PAVING THE PATH: 12 STEPS TO OPTIMAL WELLNESS (Week 2)
Identify what is most important to you; set and achieve personal goals to live your best life possible.
Remaining Dates: April 6, April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4
Twelve Steps to Optimal Wellness™ is presented by Dr. Beth Frates, a rehabilitation physician and wellness coach, who is also a daughter of a stroke survivor.
Dr. Frates’ 12-step plan for wellness helps people learn to build a healthy mindset through various lifestyle changes, which include creating a wholesome diet and exercise plan, regular sleep patterns, and forming powerful personal connections.
- Participants in this program will take each step together with Dr. Frates, discussing strategies and sharing solutions for positive change.
- This program will provide the knowledge you need to make positive and long-lasting changes in your lifestyle.
The Spring 2020 Spaulding Stroke Institute Wellness Program runs weekly for 6 weeks starting Monday, March 30, 2020.
We will meet via video conference on the following dates:
- March 30
- April 6
- April 13
- April 20
- April 27
- May 4
To register, please email us at SRHStrokeInstitute@partner
s.org or call 617.952.6149.
COST: $120 for all 6 weeks*
* This program is not covered by usual health insurances. Registration and payment are required prior to attendance. Participants can join the program at any time and payment will be prorated Please note: Scholarships are available to those in need. Please contact us at SRHStrokeInstitute@partners.org or 617.952.6149 for more information about scholarships.
About Dr. Beth Frates
Beth Frates, MD, is trained as a physiatrist and a health and wellness coach. Her expertise is in lifestyle medicine, and she works to empower patients to reach their optimal level of wellness by adopting healthy habits. Beth joined Eddie at the ILM at its inception and worked with him to create and run the CME programs Active Lives and Tools for Promoting Healthy Change. At Harvard Medical School, Beth created the first Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group in 2008, which is still thriving today. As a member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Beth helped to shape the scope of this new specialty nationally. She is an award-winning teacher at Harvard Medical School, where she is an assistant clinical professor, and she developed and taught a college lifestyle medicine curriculum at the Harvard Extension School, which is one of the most popular courses offered at the school. She shared a lifestyle medicine syllabus, which can be downloaded through the ACLM website, in hopes that her work can serve as a template for other instructors and professors hoping to teach a course in lifestyle medicine. As the Director of Wellness Programming at the Stroke Institute for Research and Recovery at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr. Frates has created and implemented a 12-month wellness program for stroke survivors and their caregivers. She is co-author of the book Life After Stroke: The Guide to Recovering Your Health and Preventing Another Stroke and co-author of three chapters on behavior change in different medical textbooks. And, most recently, she co-authored The Lifestyle Medicine Handbook: An Introduction to the Power of Healthy Habits which was ranked in the top 20 by Book Authority for medical book released in 2018.