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‘Living Well with Chronic Conditions’ workshop set

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 4:50 pm

“Living Well with Chronic Conditions” is a six-week workshop series designed to help community members manage their long-term health issues effectively.

Chronic conditions of those attending may include asthma, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, chronic pain, sleep apnea, or fibromyalgia, among others. If you or anyone you care for has a chronic disease, you are welcome to attend this series which is designed to address issues including finding effective and healthy ways to deal with pain and fatigue; helping to establish better nutrition and exercise choices in your life; discovering new treatment options; managing side effects; communicating with your health care professional effectively; and leading a fuller and better life despite having a chronic condition.

On Feb. 26, the University of Tennessee Extension Lincoln County & the Lincoln County Health Department will be offering a free “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” workshop. “The Living Well with Chronic Conditions” program is led by two educators certified by Stanford University Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Master Trainers. Participants are encouraged to actively contribute to the sessions and to work together to find solutions and set healthy goals. Individuals are also encouraged to attend every session; the class will not be open to new participants after the first session.

Classes will be held every Monday at 9:30 a.m. Lincoln County Extension office.

For more information or to sign up for the program, please contact Ethel Bonner, Family & Consumer Sciences agent, at 931-433-1582.