Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Living Well With Chronic Conditions Self-Management Program

Are you 60 + years old and have arthritis, diabetes, constant pain, or any other chronic (long term/ongoing) health condition?  Want to decrease your pain, decrease your doctors’ visits, and enjoy life more? OR do you live with someone who does? Come to the Living Well FREE workshop.

This workshop given by two trained leaders (one or both of whom are non-health professionals with a chronic disease themselves) each week for 2 ½ hours for 6 weeks about how to better manage your symptoms due to chronic conditions such as: diabetes, heart disease, asthma, arthritis, fibromyalgia, cancer, diabetes, kidney disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart failure, COPD or emphysema, depression, chronic pain, etc. People with different chronic health problems attend together. The workshop is open to all ages-family and friends! It is a nationally taught course that can improve your quality of life!

Topics include:
  •          Relaxation techniques
  •          Dealing with Emotions
  •         How to achieve your goals and problem-solving
  •          Techniques for frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation
  •          Exercise to maintain & improve strength
  •          Medications, new treatments, and proper nutrition
  •          Communicating with family, friend, and health professionals

*Breaks and snacks provided

A new class will begin today, August 7, 2012 through September 11, 2012 from 1:00-3:30pm.
Location: Greenwood Clinic 7495 South State Street, Midvale, UT.
To Register: Call Judi at 801-587-6658 or call Brittany at 385-468-4060 or Call the Salt Lake County Healthy Aging Program at 801-468-2772 or email livingwell@slco.org

This course is in English. For courses in Spanish call Olga Rubiano at 801-512-5233.
Esta clase esta en ingles. Para clases en español llame Olga Rubiano al 801-512-5233.

No comments:

Post a Comment