Southwest Life

Yoga Durango to offer free workshop about neurobiology

A free workshop that explains the benefits of yoga through neurobiology will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Yoga Durango, 1140 Main Ave. Ruby Jo Walker, interpersonal...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Heart Safe to offer first-aid, CPR classes

Local nonprofit Heart Safe La Plata will offer basic first-aid and CPR trainings in November at Durango Fire and Rescue Station 1, 142 Sheppard Drive: A basic first-aid class will be held at 3 p.m....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Restaurant food safety class will be held at La Plata County Fairgrounds

A class about safe food handling will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. The class will cover Colorado Department of Health safe food-handling...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Basin Public Health to offer free health insurance help

San Juan Basin Public Health will host two identical interactive presentations about health insurance from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19 and Oct. 24 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Attendees...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Pagosa Springs to hold ‘Women’s Wellness Week’

The Springs Resort and Spa will hold Women’s Wellness Week, which will offer free health forums Oct. 16-19 at the resort, 165 Hot Springs Blvd., in Pagosa Springs. Events are for women who want to...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Talk to address coordinating health care services

Care Coordination Central will offer its biannual dialogue, “The Future of Care Coordination,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the conference room at La Plata Electric Association, 45...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Heart Safe to offer first-aid, CPR classes

Heart Safe La Plata will offer three classes in October at Durango Fire and Rescue Station 1, 142 Sheppard Drive: Oct. 4, a basic first-aid class will be held at 3 p.m. and an adult CPR class will...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Substance abuse prevention sessions will be held Oct. 2

The Colorado Office of Behavioral Health recently contracted with the Colorado Health Institute to offer substance abuse prevention programs to communities. Two sessions will be offered Monday,...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Durango Public Library to host heart-health talk

An educational talk, “Heart Health, Save a Life,” will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Attendees will learn about heart attack...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Free thyroid assessments offered to public

Nancy Utter, a naturopathic practitioner, will offer a free thyroid gland assessment clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at Durango Natural Medicine, 117 County Road 250. The thyroid...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan medical center to offer free balance classes

San Juan Regional Medical Center will offer a free fall-prevention program, “Matter of Balance,” during October and November in the Personal Reverence Room at the Center for Workforce Excellence,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Amia offers social visits for seniors in Southwest Colorado

In an effort to combat elder isolation, seniors in Southwest Colorado have been offered free social visits through services provided by Amia: Friends for Elders. The San Juan Basin Area Agency on...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health