Juniper

Upcoming Programming
from
Juniper

Creating a Healthier Minnesota

Juniper is helping communities across Minnesota create a culture of health, where prevention and wellness are the norm. Our programs give you the tools you need to take control of your own health and manage in a way that works best for you and your life. Juniper programs provide education, fitness instruction, and self-care strategies for participants. Our evidence-based programs help people across the state experience improved wellness and quality of life.

If you have previously registered for a class and already have an account, please log in to register for this class. Otherwise, please click on the link provided and complete the registration form. For questions, contact Colleen Bauck by phone at 218-347-1236 or by email at colleen.bauck@sanfordhealth.org.

Aging Mastery Program
informs, encourages, and supports you in taking steps to improve your life and engage in your community. The program empowers you to make and maintain small but impactful changes. It incorporates evidence-informed materials, expert speakers, group discussion, peer support, and small rewards to build skills and tools to manage your health, maintain economic security, and contribute in society. AMP offers 10 core sessions, each 90 minutes in length. Developed by the National Council on Aging.

March 31, 2021 – April 28, 2021 (Mondays and Wednesdays)
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2342

April 8, 2021 – May 27, 2021 (Thursdays)
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2330

May 18, 2021 – July 06, 2021 (Tuesdays)
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2384

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program
is a group exercise class for people with arthritis who want safe ways to stay active, reduce pain, and move more easily. Participants learn from a trained instructor on how to deal with challenges like pain that keep them from staying active. Participants will practice stretching, breathing, endurance, and balance activities tailored for their ability and skill level. AFEP can help control pain, boost energy and mood, and increase confidence about staying active and managing arthritis.

April 27, 2021 – July 15, 2021 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
9:15 AM – 10:30 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2346

Diabetes Prevention Program
is a collaborative, community-based, lifestyle change program designed for people with pre-diabetes. It is based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s curriculum and National Diabetes Prevention Recognition standards. Hundreds of in-person and online lifestyle change programs nationwide teach participants to make lasting lifestyle changes, like eating healthier, adding physical activity into their daily routine, and improving coping skills.

March 30, 2021 – March 15, 2022 (Tuesdays)
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2334

April 29, 2021 – March 17, 2022 (Thursdays)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2335

Living Well with Chronic Conditions
is designed to improve the self-management skills of people living with ongoing health issues. Conditions like arthritis, mental health conditions, chronic pain, cancer, or diabetes can cause those affected to lose physical conditioning and suffer health problems over many years. This program teaches new strategies that will give participants the confidence, motivation, and skills needed to manage living with a chronic health condition.

March 30, 2021 – May 6, 2021 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
2:00 Pm – 3:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2272

March 31, 2021 – May 5, 2021 (Wednesdays)
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2291

April 6, 2021 – May 11, 2021 (Tuesdays)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2345

April 6, 2021 – May 11, 2021 (Tuesdays)
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2366

June 15, 2021 – July 20, 2021 (Tuesdays)
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2376

July 14, 2021 – August 18, 2021 (Wednesdays)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2378

October 13, 2021 – November 17, 2021 (Wednesdays)
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2173

Living Well with Chronic Pain
is a group class designed to help participants live a healthy life with chronic pain by managing their symptoms. This program teaches new strategies that will give participants the confidence, motivation, and skills needed to manage living with chronic pain. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

April 1, 2021 – May 6, 2021 (Thursdays)
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2363

April 5, 2021 – MY 10, 2021 (Mondays)
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2324

May 3, 2021 – June 14, 2021 (Mondays)
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2350

May 04, 2021 – June 08, 2021 (Tuesdays)
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2290

September 13, 2021 – October 18, 2021 (Mondays)
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Register for a Class – Juniper (yourjuniper.org)

October 06, 2021 – November 10, 2021 (Wednesdays)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2379

Living Well with Diabetes
People with type 2 diabetes attend the class in groups of 12-16. Classes are facilitated from a highly detailed manual by two trained Leaders, one or both of whom are peer leaders with diabetes themselves. Participants will make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program. Physicians, diabetes educators, dietitians, and other health professionals both at Stanford and in the community, have reviewed all materials in the class.

April 1, 2021 – May 6, 2021 (Thursdays)
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM Register for a Class – Juniper (yourjuniper.org)

April 6, 2021 – May 11, 2021 (Tuesdays)
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2364

April 8, 2021 – May 13, 2021 (Thursdays)
1:30 PM – 4:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2302

May 06, 2021 – June 10, 2021 (Thursdays)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2317

June 15, 2021 – July 20, 2021 (Tuesdays)
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2383

Social Connect
is a facilitated, small group online gathering. In the 45-minute sessions, you’ll do gentle movements, learn about ways to reduce stress and feel your best, and connect with others. Managing stress and taking time to notice and reflect upon positive experiences will help you feel more alive, sleep better, be more compassionate, and even have a more robust immune system. Social Connect is not an evidence-based program.

No classes scheduled at this time. Please check back.

Stay Active and Independent for Life
is a strength, balance and fitness program for adults 65 and older. Performing exercises that improve strength, balance and fitness is the single most important activity adults can do to stay active and reduce their chances of falling. The entire curriculum of activities in the Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) program can help improve strength and balance, if done regularly.

April 5, 2021 – May 5, 2021 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays)
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2365

April 7, 2021 – June 2, 2021 (Wednesdays, Fridays and Mondays)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2356

April 27, 2021 – July 27, 2021 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2375

STEPPING ON

is designed specifically for people who are: 1) at risk of falling, 2) have a fear of falling, or 3) who have fallen one or more times. Participants meet for two hours a week for seven weeks. Classes are facilitated by trained Leaders and provide a safe and positive learning experience. Classes are highly participative; mutual support and success build participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health behaviors, reduce their risk of falls, and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

April 12, 2021 – May 24, 2021 (Mondays)
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2344

April 20, 2021 – June 8, 2021 (Tuesdays)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2322

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance
is an evidence-based fall prevention program designed for older adults developed by Fuzhong Li, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at the Oregon Research Institute. TJQMBB represents a substantive enhancement of traditional Tai Ji Quan as it transforms martial arts movements into a therapeutic regimen aimed at improving postural stability, awareness and mindful control of body positioning, functional walking, movement symmetry and coordination, range of motion around the ankle and hip joints and lower – extremity muscle strength.

April 6, 2021 – June 4, 2021 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
10:00 AM – 11:00AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2310

April 7, 2021 – June 30, 2021 (Wednesdays and Mondays)
2:00 PM -3:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2320

April 13, 2021 – July 01, 2021 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2283

April 14, 2021 – July 2, 2021 (Wednesdays and Fridays)
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2312

April 19, 2021 – July 14, 2021 (Mondays and Wednesdays)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2343

April 26, 2021 – July 19, 2021 (Mondays and Wednesdays)
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2351

April 27, 2021 – July 15, 2021 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
9:45 M – 10:45 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2352

April 27, 2021 – July 15, 2021 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2332

May 03, 2021 – July 28, 2021 (Mondays and Wednesdays)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2349

May 04, 2021 – August 05, 2021 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2348

May 18, 2021 – August 05, 2021 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2341

June 2, 2021 – August 25, 2021 (Wednesdays and Mondays)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Register for a Class – Juniper (yourjuniper.org)

Walk With Ease
helps you create a routine to stay active and healthy. You’ll learn a safe, relaxing and enjoyable way to make walking part of your everyday life. The class will help you increase balance, strength and walking pace; build confidence around being physically active and reduce pain and discomfort from arthritis or other health conditions.

March 29, 2021 – May, 7, 2021 (Mondays, Wednesdays nd Fridays)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2361

AARP Safe Driving Course

Refresh your driving skills and you could save on auto insurance! When you take the AARP Smart Driver™ online course, you could be eligible for a multi-year discount on your auto insurance. Plus safer driving can save you more than just money. The course teaches proven driving techniques to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road:

 – Important facts about the effects of medication on driving.
 – How to reduce driver distractions.
 – How to maintain the proper following distance behind another car.
 – Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes and new technology found in cars today.
 – Techniques for handling left turns, right-of-way, and roundabouts.
 – Age-related physical changes and how to adjust your driving to compensate.

%d bloggers like this: