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    Let's face it ... we lead busy lives. All that hustle and bustle can lead to a buildup of stress, a little at a time. Stress can have adverse effects of our health from digestive issues and stress cardiovascular muscles to sleepless nights and even increased self-doubt. So this year, we're focusing our Day for Women event on addressing the sources of stress and learning ways to reducing the effects of stress on our physicial and emotional health. JOIN US! 

    When/Where
    Saturday, April 11, 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Hancock High School 

    Cost
    $30 

    Screenings
    Full Cholesterol Panel (cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides), Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure, and Bone Density 

    Preview of the Day
    7:30 a.m.         Registration, healthy breakfast, screenings, visit with community vendors
    9 a.m.              Opening remarks, welcome
    9:15 a.m.         Keynote: Cancer prevention
    10:15 a.m.       Breakout Session 1
    11:15 a.m.       Breakout Session 2
    12 p.m.            Lunch, visit vendors
    1 p.m.              Keynote: The Best for Last - Enjoy Your Menopause
    1:45 p.m.         Closing, raffle for great prizes!

    Presentations, Speakers & Descriptions 

    Keynote (9:15am) 

    Cancer PreventionBrianne Sable, Physician Assistant, Oncology - A discussion on general health and lifestyle components to help promote cancer prevention and early detection..
     

    Breakout Session 1 (10:15am) 

     

    Building a Healthy Eating LifestyleKelsae Eliszewski, RD, Clinical Dietitian - What does eating healthy mean? Do you think you eat healthy? Are you often on the go and do not have time to make the best choices? Come find out how you can fit a healthy meal plan into your most hectic days!
    Healthy Food DemoKeweenaw Co-op Market and Deli - Munch and Crunch on some organic popcorn infused with honey and heart healthy coconut oil while Daniel and Belinda from the Keweenaw Co-op Deli demonstrate how easy it is to cook quinoa, the superfood that is protein rich and lacking in gluten. They will construct a salad with quinoa, relaxed kale, cranberries and nuts with an apple cider vinegar and flax oil dressing. A tasting of this amazing salad will follow the demo.
    YogaSusan Rosemurgy, Exercise Specialist - Based on the YogaFit® method, this class combines balance, strength and flexibility for an overall mind/body experience. Please wear comfortable attire to participate in the hands-on demonstrations.
    What You Don’t Know About Wonderwoman – Inga Johnson, LMSW - Upper Great Lakes Health Coach, Inga, will help us understand women’s mental health, societal expectations, coping and dealing with emotions.
    A Healthier You!Michelle Segiun, MD - For many people, their favorite way of coping through stressful situations is to eat more. This breakout session will focus on how stress impacts the digestive system, and help participants find ways to counteract that.

      

    Breakout Session 2 (11:15pm) 

     

    Healthy Food DemoKeweenaw Co-op Market and Deli - Munch and Crunch on some organic popcorn infused with honey and heart healthy coconut oil while Daniell and Belinda from the Keweenaw Co-op Deli demonstrate how easy it is to cook quinoa, the superfood that is protein rich and lacking in gluten. They will construct a salad with quinoa, relaxed kale, cranberries and nuts with an apple cider vinegar and flax oil dressing. A tasting of this amazing salad will follow the demo. 
    FUNctional FitnessSusan Rosemurgy, Exercise Specialist - FUNctional Fitness or training is a style of exercise which involves training the body for daily life activities. These exercises equip your body to handle real-life situations. Please wear comfortable attire to participate in the hands-on demonstrations.
    Portion DistortionKelly Aho, Clinical Education Coordinator - Exploring how portion sizes have grown over the last 20 years and how we can identify and modify what we’re eating.
    Women Are Not Men: Identifying Symptoms that Women Should Watch For - Kristin Vichich, Upper Great Lakes Staff - Too often women go undiagnosed and untreated for serious health conditions because the symptoms they have don’t match the “classic” signs, or because they don’t think their symptoms are anything to be concerned about. Learn what to look for and when it’s ok to be concerned.
    “Skinny Genes”Sharon Stoll, MD - Dr. Stoll discusses nonsurgical weight loss tools to improve your health and well-being.

     

    Keynote (1 p.m.) 

    The Best for Last - Enjoying Your MenopauseTheresa Holladay, DO - Opportunity for the best time in your life! Find your joy! Menopause is the second half of most women’s lives. Preparing for these changes can enhance your enjoyment of these years.  

    Vendors
    Over 25 area services and shops will be set up for you to browse and sample, some at additional cost during break times. Examples include Arbonne, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Thirty One Gifts and much more. 

    Massage
    Free massages will be available. 

    Food
    Breakfast and lunch will be served. 

    Giveaway/Raffle
    A raffle will conclude the event, with all participants eligible to win great prizes.

    Questions
    Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have! (906) 483-1153 or aluskin@portagehealth.org 

HANCOCK 

500 Campus Drive
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 483-1000

HOUGHTON 

921 W. Sharon Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 483-1777

Express Care 

LAKE LINDEN 

945 Ninth Street
Lake Linden, MI 49945
(906) 483-1030

ONTONAGON 

751 S. Seventh Street
Ontonagon, MI 49953
(906) 884-4120

UNIVERSITY CENTER 

600 MacInnes Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 483-1860

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