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Saint Mary’s offers fitness, nutrition classes

By ThisIsReno

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE

Wednesday, June 16 –As summertime fitness and activities near, Saint Mary’s is offering a six week class, Jump Start a Healthy Life, for those interested in developing a personalized plan aimed at improving overall health.  This comprehensive health management program focuses on nutrition, fitness and stress management and offers tips to achieve weight loss goals. The six-part series will meet weekly on Thursdays starting on July 8 through August 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at CDS Group Health located at 1625 E. Prater Way, #101 in Sparks.

Jump Start a Healthy Life will provide information and guidance to help each participant develop personalized goals to improve their overall health and wellbeing.  The class series will be taught by a registered dietitian, a certified fitness professional, and a registered nurse for a thorough approach to weight loss, nutrition, and overcoming fitness obstacles.  Each participant will receive a computerized risk assessment of family and personal health history along with lifestyle practices, social support factors and blood test results.

This comprehensive program is offered to the community for $90.  Members of Saint Mary’s HealthFirst and Health Choice may participate for $25.  Start developing a personalized plan to improve your health today, register for Jump Start a Healthy Life by calling 775-770-7100.

About Saint Mary’s

In 2010 Saint Mary’s celebrates 102 years of delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health services to northern Nevada. Founded in 1908 by the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, Saint Mary’s is a member of the Catholic Healthcare West family of hospitals and medical centers in Arizona, California, and Nevada. As a fully integrated, faith-based healthcare system with 380 licensed beds, approximately 2,300 employees, 850 affiliated physicians, and 300 volunteers, Saint Mary’s provides a wide variety of inpatient, outpatient, and community services to go Well Beyond for the community we serve.  For more information, please visit www.saintmarysreno.org.

About Catholic Healthcare West

Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) is the eighth largest hospital system in the nation and the largest not-for-profit hospital provider in California. Founded in 1986, the CHW network of more than 10,000 physicians and approximately 53,000 employees serves a population spanning 22 million people at 41 hospitals across California, Arizona, and Nevada. CHW is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health care services with special attention to the poor and underserved. In 2008, CHW provided $967 million in charity care, community benefits, and unreimbursed patient care. For more information, please visit our website at www.chwHEALTH.org.

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