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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 9/5/2017
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Description:
 The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop developed by the Division of Family and Community Medicine at Stanford University to help inform those with chronic illness or a loved one with a chronic illness about becoming an effective health advocate for oneself and improving quality of life.
Topics covered in the workshop include:
*Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation.
*Exercises for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance.
*Appropriate use of medications.
*Communication effectively with family, friends, and health professionals.
*Nutrition.
*Decision making.
*Evaluation new treatments.

This course will meet every week for 2.5 hours and the course runs a total of 6 weeks. Registration is required. To register, please contact Jodie Houser at (571)494-5577 or email at Jodie@pmahweb.org


Each participant in the workshop receives a copy of the companion book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronis Conditions", and an audio relaxation CD.


Library: Chinn Park Regional Library    Chinn Park Library Location and Hours of Operation
Location: CP Conference Room
Contact: Jodie Houser
Contact Number: 571-494-5577
Presenter: Jodie Houser, Healithier Living Programs Manager