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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, 2018 and October 31, 2019, 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, or the choice is blank, 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 CareHere 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.  Please honor your registration and the time our coaches devote to presenting diverse topics for you.  If you cannot make class, please extend the courtesy of cancelling. 

Did you know: About 1/3 of U.S. adults have high blood pressure and most don’t know it.  Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is the ‘silent killer’ because it has no symptoms.  Unchecked hypertension can lead to heart attacks and stroke.  Learn the facts, how to work with a health coach on lifestyle change to prevent and reduce risk, and work with your Carehere provider to get diagnosed and participate in the Hypertension Monitoring Program.  Register for “Hypertension.” 

Walk with Ease
Date:
Select a start date: April 1, May 20, July 1, or September 9.
Location:
Online independent walking program, you get to pick the place and time to walk!
Description:

The Walk with Ease a 6-week independent walking program for is for anyone who is looking to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week your Walk with Ease coach will send a weekly encouraging e-mail to help you get you started and keep you motivated to walk. The Walk with Ease participants will keep track and report their walking minutes for the duration of the six-week program. Completion of the Walk With Ease Program is an eligible Next Step activity to help you earn the Live Life Well Incentive

Register:

Visit the Walk with Ease Program website.  For any questions, please email WalkWithEase@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

Hypertension (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, April 11, 12:10 p.m.-12:40 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants
Description:

Learn more about hypertension, blood pressure numbers, complications of unmanaged elevated blood pressure and how you can improve it.

Register:
Register under “Billings Health Center Webinar” using the Carehere Online registration instructions above.    
Foods that Fuel (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, April 25, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.  
Description:
Recognizing the human body as a finely-tuned biological machine, capable of incredible feats of strength, intelligence, memory, powers of deduction, learning, and balance is often ignored.  The power of food, in the form of protein, carbohydrates, good fats, vitamins and minerals relates to long term weight management.  Eat more to reach goals rather than denying your body the fuel it needs to survive.
Register:
Register under “Billings Health Center Webinar” using the Carehere Online registration instructions above.
Prevention: The Basics, Screenings & Immunizations (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, April 25, 12:10 p.m.-12:40 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants
Description:

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

Register:

Register under  “Billings Health Center Webinar” using the Carehere Online registration instructions above. 

 

BUTTE/DEER LODGE

Registration for all CareHere 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.  Please honor your registration and the time our coaches devote to presenting diverse topics for you.  If you cannot make class, please extend the courtesy of cancelling. 

Did you know: Walking is one of the most accessible ways for achieving the recommended amount of daily physical activity.   There is no need for special equipment or gym fees, just lace up a pair of supportive shoes and head out your front door!  Walking at a moderate pace improves bone density, heart health, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.  “Beginning a Walking Program, Couch to 5K” will get you started with a plan. 

Walk with Ease
Date:
Select a start date: April 1, May 20, July 1, or September 9.
Location:
Online independent walking program, you get to pick the place and time to walk!
Description:

The Walk with Ease a 6-week independent walking program for is for anyone who is looking to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week your Walk with Ease coach will send a weekly encouraging e-mail to help you get you started and keep you motivated to walk. The Walk with Ease participants will keep track and report their walking minutes for the duration of the six-week program. Completion of the Walk With Ease Program is an eligible Next Step activity to help you earn the Live Life Well Incentive

Register:

Visit the Walk with Ease Program website.  For any questions, please email WalkWithEase@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

Beginning a Walking Program, Couch to 5K (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, April 9, 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.  
Description:
Walking is great exercise that can be done anywhere at any time.  Join this webinar to discuss ways to gradually begin a walking program that is easy to follow and fun for any fitness level.
Register:
Register under “Missoula Health Center Webinar” using the Carehere Online registration instructions above.  
Foods that Fuel (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, April 25, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.  
Description:
Recognizing the human body as a finely-tuned biological machine, capable of incredible feats of strength, intelligence, memory, powers of deduction, learning, and balance is often ignored.  The power of food, in the form of protein, carbohydrates, good fats, vitamins and minerals relates to long term weight management.  Eat more to reach goals rather than denying your body the fuel it needs to survive.
Register:
Register under “Billings Health Center Webinar” using the Carehere Online registration instructions above. 

 

HELENA

Registration for all CareHere 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.  Please honor your registration and the time our coaches devote to presenting diverse topics for you.  If you cannot make class, please extend the courtesy of cancelling. 

Did you know: According to the CDC, a 1/3 of Americans report getting less than enough sleep.  Lack of sleep is linked to many chronic diseases and an increase in risk for others.  It’s important to learn how to promote sleep through healthy habits and a supportive bedtime routine.  Learn more with “Better Sleep Leads to Better Health.”  “Coping Skills for Better Sleep” will take you through practical exercises to promote sleep with meditation, journaling and deep breathing techniques. 

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 join our workshop series that will be Kicking Off on 4/11/19. Come check out a workshop for free and see what WW is all about.  Completion of a WW program is an eligible Next Step activity that can help you earn your 2019 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
Walk with Ease
Date:
Select a start date: April 1, May 20, July 1, or September 9.
Location:
Online independent walking program, you get to pick the place and time to walk!
Description:

The Walk with Ease a 6-week independent walking program for is for anyone who is looking to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week your Walk with Ease coach will send a weekly encouraging e-mail to help you get you started and keep you motivated to walk. The Walk with Ease participants will keep track and report their walking minutes for the duration of the six-week program. Completion of the Walk With Ease Program is an eligible Next Step activity to help you earn the Live Life Well Incentive

Register:

Visit the Walk with Ease Program website.  For any questions, please email WalkWithEase@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

Think Slow Carb not No Carb (by Carehere Health Coaching)

Date:
Thursday, April 4, 3:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr., Conference Room.
Description:

We’ll compare examples of complex and simple carbohydrates. Discover why we crave certain foods. Learn ways to plan meals and snacks to satisfy hunger.

Register:
Register under: “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 
Increasing Physical Activity While You Work (CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, April 9, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Drive., Conference Room. 
Description:

Rise up to sitting disease with tips and strategies to add movement to your day, even at work. Identify opportunities to move more often throughout your day. Wear comfy clothes as we might break a light sweat.

Register:
Register under: “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 
Healthy Lifestyles (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, April 16, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr., Conference Room.  
Description:
What’s your ‘why’?  If working on your health is perceived to be a chore, then begin with a change in mindset. Learn to identify enjoyable ways to improve your health and fitness. Please wear comfortable clothes as we might break a light sweat.
Register:
Register under: “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above. 
Be the Manager of Your Health
Date:
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-week workshop, starting  April 16, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location:
Sanders Building, 111 North Sanders Street, Room 107.  
Description:
Do you have a chronic health condition? Do you feel like it affects your work or home life? The Worksite Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (wCDSMP) is a worksite wellness workshop designed for employees to develop skills to balance home and work demands, while managing chronic health condition(s). Testimony from a State of Montana employee that attended the wCDSMP "Prior to this group I felt extremely alone, isolated by my illness and defeated. Meeting people who are also struggling with the same thing and knowing I am not alone has been huge!"
Register:
Call Melissa Baker at 406-457-8923 or click to register for the wCDSMP. *Workshop is limited to 20 people.
This pilot program is NOT an eligible Next Step activity, but please do not let that stop you from taking advantage of this opportunity to participate in this scientifically-proven program.
Better Sleep Leads to Better Health (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, April 23, 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
Location:
Webinar link to be sent to all registered participants.  
Description:
In today’s busy world, sleep might be last on your list of priorities, but did you know the quality and amount of sleep you get each day is just as important as nutrition, physical activity and stress management for healthy living? Better sleep can help prevent high blood pressure, heart attack, cancer and obesity. Learn about quality versus quantity of sleep, sleep hygiene, including tips to get better sleep that you can start using today. Other topics include sleep disorders, medications and when it’s time to discuss sleep concerns with your healthcare provider.
Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Webinar” using the Carehere Online registration instructions above.
Carbohydrate Counting for Everyone (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, April 25, 3:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr., Conference Room.  
Description:
Carbohydrate counting is a way to plan meals and control blood glucose levels as well as appetite. We will practice skill building in counting carbs and balancing throughout the day.
Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere Online registration instructions above.  
Coping Skills for Better Sleep (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, April 30, 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr.; Conference Room.
Description:
Join this class to learn coping skills to help you reach more peaceful and relaxed sleep. We will review and participate in a journaling exercise, guided meditation, breathing techniques and more.
Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere Online registration instructions above.  

 

MISSOULA

Registration for all CareHere 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.  Please honor your registration and the time our coaches devote to presenting diverse topics for you.  If you cannot make class, please extend the courtesy of cancelling. 

Did you know: Walking is one of the most accessible ways for achieving the recommended amount of daily physical activity.   There is no need for special equipment or gym fees, just lace up a pair of supportive shoes and head out your front door!  Walking at a moderate pace improves bone density, heart health, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.  “Beginning a Walking Program, Couch to 5K” will get you started with a plan and “Walk with a Health Coach” will give you practical experience with tips on your form to stay injury free. 

Walk with Ease
Date:
Select a start date: April 1, May 20, July 1, or September 9.
Location:
Online independent walking program, you get to pick the place and time to walk!
Description:

The Walk with Ease a 6-week independent walking program for is for anyone who is looking to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week your Walk with Ease coach will send a weekly encouraging e-mail to help you get you started and keep you motivated to walk. The Walk with Ease participants will keep track and report their walking minutes for the duration of the six-week program. Completion of the Walk With Ease Program is an eligible Next Step activity to help you earn the Live Life Well Incentive

Register:

Visit the Walk with Ease Program website.  For any questions, please email WalkWithEase@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

Beginning a Walking Program, Couch to 5K (by Carehere Health Coaching)

Date:
Tuesday, April 9, 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.  
Description:
Walking is great exercise that can be done anywhere at any time.  Join this webinar to discuss ways to gradually begin a walking program that is easy to follow and fun for any fitness level.
Register:
Register under “Missoula Health Center Webinar” using the Carehere Online registration instructions above.  
Walk with a Health Coach (by Carehere Health Coaching)
Date:

Thursday, April 25, 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Location:
Fort Missoula Soccer Park Pavillon, 2725 CCC Rd.
Description:

Come walk with a Health Coach to start your walking program.  Get helpful handouts and tips for keeping your walking program moving all year long. 

Register:

Register under “Missoula Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere Online registration instructions above. 

 

Outside Health Center Areas 

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. 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. 

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. 

Walk with Ease
Date:
Select a start date: April 1, May 20, July 1, or September 9.
Location:
Online independent walking program, you get to pick the place and time to walk!
Description:

The Walk with Ease a 6-week independent walking program for is for anyone who is looking to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week your Walk with Ease coach will send a weekly encouraging e-mail to help you get you started and keep you motivated to walk. The Walk with Ease participants will keep track and report their walking minutes for the duration of the six-week program. Completion of the Walk With Ease Program is an eligible Next Step activity to help you earn the Live Life Well Incentive

Register:

Visit the Walk with Ease Program website.  For any questions, please email WalkWithEase@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

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.