The following Healthy Connections programs are held and completed through multiple sessions. Cost and participation noted below; cost does include preparation time and travel.
Breathe Better, Live Better
This is a 4-week smoking cessation program taught in a group setting. Participants will learn the skills and set a plan to help kick the habit for good. Please note that this class has an 8 person minimum to be offered on-site (max of 15), and there is a $75 per person charge.
A Breath of Fresh Air
This is a 12-week on-site tobacco cessation program. It is designed to provide participants with the tools needed to help them quit smoking or chewing tobacco for good. An educational group session, presented by an exercise physiologist, details the physical and psychological addiction to nicotine and the quitting process. Followed by twelve weeks of one-on-one counseling sessions with a registered nurse – certified wellness coach, participants receive supportive and practical advice for effective tobacco cessation. $200 per session for the educational group session kickoff, plus $60 per hour for one-on-one counseling. No minimum or maximum.
Weigh to Live
This is a 14-week weight management program that will teach participants the importance of healthy lifestyle choices and a positive attitude. This packaged program utilizes the expertise and knowledge of an array of health care professionals: a registered dietitian, exercise physiologist, mental health therapist and registered nurses. Participants set their individual goals and learn how to successfully change behaviors. At each session, a nurse will record weight and take blood pressure. This is a multidisciplinary approach to help participants make long-lasting changes so that they can lose weight and keep it off while living a healthy lifestyle! $1500 flat fee; minimum of 10, with a maximum of 20 participants.
Do you have employees that need their mammograms? A time can be set aside at a Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Women’s Imaging Center for a group of your employees to have their mammogram screening on an evening or Saturday morning. While together, a patient navigator will share important information about the services available if breast cancer is detected. In addition, a licensed medical aesthetician will be on site to talk about skin care and provide discount certificates for services. Victoria’s Secret will also be there to show how to measure for a proper bra fit. Chair massages can be provided for a specified cost. Mammograms are processed through health insurance. Minimum of 10 for a date, maximum depends on the facility where the program is held.
Tune up Your Engine before it needs an Overhaul
This Cardiac Prevention Program provides six educational sessions for your engine -- a healthy heart! Participants will learn about the risks and symptoms for heart disease. Learn how to make lifestyle changes, including nutritional and activity guidelines, and how to develop the habits that will help maintain you stay strong and live well every day. Each thirty minute session includes a screening or self-check questionnaire. $750 flat fee plus $15 per person to cover the cholesterol screening in Week One.
For more information
To learn more about what Wheaton Franciscan Healthy Connections™ can do for you and for your employees, please contact:
Director of Business Relations