Adventist Health Castle | Windward Health | Fall 2019

WINDWARD HEALTH | 3 CLIP AND SAVE EAT WELL FOR LIFE Fourth Thursday of each month, 6 to 7:15 p.m. $12/class per person. Call 263-5050 to register. AH Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center Auditorium Travel the world of plant-based cuisine. All classes are vegan and are demonstration-style. Generous samples and written recipes are pro- vided. This a group food demonstra- tion, and food allergies are not ac- commodated. Registration one week prior to class and prepayment are required. No refunds. Maximum capacity is 40 participants. Oct. 24 Explore and Eat: What is a Whole Grain Dan Swift, culinary director We will explore what constitutes a whole grain, what some of the more common whole grains are and where to purchase them locally. Three uniquely different whole-grain dishes that you can easily prepare at home will be demonstrated. Nov. 21 Mexi-CAN be healthy and tasty too! Heather Lawitzke, Happy Foods Kitchen Mexican food is good, but healthy Mexican food can be even better! Learn how to make fresh, home- made tamales filled with seasoned, grilled vegetables and garnished with a blackened tomato salsa. Spice it up—eating healthy never has to be boring! Take time for yourself with Adventist Health Castle’s health programs. We invite you to register for a health-promoting class or seminar or call for a physician referral. Call 263-5400 , or visit and click on “Classes and Events,” under “Patient Resources.” sign up online Click Facebook: castlewellnesshawaii Instagram: @castlewellnesshawaii Twitter: @808wellness FAMILY Take a tour of the birth center or sign up for classes: • Giving Birth at Castle. • Lamaze. • The Bradley Method. • Infant Safety. • General Newborn Care. • Breastfeeding. • Car Seat Safety. • Healthy Pregnancy. Visit or call 263-5400 for dates and registration. FITNESS Call 263-5050 or visit for information on all fitness classes. Exercise Classes Registration and fitness assessment are required. (Medical clearance may be needed.) • Balance Training. • Core Conditioning. • Functional Fitness. • Interval Training. • Longer Life. • Lunch Crunch. • Stretch & Roll. Walking Wednesday Jamba Juice Kailua 7:30 to 8 a.m. Come and join the Wellness team every Wednesday for a walk around the community. No registration required. Dogs and babies in strollers welcome! Questions? Call 263-5050 . MASSAGE Relax and rejuvenate! Standard rate: $1 per minute; $68 per 75 minutes. AH Castle Kailua and Kaneohe locations. Gift cards available. Massage therapy is an effective stress manage- ment tool that provides your body with the relaxation it needs to stay strong and healthy. Castle offers licensed massage therapist services in a relaxed setting. Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center offers two licensed massage therapists, Violet and Carolyn. Massages are available mornings and afternoons from Monday through Thursday and every other Friday. Call 263-5050 . SUPPORT GROUPS Free and open to the public. Call 263-5050 or visit for details: • Alzheimer’s Caregivers. • Hospice Hawai‘i. • Mama Hui. • NAMI. • Parkinson’s Disease. • Pulmonary Fibrosis. • Aloha Kidney. WEIGHT LOSS Weight-Loss Surgery Seminars Sessions are held in the Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center Auditorium unless otherwise noted. •  Thursday, Oct. 17, Wednesday, Nov. 13, or Wednesday, Dec. 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Learn about Castle’s Comprehensive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program from our bariat- ric surgeon and other bariatric team members. Registration required. Call 263-5176 . TOBACCO TREATMENT Free counseling, by appointment Thinking about cutting back on tobacco or electronic cigarette use? Contact one of our certified tobacco treatment specialists (CTTS) for one-on-one coaching; expert guidance; and to learn about nicotine patches, gums and lozenges, which are available to eligible participants. Call 263-5050 to schedule an appointment. DIABETES CARE AH Castle Wellness Center Castle Professional Center Our accredited program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators is led by certified diabetes educators. Sessions provide knowledge and skills for people who want to manage their type 2 diabetes and prevent complications. Learn how to eat healthy, be active, monitor blood sugar levels, take medication, solve problems, reduce risks for other health conditions and cope with the disease. Five-week group classes in Kailua and Kaneohe, starting Oct. 24. Call 263-5051 to register. JOINT & SPINE SEMINARS • Thursday, Nov. 7: Neck and Back Pain: William Beringer, DO • Wednesday, Nov. 20: Overuse Injuries and Their Treatments: Brandee Black, MD All seminars at 6 p.m. Learn treatment options for neck and back pain, including minimally invasive surgical options, from neurosurgeon William Beringer, DO. Learn from orthopaedic surgeon Brandee Black, MD, about treatments to manage knee, hip and shoulder pain, including surgical and nonsurgical options. To register, call 263-5220 . Second Thursday monthly (no class in December), 6 to 7 p.m., Castle Wellness Center Auditorium. To register, call 263-5050 . These free monthly seminars provide expert health and wellness education from leading health care professionals. Healthy refreshments will be served. Oct. 10 Impact of Vitamin D on your Health Jacqueline (Chan) Mee-Lee, DrPH Vitamin D receptors occur on practically all organs in your body. Learn why they are there, how much vitamin D you need and where to get it from. Discover how to get “safe” sun exposure. Nov. 14 Optimizing Brain Health With Simple Lifestyle Changes Pat Borman, MD Mental decline is one of the most feared consequences of aging. But cogni- tive impairment is not inevitable. Learn how to enhance your overall mental function. In Sickness & In Health