Community Education


At French Hospital, we offer classes to help you live a healthier life. Both classes listed below are free!

Health for Life Wellness Program - 2017

Reservations required. Please call 805.542.6268

Nutrition Lecture Series presented in English and Spanish

Four classes that include information on nutritional food groups, reading food labels and portion size.

  • Five food groups, reading food labels and portion size
  • Eating different colored vegetables
  • Interactive food demonstrations
  • Fun physical activity

Free.  Register today and learn how to receive a food gift card worth $25.00.

2017 Dates & Locations (English)

Tuesdays: May 2, 9, 16, 23
1:30 pm — 3:30 pm
California Manor
10165 El Camino Real
Atascadero

Wednesdays: June 7, 14, 21, 28
10:00 am — 12:00 pm
French Hospital Medical Center
Copeland Health Education Pavilion
1911 Johnson Ave.
San Luis Obispo

Wednesdays: September 6, 13, 20, 27
10:00 am — 12:00 pm
Oceanside Gardens
2612 Elm Street
Morro Bay

2017 Dates & Locations (Spanish)

Wednesdays: January 18, 25, February 1, 8
6:00 — 8:00 pm
Oak Park Community Center
901 30th Street
Paso Robles

Tuesdays: February 21, 28, March 7, 14
6:00 — 8:00 pm
Canyon Creek
400 Oak Hill
Paso Robles

Healthier Living: Your Life, Take Care - 2017

For registration please call Patty Herrera, 805.542.6268.

Presented in English and Spanish.

Join us for a program designed to help those coping with a long-term health condition:

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • COP
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Disease
  • Mental Illness
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stress
  • Stroke
  • Other Persistent Condition

Healthy snack provided. Bring a friend, family member or caregiver!

Topics include:

  • 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.
  • Nutrition.
  • Depression management.
  • Appropriate use of medications.

2017 Dates & Locations (English)  

Wednesdays: January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22
6:00 — 8:30 pm
French Hospital Medical Center
1911 Johnson Avenue
San Luis Obispo

Thursdays: May 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15
3:00 — 5:30 pm
French Hospital Medical Center
1911 Johnson Avenue
San Luis Obispo

Wednesdays: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, September 6
10:00 am — 12:30 pm
Oak Park Senior Community Center
801 28th Street
Paso Robles

Tuesdays: September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10
10:00 am — 12:30 pm
Oceanside View Manor
456 Elena Street
Morro Bay

2017 Dates & Locations (Spanish)  

Tuesdays: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23
6:00 — 8:30 pm
Canyon Creek Community Center
400 Oak Hill Street
Paso Robles

Wednesdays: September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11
6:00 — 8:30 pm
Oak Park Community Center
901 30th Street
Paso Robles

Wednesdays & Tuesdays: September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 3, 10
6:00 — 8:30 pm
French Hospital Medical Center
1911 Johnson Avenue
San Luis Obispo

DEEP (Diabetes Education Empowerment Program™)

DEEP is an evidence-based Diabetes education program for people with diabetes or prediabetes. DEEP encourages lifestyle changes while learning about diabetes and the way it affects your quality of life. DEEP sessions are interactive and involve demonstrations, role play, and other engaging activities for group learning.

Reservations are required, please call 805.542.6268.

Presented in English and Spanish.

2017 Dates & Locations (English)  

Thursdays: February 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16
1:30 — 3:30 pm
California Manor
10165 El Camino Real
Atascadero

2017 Dates & Locations (Spanish)  

Tuesdays: April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9
6:00 — 8:00 pm
Oak Park Community Center
901 30th Street
Paso Robles