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December 2016
Class Name Description Location / Offered
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  12-01-16
Mission Hills Annex  12-08-16
Mission Hills Annex  12-15-16
Mission Hills Annex  12-22-16
Mission Hills Annex  12-29-16
Exercise

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, and seating is limited to once per week.  For more information, call 866-837-5605.

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

 

Wednesdays
from 9:30am - 10:30am
12-07-16
  
 12-14-16
     
   
 

  

Fridays
from 11:00am - 12:00pm
12-02-16
  
12-09-16 
12-16-16   
 

 

Mission Hills Annex  12-02-16
Prediabetes

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.

 

2-Part Class - Mondays
from 8:30am - 10:30am
12-05-16
 and
12-12-16
     

 

Canyon Country  12-05-16
Diabetes

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.

2-Part Class - Wednesdays
from 4:00pm - 7:00pm
12-07-16
  
 12-21-16
     

  

2-Part Class - Fridays
from 9:00am - 12:00pm
12-02-16
  
12-16-16 
   
 

 

Mission Hills Annex  12-02-16

 

 


2-Part Class - Tuesdays
from 8:00am - 11:00am

12-06-16
 and 
12-13-16
 
 
 
Canyon Country  12-06-16
Pre-Diabetes

Simple lifestyle changes can delay or prevent the development of diabetes mellitus type 2 in at-risk individuals. This class will provide participants with information about how to make lifestyle changes such as improving diet, increasing physical exercise, losing weight and reducing stress.

 

Mission Hills Annex  12-20-16
January 2017
Class Name Description Location / Offered
Exercise

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, and seating is limited to once per week.  For more information, call 866-837-5605.

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

 

Wednesdays
from 9:30am - 10:30am
01-04-17
  
01-11-17
01-18-17   01-25-17 
   
 

  

Fridays
from 11:00am - 12:00pm
01-06-17
  
01-13-17
01-20-17   01-27-17
   
 

 

Mission Hills Annex  01-04-17
Diabetes

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.

2-Part Class - Tuesdays
from 8:30am - 10:30am

01-03-17
 and 
01-10-17
 
 
 
Canyon Country  01-03-17

 

 


2-Part Class - Wednesdays
from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

01-04-17
 and 
01-11-17
 
 
 

 

Mission Hills Annex  01-04-17
Weight Management

Managing your weight can be challenging. Why? Because it means paying close attention to the foods you eat and things you do nearly every day. Luckily, the dietitians at Facey can teach you a lesson or two.

Facey's 4-week program covers food choices, menu planning, portion control, eating out, reading food labels, behavior change, exercise and stress management.

 

Mission Hills Annex  01-04-17
Bariatric Surgery Education

Bariatric surgery will change your life and improve your health. It is a tool designed to  give you control over your dietary and lifestyle changes and help you lose and keep weight off.

 
This 6-month program is taught by a Registered Dietitian and a Wellness Educator to provide you the tools you will need leading up to and after your surgery.

 

      
  • You’ll learn about improving and modifying your diet
  • Increasing your physical activity
  • Losing weight
  • Taking care of your body and mind


If you are a candidate for weight loss surgery, please speak with your Facey physician about screening and obtaining a referral for this program.

 

Completion of the program is required before surgery can be scheduled.


 

Mission Hills Annex  01-04-17
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  01-05-17
Mission Hills Annex  01-12-17
Mission Hills Annex  01-19-17
Mission Hills Annex  01-26-17
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  01-05-17
Pre-Diabetes

Simple lifestyle changes can delay or prevent the development of diabetes mellitus type 2 in at-risk individuals. This class will provide participants with information about how to make lifestyle changes such as improving diet, increasing physical exercise, losing weight and reducing stress.

 

Mondays
from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

01-09-17
  
01-16-17
01-23-17
 
01-30-17

 

 

 

 

Mission Hills Annex  01-09-17

 

 


Mondays
from 8:00am - 11:00am

01-09-17
 
01-16-17
01-23-17 
 
01-30-17

 

 

 

 

Canyon Country  01-09-17
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.

To download and preview an Advance Directives form, click here.
 

Mission Hills Annex  01-11-17
Canyon Country  01-20-17
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  01-17-17
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 class, you will learn simple and effective strategies you can apply to have a healthy heart and improved quality of life.

Seating is limited. Also offered in Spanish.

 

Mission Hills Annex  01-17-17
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 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.

  

Meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month. No meeting in December.

 

No appointment necessary, just come on in.

 

Mission Hills Annex  01-18-17
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.

 

2-Part Class - Wednesdays
from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

01-18-17
 and 
01-25-17
 
 
 

 

Mission Hills Annex  01-18-17
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  01-19-17
Osteoporosis

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. 

     

Mission Hills Annex  01-26-17
Getting Started with Weight Loss

Managing your weight can be challenging.  But paying close attention to the foods you eat and things you do can have a powerful 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.

 

Canyon Country  01-13-17
Mission Hills Annex  01-31-17
February 2017
Class Name Description Location / Offered
Exercise

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, and seating is limited to once per week.  For more information, call 866-837-5605.

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

 

Wednesdays
from 9:30am - 10:30am
02-01-17
  
02-08-10
02-08-17    02-15-17
02-22-17  
 

  

Fridays
from 11:00am - 12:00pm
02-03-17
  
02-10-17
02-17-17    02-24-17
   
 

 

Mission Hills Annex  02-01-17
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  02-02-17
Mission Hills Annex  02-09-17
Mission Hills Annex  02-16-17
Mission Hills Annex  02-23-17
Weight Management

Managing your weight can be challenging. Why? Because it means paying close attention to the foods you eat and things you do nearly every day. Luckily, the dietitians at Facey can teach you a lesson or two.

Facey's 4-week program covers food choices, menu planning, portion control, eating out, reading food labels, behavior change, exercise and stress management.

 

Canyon Country  02-03-17
Pre-Diabetes

Simple lifestyle changes can delay or prevent the development of diabetes mellitus type 2 in at-risk individuals. This class will provide participants with information about how to make lifestyle changes such as improving diet, increasing physical exercise, losing weight and reducing stress.

 

Mondays
from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

02-06-17
  
02-13-17
02-27-17
 
 

 

Mission Hills Annex  02-06-17

 

 


Mondays
from 8:30am - 11:30am

02-06-17
 
02-13-17
02-20-17 
 
01-30-17

 

 

 

 

Canyon Country  02-06-17
Diabetes

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.

2-Part Class - Wednesdays
from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

02-01-17
 and 
02-08-17
 
 
 

 

Mission Hills Annex  02-01-17

 

 


2-Part Class - Tuesdays
from 8:00am - 11:00am

02-07-17
 and 
02-14-17
 
 
 
Canyon Country  02-07-17
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.

To download and preview an Advance Directives form, click here.
 

Mission Hills Annex  02-08-17
Canyon Country  02-17-17
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  02-14-17
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  02-14-17
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.

 

2-Part Class - Wednesdays
from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

02-15-17
 and 
02-22-17
 
 
 

 

Mission Hills Annex  02-15-17
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 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.

  

Meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month. No meeting in December.

 

No appointment necessary, just come on in.

 

Mission Hills Annex  02-15-17
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  02-16-17
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  02-16-17
Prediabetes (Prediabetes Spanish)

La diabetes es una condición crónica que puede causar complicaciones serias. Pero, existen pasos que puede hacer empezando hoy para retrasar o posiblemente prevenir la diabetes Tipo 2. Esta clase le brinda las herramientas para hacer cambios necesarios en su estilo de vida, incluyendo: la dieta,  la actividad física, el bajar de peso, el reducir el estrés y mucho más.

 

Mission Hills Annex  02-20-17
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 class, you will learn simple and effective strategies you can apply to have a healthy heart and improved quality of life.

Seating is limited. Also offered in Spanish.

 

Mission Hills Annex  02-21-17
Getting Started with Weight Loss

Managing your weight can be challenging.  But paying close attention to the foods you eat and things you do can have a powerful 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.

 

Mission Hills Annex  02-28-17

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