Wellness Classes

Come to our Wellness Classes and learn how to become a healthier you!
Wellness classes are co-sponsored by Prima Medical Foundation and Meritage Medical Network. For Meritage Medical Network enrollees the fee for each class is an office copayment or $20, whichever is less. Non-Meritage Medical member fee is $20.00 per class, unless otherwise stated.

To speak with a nurse about which classes and groups are right for you, call (415) 884-1875.

Marin Locations

Change for Good Support Group

“When faced with a situation we cannot change, we have the chance to change ourselves.” Please join us in this opportunity to talk about your feelings and get support relating to your chronic illness without fear of being judged. This is an open and ongoing support group meeting once a month guided by Marion Barnett, MFT.

WHERE: Marin General Hospital, 250 Bon Air Road, Greenbrae, CA, Magnolia Room
WHEN: First Tuesday of the Month 5:30-6:30 PM
January 1, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, Aug 6, Sept 3, October 1, November 5, December 3

Cholesterol Management

LDL cholesterol is the main source of cholesterol build-up. Most people can prevent or control high cholesterol by choosing a healthy lifestyle and choosing ‘heart smart’ foods. You can learn how to manage your cholesterol from an expert by signing up today for this informative class. This is a single 2- hour class with Allison Furchner-Evanson, MS, RD.

WHERE: Marin General Hospital, 250 Bon Air Road, Greenbrae, CA, Medical Library except for 4/4 in the Conference Center
WHEN: First Thursday of the Month 6:00-8:00 PM
January 3, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, August 1, Sept 5, October 3, November 7, December 5

Living Well With Diabetes – Diabetes Self Care

Diabetes education classes are available with a Certified Diabetes Educator to help you learn about medications, blood glucose monitoring, diet and exercise. This is a 3 session series of 2-hour classes held at locations in Marin and Sonoma. See schedule for times and locations. This is a 4 session series of 2-hour classes with Allison Furchner-Evanson, MS, RD.

WHERE: Marin General Hospital, 250 Bon Air Road, Greenbrae, CA, Medical Library except for 1/9 and 3/6 in Conference Room C
WHEN: Wednesdays 6-8 PM
January 9, 16, 23, 30 / February 6, 13, 20, 27 / March 6, 13, 20, 27 / April 3, 10, 17, 24 / May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / June 5,12, 19 / July 24, 31 / August 7, 14, 21, 28 / September 4, 11, 18, 25 / October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 / November 6, 13, 20 / December 4, 11

Way to go Kids! – Weight Management for Children ages 9-14 years and their families

Don’t miss this opportunity to make positive changes for your child’s future health. This nutrition and fitness program for overweight and underactive children ages 9 – 14 years old focuses on developing healthy lifestyle habits. Each session will include nutrition education and a physical activity component. This is a 7-session series of 1 ½ hour classes with Joyce Giammattei, DRPH, RD, CDE.

WHERE: Novato Youth Center, 680 Wilson Avenue, Novato, CA
WHEN: Saturdays 9 – 10:30 AM
January 26 / February 2, 9, 16, 23 / March 2, 9 / April 13, 20, 27 / May 4, 11, 18, 25 / August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / September 7, 14

Weight Management for Adults

Obesity is not just a matter of appearance. It is a health hazard. Doctors agree that the more overweight a person is, the more likely he or she is to have health problems. The good news is that even modest weight loss can significantly improve your physical and emotional health. Learn how to successfully manage the physical, emotional and environmental factors that cause excess weight gain. Learn how to take it off and keep it off by registering today! This is a 5-session series of 2-hour classes with Allison Furchner-Evanson, MS, RD.

WHERE: Marin General Hospital, 250 Bon Air Road, Greenbrae, CA, Tamalpais Room except 7/23 in the Conference Center and 10/22 in the Magnolia Room 
WHEN: Tuesdays 7- 9 PM 
January 8, 15, 22, 29 / February 5, 12, 19, 26 / March 5, 12, 19, 26 / April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 / May 7, 14, 21, 28 / June 4, 11, 18, 25 / July 23, 30 / August 6, 13, 20, 27 / September 3, 10, 17, 24 / October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / November 5, 12, 19, 26 / December 3, 10

 

Sonoma Locations

Living Well With Diabetes – Diabetes Self Care

Diabetes education classes are available with a Certified Diabetes Educator to help you learn about medications, blood glucose monitoring, diet and exercise. This is a 3 session series of 2-hour classes held at locations in Marin and Sonoma. See schedule for times and locations. This is a 4-session series of 2-hour classes with Joyce Giammattei, DRPH, RD, CDE .

WHERE: Sonoma Valley Hospital, 347 Andrieux Street, Sonoma, CA, Schantz Room
WHEN: Fridays 5-7 PM
January 4, 11, 18, 25 / February 8, 15, 22, 29 / March 8, 15, 22, 29 / May 3, 10, 17, 24 / June 7, 14, 21, 28 / July 19, 26 / August 2, 9 / September 6, 13, 20, 27 / October 11, 18, 25 / November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / December 6, 13, 21, 27 

Weight Management for Adults

Obesity is not just a matter of appearance. It is a health hazard. Doctors agree that the more overweight a person is, the more likely he or she is to have health problems. The good news is that even modest weight loss can significantly improve your physical and emotional health. Learn how to successfully manage the physical, emotional and environmental factors that cause excess weight gain. Learn how to take it off and keep it off by registering today! This is a 5-session series of 2-hour classes with Joyce Giammattei, DRPH, RD, CDE .

WHERE: Sonoma Valley Hospital, 347 Andrieux Street, Sonoma, CA, Schantz Room
WHEN: Fridays 7-9 PM
January 4, 11, 18, 25 / February 1 / May 3, 11, 17, 24, 31 / September 6, 13, 20, 27 / October 4

 

Santa Rosa Locations

Living Well With Diabetes – Diabetes Self Care

Diabetes education classes are available with a Certified Diabetes Educator to help you learn about medications, blood glucose monitoring, diet and exercise. This is a 3 session series of 2-hour classes held at locations in Marin and Sonoma. See schedule for times and locations. This is a 4-session series of 2-hour classes with Joyce Giammattei, DRPH, RD, CDE .

WHERE: Annadel Medical Building, 500 Doyle Park Dr., Suite 105, Santa Rosa, CA, Suite 105
WHEN: Thursdays 5-7PM
January 3, 10, 17, 24 / March 7, 14, 21 / April 4 / May 2, 9, 16, 23 / June 6, 13, 20, 27 / August 1, 8, 15, 22 / September 19 / October 3, 10, 17 / November 7, 14, 21 / December 5

Way to go Kids! – Weight Management for Children ages 9-14 years and their families

Don’t miss this opportunity to make positive changes for your child’s future health. This nutrition and fitness program for overweight and underactive children ages 9 – 14 years old focuses on developing healthy lifestyle habits. Each session will include nutrition education and a physical activity component. This is a 7-session series of 1 ½ hour classes with Joyce Giammattei, DRPH, RD, CDE.

WHERE: Annadel Medical Building, 500 Doyle Park Dr., Suite 105, Santa Rosa, CA, Suite 105
WHEN: Wednesdays 6-8pm
March 6, 13, 20, 27 / April 17, 24 / May 1 / June 26 / July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / August 7 / September 25 / October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 / November 6

Weight Management for Adults

Obesity is not just a matter of appearance. It is a health hazard. Doctors agree that the more overweight a person is, the more likely he or she is to have health problems. The good news is that even modest weight loss can significantly improve your physical and emotional health. Learn how to successfully manage the physical, emotional and environmental factors that cause excess weight gain. Learn how to take it off and keep it off by registering today! This is a 5-session series of 2-hour classes with Joyce Giammattei, DRPH, RD, CDE .

WHERE: Annadel Medical Building, 500 Doyle Park Dr., Suite 105, Santa Rosa, CA, Suite 105
WHEN: Thursdays 7-9pm
January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / March 7, 14, 21, 28 / April 4 / August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / November 7, 14, 21 / December 5, 19

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