Page 6 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter for March, 2016
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in brief Time to let the healing begin

Get your feet checked To schedule an appointment, call Michelle Join the Women’s Healing Circle WARNING SIGNS OF ABUSE
Romero, diabetes outreach LPN, at 360-709- from 4:30-6 p.m. March 29 and
Podiatrist Deborah Behre will at the Chehalis 5504. April 12 in the Tsapowum Chehalis n Says hurtful things to you.
Tribal Wellness Center from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. All diabetic patients who schedule an Behavioral Health Group Room. n Isolates you from others.
March 23. To make an appointment with her, appointment and complete all screenings n Gets angry or upset easily.
please call the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center during their visit will receive a special gift. The group provides a safe n Name-calling, emotional abuse.
at 360-273-5504 and ask to speak to Michelle environment to talk with people n Spreads rumors or tells lies.
Romero, diabetes outreach LPN, or Pat Odiorne, Mammogram clinic schedule who have been affected by domestic n Often criticizes you, puts you down.
RD, CDE. violence in their lives. It’s a place n Force, physical and sexual abuse.
Women age 40 and older should have a to build friendships, find support n Acts intimidating,
Diabetes clinics available mammogram once a year. Swedish Mobile and heal from the abuse you have threatens you.
Mammography will offer services in the parking experienced in your life. You are not n Blames you or
The Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center will hold lot of the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center alone. others for their
diabetes wellness clinics from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 31. Please schedule problems.
April 20 and May 28. This day will focus on the an appointment with a provider to have a We will make moccasins during n Uses jealousy to
care of the diabetic patient. We will have healthy clinical breast exam prior to your mammogram the event, and a meal will be justify actions.
snacks available, diabetes information and a appointment by calling 360-273-5504. provided. Please indicate whether n Smashes, hits or
diabetes meter exchange if you are in need of a If you have questions about mammogram you need child care. kicks objects.
new meter. clinics, contact Christina Hicks, community n Embarrasses you
Patients will: wellness manager, at 360-709-1741. The group is safe, confidential in public or private.
n Have labs done and open to the tribal community
n Get vitals taken USDA Food Program and employees.
n See a health care provider
n See the registered dietician If you are interested in signing up for the USDA Call Janita Raham, Tsapowum
n Renew your last dilated diabetes eye exam, Food Program, call the South Puget Intertribal Chehalis Tribal Domestic Violence
foot exam, dental exam, immunizations and Planning Agency Food Distribution Warehouse Program advocate, at 360-709-1575
medication. at 360-438-4216 from 8 a.m.-p.m. Monday (office) or 360-789-3627 (cell) for
If you are diabetic and have not been seen for through Friday. Our staff will be happy to assist more information.
your regular diabetes care, we want to see you. you in applying for the program.
We will have a diabetes clinic every month and Distribution dates are March 29 and April 26.
plan to see all of our diabetic patients. Pickup is at the Chehalis Tribal Community
Center from 9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

with the Elders
This is a 16-week class to help you:
The Special Diabetes Program for Indians has kicked off a new n Learn the facts about healthy eating and being active
program to help Chehalis tribal elders increase activity, stamina n Discover what makes it hard for you to eat healthy and be active; learn how
and balance. Staff member Gloria Jones will lead the group. to change these things so they work for you, not against you
Please come join us. We hope to see you there!
n Get the long-term support you need
When: 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays You are welcome to invite a friend or family member
Where: Chehalis Tribal Community Center
pool When: Noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays through May 25
Where: PT Room at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center
According to the Centers for Disease CONTACT
Control, senior fitness can: Gloria Jones at For more information, contact:
n Help maintain ability to live independently. 360-709-1810, Pat Odiorne RD, CDE
n Reduce risk of coronary heart disease gjones@chehalis
and of developing high blood pressure, 360-709-1884,
colon cancer and diabetes. Gloria Jones
n Reduce symptoms of anxiety and
depression, foster improvements in mood. 360-709-1810,
n Maintain healthy bones, muscles, joints.
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to change without notice. Please

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