Mt. Carmel is pioneering a holistic approach to wellness, setting a precedent and raising the bar of wellness programs in Colorado. Partnering with the Las Animas County Health Department and the Mt. San Rafael Hospital in advancing wellness empowers our community to benefit from services provided.
These programs focus on the following five key areas of wellness: NUTRITION & EXERCISE, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH; COMMUNITY WELLNESS; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; AND SPIRITUALITY
- Body Wellness
Body Wellness, led Dr. Ivory Raye ND, is an individually-based course that will focus on nutrition, physical activity and overall health. Topics such as stress, sleep hygiene and personal wellness are covered. Program content includes metabolism, nutrition, food labels, avoiding starvation, basics of physical activity and food records review, fitness band workouts, living life to the fullest, supplements, consumer advertising and health products.
- Tai Chi
Tai Chi is an ancient practice proven to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical well-being. This Arthritis Foundation Program uses gentle Sun-style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn and suitable for every fitness level. Led by Shirley Donachi as a professional certified instructor, this evidence based class is currently being taught at Mt. Carmel campus to enhance self-management skills for arthritis, osteoporosis and pain.
- Grief Support in partnership with Sangre de Cristo Hospice
If you have lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, it may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future. Grief Support is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside of you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.
To reserve your spot on any of these programs, please call Ashley DiPaola at (719)845-4800