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Healthier Living with Chronic Conditions

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until April 5, 2022

An Evidence-Based self-management program originally developed at Stanford University, now managed by the Self-Management Resource Center this program designed for people with chronic conditions as well as their family members and caregivers. Chronic conditions may include but are not limited to arthritis, depression, heart disease, diabetes, COPD, etc. This program has been proven to achieve positive health outcomes and reduced health care expenditures. The program is led by two trained peer educators, who may also have a chronic condition.

Topics include:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Nutrition
  • Decision making
  • How to evaluate new treatments

Classes are 2 ½ hours, once a week for six weeks.

To Register: Call (619) 825-5010 or email info@herricklibrary.org

Organizer

Herrick Community Health Care Library
Phone:
619.825.5010
Email:
info@herricklibrary.org
Website:
https://www.herricklibrary.org/

Venue

Herrick Community Health Care Library
9001 Wakarusa Street
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Website:
herricklibrary.org
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