Please join us for our next 2 exciting HealthMeet™ Webinars. As a reminder these webinars are FREE and open to anyone interested in learning more about health promotion. For a full listing of all of our upcoming webinars, please check out our HealthMeet™ Events Page located here: http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=3693
HealthMeet Webinar: UIC HealthMatters™ Curricula
Tuesday, November 27 – 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST
The HealthMatters™ Program from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) offers various health-related trainings and curricula to help self-advocates, caregivers, families, and health care providers promote health, prevent disease, and foster community engagement of people with disabilities. Different programs are tailored for various audiences including people with disabilities, caregivers, families, and health care providers.
We welcome Beth Marks, RN, PhD and Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH from the Department of Disability and Human Development at UIC to share information regarding the various trainings that are associated with HealthMatters™ Program. One of the trainings will be utilized by The Arc’s five HealthMeet™ pilot sites to develop and implement a health promotion program in their communities. Please join us to find out more about these exciting trainings and programs and how they can be helpful in your community.
Register now: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/tys81cxb80n9
HealthMeet Webinar: Prevent, Understand, and Live with Diabetes
Wednesday, December 5th – 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST
Nurse Practitioner, Leone Murphy, from The Arc of New Jersey, will present information on one of The Arc of New Jersey’s health promotion projects, Prevent, Understand, and Live with Diabetes. Leone has presented seminars on this topic for self advocates, staff and caregivers. She has helped to develop a Diabetes workbook and DVD — written for self-advocates and caregivers — that addresses the areas of prevention, diagnosis, symptoms, diet and treatment for individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. This diabetes booklet and a DVD (in English and Spanish) are available from The Arc of NJ at no charge. These materials were developed with funding from the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.
Register here: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/jif28nxrfe7h