Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a chronic disease self-management program that was developed at Stanford University and has been adopted by many community partners and hospital systems throughout the country. It is a free six-week course that teaches practical skills for living a happy and healthy life with an ongoing health condition. This interactive, fun workshop meets for two and a half hours each week. The workshop is led by a pair of specially trained volunteer leaders.
The Living Well “Toolbox”
Throughout the six sessions, participants will acquire skills such as:
- Health literacy: learning how to work with your health care provider
- Healthy eating and physical activity
- Relaxation techniques
- Communication skills and problem solving
- Decision making
- Better breathing and pain management
Living Well with Chronic Conditions is always looking for volunteers to lead workshops. If you enjoy helping people, don’t mind speaking in front of small groups, and want to be part of a community-wide program, please contact Mitch at (541) 768-6070 to find out more about upcoming trainings near you!
: Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital
: April 7 to May 12
: Tuesdays, 2 to 4:30 p.m.
: H.A.R.T. Center, Harrisburg
: May 20 to June 24
: Wednesdays, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
: Samaritan Internal Medicine, Corvallis
: June 1 to July 6
: Mondays, 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Registration is required. Contact Mitchell Heath at 541-768-6070, or email at email@example.com
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