Join Kamara Tayo-Jones, MSW,RSW, Social Worker at the Wellness Institute for the second of our four part series Tackling the Pillars of Health: COVID-19 Webinar Series – Strengthening your Mental Health.
Stress is inevitable. Tough times can be made easier by building stress-management skills. Chronic stress has an impact on both your mental and physical health. This webinar will look at healthy coping skills as well as stress management and how this can minimize the impact on your health and lifestyle.
This series is supported by a grant from Healthy Together Now, a community-led, regionally coordinated and government supported, grassroots program to help prevent chronic disease in Manitoba.
Tackling the Pillars of Health: COVID-19 Webinar Series – Sleep
A good night’s rest is important to your body and mind, just like exercise and nutrition. Sometimes sleep can be disrupted or you have a difficult time falling asleep or staying asleep. Illness and stress can also influence the quality of sleep.
Join Kamara Tayo-Jones, MSW,RSW, Social Worker at the Wellness Institute for the first of our four part series Tackling the Pillars of Health: COVID-19 Webinar Series; and learn about the different ways to get that good night’s rest and improve your health.
Feeling lonely? Bored with being bored? Feeling unhealthy eating the same old stuff? Give yourself the present of health and wellness!
Join us for a Wellness Workshop with two presentations led by Wellness Institute experts:
Kamara Tayo-Jones, MSW, RSW presents ideas on how to shake off the blues and to deal with loneliness and boredom.
Join Laura Creek Newman, RD talks nutrition tips and runs a live food demonstration on how to make a simple, healthy recipe.
Protect Youself – Getting the Flu Shot, More Important Now Than Ever, presented together with Active Aging in Manitoba (A.A.I.M.). Join Sonal Purohit, Pharmacist, for a conversation about the flu, addressing the importance of getting the flu shot, doing what you can to protect yourself as we enter flu season during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Join our WI experts, Dorotea Cassels, BMR PT & Wes Pomarensky, BA Kin, CSEP-CEP, FMS II in our webinar, Osteoarthritis: Exercise for Self-Management. You’ll learn about osteoarthritis; the symptoms, risk factors, treatment options, along with exercises that can help you better manage your pain and prolong the life of your joints.
Men’s and women’s hearts are structurally similar, but women have unique risk factors for, and symptoms of, heart disease. Treatment of women’s heart health issues has progressed in recent years, but we have a long way to go. Join us to discuss:
- Current issues with women’s heart health
- Why women have different symptoms and risk for heart disease
- How to keep your ticker ticking! Prevention is key!
In this session, participants will learn about:
• Creating a successful plan for healthy behavior change
• Building their personal strengths
• Motivation and persistence
In this webinar you will learn: – How the WI takes a multi-faceted approach to health. – Review elements and practices associated with positive healthy behaviours – About the Weight Loss Clinic offered by the WI to support you in your health goals.
- Discuss what emotional eating really is, and how it factors into normal eating patterns.
- Explore why we often fear emotional eating.
- Discuss building our emotional coping toolbox so we can relax around food and enjoy eating more.
A Wellness Webinar with Laura Creek Newman, Registered Dietitian. Understand balanced eating for older adults, see how nutritional health affects overall wellness, and build skills for assessing nutrition claims.
This webinar explains foundational bodyweight exercises that provide benefit no matter your current level of activity or expertise. A discussion on how “simple” exercises help an individual practice the skills necessary for more complex and challenging progressions. Beginners will learn a “starter” routine to comfortably introduce them to strength training, while more advanced exercisers can use the information as an audit to their form and technique, or as a warm-up to their complex exercises.
Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common types of heel pain. In this webinar, you will learn about the causes of Plantar Fasciitis and different types of treatment including some tips on self-treatment.
Join Dr. Tim Hilderman and Peggy Prendergast for a conversation about the FLU, the risk to your health and prevention options to help you stay healthy and active throughout the year. Dr. Tim Hilderman is a Medical Officer of Health, Interlake/Eastman Regional Health Authority. Peggy Prendergast is a retired teacher and octogenarian. She shares her personal story on the benefits she experienced from getting the FLU shot.
In this webinar on October 30th you will learn:
- About a few common types of low back pain
- Related symptoms of common types of low back pain
- A few self-treatment tips to help manage your pain
Kerry St. George, BMR (PT), MCISc MT, FCAMPT
Physiotherapist at the Wellness Institute Sport Injury and Rehabilitation Clinic. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with Bachelors of Physiotherapy and a Masters of Clinical Science in Manual Therapy from Western University. She enjoys working with clients with spinal pain. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors—skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer.
Catch the wave of active aging in Manitoba! This video discusses opportunities for all older Manitobans to enhance their health, mobility and continuing participation in their community. Discover how ageless engagement of older Manitobans, can help promote healthy choices and behaviours contributing positively to an individual’s wellbeing and quality of life.
In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- Issues facing older adults that challenge active aging opportunities
- What active aging means & the benefits of living actively
- The ages & stages of active aging: ageless engagement
- Life enrichment through active aging; the importance of staying socially connected
- Opportunities that encourage older Manitobans to be participants for life
Do you have a hard time falling asleep? Are you pumping yourself with caffeine in order to stay awake during the day? Fatigue can impact your health, safety and productivity at work. Join Katherine Kenyon, M.A. in Clinical Psychology, to learn about proper sleep hygiene and what you can do to get a better nights rest.
In this online webinar, you’ll learn:
- What a good night sleep is
- Things that hinder getting the rest you need
- Strategies for good sleep hygiene
- and more!