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(Temporarily Suspended) My Life, My Health: Managing chronic conditions (6 sessions from March 24-April 28)

April 7 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 28, 2020

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Join us for a FREE six-session community workshop designed to give adults with chronic conditions (such as arthritis, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, asthma) and/or their caregivers the knowledge and skills needed to take a more active role in their healthcare.

Learn strategies developed and tested by researchers including ways to:

  • use exercises for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance
  • use techniques that can improve your quality of life
  • communicate effectively with family, friends and health professionals
  • manage frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • evaluate new treatment
  • use medication and nutrition appropriately

Meets on Tuesdays from 12:30-3 p.m. on March 24, 31 and April 7, 14, 21, 28 at the Saugus Senior Center.

Registration is required and space is limited, please call Stephanie at 781-338-7559 to sign up.

Facilitated by Joya Pezzuto, RN and Stephanie Chissler, OTS/L.

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is an evidence-based model developed by Stanford University Medical Center and proven to help people just like you.

Details

Date
April 7
Time
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category

Venue

466 Central Street
Saugus, MA

Phone

Stephanie at 781-338-7559
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