLink III helicopter

Photos From This Year's Event

  • Therapy dog, Ella, and her owner Marlene at Health 101
  • Health 101 For Everyone
  • Health 101 For Everyone
  • Health 101 For Everyone

 

To download slides from this year's presentations, open the class below and select the appropriate link. 

Keynote Presentation

Resiliency: Success or Failure Noon to 1:30 p.m. - Windfeldt Room - Lower Level Keynote speaker Mike Kutzke will conclude the day with a humorous, fun and fast-paced presentation that will help attendees explore current habits and future actions to help them increase their resiliency in day-to-day life experiences.

Download presentation handout

Acupressure: Help Your Body Heal Itself

9-9:45 a.m. – Diabetes Classroom – 2nd Floor

Discover the ancient healing technique of acupressure, which uses finger pressure to encourage the body to heal. You’ll leave knowing the technique and some common pressure points for symptom relief and general well-being.

Kathi Sowada, MSAOM, RN, LAc, HN-BC, St. Cloud Hospital Integrative Therapy

Download presentation handout in PDF

Back to the Basics: How to Keep Your Back Strong and Healthy

9-9:45 a.m. – Hughes, Mathews Room – Lower Level

10-10:45 a.m. – Diabetes Classroom – 2nd Floor

Take home tips and tricks anyone can use to take care of his or her back for a lifetime. You’ll learn about the bones and muscles of the back, common back injuries and protection for the back during everyday activities.

Audra Zastrow, PT, DPT, CLT, CentraCare Health – Long Prairie, Rehabilitation Department

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Caring for the Caregiver: The Sandwich Generation

11-11:45 a.m. – Hughes, Mathews Room – Lower Level

As our population ages, more and more of us are finding that we have become part of the “Sandwich Generation.” What does that mean? How can you care for aging parents and grandparents when you’re trying to raise children and work to make a living? We’ll provide you with information, tips and resources to help you care for those you love and yourself!

Tracy Ketzeback, LSW, MSW, CentraCare Health Home & Hospice and Nola Varilek, Community Outreach, CentraCare Health Home & Hospice

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Couples Communication Tune-Up

10-10:45 a.m. – Kremers Room – Lower Level

11-11:45 a.m. – Kremers Room – Lower Level

Is there room for improved communication in your relationship? This session will provide practical suggestions and strategies for building stronger conflict resolution skills, more positive interactions and increased marital satisfaction. Both individuals and couples are welcome to attend!

Diane Reller, MS, LMFT, LADC, St. Cloud Hospital Recovery Plus

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Digestive Health

10-10:45 a.m. – Hughes, Mathews Room – Lower Level

Do you or a loved one experience frequent heartburn or difficulty swallowing? What’s the big deal about getting a colonoscopy anyway? This presentation will discuss common digestive issues, risk factors and prevention tips to help you remain as healthy as possible.

Daniel Kraft, MD, CentraCare Digestive Center

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Five Exercises to Improve Balance

9-9:45 a.m. – CentraCare Clinic-Obstetrics & Women’s Health – 2nd Floor

Falls are the leading cause of injury and death among older adults, but are not a “normal” part of aging. At this presentation, you will explore and practice five key exercises to keep your balance strong, maintain your confidence with daily activities and decrease your risk of falling.

Meleah Murphy, PT, DPT, NCS, St. Cloud Hospital Adult Rehabilitation Services

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Common Foot Problems: Oh, My Aching Feet!

9-9:45 a.m. – Windfeldt Room - Lower Level

Step out and enjoy life again after hearing this presentation on common foot problems, including bunions, hammertoes and heel pain.

Gregory Rouw, DPM, Central Minnesota Foot & Ankle

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Making Healthy Eating Practical

11-11:45 a.m. – Windfeldt Room - Lower Level

“I don’t have time to cook.” “Healthy food is so expensive!” “I can’t afford a gym membership.” Do any of these sound familiar? Come learn tips and tricks on how to make healthy eating and physical activity practical to fit into your lifestyle.

Kayla Carlson, RD, LD, CDE, CentraCare Diabetes Center

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How Strong Pelvic Floor Muscles Improve Quality of Life

11-11:45 a.m. – Diabetes Classroom – 2nd Floor

Come and learn about the most important muscles you never knew you had. These muscles are responsible for keeping athletes strong, couples happy and seniors engaged in their communities. Find out how to keep your pelvic floor muscles healthy and strong so you can live your life to the fullest.

Audra Zastrow, PT, DPT, CLT, CentraCare Health – Long Prairie, Rehabilitation Department

Download presentation handout in PDF

Knowing Yourself at Midlife

10-10:45 a.m. – Windfeldt Room – Lower Level

Many people experience physical, emotional and professional change in their middle years. These changes may be accompanied by feelings of anxiety or depression without a clear source. Do you find yourself asking: “Who am I now that the kids are gone?", "What purpose does this career serve me?” or simply, “Now what?” Noted psychologist Carl Jung dedicated himself to exploring the second half of life and finding ways to better understand our inner lives. This session will explore some of Jung’s main concepts to help us cultivate our own inner lives and understand ourselves at midlife.

Jeanne Lacourt, PhD, LPC(MS), NCC, St. Cloud State University

Men's Sexual Health: Treatment Options for Erectile Dysfunction and Other Urologic Sexual Concerns

9:00-9:45 a.m. – Kremers Room – Lower Level

Everywhere you turn there are commercials and advertisements for the treatment of erectile and sexual dysfunction. In this session, we’ll look beyond the bathtub commercials and weed through the hype to discuss the facts about a variety of treatment options that may be right for you.

Elizabeth Phillips, MD, CentraCare Clinic – Adult & Pediatric Urology

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Qigong: Gentle Exercise and Breathing

10-10:45 a.m. – CentraCare Clinic-Obstetrics & Women’s Health – 2nd Floor

11-11:45 a.m. – CentraCare Clinic-Obstetrics & Women’s Health – 2nd Floor

Practice this ancient, gentle, rhythmic exercise that incorporates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intentions to reduce stress, build stamina and enhance the immune system. People of any age and physical ability can perform this exercise.

Kathi Sowada, MSAOM, RN, LAc, HN-BC, St. Cloud Hospital Integrative Therapy

Download presentation handout in PDF

Health 101

Presented by:

CentraCare Health

with generous support from the
St. Cloud Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary

 

Sponsored by:

Spirit 92.9

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