NEWS & EVENTS

What's New at NEMS

March 2017 - DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Do you or someone you love have diabetes? Everyone with Diabetes Counts is a program that encourages lifestyle changes while learning about your diabetes and the way it affects your health. Enjoy the benefits of a healthier, more energetic lifestyle by signing up today!

When:
3/18/2017-4/22/2017 Every Saturday
Time: 9:30am-11:30am
Where: Chinatown Clinic
1st Floor Health Promotion Room

Please join us if you:

  • Are 65 years of age or older
  • Are a Medicare beneficiary
  • Have borderline diabetes or diabetes

Program details:

  • Each class is 2 hours
  • Six short weekly workshops
  • No cost to participate!

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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March 2017 - Colorectal Cancer Screening & FIT Workshop

Colorectal cancer is a very common cancer in both men and women over the age of 50, affecting about 1 in 20 people in the United States. If you’re 50 or older, getting a colorectal cancer screening test could save your life! If you want to learn more about Colorectal Cancer, please attend NEMS Health Education Workshop.

Date: 3/2 – 3/30/2017, Every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Date: 3/6 – 3/27/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date: 3/7 – 3/28/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Colorectal Cancer Screening & FIT Workshop


















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February 2017 - HEART DISEASE PREVENTION & HOW TO SPOT A STROKE

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for people in the United States. Knowing the warning signs and symptoms of heart disease and stroke can save people’s lives. If you want to learn more about Heart Disease Prevention and Stroke, please attend NEMS Health Education Workshop.

Date: 2/2-2/28/2017, Every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Date: 2/6-2/27/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date: 2/7-2/28/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Heart Disease Prevention & How To Spot A Stroke


















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February 2017 - HEALTHY EATING - The Latest News on Healthy Eating! Free Classes for Everyone Age 18+! You Will Receive a Gift If You Attend All Five Classes!

Please come to our FREE "Healthy Eating" classes at the 1520 Stockton Street, offered in Cantonese. Anyone age 18 and older is welcome to join.

Class 1 Dates: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1
Class 2 Dates: 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Chinatown Clinic
1st Floor Health Promotion Room

The classes will cover the following topics:

  • What is a Healthy Diet?
  • Nutrient Lacking in Asian Diets
  • Food Labels
  • Sugar and Your Weight
  • Grocery Store Tour

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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January 2017 - CHIROPRACTIC HEALTH WORKSHOP

From crawling, walking, running, dancing, jumping and sports, we are always moving. But overtime, the wear and tear from these activities can often cause nerve irritation. So what can we do to prevent this? If you want to learn more, please attend NEMS’ Health Education Workshops.

Date: Every fourth Tuesday of the month
Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Language: Cantonese
Instructor: Maymie Chan, D.C.
Location: Health Promotion Room, 1st Floor, Chinatown Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Chiropractic Health Workshops 2016


















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January 2017 - BREASTFEEDING WORKSHOP

You are invited to NEMS’ breastfeeding workshop. In this class, we will discuss the topics listed below:

  • Introduction to human breast milk
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendation
  • Why breastfeeding is important?
  • Can I breastfeed my baby?

Date:1/18, 2/15, 3/15/2017, Wednesday
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Breastfeeding Workshop


















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January 2016 - TAI CHI better health & better living

- Tai Chi For Health Institute Certified
- Doctor Recommended
- Participant Loved

Based on the Sun style, the Tai Chi Program is a lowimpact physical activity program that includes gentle movements suitable for people of all ages, mobility, ability and fitness levels with any form of arthritis. Tai Chi For Health Institute certified instructors are trained on how arthritis affects the body, arthritis safety principles and the approved forms.

Classes don’t require deep bending or squatting, are one-hour long and may be done seated or standing. Improve your qi today!

Tai Chi Class

Date: 1/4/2017-2/16/2017, every Wednesday and Thursday
Time: 9:30am-10:30am

Date: 3/10/2017-4/22/2017, every Friday and Saturday
Time: Friday 12:00pm-1:00pm, Saturday 1:30pm-2:30pm

Tai Chi Intermediate Class

Date: 2/22/2017-4/5/2017, every Wednesday and Thursday
Time: 9:30am to 10:30a

Location: Health Promotion Room
Chinatown Clinic - 1520 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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TaiChi Class


















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January 2016 - JANUARY IS THYROID AWARENESS MONTH!

Thyroid disease affects approximately 200 million people worldwide, and if left undiagnosed and untreated it can cause conditions such as tremors, depression, muscle weakness and constant fatigue. If you want to learn more about Thyroid disease and Health, please attend NEMS Health Education Workshop.

Date:1/3 - 1/26/2017, every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Date:1/9 - 1/30/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date:1/3 - 1/31/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Thyroid Awareness Month Workshop


















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January 2017 - HEALTH EDUCATION ACTIVITY SCHEDULE - January/February/March 2017

Learn more about FREE Health Education Classes for NEMS patients!

NEMS Health Education has the following free activities / classes planned for patients, including Quit Smoking Support Groups and Counseling, Tai Chi, and more.

Please click on this link to view the schedule. For questions or to register for classes, please contact Health Education Department at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.




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Health Education Class Schedule