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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: Metabolism is the chemical processes that occurs in the body to maintain life.  Understanding what supports the efficient functioning of your metabolism and what may affect it negatively is key in long term maintenance of your health.   Each person’s metabolism is different and is affected by age, gender and health history but is also influenced by lifestyle choices.  Getting to the truth will assist a sustainable lifestyle.  Register dor "Metabolism. Diet. Your Weight.  Are They Linked?" under Billings Health Center Webinar.  For Billings and Butte only, please. 

Family Fitness (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, July 9, 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants attending via webinar. 
Description:

If your kids are bored or spending too much time inside during summer break, keep the whole family active all summer long by incorporating fun family-friendly activities everyone will enjoy.

Register:

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

Metabolism. Diet. Your Weight.  Are they Linked? (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Monday, July 15, 12:00-12:30p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.
Description:

If you think it's all about will power, think again.  Popular diet myths, metabolism, stress, homrones and other factors can affect our eating behaviors and body weight.

Register:

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

Walk with Ease
Date:
Select a start date: 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. 

 


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: Obesity, elevated blood sugars and risk for life long chronic diseases are showing up more often in our youth.  The CDC reports that children under the age of 18 are now more likely to develop life-long chronic disease.  Further, only 20% of adolescents report getting the recommended amounts of physical and muscle strengthening activity.  Scientific evidence shows that regular physical activity reduces risk for all cause mortality.  Be the role model your children need and set the pace for an active family.  Join us for “Family Fitness,” register under Missoula Health Center Webinar.    

Family Fitness (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, July 9, 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.
Description:

If your kids are bored or spending too much time inside during the summer break, keep the whole family active all summer long by incorporating fun family-friendly activities that everyone will enjoy. 

Register:

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

Metabolism. Diet. Your Weight.  Are they Linked? (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Monday, July 15, 12:00-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.
Description:

If you think it's all about will power, think again.  Popular diet myths, metabolism, stress, homrones and other factors can affect our eating behaviors and body weight.

Register:

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

Walk with Ease
Date:
Select a start date: 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. 

 


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:  Between 1999-2010 the CDC reports 7,415 people died of heat related illnesses.  This averages 618 deaths per year.  Heat related illnesses occur when a body is unable to properly cool itself.  Young children, older adults and those with chronic medical conditions are at particular risk.  Pick up information to help you and your loved ones avoid risk for heat stroke and exhaustion.  Stop by the CareHere table at the Capitol Farmer’s Market. 

WW Weight Watchers® Reimagined Workshops in the Workplace
Date:
Every Thursday, through July 11, 12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. 
Location:
Mitchell Building, room 7 (in the basement). 
Description:

We are planning on Kicking off our next session on July 18th.  Come to any workshop to learn about pricing and to 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. Questions: karly.a.olson@weightwatchers.com
Beat the Heat (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday July 9, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Location:
Capitol Square Farmer's Market, Capitol Building, Helena
Description:
It's getting hot out there, make sure you're taking care of your health from the inside out.  Wear sunscreen, keep covered, and utilize hydration to avoid heat-related illnesses and dehydration.  Stop by for information on how to survive the higher temperatures with good skin care, adequate hydration and how to recognize if the heat is becoming too much for you or a loved one. 
Register:
No registration necessary.  Come down and visit our booth at the farmer's market anytime from 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Walk for Fitness and Health (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, July 23, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Location:
Capitol Square Farmer's Market
Description:
The benefits of walking are more than just burning calories.  A regular walking routine improves energy, cognitive ability, memory, and reduces risks of high blood pressure and high blood sugar.  Overcome the afternoon slump with an energizing walk and discuss different walking intensities.  Wear comfortable clothing, supportive shoes, sunscreen, and bring a water bottle. 
Register:
To participate in the guided walk, register under: “Helena Health Center Presentation” using the Carehere online registration instructions above.  Meet in front of the Capitol/Thomas Meagher statue at 2:30 p.m. if you are registered for the guided walk.  Otherwise, no registration is necessary, come visit the CareHere table anytime from 3:00-4:30 p.m. (we'll be walking from 2:30-3:00)!   
Yoga
Date:
Starts July 12; then continues every Friday from 11:30-12:15 p.m.
Location:
Lockey Park (corner of Lockey and Lamborn)
Description:
This yoga class is great for all levels of fitness and experience.  Bring your mat (if you have one) and come stretch, strengthen, and relax with us!!  No need to attend every Friday, come as your schedule allows, but please register if you are interested!   
Register:
www.surveymonkey.com/r/SAYoga 
Walk with Ease
Date:
Select a start date: 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. 

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: Obesity, elevated blood sugars and risk for life long chronic diseases are showing up more often in our youth.  The CDC reports that children under the age of 18 are now more likely to develop life-long chronic disease.  Further, only 20% of adolescents report getting the recommended amounts of physical and muscle strengthening activity.  Scientific evidence shows that regular physical activity reduces risk for all cause mortality.  Be the role model your children need and set the pace for an active family.  Join us for “Family Fitness” and bring the kids for fun at “Family Fit in the Park.”    

Family Fitness (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, July 9, 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Location:
Missoula CareHere Health Center, 1211 S. Reserve St., Suite 202
Description:

If your kids are bored or spending too much time inside during the summer break, keep the whole family active all summer long by incorporating fun family-friendly activities that everyone will enjoy. 

Register:

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

Family Fitness (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Tuesday, July 9, 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.
Description:

If your kids are bored or spending too much time inside during the summer break, keep the whole family active all summer long by incorporating fun family-friendly activities that everyone will enjoy. 

Register:

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

Metabolism. Diet. Your Weight.  Are they Linked? (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Monday, July 15, 12:00-12:30 p.m.
Location:
Webinar URL to be sent to registered participants.
Description:

If you think it's all about will power, think again.  Popular diet myths, metabolism, stress, homrones and other factors can affect our eating behaviors and body weight.

Register:

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

Family Fit in the Park (by CareHere Health Coaching)
Date:
Wednesday July 24, 5:15-5:45 p.m.
Location:
McCormick park, 600 Cregg Ln, Missoula
Description:
Join us for a 30-minute, no equipment needed exercise class at McCormick Park to get your heart pumping as a family.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring water.
Register:
Register under "Missoula Health Center Presentation" using the CareHere Online registration instructions above.  Only parents need to register.
Walk with Ease
Date:
Select a start date: 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. 


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:
Select a start date: 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.