Health Services
Classes + Workshops

HEALTH UPDATE: BCHD’s AdventurePlex and Center for Health & Fitness facilities will remain temporarily closed until further notice. Please visit our calendar for virtual programming, events and public meetings. Visit bchd.org/coronavirus for more information. 

 

Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) offers a variety of classes and workshops to meet specific needs in the community.

Free Online Course for Family Caregivers: Powerful Tools for Caregivers
An evidence-based, self-care program for family caregivers who are currently involved with providing care to children or adults with chronic conditions.

In six weekly classes, caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools to:

  • Reduce personal stress
  • Communicate needs to family members and healthcare or service providers
  • Communicate more effectively in challenging situations
  • Deal with difficult emotions
  • Make tough caregiving decisions

Next Session: Tuesdays, starting June 2 (new postponed date) at 1 p.m.

For more information, call 310-374-3426, ext. 256, or sign-up here.

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Memory Club
Are you or someone you love living with early stage dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment? Finding it more difficult to complete familiar tasks? Experiencing memory loss that is starting to disrupt daily life? The Memory Club may be for you!

Memory Club is a safe place where you and your loved one can:

  • Develop coping skills and daily living strategies
  • Gain knowledge from experts in the field of medicine and care
  • Learn how to care for yourself and each other

Pre-registration is required.
Contact: Tara Guden LCSW, Community Programs Coordinator at 310-374-3426, x120, or tara.guden@bchd.org

Facilitators: Tara Guden, MSW and David Hart, PhD

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South Bay Dementia Education Consortium
The South Bay Dementia Education Consortium presents Hour of EmPower: Purposeful Engagement. Running out of ideas on how to engage your loved one with dementia while physically distancing at home? Join this free course to inspire creativity and find new activities and resources.

To register please email: dhart@abc-seniors.com

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
 

Center for Health & Fitness Classes
The Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) at BCHD has programs designed just for the needs of older adults, including  senior fitness, senior yoga and Pilates, and SliverSneakers and Silver & Fit memberships. The Center has trained medical exercise specialists to assist those with particular needs.

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