Chronic Disease Self-Management

It will help you take steps towards positive change and healthier living as you build your confidence and your ability to manage your day-to-day life.

Topics include:

  • Working with your doctor
  • Medication "how to's"
  • Personalizing a fitness & exercise program
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Dealing with negative emotions
  • Managing symptoms
  • Improving communication
  • Tips for eating well
  • Setting goals
  • Effective problem solving

The program runs one day a week for six weeks. Each session is about 2 1/2 hours long with planned breaks, lots of interaction, and time for questions.

Two leaders-who also have chronic health conditions present the information and facilitate the discussion. 

Anyone - regardless of age- with a long-term health condition such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Heart Disease
  • Asthma
  • Lung Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Parkinson's
  • Other chronic conditions
  • Those who care for those with chronic conditions