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March 2015
Class Name Description Location / Offered
Healthier Living

If you have ongoing health problems, this 6-part series of workshops is for you! The Healthier Living program was designed by Stanford University for people who:


  • Have an ongoing health problem
  • Are family or friends of someone with an ongoing health problem
  • Are interested in becoming more physically and socially active

Over the course the Healthier Living workshop you will learn how to:

  • Cope with the "blues," frustrations and worries
  • Reduce fatigue, anxiety and pain
  • Communicate better with your doctors, friends and family
  • Set goals and problem solve to make positive changes
  • Eat better and stick to a healthy diet
  • Better manage health problems to lessen the impact on your life

This highly informative program is free of charge to Facey patients and their families. The program consists of six consecutive weekly classes lasting 2 1/2 hours each.


Mission Hills Annex  03-03-15

Covers flexibility, stretching, strengthening, and aerobic exercise, (mostly Chair Exercises) based on PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) meets weekly. Facilitated by Physical Therapy Department.

Registration is required, seating is limited to once a week.  Registration form available in Patient Education.

Mission Hills Annex - see map
11165 Sepulveda Blvd.
Mission Hills, CA 91345

from 9:30am - 10:30am
from 12:00pm - 1:00pm
03-20-15    03-27-15

Mission Hills Annex  03-04-15
Stress Management

We will show you how to manage stress and combat depression in the modern age. We hope that you can join us for this great opportunity to learn stress management!

For more information and to register for this class, call our Patient Education team toll-free at 866-837-5605.

Mission Hills Annex  03-18-15
Gestational Diabetes

This specific focus class seeks to educate the pregnant woman of the risks that diabetes imposes on her baby, and the ways those risks can be minimized through diet, exercise and the monitoring of glucose levels

A referral from a Facey doctor is necessary for this program.

Mission Hills Annex  03-26-15
April 2015
Class Name Description Location / Offered

Learn about the important considerations while you are on Coumadin/warfarin therapy. Topics discussed include:

  • How to take your medication
  • Side effects
  • Dietary considerations
  • Exercise and Activity
  • When to contact your provider
  • Effects of other medications, vitamins and herbs


Mission Hills Annex  04-01-15
Canyon Country  04-16-15
Breast Cancer Support

We take cancer very seriously at Facey, and we know that one of the best ways to get through this is by facing it together. That's why we have a breast cancer support group that features valuable discussion topics and the insight of others like you.

You'll connect with people for support from diagnosis, through treatment and on to recovery in a warm and supportive atmosphere. Don't miss this opportunity to share experiences, insights, and knowledge with people who understand.

Seating is limited, so please call us toll-free at (866) 837-5605 to register for this support group.

Mission Hills  04-02-15
Gestational Diabetes

This specific focus class seeks to educate the pregnant woman of the risks that diabetes imposes on her baby, and the ways those risks can be minimized through diet, exercise and the monitoring of glucose levels

A referral from a Facey doctor is necessary for this program.

Mission Hills Annex  04-02-15
Mission Hills Annex  04-09-15
Advance Directives

Advance Directives are specific instructions regarding your choices about the medical treatment and care you want to receive if you are unable to give informed consent. Advance Directives can protect your wishes at any time in your life, not just at end of life. In this free class you will learn about the differences between Living Wills, Durable Power of Health Care Attorney and the importance of making your preferences known.

Click here for an Advance Directives overview. It’s important to have an open discussion about this form with your family. Attend one of the following classes and bring your loved one or person you trust to learn how to fill out the form.

For a printable Flyer, click here.

Mission Hills Annex  04-08-15
Getting Started with Healthy Weight Loss

Managing your weight can be challenging.  But paying close attention to the foods you eat and things you do can have a powerfu impact on your health.  That's why we want to introduce you to tools and tips that you can use to take control of your weight.

Join us for a 2 hour introductory class focused on weight management taught by a Facey Wellness Educator.


To participate in this class, you must register in advance by calling us toll-free at (866) 837-5605.


Mission Hills Annex  04-09-15

Learn about the benefits and side effects of using medications and insulin to treat diabetes. How to make lifestyle and dietary changes and to become aware of both acute and long-term complications of diabetes will also be covered.

Our multi-disciplinary team includes endocrinologists, primary care providers, dietitians and diabetes educators who work together with our patients to help them learn to control and maintain their glucose levels and to promote better health.

A referral from a Facey doctor is necessary for this program. Offered in Spanish also.

Mission Hills Annex  04-01-15
Canyon Country  04-02-15
Mission Hills Annex  04-10-15

Simple lifestyle changes can delay or prevent the development of diabetes mellitus type 2 in at-risk individuals. This 2-part program (and in some cases combined in one) will provide participants with information about how to make lifestyle changes such as improving diet, increasing physical exercise, losing weight and reducing stress. Offered in Spanish also.

Canyon Country  04-06-15
Mission Hills Annex  04-13-15
Diabetes (Spanish)

Aprenda acerca de los beneficios y efectos secundarios de cómo usar medicamentos e insulina y cómo hacer cambios en su forma de vida, prestar atención a su dieta, y estar enterado de complicaciones agudas y a largo plazo de la Diabetes. Nuestro equipo incluye endocrinólogos, practicantes primarios de la salud, los dietéticos y los educadores de la Diabetes, quienes trabajarán juntos con los pacientes para ayudarle a conocer y controlar el nivel de glucosa y cómo promover buena salud.

Se requiere una autorización de su doctor/a en Facey para poder participar en el programa.

Mission Hills Annex  04-14-15
Fall Prevention

Have a brief screening by a Physical Therapist and learn about what causes balance problems as we get older, which exercises improve and maintain balance and how to do a home assessment to make your home safer to avoid falls. 

Mission Hills Annex  04-14-15
Corazón Saludable (Healthy Heart)

Su mejor amigo es su corazón. El mantenerlo sano es esencial para disminuir las enfermedades del corazón como los ataques cardiacos, los problemas circulares, y la apoplejía. En esta clase aprenderá sobre sus riesgos a las enfermedades del corazón, como controlar el colesterol y la presción alta sanguínea, y la promoción de una vida saludable. Recibirá información sobre la nutrición, los cambios en su estilo de vida y el medicamento. La clase dura 2.5 horas y es gratis.

Para mas información o para reservar llame al (818) 403-2867

Mission Hills Annex  04-14-15
Bariatric Support

Getting bariatric surgery is a life-changing event. And nobody knows this better than the people who have gone through it.

That is why Facey offers the support group monthly every 3rd Wednesday for people at any stage of this revolutionary weight loss technique. Sit down with your peers and learn from each others' experience with the changes bariatric surgery brings to your life.


Mission Hills Annex  04-15-15
Manejando Condiciones Crónicas

Tomando Control:

Manejando Condiciones Crónicas

¡Un programa premiado diseñado por La Universidad de Stanford para ayudar a los participantes vivir una vida más feliz y más sana.

Quien debe asistir?

  • Cualquier persona con condiciónes crónicas
  • Familiares o amistades de la persona con condiciónes crónicas
  • Cualquier persona interesada en ser más activa físicamenta y socialmente

Durante seis clases de 2 1/2 horas aprendará a: 

  • Manejar mejor sus condiciónes crónicas y disminuir el impacto en su vida
  • Reducir la fatiga, la ansiedad, y el dolor
  • Comunicarse mejor con sus médicos, amigos, y con su familia
  • Resolver problemas para hacer cambios positivos


Para más información, por favor llame
al (818) 837-5605


Mission Hills Annex  04-16-15
Total Joint Replacement

Knowing what to expect helps patients make good recoveries after knee or hip replacement surgery. Patients learn about who will be taking care of them at every stage, the details of blood transfusions, medications they will most likely be given, the anticipated length of the surgery, when family may visit, the nature of post-operative physical therapy and much more.

Mission Hills Annex  04-16-15
Healthy Kids

It's never too early to teach your children how to lead healthy lives.

Do you want to inspire your child to make healthier decisions for life? Now you can! This class is designed to teach children and their families about balanced nutrition and healthy activity.

The material covered in the class is for children between the ages 6-15 years. We encourage parents with young children (under the age of 6) to not bring their children to the class.

The course includes useful tips on:

  • Nutrition Facts
  • Physical activity
  • Portion control
  • Food label reading

This FREE class is taught by caring and knowledgeable Wellness Educators.

Please call (866) 837-5605


Mission Hills Annex  04-21-15
Diabetes Update Class (Spanish)

Unace con la Educadora por dos horas para discutir las últimas novedades acerca de la Diabetes. Es una oportunidad para hacer preguntas, compartir dudas y obtener ayuda o información en cómo controlar su Diabetes.

Mission Hills Annex  04-28-15
May 2015
Class Name Description Location / Offered
Prenatal and Newborn Preparation

A class for every parent to-be, even if this isn't your first child, to make sure you baby has a healthy and positive beginning. Come to Facey's Prenatal & Newborn Preparation class where you learn about:

  • what to expect during pregnancy
  • recognizing the signs of labor
  • benefits of breastfeeding
  • proper nutrition
  • care for the newborn
  • postpartum wellness
  • basic baby safety
  • growth and development

Plus you'll get expert tips on equipment, monitors, umbilical care, siblings, fevers and much, much more.

We’ll provide you with the knowledge, resources and skills you need to be a positive force during and after your pregnancy!








Mission Hills Annex  05-12-15
Directivas Anticipadas

Las Instrucciones Anticipadas ayudan a proteger sus deseos para  cuidado y tratamiento médico cuando no pueda recibir consentimiento. Las Instrucciones Anticipadas se utilizan a cualquier edad y son beneficiosas durante la vida, no solamente al fin de la vida.  En esta clase gratis aprenderá sobre las diferentes opciones para asegurar que sus deseos se apliquen.

Haga click aqui para descargar una copia de la forma. Es importante que hable con sus seres queridos sobre sus deseos. Venga con su familia o seres de confianza a la próxima clase y podrán llenar la forma juntos.

Mission Hills Annex  05-13-15
Spanish Prediabetes

La diabetes es una epidemia grave en los Estados Unidos, Sabia usted que un estudio reciente demostró que la alimentación saludable, el ejercico moderado y una reducción del peso entre un 5% y 7% podrían retrasar o posiblemente prevenir la diabetes Tipo 2 de las qie están en riesgo?

Este programa de dos partes a cargo de un Dietista Diplomada o Enfermero Registrado brinda las herramientas para hacer los cambios necesarios en el estilo de vida, entre ellos:


  • Mejorar la dieta
  • Aumentar la actividad física
  • Bajar de peso
  • Reducir el estrés
  • Reduce stress

No deje pasar la posiblidad de prevenir y/o retrasar el comienzo de la diabetes Tipo 2. Únase a nosotros hoy en este programa que cambia la vida.

Las vacantes son limitadas, asi que llámenos al número gratuito (866) 837-5605 para registrarse en esta clase.

Mission Hills Annex  05-19-15
Healthy Heart

Your heart is your best friend, Keeping it healthy is a wise investment. High blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar can damage your heart and blood vessels, and contribute to heart attack and stroke.

Come learn about the risk factors, lifestyle guidelines, and dietary changes you can make to keep your heart healthy and minimize complications of heart disease.

In this 2.5-hour class, you will learn simple and effective strategies you can apply to have a healthy heart and improved quality of life.

Seating is limited. Register by calling (818)403-2867

Also offered in Spanish.

Para informatión llame al (818) 403-2867

Mission Hills Annex  05-19-15

You only get one set of bones.

Which is why taking care of them is so important. Calcium deficiencies can develop as we age, causing bones to become brittle and prone to breaking. The risk of developing osteoporosis can increase significantly when you factor your gender and ethnicity. Luckily, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk or slow the progressions if you have already been diagnosed. Our  program covers: 

    • The nature of the disease
    • Ways to strengthen yourself
    • Dietary considerations
    • How prevent falls and brokens

    Don't miss out on this opportunity to boost your osteoporosis IQ and take care of your bones!

    To participate in this class, you must register by calling (818)837-5605!


Mission Hills Annex  05-28-15

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