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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS for 2014

 

DATE NAME LOCATION DESCRIPTION

10/14

thru

12/4

FREE Fitness Classes 

Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center

Healthier U sponsors fitness classes at the Recreation Center during Fall 2014. Register here & receive free passes.

10/29

Nov 5

Nature Walks

Ashley Schiff Park Preserve

Take your walk to Nature. A rich variety of plants and animals can be found in the forest, among them the Red Maple, White Oak and Sassafras. A number of these plants are vulnerable native species under threat from development in many parts of the state. Become a Friend of the Preserve. Where is Lake Drive/the Preserve?- West/Main Campus East of Marburger Dr and just off of Circle Drive  (campus map).

Nov 8

Vascular Screening

Stony Brook Univ Heart Center

A visit to our free vascular screening just might save your life, or the life of a friend or family member who may be at risk. Get screened if you are 60 or older, and have one of the following risk factors: a current or past smoker, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease or a family history of aortic aneurysm. Telephone pre-registration and a brief qualifying interview are required. No walk-ins accepted. Saturday, November 8th, 8am to 4pm at Stony Brook University Heart Center. To register, call (631) 638-2100.

Nov 16

Turkey Trot 5k Run Walk

Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center

The Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk takes place on a generally flat course on university grounds. The race is co-sponsored by the Department of Campus Recreation and the Athletic Training Education Program, and is open to all members of the University and Community. Register online (only for SBU students, faculty & staff) or download the application (community). Questions call 631-632-4145.

Nov 19

Finding Peace in Stressful Times

Health Science Center

Surrounded by distractions, demands from others, and the pressures of work… Add to that the typical challenges of life such as illness and financial stress, and even the enjoyable challenges such as hosting holiday dinners…Come to this workshop to learn how to overcome “overwhelm” through meditation and relaxation. Register Here. 

Ongoing

Free Nutritional Education Sessions

Employee Health & Wellness 

Need help with managing weight loss, diabetes or other health issues? Employee Health & Wellness is sponsoring Nutritional Education sessions. These 30-minute sessions are Free, individual, private and confidential. Call Employee Health & Wellness at 444-7767 to schedule your appointment. First Session begins Thursday September 18, 2014

Ongoing

Blood Pressure & Body Fat Testing

Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center

Wednesdays 5 to 6 p.m. or make an appointment with dean.bowen@stonybrook.edu or amanda.turnbull@stonybrook.edu Recreation Center. Not a member? No problem. Stop in for a free screening and leave with your one-day free pass. No need to register. Walk-ins accepted.

Ongoing

The ARTS in MEDICINE program.  

 

Stony Brook Cancer Center offers FREE workshops for anyone touched by cancer: patients, survivors, caregivers, staff, family, friends, community. 

Ongoing

LEARN TO BE TOBACCO FREE

 

Smoking Cessation Program.  Learn more

Suffolk County Office of Health Education Smoking Cessation Schedule.

Ongoing Diabetes Classes   The program provides the knowledge, skills and tools people living with diabetes. Learn more
Ongoing Diabetes Support Groups   "Dealing with Diabetes" - Monthly adult diabetes support groups on Friday mornings and Monday evenings.  Free and open to the public.  Sponsored by Stony Brook Diabetes Center.  Learn more
Ongoing Personal Training Campus Recreation Center Not a Campus Recreation Center member? No problem. Stop in to enjoy this personal training session (see flyer for fee schedule) and leave with your one-day free pass.  No need to register.  Walk-ins accepted.

 

ONGOING EVENTS:

 

LEARN TO BE TOBACCO FREE

Smoking Cessation Program

Learn To Be Tobacco Free is a six-week, one-hour-per-week program. Techniques to stop smoking as well as stress management, relaxation and behavior modification will be shared. Skills will be developed. Nicotine replacement is offered for three months as indicated. The program is free, and you need not stop smoking to attend. Speaker is a smoking cessation counselor/educator with the Suffolk County Department of Health or with Stony Brook University.



Diabetes Classes 2014

Diabetes Education at Stony Brook Medicine is offering a comprehensive, ADA accredited, Diabetes Self Care Management Training and Support Program for all adults with diabetes and their families. The program provides knowledge, skills and tools people living with diabetes need to know in order to manage their chronic condition successfully and avoid the many associated complications. Our multidisciplinary professional staff takes a compassionate approach to help you through all the information about the disease and its management. Topics covered include, but not limited to, types of diabetes, meal planning, blood glucose monitoring, exercise, use of medications, acute and chronic complications, stress, travel, vacationing, and community resources. Individuals should inquire with their insurance carriers about coverage. Pre-registration is required. 2014 course dates are listed in the attached flyer.  

Register by calling 444-0580 option #4.

Learn more