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Community Education

It's your life. Take care of it with healthy living classes and events.

Balance And Fall Prevention Screening And Lecture

The Balance and Fall Prevention Program is provided to assist in lowering the risk of falls by offering the following:

  • Four-point functional screening.
  • Statistics on falls and presentation of methods to prevent falls at home.
  • Home exercise program for fall prevention at home.
  • Instruction on home modifications.
  • Questionnaire on the confidence you have to function safely at home.
  • Ultrasound Bone Density and screening for Osteoporosis.

Upcoming 2017 Dates (coming soon)

Time: 10-Noon
Arroyo Grande Community Hospital
Annex Conference Room

Call 805.739.3973 to register.

Healthier Living

This workshop consists of six 2 and a half hour sessions with topics including: How to manage symptoms, appropriate exercise, ways to successfully deal with problems such as fatigue, pain and isolation.

Communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals as well as nutrition, depression management and appropriate use of medications is also covered in this workshop.

If you are not sure you want to commit to this workshop; listen to this inspiring video.

Call 805.739.3578 to register.

Upcoming 2017 Dates and Classes (coming soon)

Class # 1

Meets Thursdays from 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, Main Annex Conference Room

Class # 2

Meets Tuesdays from 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Cawalti Court
351 South Elm Street
Arroyo Grande

Healthy For Life

This workshop presented in Spanish includes information on the nutritional food groups, reading food labels, portion size and the importance of eating different colored vegetables. There are interactive food demonstrations and information on easy ways to incorporate physical activity into your everyday lifestyle.

Call 805.739.3366 to register.

Upcoming 2017 Dates and Classes (coming soon)

Class # 1

Meets Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Oak Forest Apartments
163 South Elm Street, # 11
Arroyo Grande

Class # 2

Meets Tuesdays from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Cawalti Court PSH
351 South Elm Street
Arroyo Grande

Palliative Care

How can palliative care comfort your loved one?

Join Larry Foreman, M.D., Medical Director of Palliative Care at Marian Regional Medical Center, for an informative lecture discussing the benefits of palliative care in improving the quality of life for those with a life-limiting illness. A question-and-answer session will be included.

Palliative care provides comfort through:

  • Aggressive pain and symptom management
  • Emotional and spiritual support
  • Improves quality of life
  • Support for loved ones and caregivers

This lecture series is free to the public. For information about future dates, please call 805.739.3398.


This exercise program is all about healthy fun.

Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.
Nipomo Elementary School
190 East Price Street, Nipomo

Meets Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 6 – 7 p.m.
Oceano Elementary School
1551 17th Street, Oceano

Call 805.739.3578 for more information.