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Did you know that as a State Plan member or covered dependent you have access to no cost wellness events and presentations? Health Coaches from the Montana Health Center provide expert-guided, evidence-based, group and individualized health coaching. Wellness events and presentations are a great way to experience the value Health Coaches provide to State Plan Members!

Attending and self-reporting that you have attended any two of the wellness events or presentations between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018 helps you earn your Live Life Well Incentive! For more information about our next step activities go to www.benefits.mt.gov/incentive.

Click on the city of your choice for events or presentations available in your area.


Online Registration Instructions

Registration for all classes must be received 24 hours prior to class. We cannot guarantee that registrations received less than 24 hours prior will be honored.

To register for a class, follow the online registrations instructions below. (Please note, not all classes are available for online registration.) Don’t delay – classes have limited size and require registration!

Go to www.CareHere.com, select Member Login, and log in with your Username and Password.

  • Click on Appointments.
  • Click on "Schedule Appointment" under Health Coaching.
  • Click on date of the class.
  • Select the drop-down menu next to “What.”
  • Select Classroom (the word Classroom might be in gray, however, please click on it).
  • Click Get Appointments.
  • Select the Class Name in blue you wish to attend.
  • Select Make Appointment. 

Available space will show in light green.  If ‘No Appointments Available’ appears, the class is full.  Select how you would like to be reminded of your appointment by selecting the drop-down menu next to “How would you like to be reminded of your appointment?”  Click on “Confirm Appointment.”  You may also call 855-200-6822 for assistance with registering. 

You can also view one of the recorded presentations anytime online at benefits.mt.gov/LiveLifeWellPresentations .


Request a Class or Presentation 

If you are interested in a class or presentation but find it doesn't match a day or time that works for you, consider inviting a Health Coach to come to you! Health Coaches are available for on-site visits. Enrich your departmental/staff meetings with a guest speaker. Suggested topics are available, or you can request a topic of interest for your group. Complete an electronic request for a class or presentation at www.surveymonkey.com/r/pptrequest .You can also contact Margy Bartley at mbartley@carehere.com for any additional questions or a list of topics. 


BILLINGS

Registration for all classes must be received 24 hours prior to class.  We cannot guarantee that registrations received less than 24 hours prior will be honored. 

When registering for classes, please make sure your email/contact information is up to date or essential information regarding classes, including links for webinars, may not be received.  We encourage checking SPAM folders when expecting links.  When registering, we encourage the setting of reminders to avoid missing class or, if unable to attend, allowing for time to cancel your registration.

Did you know: Individuals who work with a health coach experience higher rates of success with their self-set health goals.  A health coach supports and guides you on your path – they do not impose or force.  Health coaches are available to you telephonically or face to face in your area health center and are part of your state plan – there is no co-pay or extra cost.  Stop in and meet YOUR health coach. 

Meet Your Health Coach (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Wednesday, February 20, 9:30-11:30 AM. 
Location:
Billings Health Center, 1501 14th St. West, Suite 230
Description:
Your health plan includes access to health coaches who are available to work with you to meet YOUR goals and walk beside you on YOUR journey to wellness. Stop by for a visit with your CareHere health coach at the Montana Health Center. Meet the Health Center Manager to discuss the full range of services offered as part of your state plan.  There will be information and handouts. Entry for a raffle prize to all eligible individuals – come to find out how to qualify.  We look forward to seeing you there!  No registration necessary, please drop by!   This is a Next Step Eligible Activity..
Register:
No registration necessary.


BUTTE/DEER LODGE

Registration for all classes must be received 24 hours prior to class.  We cannot guarantee that registrations received less than 24 hours prior will be honored. 

When registering for classes, please make sure your email/contact information is up to date or essential information regarding classes, including links for webinars, may not be received.  We encourage checking SPAM folders when expecting links.  When registering, we encourage the setting of reminders to avoid missing class or, if unable to attend, allowing for time to cancel your registration.

Did you know:  More Americans die from cardiovascular related disease every year than all cancers combined.February is heart health month -wear red to raise awareness and learn how you can prevent, and improve, your heart health when you attend “Healthy Heart, Healthy You”.

Healthy Heart, Healthy You (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, February 7, 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.  
Description:
February is Heart month!  Heart disease and stroke are preventable, yet they remain the leading cause of death and disability in the U.S. Tune in and take time to learn about your risk for heart disease as well as the steps you can take and foods you can eat to help keep your heart healthy.
Register:
Register under “Butte Health Center Webinar” using the Carehere online registration instructions above.  
Shake the Salt Habit (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, February 26, 5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Location:
Butte Health Center, 3703 Harrison Ave., Suite B.  
Description:
Nine out of ten Americans consume too much salt; almost 1000mg more than recommended. Not all of it comes from the salt shaker.  Come and practice reading labels for sodium and heart health and simulate putting together meals that are heart healthy and lower in sodium! Feel free to bring in any containers and labels you want to examine!
Register:
Register under “Butte Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above.  
Meet Your Health Coaches (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM. 
Location:
Annex Building, Warm Springs State Hospital.   
Description:
Your health plan includes access to health coaches who are available to work with you to meet YOUR goals and walk beside you on YOUR journey to wellness. Stop by for a visit with your CareHere health coaches from the Montana Health Center. There will be information and handouts from the exercise and nutrition coaches. Entry for a raffle prize to all eligible individuals – come to find out how to qualify.  We look forward to seeing you there!  No registration necessary, please drop by!   This is a Next Step Eligible Activity – get started for your new plan year! 
Register:
No registration necessary
 

HELENA

Registration for all classes must be received 24 hours prior to class.  We cannot guarantee that registrations received less than 24 hours prior will be honored. 

When registering for classes, please make sure your email/contact information is up to date or essential information regarding classes, including links for webinars, may not be received.  We encourage checking SPAM folders when expecting links.  When registering, we encourage the setting of reminders to avoid missing class or, if unable to attend, allowing for time to cancel your registration.

Did you know: According to the CDC, six in ten Americans live with at least one chronic disease.  Most chronic diseases can be prevented, and managed, with a healthy lifestyle and early stage diagnoses.  It’s important to understand what the recommendations are for testing and screenings.  “Prevention: The Basics” will offer information for those recommendations. 

Prevention: The Basics, Screenings & Immunizations (by Carehere Health Coaching)

Date:
Wednesday, February 6, 12:10 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr., Conference Room.  
Description:

Learn more about preventive care and how it plays an important role in disease prevention

Register:
Register under: “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 
Managing your Food Environment (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Monday, February 11, 2:00 p.m.-2:40 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Drive., Helena.   
Description:
Learn how to surround yourself with good food choices no matter where you are! Handouts with ideas to shop, plan, prep and cook in ways that support your health and nutrition goals. Creating awareness of your food environment will help prevent mindless eating from stress or boredom..
Register:
Register under: “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 
Maximize Your Metabolism (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, February 12, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr., Conference Room.  
Description:
Maintaining an efficient metabolism can be one of the most effective ways to help with weight management. Join your exercise health coach to discuss the different mechanisms involved with maximizing your metabolism.
Register:
Register under: “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 
Exercise Your Metabolism (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, February 19, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr., Conference Room.
Description:
Building and maintaining muscle mass can greatly influence your metabolic rate. Join your exercise health coach and learn how to effectively use a set of dumbbells at home or while you travel. This will be a hands-on clinic. Feel free to bring a set of your dumbbells if you’d like.
Register:
Register under: “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 
Ladies Live Long and Strong (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Wednesday, February 20, 12:10 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr.; Conference Room.
Description:
Learn more about unique health challenges women face along with appropriate preventative screenings and actions steps to protect and enhance health.
Register:
Register under: “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 

 

Mindful Eating (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Monday, February 25, 1:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Drive., Helena.   
Description:
Mindful or mindless? We’ll discuss eating patterns, habits and behaviors associated with your food environment.  We will practice skill building in mindful eating to create awareness of food choices to get you closer to your health goals.
Register:
Register under: “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 
WW (formerly Weight Watchers) - JOIN WW Workshop in the workplace!
Date:
Every Thursday, 12:00-12:50 PM.*
Location:
Mitchell Building, room 7 (in the basement).
Description:
You are invited to check out a Workshop for FREE!  Stop in any time.  Completion of a WW program is an eligible Next Step activity that can help you earn a Live Life Well Incentive.  You may also be eligible to receive a reimbursement of up to $75 every two years: http://benefits.mt.gov/WeightWatchers. 
Register:
No registration required

 


MISSOULA

Registration for all classes must be received 24 hours prior to class.  We cannot guarantee that registrations received less than 24 hours prior will be honored. 

When registering for classes, please make sure your email/contact information is up to date or essential information regarding classes, including links for webinars, may not be received.  We encourage checking SPAM folders when expecting links.  When registering, we encourage the setting of reminders to avoid missing class or, if unable to attend, allowing for time to cancel your registration. 

Did you know: According to the CDC, 600,000 Americans die every year from heart disease – that’s 1 in 4 deaths.  About 47% of Americans have at least 1 of 3 major risk factors: high cholesterol, high blood pressure and tobacco use.  Other risk factors include: lack of exercise, diabetes, unhealthy diet, obesity, and a family history.  The more risk factors you have, the more likely you will develop heart disease.  Prevention is key – learn more when you attend “Exercise for a Healthy Heart”. 

Go Red For Women Day (by Carehere Health Coaching)

Date:
Friday, February 1, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location:
Missoula Health Center, 1211 South Reserve St., Suite 202     
Description:
Go Red for Women Day!  Women and Men can come into the Missoula Health Center wearing red and receive a Theraband at no cost to use for the upcoming webinars.
Register:
No registration necessary.
Meet the Health Coach (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, February 7, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location:
Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Department, 3201 Spurgin Rd.  
Description:

Your health plan includes access to health coaches who are available to work with you to meet YOUR goals and walk beside you on YOUR journey to wellness.

Come meet our Missoula health center, health coach and health center manager to learn about health coaching and clinic services available as part of your State Plan.  We will be available to answer questions about our full range of services.  We look forward to meeting you! 

Register:
No registration necessary  
Exercise for a Healthy Heart (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, February 12, 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.   
Description:
February is Heart Health Month.  Learn the importance of exercise for heart health and easy ways to add exercise into your daily routine.
Register:
Register under: “Missoula Health Center Webinar” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 
Resistance Bands for Beginners (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, February 19, 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m..
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.   
Description:
Participate in a 20-minute Resistance Band Webinar.  I will lead you through a series of exercises including a warm up and cool down using video chat.
Register:
Register under: “Missoula Health Center Webinar” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 

OUTSIDE HEALTH CENTER AREAS

Currently there are no classes scheduled.

Registration for all classes must be received 24 hours prior to class.  We cannot guarantee that registrations received less than 24 hours prior will be honored. 

When registering for classes, please make sure your email/contact information is up to date or essential information regarding classes, including links for webinars, may not be received.  We encourage checking SPAM folders when expecting links.  When registering, we encourage the setting of reminders to avoid missing class or, if unable to attend, allowing for time to cancel your registration. 

Did you know: According to the CDC, six in ten Americans live with at least one chronic disease.  Most chronic diseases can be prevented, and managed, with a healthy lifestyle and early stage diagnoses.  It’s important to understand what the recommendations are for testing and screenings.  “Prevention: The Basics” will offer information for those recommendations. 

Information given in these presentations is intended to be general in nature and must never be considered a substitute for advice provided by your doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. Please use your discretion when considering the information provided by the presenters and talk to your doctor as needed prior to making any changes. Any links to websites or information presented is provided as a convenience and does not necessarily represent the views of the State of Montana, Department of Administration, or the Health Care & Benefits Division. These webinars often feature feedback from real people and are intended to be used for your personal growth and health improvement. By clicking on the link to view the webinars, you agree to keep any inadvertent reference to real people or events entirely confidential.