Medical Wellness

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Family Wellness is proud to partner with Sanford Health to provide integrated programs that focus on the prevention and treatment of illness, disease, and injury. Please use the information below to learn about our programs.

Parkinson’s Program

Our Parkinson’s program offers two activity class options on Mondays and Wednesdays and support groups on Fridays. The program is led by Carolyn Hennum, who has been trained in the BIG and LOUD program and the PWR! Moves course through Parkinson Wellness Recovery. Please contact Gary for more information (701) 234-6961 or Gary.Pucher@sanfordhealth.org.

Monday and Wednesday

10:00 – 10:50 am – BIG/PWR Moves: This class features BIG movements and PWR moves that focus on strength and balance, and also includes a LOUD voice exercise component. Participants must be referred by a BIG certified physical therapist, and must be a Family Wellness member (need based membership applications are available at the front desk for financial assistance, or print from our website). Classes are held in Group Fitness 1 unless otherwise specified.

10:50 – 11:00 am – Independent walking

11:00 – 11:50 am – PD FIT:  This class is for independent movers (no walkers, canes, etc) who are ready for a continuous movement at a faster pace. Activities include dance, boxing and circuit style drills to work on balance, strength and agility. Participants must be able to get on and off the floor without assistance. Before attending, participants must meet with a PD Trainer 1 on 1 for a mobility assessment. All participants must be a Family Wellness member (need based membership applications are available at the front desk for financial assistance, or print from our website). Classes are held in Group Fitness 1 unless otherwise specified.

10:50 – 11:00 am – Independent walking

Fridays

10:00 – 11:00 am – Parkinson’s Support Group (Conference Room)

11:00 – 11:50 am – Independent Exercise in Fitness Area

11:00 – 11:50 am – Friends of PD Support Group (Meets the 3rd Friday of the Month in the Conference Room) This group is for spouses, children, caregivers, friends, or anyone else who could benefit from the opportunity to connect and share with others. 

Exercise is Medicine

Exercise is Medicine is a program developed through the American College of Sports Medicine. This program is a comprehensive program that helps individuals move better, feel better and live a healthier more active lifestyle. Participants will meet twice a week an hour at a time, for 12 weeks in a small group setting and be led by one of our experienced and certified personal trainers. 

If you have questions on this program, please contact Carma at 701.234.7643 or Carma.Devillers@sanfordhealth.org.

$200 Members / $314 Nonmembers

Ages 17+

Jump Start Cancer Program

The JUMP START program is designed to help you begin the focus on your personal fitness and wellness goals.

There is no charge for JUMP START for people undergoing current cancer treatment or follow up. Patients receive a free 2 week membership to Family Wellness and a consultation with our trainer to get started!

New option – JUMP START 60 includes consultation and 3 training session plus a 2 month membership. Cost is just $60.

Step 1: Consultation: meet one on one with a trainer to discuss your goals and needs.

Step 2: Personal training session aimed to meet your own customized needs.

Step 3: Two follow up personal training session to assure you are on the right track and moving towards your goals.

You will work with a Wellness Trainer to:

  • Determine your readiness to begin an exercise program
  • Help overcome the strongest barriers to living a physically-active, wellness lifestyle
  • Set and commit to goals each week
  • Complete workouts side-by-side with your own trainer
  • Learn how to exercise using the resources available to you
  • Increase your self confidence
  • Co-create a plan that works with you and for you

For questions, please contact Carma Devillers, Wellness Training Manager, at (701) 234-7643 or Carma.Devillers@sanfordhealth.org

Medical Support Program

Our goal is to support qualifying individuals or families with access to our facilities and professionals to encourage exercise as part of their overall wellness plan. To qualify, you need to be referred by a provider from our approved partner list. 

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If you have any questions or are interested in being an approved partner, please email becky.peltier@sanfordhealth.org

Prenatal/Postnatal

Whether baby is here or will be here soon, we can help! 

For questions, please contact Carma Devillers, Wellness Training Manager, at (701) 234-7643 or Carma.Devillers@sanfordhealth.org

Youth Weight Management Programs

FIT Start: for ages 7-11 years old. This is a group style 10 week program where there is 7 fun fitness sessions and 3 healthy cooking/nutrition sessions.

1 on 1 Teen Package for Youth Weight Management: for ages 12-17 years old. This is an individual customized program where the teen meets with our personal trainers for 8 sessions and with our registered dietitian for 2 sessions.

Contact person: Molly Kaeding at molly.kaeding@sanfordhealth.org

Walk This Way

Thursdays from 2:30PM – 3:30PM

Walk This Way is a program for individuals with memory loss and their caregivers choosing to use physical activity as a means to manage their symptoms and mental health.

Family Wellness will offer two designated “walking paths” which include our beautiful walking track on the second floor of our building AND for those opting for a quieter environment, our largest group fitness room. Soft music will be offered in this quieter setting and the “track” will outline the perimeter of the room.

We will welcome participants to social time in our Multi-Purpose Room area at any time during this hour. 

Other Programming

We understand that sometimes we need a solution for the individual. Our experienced trainers are qualified to work with people with other chronic diseases and concerns than what are listed above.

For a personal consultation, please contact Carma Devillers, Wellness Training Manager, at (701) 234-7643 or Carma.Devillers@sanfordhealth.org