An independent, not-for-profit organization serving persons of all ages, incomes and abilities in Fulton, Marshall, Peoria, Stark, Tazewell and Woodford Counties.
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.
- 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:
- Heart Disease
- Lung Disease
- Other chronic conditions
- Those who care for those with chronic conditions