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Live Well Tioga

Founded in 2024, Live Well Tioga is a community health initiative aimed at providing Tioga-area residents with the wellness education and resources they need to lead healthier, happier lives.

Live Well Tioga is sponsored by Tioga Medical Center and the Tioga Area Economic Development Corporation.

Doctor's Desk

Six in ten adults in the US have a chronic disease and four in ten adults have two or more.

Chronic diseases are defined as conditions that last one year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both. Chronic diseases such as heart diseasecancer, and diabetes are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States.

Wellness is the active pursuit of the activities, choices and lifestyles that lead us toward an optimal state of health and wellbeing. 

When you make healthy behaviors part of your daily life, you can prevent conditions such as high blood pressure and obesity, which raise your risk of developing the most common and serious chronic diseases.

Lunch + Learn with Mayo Clinic

Join us each month for a live, virtual presentation from a Mayo Clinic wellness professional.

These presentations are held the second Tuesday of every month from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the TMC Wellness Center (located in the basement of the clinic.)

A light salad bar lunch is provided. These sessions are free of charge.

June 11, 2024 - The Importance of Behavior and Lifestyle on Health

Presented by Donald Hensrud, MD, MS, associate professor of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

 

**The first 25 registrants receive a free copy of Dr. Hensrud's book Mayo Clinic Diet Booth Third Edition!

July 9, 2024 -Mayo Clinic Diet Overview

Learn about the Mayo Clinic Diet and how it is a long-term weight management program designed to help you reshape your lifestyle by adopting healthy new habits and breaking unhealthy old ones. The goal is to make simple, pleasurable changes that will result in a healthy weight that you can maintain for the rest of your life.

August 13, 2024 - Physical Activity for the Body, Mind and Spirit

​This is the principal presentation on “why” physical activity is so important to living a long and healthy life. We will discuss the latest recommendations on how to incorporate cardiovascular, resistance, balance and flexibility training into your daily routine.

September 10, 2024 - Building Skills to Manage Life's Challenges

Stress is universal; the way we respond to it is not. In this session, you will learn about the origin of stress; explore ways to build your resilience and experience techniques such as breathing and focus that can be put to use immediately. Reduce the impact stress has over you by learning how to manage and grow from life’s challenges.

October 8, 2024 - Making Meal Planning Manageable

Preparing food at home vs. dining out can improve overall health, but where do you begin if meal planning is a new concept? Learn strategies for efficient meal planning, preparing grocery lists and stocking pantry staples for quick and easy meals.

November 12, 2024 - Exercising for a Busy Life

Having a busy life can challenge your ability to practice wellness. This class is centered on ways to continue to be mindful of your physical activity wellness priorities while living a busy life.

December 10, 2024 - 4 Steps to Better Sleep

The lack of regular sleep causes distress and interferes with focusing and fully engaging in daily life. This session reviews the cycle of ongoing poor sleep and the 4 steps to help you manage the behaviors and thoughts that impact your ability to fall and stay asleep.

January 14, 2025 - Kitchen Essentials

This class focuses on creating a healthy environment in your general kitchen and eating environment as well as what food items to keep on hand in your pantry, refrigerator and freezer. Another essential component to healthy eating is creating a working space with kitchen tools and equipment that are readily accessible.

February 11, 2025 - Tools & Tracking: Workout Technology

Are you an avid exerciser?  Do you want to learn how to effectively track your exercise to find better motivation and see greater improvements? This class is designed to bring the latest technology to your workouts.

March 11, 2025 - Healthy Eating Away from Home

Be comfortable choosing healthy options when eating meals away from home. This includes meal choices when dining out, as well as other meals eaten away from home and while traveling.

April 8, 2025 - NEAT: Sit Less, Move More

Reservations for each session are not required but requested. 

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