A free Well being and Wellness Expo is coming to Grass Valley on Jan. 22.
Guests will be capable of get dental screenings and conferencing with native docs in addition to be eligible free of charge prizes.
“Well being training is lacking within the medical world. Docs don’t all the time have time to talk with sufferers throughout an workplace go to to educate individuals with way of life illnesses and assist individuals take these first steps to implement care,” Dr. Cheri Leng, ophthalmologist at Sierra View Medical Eye, stated. “That’s why we wished to do that occasion.”
The occasion might be held from 1-4 p.m. on Jan. 22 at 12889 Osborne Hill Rd. in Grass Valley and is sponsored by the Grass Valley Seventh-day Adventist church. No registration is critical.
Leng is worked up to deliver collectively a community of physicians and dentists from a number of specialties to staff as much as create the free Well being and Wellness Expo for the Grass Valley neighborhood.
“Illnesses comparable to coronary heart illness, sort II diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, or bronchial asthma are way of life illnesses that may be managed and typically reversed when a personalised method is utilized,” Leng stated.
Guests can get a well being screening to search out out their “well being age” and go to cubicles with sensible demonstrations on train, vitamin, and psychological well being.
“Gastroenterologists Andrew Chang and Roy Foliente might be providing some straightforward nutritious recipes and plant-based meals samples. They’ll train individuals easy methods to plan balanced meals, learn labels and decide what wholesome snacks actually are as a result of many merchandise are mislabeled,” Leng stated.
The train sales space will present tips about together with train in your day by day life with modifications that meet your wants.
“You probably have dangerous knees, for instance, or should you work at a pc all day and don’t get a lot train, what are you able to do to get round that? How can we do it, and the way can we make it enjoyable?” Leng stated. “I hope individuals come to this occasion. We’ve one thing for everybody. … Psychological well being impacts bodily well being, and we will share methods to remain mentally wholesome like easy methods to view stress and day by day gratitude practices.”
Dentists Jasper Yai and Mark Brown might be offering dental screenings and choose free dental care. Obstetrician and gynecologist Lystra Celestine might be advising on girls’s well being. Heart specialist Rishi Menon and internist Van Geslani might be obtainable to reply well being questions. Ophthalmologists John Hagele and Leng, specialists on treating eye illnesses, related eye care to general well being.
Specialists might be obtainable to ‘coach’ people by way of options and decide your ‘well being age,’” Leng stated.
Bodily well being and psychological well being suggestions can deliver “fast wins” as a result of even small day by day adjustments can enhance an individual’s wellbeing.
“I’m a working, home-schooling mother, and I’ve needed to study methods to incorporate train in my day. … If I do 10 squats a day, 10 instances a day, I’m doing 100 squats and that’s a step,” Leng defined.
The Well being and Wellness Expo is designed to “make it enjoyable” and present “individuals who simply don’t know what they’ll do to make small or huge adjustments of their well being,” Leng stated.
There might be prizes for members, together with diffusers for aromatherapy, ergonomically chair inserts, water bottles, and different objects to assist individuals get began.
“Placing in your sneakers will be step one in assembly small or huge targets,” Leng stated.
Native docs and care professionals collaborating within the occasion are all volunteering their time. The Grass Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church and its members assist neighborhood organizations comparable to Interfaith Meals Ministry, InConcert Sierra and the Meals Financial institution of Nevada County.
Leng and her colleagues additionally manage “Dinner With a Doc” about twice a 12 months, which is a free occasion with subjects like constructing immunity, growing wholesome sleep habits, and psychological well being.