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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, 2019 and October 31, 2020, can help 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

Did you know?  Some resolutions stick and some don’t. As you launch into a new year with new goals, make sure you’ve set yourself up for success and keep yourself supported with ongoing support and information!  Register for “Living Your Best Life Series” and experience a positive and healthy new year!  

Be a Quitter (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 3. 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Are you interested in quitting tobacco? Have you tried before, but you were not successful on your own? Please join in this 8-week group class to learn healthy and positive ways to become tobacco-free for life. This class is taught by a Tobacco Cessation coach and will offer one on one, as well as group support. It is very important for participants to attend and actively engage in these meetings to get a full experience of support and knowledge.  A workbook will be sent to your email address once you register for this webinar, please check your CareHere account and make sure your information is up to date.  Need only register for first class for attendance in the 8 week series. 

Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  
Living Your Best Life Series (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursdays, January 16, 30 and Wednesday February 12; 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Get strategies to make small changes that last!  The series kicks off with “Progress not Perfection.”  People work hard trying to be perfect and see their health or weight improve. But when they can’t be perfect forever, that weight comes back and their health gets worse again. Find out how to improve your health and weight for a lifetime when you let go of perfection. 
The second installment brings you “Exercise Made Easy: 10 Tips to Build Your Routine” to discover easy to implement strategies that incorporate exercise into even the busiest schedules. 
The final installment in the series is “Manage Your Stress, Balance Your Life.” Stress is a normal physical and emotional reaction to the pressures of life.  Skills to better manage your stress can help in all areas of life and can lead to more positive opportunities and outcomes.
Need only register for first class for attendance in the complete series. 

Register:
Register under “Missoula Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  

 February

Small Changes, Big Results (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, February 20, 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Big goals are important, but to achieve them, it takes small steps. Small changes are more realistic and easier to maintain. Find out how the small change strategy can work to help you achieve your big health goals.

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

 March

Healthy Back, Healthy Core (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, March 10, 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants
Description:

Core: where it all begins.  Creating a healthy and strong core can prevent injury and improve balance and posture.  Let’s get to the core with strategies and exercises you can incorporate every day.

Register:
Register under “Missoula Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.
Mindful Eating (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, March 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants
Description:

Mindful eating is a technique that helps you gain control over your eating habits. It has been shown to promote weight loss, reduce binge eating, and help you feel better. Find out how this approach can help you enjoy more of the foods you love in a flexible, non-diet way.

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

BUTTE/DEER LODGE

Did you know?  After just 20 minutes of not using nicotine your blood pressure and heart rate goes down and your hands and feet get warmer.  After 24 hours of quitting, your risk for heart attack is lower.  Keep improving your health and life by quitting for good.  Register for “Be A Quitter” and make 2020 your nicotine-free year!  

Be a Quitter (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 3. 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Are you interested in quitting tobacco? Have you tried before, but you were not successful on your own? Please join in this 8-week group class to learn healthy and positive ways to become tobacco-free for life. This class is taught by a Tobacco Cessation coach and will offer one on one, as well as group support. It is very important for participants to attend and actively engage in these meetings to get a full experience of support and knowledge.  A workbook will be sent to your email address once you register for this webinar, please check your CareHere account and make sure your information is up to date.  Need only register for first class for attendance in the 8 week series. 

Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  
Rethink Your Resolutions (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, January 14, 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Here is your chance to get your wellness resolutions questions answered!  Health Coaches Melissa Tyvand and Jacque Currie will be taking your questions about all thing’s wellness during this 30-minute question and answer webinar.  Set your intentions to achieve your 2020 health and wellness goals.

Register:
Register under “Butte Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  
Living Your Best Life Series (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursdays, January 16, 30 and Wednesday February 12; 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Get strategies to make small changes that last!  The series kicks off with “Progress not Perfection.”  People work hard trying to be perfect and see their health or weight improve. But when they can’t be perfect forever, that weight comes back and their health gets worse again. Find out how to improve your health and weight for a lifetime when you let go of perfection. 
The second installment brings you “Exercise Made Easy: 10 Tips to Build Your Routine” to discover easy to implement strategies that incorporate exercise into even the busiest schedules. 
The final installment in the series is “Manage Your Stress, Balance Your Life.” Stress is a normal physical and emotional reaction to the pressures of life.  Skills to better manage your stress can help in all areas of life and can lead to more positive opportunities and outcomes.
Need only register for first class for attendance in the complete series. 

Register:
Register under “Missoula Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above. 

 February

Smart Food for a Healthy Brain (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, February 11, 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Butte Health Center, 3703 Harrison Ave., Suite B, Conference Room.
Description:

Nutrient rich foods boost brain health while foods high in saturated fat and sugar do not.  Get on a fresh path with foods to get more of and those to limit and replace.   

Register:
Register under “Butte Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

 March

Healthy Back, Healthy Core (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, March 10, 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants
Description:

Core: where it all begins.  Creating a healthy and strong core can prevent injury and improve balance and posture.  Let’s get to the core with strategies and exercises you can incorporate every day.

Register:
Register under “Missoula Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.
Dine Out Without a Doubt (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, March 24, 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Butte Health Center, 3703 Harrison Ave., Suite B, Conference Room.
Description:

Avoid unintentinal weight gain by creating a personal dining plan to help you feel confident in making better choices when eating out. 

Register:
Register under “Butte Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

HELENA

 

Did you know?  After just 20 minutes of not using nicotine your blood pressure and heart rate goes down and your hands and feet get warmer.  After 24 hours of quitting, your risk for heart attack is lower.  Keep improving your health and life by quitting for good.  Register for “Be A Quitter” and make 2020 your nicotine-free year!

Navigating Your Fitness Facility for Success (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Monday, January 13, 12:10 p.m.-12:50 p.m.  
Location:
Fuel Fitness, 3336 N. Montana Ave., Fuel Fitness Lobby
Description:

Get a jump start on your 2020 goals learning the basics of building an effective resistance training program to fit your schedule and your needs. The basics will help you get stronger with confidence and lessen your risk for injury and burnout. You do not need a membership to Fuel and topics covered can be applied to all fitness facilities. 

Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  
Be a Quitter (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 3. 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Are you interested in quitting tobacco? Have you tried before, but you were not successful on your own? Please join in this 8-week group class to learn healthy and positive ways to become tobacco-free for life. This class is taught by a Tobacco Cessation coach and will offer one on one, as well as group support. It is very important for participants to attend and actively engage in these meetings to get a full experience of support and knowledge.  A workbook will be sent to your email address once you register for this webinar, please check your CareHere account and make sure your information is up to date.  Need only register for first class for attendance in the 8 week series. 

Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  
Living Your Best Life Series (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursdays, January 16, 30 and Wednesday February 12; 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Get strategies to make small changes that last!  The series kicks off with “Progress not Perfection.”  People work hard trying to be perfect and see their health or weight improve. But when they can’t be perfect forever, that weight comes back and their health gets worse again. Find out how to improve your health and weight for a lifetime when you let go of perfection. 
The second installment brings you “Exercise Made Easy: 10 Tips to Build Your Routine” to discover easy to implement strategies that incorporate exercise into even the busiest schedules. 
The final installment in the series is “Manage Your Stress, Balance Your Life.” Stress is a normal physical and emotional reaction to the pressures of life.  Skills to better manage your stress can help in all areas of life and can lead to more positive opportunities and outcomes.
Need only register for first class for attendance in the complete series. 

Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  
Think Slow Carb Not No Carb (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, January 16, 3:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Drive, Conference Room
Description:

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

Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  

 February 

Labels and Plates (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, February 13, 3:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Drive, Conference Room
Description:

Healthy eating is about what we eat, but also how much! This class will include hands on learning with food models and varied plate sizes to demonstrate and practice accurate food portions. Bring your own food packages to practice detailed label reading and really understand the sections most important to you.

Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.
Be the Manager of Your Health
Date:
Starting February 5, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays, 6-week workshop 
Location:
Sanders Building, 111 North Sanders Street, Room 107
Description:

Do you have a chronic health condition?  Do youfeel 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).  A State of Montana employee that attended the wCDSMP said, "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!"

This workshop is not an eligible Next Step Activity, but please don't let that stop you from taking advantage of this opportunity to access this scientifically-proven and worthwhile program!

Register:
Call Melissa Baker at (406) 457-8923 or click HERE to register for the wCDSMP. 

 March

Fact or Fad? (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Monday, March 16, 12:10 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Drive, Conference Room
Description:

Fad exercise programs and diet trends are appealing when you want results fast, but they do not deliver long-term results. Not only is being on a health roller coaster frustrating but may negatively impact metabolism and health goals.  Bring your questions and concerns about exercise programs and the latest diets to get them answered and learn the facts.

Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.
Grocery Store Tour (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, March 19, 3:15 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location:
Safeway Grocery, 611 N. Montana Ave., Floral Department
Description:

Are you confused by nutrition labels and baffled by ingredient lists? Do you get stuck in a fruit and vegetable rut? Are you wondering how to venture out of your usual routine? Come and learn what to look for on food labels and which aisles to really avoid the next time you shop. Your tour guide will be a registered dietitian in a small group setting.     

Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  

MISSOULA

Did you know?  Some resolutions stick and some don’t.  Before you choose, set yourself up for success with proven strategies that work!  Register for “Rethink Your Resolutions” and get advice from health and wellness experts!   

Rethink Your Resolutions (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, January 14, 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Here is your chance to get your wellness resolutions questions answered!  Health Coaches Melissa Tyvand and Jacque Currie will be taking your questions about all thing’s wellness during this 30-minute question and answer webinar.  Set your intentions to achieve your 2020 health and wellness goals.

Register:
Register under “Butte Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  
Be a Quitter (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 3. 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Are you interested in quitting tobacco? Have you tried before, but you were not successful on your own? Please join in this 8-week group class to learn healthy and positive ways to become tobacco-free for life. This class is taught by a Tobacco Cessation coach and will offer one on one, as well as group support. It is very important for participants to attend and actively engage in these meetings to get a full experience of support and knowledge.  A workbook will be sent to your email address once you register for this webinar, please check your CareHere account and make sure your information is up to date.  Need only register for first class for attendance in the 8 week series. 

Register:
Register under “Helena Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  
Living Your Best Life Series (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursdays, January 16, 30 and Wednesday February 12; 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Get strategies to make small changes that last!  The series kicks off with “Progress not Perfection.”  People work hard trying to be perfect and see their health or weight improve. But when they can’t be perfect forever, that weight comes back and their health gets worse again. Find out how to improve your health and weight for a lifetime when you let go of perfection. 
The second installment brings you “Exercise Made Easy: 10 Tips to Build Your Routine” to discover easy to implement strategies that incorporate exercise into even the busiest schedules. 
The final installment in the series is “Manage Your Stress, Balance Your Life.” Stress is a normal physical and emotional reaction to the pressures of life.  Skills to better manage your stress can help in all areas of life and can lead to more positive opportunities and outcomes.
Need only register for first class for attendance in the complete series. 

Register:
“Missoula Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  

 February

Exercise Jeopardy (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, February 11, 5:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Location:
Missoula Health Center, 1211 South Reserve Street, Suite 202.
Description:

February is National Heart Health Month.  Put your exercise knowledge to the test in a game of exercise jeopardy.

Register:
Register under “Missoula Health Center Presentation” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  
You Can't Resist the Bands (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, February 20, 5:05 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Location:
Missoula Health Center, 1211 South Reserve Street, Suite 202.
Description:

Ever wonder what you can do with resistance bands or how they can help you build strength, then this class is for you!  Come dressed to move.

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

 March

Healthy Back, Healthy Core - In-Person (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, March 10, 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location:
Missoula Health Center, 1211 South Reserve Street, Suite 202.
Description:

Core: where it all begins.  Creating a healthy and strong core can prevent injury and improve balance and posture.  Let’s get to the core with strategies and exercises you can incorporate every day.

Register:
Register under “Missoula Health Center Presentation” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.
Healthy Back, Healthy Core - via Webinar (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, March 10, 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants
Description:

Core: where it all begins.  Creating a healthy and strong core can prevent injury and improve balance and posture.  Let’s get to the core with strategies and exercises you can incorporate every day.

Register:
Register under “Missoula Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Outside Health Center Areas 

Did you know?  You can schedule an appointment with a health coach anytime!  Click HERE for details. 

Be a Quitter (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 3. 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to all registered participants.
Description:

Are you interested in quitting tobacco? Have you tried before, but you were not successful on your own? Please join in this 8-week group class to learn healthy and positive ways to become tobacco-free for life. This class is taught by a Tobacco Cessation coach and will offer one on one, as well as group support. It is very important for participants to attend and actively engage in these meetings to get a full experience of support and knowledge.  A workbook will be sent to your email address once you register for this webinar, please check your CareHere account and make sure your information is up to date.  Need only register for first class for attendance in the 8 week series. 

Register:
“Helena Health Center Webinar” using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  


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.