Chronic Disease Self Management Workshops
Who should attend?
People with chronic long term conditions, such as:
- Heart Disease
- Lung Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
This workshop is also open to a friend, caregiver or relative of participants with chronic conditions who would benefit from the problem solving skills related to managing a chronic condition. Adults of any age can benefit from the skills taught in this workshop.
What does this course cover?
You will learn how to manage your symptoms and:
- Better communicate with your doctor, nurse or dietitian
- Reduce your frustration
- Fight fatigue
- Make your daily tasks easier
- Learn breathing and relaxation exercises
- Reduce stress and anxiety
- Take back control of your condition
How does it work?
The Living a Healthy Life workshop is taught in six sessions held once a week for six weeks. Two trained leaders, who have chronic conditions themselves, lead the 2.5 hour sessions. Participants with chronic conditions are encouraged to bring a friend, caregiver or family member with them to the sessions.
$10.00 per Person. Cost includes participation in the six-session workshop, a copy of the book “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.” Sponsorships may be available.
Call Area 9 for more information or to enroll in the next scheduled workshop.