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Program Objectives
To plan, develop, promote and deliver quality holistic services to address the effects of related conditions on the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional aspects of the individual, family

Services
• Nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian (office or home visit)
• Physician or self-referrals accepted
• Available for one-on-one, with family members or groups
• Nutrition/healthy lifestyles display

Programs
Group presentations:
Possible target groups – toddlers, pre-schoolers, teens, adults and elderly. Any nutrition topic may be covered upon request

Healthy Nutrition Classes:
Topics covered: label reading, dietary fats, budgeting, cooking for health and taste.

Baby Food Making Classes:
Learn to prepare baby food to a consistency suitable to a baby’s ability to swallow. Learn how to introduce new foods, how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction.

Breastfeeding Support Group:
Mothers and babies gather to discuss the changes and pleasures of breastfeeding. Educate yourself/baby on good nutrition. Have your breastfeeding questions answered. Share your breastfeeding successes!

Cooking Classes
A variety of cooking classes teaching how to make healthy meals and snacks are offered for all age groups – children, youth and adults.

Craft Classes
Craft classes are offered throughout the year where participants learn how to make moccasins, beading and more!

Exercise Classes
Exercise classes such as aerobics, pilates, zumba, yoga, aqua-fit and more are offered throughout the year. These are great ways to stay in shape and make new friends!

Prenatal Classes:
Learn about nutrition, physical changes during pregnancy, labour and delivery, breastfeeding, baby care, traditional teachings, etc. All women are encouraged to attend as early in their pregnancy as possible!

Diabetes Support Group:
Meets every last Wednesday of the month. Socialize and learn about diabetes.

Canning/Preserving Workshop:
available upon request

 
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