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Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: 541-482-9622
Fax: 541-482-3348
Contact: Ashland Family YMCA

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Ashland Family YMCA, Ashland, Oregon 97520 / Active Older Adults / Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays


Wellness Wednesdays are designed to foster the development of healthy habits and lay the groundwork for people of all ages to lead balanced and healthy lifestyles. Speakers will provide tools and information of various health topics that aim to enhance quality of life.

Featured speakers will deliver talks on a wide range of healthy living topics, such as nutrition, fitness, mindfulness, healthy aging, successful retirement, money matters, legal matters, mental health, relationships and more.

FREE Y-members/ $5 Community (per session)  Pre-registration is required as seating is limited. To register for the Wellness Wednesday of your choice, please register online click here or at the front desk.

2020 Dates:

Wellness Wednesday - January 22, 2020 (click here for more information)
   Healthy Aging through Epigenetics presented by: Shasta Nutri Genetics

2019 Dates:

Wellness Wednesday - October 30th (click here for more information)
     Cheri Elson. Part Three Estate Planning 101 Power of attorney & advanced directives

Wellness Wednesday - October 23rd (click here for more information)
     Cheri Elson. Part Two Estate Planning 101 Revocable living trusts and wills.

Wellness Wednesday - October 16th (click here for more information)
     Cheri Elson. Part One Estate Planning 101 Introduction to the basics of estate planning

Wellness Wednesday - October 2nd (click here for more information)
     Ryder Johanson.  Autoimmune & Thyroid Diseases: How you can reverse your condition naturally

Wellness Wednesday - September 25th (click here for more information)
     Ross Pelton.  Probiotics & Your Natural Microbiome: The Foundation of Health

Wellness Wednesday - August 28th  (click here for more information)
     Buried In Treasures - Samantha Austin of the RVCOG will give practical tips for de-cluttering their homes

Wellness Wednesday - August 21st  (click here for more information)
     Kitten Palooza - Join FOTAS in the lobby for kitten snuggling and apply to adopt your furry friend

Wellness Wednesday - August 7th (click here for more information)
     When Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Alan Weisbard speaks on Healthy Optimism for dealing with fire season

Thriving Thursday - July 25th (click here for flier)    (Click here for more information)
     Smoke Preparedness talk presented by Chris Chambers of Ashland Fire and Rescue

Wellness Wednesday - July 10th (click here for flier)   (Click here for more information)
     Jackson County SART - Responding to sexual violence in our community

Wellness Wednesday - June 26th  (click here for flier)  (click here for more information)
     Ending the Silence: A Family Perspective of Living with Mental Illness 
canceled - new date TBD

Wellness Wednesday - May 29th (click here for more information)
     Fall Prevention in collaboration with Asante and Ashland Fire & Rescue

Wellness Wednesday - May 22nd (click here for more information) 
     Pickleball for Fun and Health

Wellness Wednesday - May 8th (click here for more information) 
     Breaking the Silence About Mental Illness

Wellness Wednesday - May 1st (click here for more information)
     Finding Balance the Ayurvedic Way: A Dance with the Doshas