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  • LRH “Living Well” Education Series Returns for 4th Season, Moves to Library

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    August 22, 2019
    Reign In Your Fall Routine Topic of 1st Session

    (FERGUS FALLS, Minn.) – Kary Sytsma, a Certified Health & Wellness Coach and Nutrition and Dietetic Technician-Registered, will be the featured speaker in the first Living Well Education Series for the season sponsored by Lake Region Healthcare (LRH).
     
    “We are excited to bring back our series for a fourth year,” said Natalie Knutson, Wellness Director at LRH. “And we are very happy to announce we will be moving these free education sessions across the street to the beautiful new Fergus Falls Public Library Community Room” she said.
     
    This year’s series will start with a session called “Reign in Your Routine.” Back by popular demand, Kary Sytsma will explore how developing a daily routine promotes health and wellness through structure and organization.  “Not only will we spend time on meal planning and preparation, but we will also look into how creating a healthy routine can improve stress levels, sleep, productivity, and physical health,” Sytsma said.  “If you are feeling a little chaotic after a fun-filled summer, you will not want to miss this opportunity give yourself a little routine reset,” she added.
     
    The 2019-2020 Living Well educational forums will be held the first Tuesday of each month at 5:45pm from September through April. The education series is designed to offer a broad range of information on health-related topics to address all seven components of Wellness.
     
    The September session will be held on Tuesday, September 3rdth from 5:45 to 7pm in the Fergus Falls Public Library Community Room at 205 E Hampden Avenue. in Fergus Falls.
     
    All Living Well sessions are free and open to the public, but registration is requested to plan for refreshments. Call 218.736.8699 or email livingwell@lrhc.org for information or to register. Attendees are welcome without registration as well.
     
    Individual session topics and details for future Living Well sessions are available on the “Health & Wellness => Calendar” link at www.lrhc.org. The 2019-2020 Living Well topics include:
     
    October:  Truths & Myths About Antibiotics
    November: Staying Healthy & Happy Through the Holidays
    December: Self Care Workshops
    January: The Health Benefits of Wild Game from Prep to Plate
    February: Improving Your Financing Health
    March: High Fiber Foods for Lower Colon Cancer Risk
    April: Go Green this Spring: Cleaning, Decluttering, Gardening & More

    Two “Shop with a Doc” sessions will also be held as additions to the series in partnership with Service Food Market. Sessions will be from 11:30 to 1pm on October 23rd and a date to be determined in February.
     
    About Lake Region Healthcare
    Lake Region Healthcare is living out its vision to be Minnesota's preeminent regional healthcare partner. With over 80 Medical Staff and over 900 employees, its team is dedicated to serving its patients and community with integrity, teamwork, compassion and excellence. For more information about Lake Region Healthcare, visit www.lrhc.org
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    Katie Johnson, VP, Marketing and Communications
    (218) 736-8193
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