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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.  When registering, we encourage setting reminders to avoid missing class or if unable to attend, allowing for time to cancel your registration. 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: Making health positive choices when dining out can be a challenge.   For frequent travelers or those who eat in cafeterias, knowing what to choose, or how to order, adds stress to what should be enjoyable social outings.  Register for “Dining Out Without a Doubt” to gain confidence in your restaurant choices.        

Walk with Ease
Date:
Starts 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. 

Shiftwork and Well-being (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, September 12, 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.
Description:

 Don’t let your work schedule keep you from reaching your health goals.  Gain strategies to adapt your sleep schedule and keep your nutrition and exercise goals a priority when your work schedule changes. 

Register:

Register under "Missoula Health Center Webinar", using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Heart Pumping Exercise (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Wednesday, September 18, 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to registered participants.
Description:

Join a 30 minute, no equipment needed exercise class to get your heart pumping via video webinar.

Register:

Register under "Missoula Health Center Webinar" using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Dine Out Without a Doubt (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Monday, September 23, 12:00-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to registered participants.
Description:

The average American eats out 4 to 5 times a week! We eat an average of 35% more calories when we eat out vs eating at home, which can lead to unwanted weight gain. Learn to eat out with confidence! Transform your restaurant meal from a calorie bomb to a more nutritious – and still delicious choice.

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.  When registering, we encourage setting reminders to avoid missing class or if unable to attend, allowing for time to cancel your registration. 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: Working shifts takes a toll on health.  Shiftwork can result in sleep disturbances, weight gain and loss of fitness.  Strategies to cope with working unusual hours are important to maintaining health.  Register for “Shiftwork and Well-Being” to learn what those strategies are and how to implement them. 

Walk with Ease
Date:
Starts 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. 

Shiftwork and Well-being (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Wednesday, September 11, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Location:
Montana State Prison, 400 Conley Lake Road, Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Description:

Don’t let your work schedule keep you from reaching your health goals.  Gain strategies to adapt your sleep schedule and keep your nutrition and exercise goals a priority when your work schedule changes.

Register:

Register under "Missoula Health Center Presentation," using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Shiftwork and Well-being (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, September 12, 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.
Description:

 Don’t let your work schedule keep you from reaching your health goals.  Gain strategies to adapt your sleep schedule and keep your nutrition and exercise goals a priority when your work schedule changes. 

Register:

Register under "Missoula Health Center Webinar", using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Heart Pumping Exercise (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Wednesday, September 18, 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to registered participants.
Description:

Join a 30 minute, no equipment needed exercise class to get your heart pumping via video webinar.

Register:

Register under "Missoula Health Center Webinar" using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Dine Out Without a Doubt (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Monday, September 23, 12:00-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to registered participants.
Description:

The average American eats out 4 to 5 times a week! We eat an average of 35% more calories when we eat out vs eating at home, which can lead to unwanted weight gain. Learn to eat out with confidence! Transform your restaurant meal from a calorie bomb to a more nutritious – and still delicious choice.

Register:

Register under "Billings Health Center Webinar" using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Be a Quitter (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to 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, along with other materials, 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.  Registration for the first class applies to attendance in all 8 weeks.

Register:

Register under "Helena 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. When registering, we encourage setting reminders to avoid missing class or if unable to attend, allowing for time to cancel your registration.  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: There are over 100 types of arthritis and 54 million Americans deal with chronic pain resulting from arthritis. Pain from most types of arthritis can be improved through nutrition and regular exercise.  If you’re caught in a cycle of not exercising because you fear more pain, break that cycle with a knowledge of which exercises will reduce pain, not add to it, while taking you to the lifestyle you want.  Register for “Three Ways to Feel Alive with Arthritis.”

Yoga
Date:
Every Friday (except August 2), 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 
Location:
Lockey Park
Description:

This yoga class is great for all fitness and experience levels.  Bring your mat (if you have one) and come stretch, strengthen, and relax with us!

Register:
www.surveymonkey.com/r/SAYoga 
Walk with Ease
Date:
Starts 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. 

WW Weight Watchers® Reimagined Workshops in the Workplace
Date:
Every Thursday, 12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. 
Location:
Mitchell Building, room 7 (in the basement). 
Description:

Come to any workshop to learn about pricing and check out a workshop for free.  What are you waiting for? 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 additional reimbursement of WW dues: http://benefits.mt.gov/WeightWatchers.

Register:
No registration required. Come visit us any Thursday!
Three Ways to Feel Alive with Arthritis (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, September 10, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Drive, Conference Room
Description:
Arthritis can be a pain.  Literally.  Identifying the ways to thrive with arthritis will take you to the lifestyle you want.
Register:
Register under "Helena Health Center Presentation" using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.
Complete Your Health Screening (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, September 10, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Location:
Capitol Square Farmer's Market, Capitol Square
Description:

Completing your annual health screening can help earn you a Live Life Well Incentive.  Stop by the CareHere table to pick up information on scheduling your appointment now, before the rush at the end of the incentive period!  All incentive activities must be completed by October 31, 2019 to earn an incentive for 2020.  

Register:

No registration necessary, stop by anytime between 2:30-4:30 p.m.! 

Be a Quitter (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to 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, along with other materials, 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.  Registration for the first class applies to attendance in all 8 weeks.

Register:

Register under "Helena Health Center Webinar" using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Importance of Health Screening Completion (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, September 12, 12:10-12:40 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to registered participants.
Description:

Find out why an annual health screening (Health Risk Assessment (HRA)) is an important part of your healthcare plan, understand the steps to completing your CareHere HRA, and get tips for lifestyle habits that may improve your results at your next HRA. 

Register:
Register under "Helena Health Center Webinar" using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.
Feed your Microbiome (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, September 26, 3:15-3:45 p.m.
Location:
Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr.
Description:

Probiotics refer to the beneficial bacteria living within your digestive system. This class will bring you the most current understanding of how to promote health by feeding your “good bugs!”  

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.  When registering, we  encourage setting of reminders to avoid missing class or if unable to attend, allowing for time to cancel your registration. 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: Working shifts takes a toll on health.  Shiftwork can result in sleep disturbances, weight gain and loss of fitness.  Strategies to cope with working unusual hours are important to maintaining health.  Register for “Shiftwork and Well-Being” to learn what those strategies are and how to implement them. 

Walk with Ease
Date:
Starts 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. 

Be a Quitter (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to 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, along with other materials, 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.  Registration for the first class applies to attendance in all 8 weeks.

Register:

Register under "Helena Health Center Webinar" using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Shiftwork and Well-being (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, September 12, 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.
Description:

 Don’t let your work schedule keep you from reaching your health goals.  Gain strategies to adapt your sleep schedule and keep your nutrition and exercise goals a priority when your work schedule changes. 

Register:

Register under "Missoula Health Center Webinar", using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Heart Pumping Exercise (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Wednesday, September 18, 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL will be sent to registered participants.
Description:

Join a 30 minute, no equipment needed exercise class to get your heart pumping via video webinar.

Register:

Register under "Missoula Health Center Webinar" using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.

Stressed! (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Thursday, September 26, 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Location:
2679 Palmer St., Conference Room
Description:

We all feel it, but how do we react to it?  Stress does not have to rule us.  Overcome stress with five strategies to put it in it's place.

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. 

Walk with Ease
Date:
Starts 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.