A team of physicians, nurses and dietitians at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital will lead a Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) class starting in January for people struggling to get their overall health under control. weight or overall health under control.
Individuals with health insurance through the Intercommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization (IHN-CCO) are eligible to take the class at no cost.
CHIP is a lifestyle medicine program scientifically proven to help people improve their blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides, blood sugar, BMI, sleep, resilience and depression. The class integrates optimal nutrition, exercise and behavioral psychology principles and tools to help participants achieve their health goals.
Samaritan staff will lead the 18-session class on Mondays and Thursdays, from Jan. 21 through March 21, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the hospital.
The hospital will host a free informational class as well on Monday, Jan. 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the hospital in conference rooms 3 and 4. The informational class is required for anyone interested in taking the class.