Jul 28, 2019 - Aug 03, 2019

Monday, Jul 29, 2019
Mindful Yoga
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: Building 217 Fitness Center
 
Veterans Health Education.  Could you use help in better managing your stress? Learn stress management while moving!  Morning and afternoon classes are available.  Equipment is provided. Pre-registration is required. For further information contact Shianne Galt at 304-263-0811 ext. 4639 or scheduling at 304-263-0811 ext. 6100.
 
Safe Harbor
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: Hope Center A-158
 
Mindful Yoga
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: Building 217 Fitness Center
 
Veterans Health Education.  Could you use help in better managing your stress? Learn stress management while moving!  Morning and afternoon classes are available.  Equipment is provided. Pre-registration is required. For further information contact Shianne Galt at 304-263-0811 ext. 4639 or scheduling at 304-263-0811 ext. 6100.
 
 
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
Mindful Yoga 2
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (EST)
Location: Bldg 217 Fitness Center
 
Veterans Health Education.  Yoga 2.  Could you use help in better managing your stress? Learn stress management while moving!  Class meets every Tuesday at 2pm in the Fitness Center.  This is a more traditional /advanced yoga class than the Mindful Yoga.  Equipment is provided. Pre-registration is required. For further information contact Shianne Galt at 304-263-0811 ext. 4639 or scheduling at ext. 6100.
 
MOVE!
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: Bldg 217 Fitness Center
 
Veterans Health Education.  MOVE! is a program for Veterans interested in weight loss through healthy food choices and exercise.  Classes meet weekly for up to sixteen weeks.  You may attend the Tuesday morning or Wednesday afternoon class in Martinsburg. You may also attend at your local CBOC. Check with your local CBOC for dates and times.  MOVE! will help you lose weight, keep it off, and improve your health.  For more information regarding MOVE! please contact  Adrienne Poag, MS, RD at (304) 263-0811 ext. 3693.

 
 
I QUIT!
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: Bldg 500, room 2B-150 Library and local CBOCs.
 
Veterans Health Education. I Quit! (tobacco cessation) classes are available to help you kick the habit of using tobacco.   It meets every Tuesday at the Martinsburg VA Library, 2B-150 or by v-tel* from your local CBOC (Cumberland, Fort Detrick, Franklin, Hagerstown, Harrisonburg, Petersburg or Stephens City).  For further information please contact Bobbi Corbin, RD, HPDP Program Manager at (304) 263-0811 ext. 2334.
 
Mindful Yoga
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Bldg 217 Fitness Center
 
Veterans Health Education.  Mindful Yoga for Pain.  Could you use help in better managing your stress? Learn stress management while moving!  Class meets every Tuesday at 2pm in the Fitness Center.  Equipment is provided. Pre-registration is required. For further information contact Shianne Galt at 304-263-0811 ext. 4639 or scheduling at ext. 6100.
 
 
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019
Diabetes Class
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: bldg 500, 2B150 Library or CBOCs
 
Veterans Health Education. Diabetes Education is a series of eight, one-hour classes covering different topics.  Classes meet every Wednesday. Veterans may begin any time.  You may attend at Martinsburg or by V-tel from your local CBOC. Topics include:

#1 What is diabetes? What do I need to do?
#2 What can I eat?
#3 My diabetes medicines
#4 Let's get moving!
#5 Preventing short and long-term complications. Checking my blood sugar.
#6 Practicing Mindfulness/Sress/Relaxation
#7 Graduation celebration
#8 Healthy Teaching Kitchen (Martinsburg location only)eeping up the good work! 
Diabetes education will help you to better control your diabetes and prevent complications from diabetes. For more information please call Colleen Liles, RDN, CNSC, Diabetes Program Manager at (304) 263-0811 x3115.
 
 
MOVE!
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: Bldg 217 Fitness Center
 
Veterans Health Education. MOVE! is a program for Veterans interested in weight loss through healthy food choices and exercise.  Classes meet weekly for up to sexteen weeks.  You may attend the Tuesday morning or Wednesday afternoon class in Martinsburg.  You may also attend at your local CBOC.  check with your local CBPC for dates and times. MOVE! will help you lose weight, keep it off, and imporve your health.  For more infomation regarding MOVE! please contact Adrienne Poag, MS, DD at (304)263-0811 ext 3693.
 
 
Thursday, Aug 1, 2019
Pain School
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: Bldg 500 2B150 Library
 
Veterans Health Education. Pain School helps Veterans receive new knowledge and skills to better manage pain.  It meets every Thursday.  (There is no class if there is a 5th Thursday in the month).  The 4 classes cover the following topics :
#1 Stress reduction and health behavior changes
#2 How exercise and movement can help manage pain
#3 How medicines may help manage your pain
      How the foods you eat affect you and your pain
#4 How understanding your pain can help you manage it better

You can start Pain School at any time.  You may drop in, or ask your Primary Care Team to refer you to Pain School.  Pain School is also offered via video-conferencing at your local CBOC. For more information contact Joyce Compton, RN at 304-263-0811 extension 6111.
 
Preventing Diabetes
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Building 500, room 2B-150 Library
 
Veterans Health Education.  Preventing Diabetes Class.  Learn what you can do to try and prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Exercise, weight loss and diet are some of the topics covered. Meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 1:00pm.  Class meets in the building 500, Library (2B-150) or at your local CBOC (Cumberland, Fort Detrick, Franklin, Hagerstown, Harrisonburg, Petersburg, or Stephens City).  For more information, please contact  at 301-263-0811 ext. 2334.
 
SCI/ALS Support Group
 
Time: 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Bldg 500, room 2B-150 Library
 
 Veterans Health Education. SCI/ALS Support Group provides emotional support and engagement with other Veterans with similar diagnoses for comfort and to provide coping skills with one another. Educational materials are provided.  Point of contact is Dahlia Pugh, SCI/D Coordinator, ext. 3678.
 
 
Friday, Aug 2, 2019
Hepatitis C Education
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: Bldg 500 2B150 Library or CBOCs
 
Veterans Health Education. The Hepatitis C group provides information and support for Hepatitis C prevention and treatment. This class meets the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month at 9:00 and the 4th Wednesday of every month at 1p.m.  You may attend at Martinsburg or via video-conferencing from your local CBOC (Cumberland, Franklin, Ft. Detrick, Hagerstown, Harrisonburg, Petersburg  or Stephens City).  For more information please contact Vel Anne Schlachter, Nurse Practitioner, at 304-263-0811 extension 3511.
 
 
Safe Harbor
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: Hope Center A-158
 
Veterans Health Education. Safe Harbor is a group focused on raising awareness and preventing suicides. This group is open to all Veterans.  It is offered on Mondays and Fridays. For further information contact Jill Finkle, Suicide Prevention Coordinator at (304) 263-0811 ext. 3624.
 
Women Veterans Support Group
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: Building 500, 2B-150 Library
 
Veterans Health Education.  Looking for the support of other women Veterans?  For questions or further information regarding this offering please contact Shari Jordan, SW at 304-263-0811 ext. 2985.