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Take Charge of Your Well-Being with Health and Wellness Programs
Health care isn’t just for when you’re sick – it’s to keep you healthy, too. AltaMed offers our members a wide range of programs that can make it easier to live healthy, manage chronic conditions, lose weight, and achieve other important health goals. We use proven techniques to motivate you – and besides getting healthier, you may even make friends and have fun.
STOMP is Solutions & Treatment to Obesity Management and Prevention.
STOMP - Family Health and Fitness Program
STOMP is Solutions & Treatment to Obesity Management and Prevention. This fun, interactive childhood healthy weight program helps kids and their families develop healthy habits around nutrition, fitness, stress management, and more – to help them grow healthy for life!
STOMP is a full year of hands-on support that includes visits with doctors, nutritionists, fitness instructors, and other health professionals. It’s available for free for qualifying AltaMed members and their families. Locations include Anaheim (714) 678-2143, Boyle Heights (323) 307-0479, El Monte (626) 582-1428, Santa Ana (714) 919-0280, and Huntington Beach (714) 375-2261.
Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed, or you’ve had Type 2 diabetes for a while, learning how to successfully manage it can...
Diabetes Group Visits
Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed, or you’ve had Type 2 diabetes for a while, learning how to successfully manage it can help you lead a long and normal life. This program uses evidence-based principles and focuses on nutrition, activity, medication compliance, and self-care, with the goal of helping participants lower their HbA1c scores and keep them in a healthy range.
For six weeks, you’ll meet with a team of professionals, including a doctor and a pharmacist. It’s a warm, friendly environment where you can get to know others with diabetes and share your success together. The program is available to AltaMed patients over the age of 18 at every one of our Los Angeles and Orange County locations.
Call (323) 558-7606 to enroll.
If you’ve been told you’re at risk for diabetes or prediabetes, staying healthy can start with a few lifestyle changes.
Diabetes Prevention Program
With support from a trained wellness coach and a registered dietitian, this year-long program helps you set goals and overcome challenges. The program is available to AltaMed patients over the age of 17 at our Los Angeles and Orange County locations.
With in-person meetings, our goal is to encourage participants to live a heart-healthy lifestyle! Each week, we’ll focus on topics...
Healthy Heart Program
With in-person meetings, our goal is to encourage participants to live a heart-healthy lifestyle! Each week, we’ll focus on topics such as stress management, exercise, nutrition, and medication compliance. The program maintains a positive, support group-type environment: participants work together and motivate each other to succeed.
Program is recommended for individuals who want to achieve healthy cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Call (323) 558-7606 to enroll.
No matter your age, what you eat has a huge effect on your overall health. Healthy eating isn’t hard – especially when you...
No matter your age, what you eat has a huge effect on your overall health. Healthy eating isn’t hard – especially when you have someone to empower you to make good decisions and teach you how healthy food can be delicious. Our registered dietitians provide individually tailored nutrition plans to members of every age.
Patients with the following are encouraged to see a dietitian: diabetes, heart-related conditions, those considering bariatric surgery, pregnancy, gastrointestinal-related conditions, and patients with any other nutrition-related condition
This program is available to all AltaMed patients at no cost. Ask your doctor for a referral or call (888) 499-9303 to enroll.
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This six-month program helps those who have diabetes and may need extra help to manage their condition.
Community Health Specialist Program
This six-month program helps those who have diabetes and may need extra help to manage their condition. You’ll work closely with your personal community health specialist (CHS) and doctor to help you set both short-term and long-term goals and develop an action plan to keep you on track. The program is flexible enough to fit into your schedule: you can even have telephone or home visits when you need them. Your personal CHS truly meets you where you are and will give you support that is tailored to your specific needs to help you lower your HbA1c.
Program is available to AltaMed patients with diabetes.
Call (323) 597-2860 to enroll.
The Services to Help You Grow Healthy and the Protection to Keep You Safe
AltaMed PACE is the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. It was created for seniors who are managing multiple health conditions...
AltaMed PACE is the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. It was created for seniors who are managing multiple health conditions who need just a little extra help but aren’t ready for assisted living.
With AltaMed PACE, seniors are picked up at their homes and transported in style – you’ve probably seen the vans in your neighborhood! A few days a week, seniors visit a community-focused center where they get medical care and meals and can participate in social activities. Best of all, AltaMed PACE visits and services may be covered by Medicare.
Learn more about AltaMed PACE and call (855) 252-PACE (7223) to apply.
The Services to Help You Grow Healthy and the Protection to Keep You Safe
Programs that support healthier communities
In addition to offering unique member programs, we actively promote good health at the community level. We’re combating health disparities and empowering entire communities to grow healthy and happy, for generations to come.
Together with California HOPE, we offer free crisis counseling and resources to help people who are struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Support and Resources
Communities like ours have seen some of the worst impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Almost every family has experienced loss of some kind, and it’s natural to feel scared, anxious, stressed, or depressed. However, these negative thoughts and emotions can hurt you especially if you don’t find healthy ways to cope.
AltaMed is proud to work with California HOPE to provide crisis counseling for those who need them. It’s a free, confidential service that provides a space to share your struggles without judgement. In addition to counseling and emotional support, you can receive referrals to essential services in your community. You’ve got this – and we’ve got your back.
Call us today at 323-558-7606
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We’re doing whatever it takes to bring good health to our communities – including delivering care and services to where they’re...
Community Mobile Unit
We’re doing whatever it takes to bring good health to our communities – including delivering care and services to where they’re needed most. Our community mobile units serve Los Angeles and Orange County by providing flu shots and blood pressure, Hemoglobin A1c, blood glucose, and cholesterol screenings to both AltaMed members and local residents.
AltaMed is leading a systematic approach to target health disparities. Through the My Community, My Health Coalition we work...
My Community, My Health Coalition
AltaMed is leading a systematic approach to target health disparities. Through the My Community, My Health Coalition we work with more than 60 partners in Southeast Los Angeles, including policymakers and public health officials. We’re tackling big-picture issues, including access to reliable transportation, healthy foods, and culturally-appropriate medical care. We’re taking action and we’re already seeing results in our efforts around disease prevention, youth empowerment, and environmental health.
AltaMed is helping to develop the community leaders of tomorrow. This program engages high-schoolers throughout Southeast...
Youth Community Action Program
AltaMed is helping to develop the community leaders of tomorrow. This program engages high-schoolers throughout Southeast Los Angeles in a 15-week program that focuses on leadership, civic engagement, critical thinking, and problem solving. Then participants are challenged to take their new skills and address a key community issue that is important to them, such as homelessness, food insecurity, or environmental justice.
To learn more and get involved, email Oscar Velasco at firstname.lastname@example.org.