September 4, 2013
VISALIA – Families looking to
get healthy together have until Friday, Sept. 6, to enroll in The Lifestyle Center’s upcoming
“Healthy Habits: TAKE CHARGE!” weight management program.
the six-week program, scheduled to start on Tuesday, Sept. 24 and end on
Tuesday, Nov. 5, will benefit from the expertise of fitness and nutrition
professionals and learn how to take control of their food and exercise habits
while improving self-esteem. A limited number of scholarships are available
(restrictions do apply).
Classes will take
place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on six consecutive Tuesdays. The Lifestyle Center is the only
medically-based fitness facility in the Central Valley offering this program
for children, teens and their families under the direction of a Registered
Dietitian. Each family receives 12 months of ongoing support following the
“This is a great
opportunity for children, teens, and parents or other caregivers to learn how
to make healthy lifestyle changes together,” said Alana Unger, Registered
Dietitian at The Lifestyle Center, noting that one in six American children are
obese and up to 70 percent of them will become obese adults. “This program is
about adopting healthy habits now so that children become healthy adults.”
To enroll or for more
information about Healthy Habits: TAKE CHARGE!, call Alana Unger, Registered
Dietitian, at 624-3448. TheLifestyle Center, a division of Kaweah Delta Health Care District, is a medically-based fitness and rehabilitation facility
staffed with certified professionals. TLC is open from 4:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on
weekdays and 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends at 5105 W. Cypress Ave. in Visalia.
Information: call 559-624-3400 or visit TheLifestyleCenter.org.
in 1963, Kaweah Delta Health Care District is celebrating its 50th
anniversary in 2013. Kaweah Delta is a 581-bed district and is the only level
III trauma center serving Tulare and Kings counties. For
more information, visit www.kaweahdelta.org.