• Yoga

    Learn easy yoga postures; working on better breathing techniques and strengthening your muscles in these FREE classes. Wear comfy clothes.

    Dates/Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 11 am, starting Sep 6, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 pm, starting Sep 5
    Fridays, 9 am, starting Sept 1

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Instructor: Gina William

    Info/Register: Register with instructor: 541-567-2185

  • Basic Adult Karate

    Learn self-defense skills and get in shape. Instructor works with each student.

    Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, starting Sep 5

    Times: 6:00 – 7:00 p

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Instructors: Chanty Pin, (541-720-9178) and David Wooster

  • LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC PAIN

    If you are living with chronic pain (not associated with cancer), attend this workshop to learn about tools for dealing with fatigue and sleep, balancing activity and rest, communicating about your pain, and more. Six FREE weekly sessions; attend alone or with support person.

    Dates: Thursdays, Oct 5 through Nov 7

    Times: 3:00 – 5:00 pm

    Place: Conference room 7 (by the Education department)

    Pre-register: Call the Education Dept at 541-667-3509

    Info: Contact facilitator Helena Wolfe at 541-561-5443

  • BELLY DANCE BASICS

    Work on balance, joint mobility, flexibility, and strength. Fun class for all sizes, shapes, and ages! Class is $12 the first Friday of each month (pay instructor directly).

    Days/Times: Friday, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, starting Sep 1

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center

    Instructor: Sahara Christine Sabri (541-571-7532)

    Info/Register: Register with instructor

  • BABYSITTING BASICS 101

    For babysitters ages 10-15. Learn childcare techniques, children’s developmental stages and what to expect, basic first aid and infant and child CPR. Choose any one of the following classes:


    Dates: Saturdays: Sep 9, Oct 7, Nov 4, or Dec 2
    Times: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Place: GSMC Conference Center 1
    Fees: $40, includes lunch & all class materials
    Pre-register: Call 541-667-3509. Must pre-register &
    pre-pay.

  • MEDICARE BIRTHDAY PARTY!

    Turning 65 this year? Want to change your Medigap, Prescription Plan or Advantage Plan? Join us for this FREE, fun and educational event and learn about:
    • The Basics of Medicare

    • Your rights and responsibilities

    • Social Security & Disabilities

    Date: Saturday, Oct 7

    Times: 10 am – 1 pm

    Location: GSMC Conference room 2

    Info: Call 541-667-3507 or email: cherrera@gshealth.org

  • TAI CHI—MOVING FOR BETTER BALANCE

    FREE classes to work on balance, strengthen muscles, improve posture and core strength and reduce stress–program can be modified for all abilities. 12 weekly sessions. Class size limited to 15 and class is closed to new participants after week 3.


    Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays, starting Sep 25
    Times: 9:00 – 10:00
    Place: GSMC Wellness Center
    (behind the hospital)
    Instructor: Lynda Carraher
    Info/Register: Register with instructor 541-922-4203

  • ADVANCED BALANCE AND STRETCHING TECHNIQUES

    FREE class combines Tai-Chi, Qi Gong, and Yoga, to improve your balance and increase your flexibility. Previous participation in Advanced Tai chi or Techniques of Relaxation classes required.

    Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays, starting Sep 25

    Times: 10:00 – 11:00 am

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Instructor: Catie Brenaman

    Info/Register: Call the GS Education Department, 541-667-3509

  • Senior Health Comittee

    Working on health, safety and resources for seniors in our area. If you have a special interest in working on senior health concerns, please join us!

    Dates: Second Monday of each month

    Times: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Place: GSMC Conference room 2

    Info: Call 541-667-3507

  • BAL-A-VIS-X

    FREE classes that improves balance, movement, and strengthens body control for all ages and fitness levels. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.

    Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Sep 5

    Times: 9:30 – 10:00 am

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Instructor: Debbie Machado, 509-429-8052

    Info/Register: Register with instructor

  • BANDS BASIC MOVES

    Strengthen and improve flexibility and balance using resistance bands. For beginners, seniors, and those with impaired mobility. Class is FREE, bands are $5 each.

    Dates/Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-10:30am, starting Sep 5

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Instructor: Debbie Machado

    Info/Register: Register with instructor: 509-429-8052.

  • LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS

    Diagnosed with a chronic condition such as high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis, depression, or another long-term health condition? Make a step-by-step plan to improve your health…and your life. Six FREE weekly classes, for patients, caregivers/support person or both. Pre-registration required.

    Dates: Tuesdays, Oct 3 through Nov 7

    Times: 3:00 – 5:00 pm

    Place: GSMC Conference Center 7 (by the Education department)

    Pre-register: Call 541-667-3509

    Info: Call class facilitator, Helena Wolfe at 541-561-5443

  • HOPE FOR HEALING SUPPORT GROUP

    Free, ongoing bereavement support group dealing with loss and grief issues.
    Dates: Every Tuesday
    Times: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
    Place: Broun Building (645 W. Orchard,
    Suite 500)
    Info: Call at Hospice: 541-667-3543 or Ter at 509-301-2520

  • FALL FITNESS

    FREE! Cindy Henderson from Higher Power Fitness will provide an educational forum on how to stay in shape during the colder months. Pre-registration requested: lunch provided for those registered.
    Classes & Events

    Date: Wednesday, Oct 11

    Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

    Place: GS conference room 2

    Info/Register: Call the GS Education Department at 541- 667-3509

  • Safe Communities

    FREE monthly meetings to work on safety strategies for our communities such as stopping child abuse, domestic violence, bullying, traffic related or other safety related concerns. Let’s make safety a priority in our communities and put planning into action!

    Dates: Second Wednesday of every month

    Times: 12:00 – 1:00 pm (lunch provided)

    Location: GSMC Conference Center 2

    Info/RSVP: Call 541-667-3509 to RSVP or for additional information

  • ACT – ACHIEVE CONQUER THRIVE

    ACT

    ACT- ACHIEVE, CONQUER, THRIVE PROGRAM

    This 6 month lifestyle change program will help you achieve your health goals! Registered Dietitian Nutritionists will help you will learn how to make healthy food and activity choices each and every day. The program includes 8 weekly group classes, individual appointments for 2-3 months and a follow-up group class.

    Dates: New classes start Oct 2, 2017 and Jan 22, 2018

    Times: 5:30 pm

    Fees: $116, thanks to a grant from Good Shepherd covering 90% of costs (Total program value $980). Payment plans available.

    Location: Good Shepherd Medical Plaza Conference Center MO-7

    Info: Diabetes and Nutrition Center at 541-667-3517

  • Grief Share

    Grief Support Group

    Help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend.

    Location: New Hop Community Church, 1350 S. HWY 395, Hermiston, OR 97838

    Day/Time: Wednesday, 6 PM to 7 PM

    Info: Call 541.567.8441 or 541.667.3543

  • BOARDMAN PHARMACY OUTREACH

    Receive FREE health screenings and health education!


    Dates/Topics: Sep 8: “Why adolescent well checks are important”

    Oct 12: “Influenza: What is the flu, what is not the flu?”

    Nov 10: “Tobacco Prevention and how to quit tobacco use”

    Times: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

    Place: Boardman Pharmacy (220 N. Main St, Boardman)

    Info: Call 541-667-3509

  • GROUP FITNESS CLASS:

    Small, informal setting that provides a short and varied exercise program. Fun workouts change weekly, so they are never monotonous. Free class; wear comfy clothes.

    Dates/Times: Mondays, Wednesdays, 5:30-6:00 pm, starting Sep 6

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center

    Instructors: Alejandra Monclova and Dulce Molina

    Info: Register with instructors at 541-564-0689

  • DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP

    Support group for people dealing with a new or long-term diagnosis of diabetes. Meetings have an educational presentation as well as group discussion.

    Dates: Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month

    Times: 1:00 – 2:30 pm

    Place: GS Medical Office Plaza (620 NW 11th), meeting room MO2

    Info: Call Marian: 541-377-9761

  • POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS

    Learn how to reduce stress and relax, communicate effectively, reduce guilt and anger, make tough decisions, set goals and problem solve. Six FREE weekly sessions.

    Dates: Wednesdays starting Oct 11 through Nov 15

    Times: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Place: Conference room 7 (by the Education Dept)

    Pre-register: Call the Education Dept at 541-667-3509

    Info: Contact facilitator Helena Wolfe at 541-561-5443

  • KNOW YOUR NUMBERS

    FREE blood pressure checks and health information at the Hermiston Catholic Church, Parish Hall (behind the church). Know your blood pressure numbers and how to lower your risk of stroke and heart attack. Open to everyone!

    Dates/Times: Third Thursday of every month, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Info: Call 541-667-3509

  • MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT

    Join us for FREE FRIDAY MEDICARE MADNESS! To get answers to questions about Medicare or help getting a new prescription plan. FREE Medicare Counseling & Information from trained SHIBA volunteers.

    Dates/Place: Oct 20, Nov 3, Nov 17, Dec 1: Conference room 7 (by the Education Dept) Oct 27, Nov 10: Conference rooms 5 & 6 (by the cafeteria)

    Times: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Info: Call 541-667-3507 or email: cherrera@gshealth.org

  • ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP

    Date: Meets on the 4th Monday of each month
    Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm
    Place: GS Medical Office Plaza (620 NW 11th), meeting room MO2
    Info: Call 541-667-3509

  • Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

    Support group for people living with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones! Peer-led group will help you learn about the disease, exchange information, give and receive mutual support, and talk about coping skills.

    Date: Meets the 1st Monday of each month

    Time: 12:00 pm

    Place: Hermiston Bowling Alley

    Info: Facilitators: Carol & Charles: 541-720-4256 or 541-567-9420

  • FREE DIABETES UPDATE CLASS

    FREE class provides an on the new updates to diabetes care with time for a short Q&A session. Light snacks will be provided. Pre-registration is required as space is limited.

    Date: Wednesday, Nov 8

    Times: 2pm-3p

    Place: GSMC Conference Center 2

    Fees: FREE

    Info: Call 541-667-3517 to pre-register

  • LIVING WELL WITH DIABETES

    Whether this is a new diagnosis or not, this class will assist you with learning more about diabetes and its effect on your mind and body. Six FREE weekly classes. Attend alone or with support person.

    Dates: Tuesdays, Nov 14 through Dec 19

    Times: 3:00 – 5:00pm

    Place: GSMC Conference Center 7 (by the Education Dept)

    Pre-register: Call 541-667-3509 for information and to reserve your spot.

    Info: Call class facilitator, Helena Wolfe at 541-561-5443

  • The Great American Smokeout

    Learn about a variety of tips about stopping tobacco use as well as connect with quit resources in our area. FREE event—stop by anytime during the day!

    Date: Thursday, Nov 16

    Times: Stop by anytime between 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Place: GSMC conference room 2

    Info: Call the GS Education Department at 541-667-3509