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Chronic Disease Self-Management workshops begin (PUNTA GORDA)

01/07/2020 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Your chronic condition doesn’t need to rule your life!

Are you living with a chronic health condition?
Do you want to spend fewer days in the hospital and less time with doctors?

Join the Area Agency on Aging’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program for a FREE six-week workshop to help you better manage your pain, health, frustration, fatigue, and feelings of isolation.

Space is limited and registration is required for this six-week program. To register, see below.

If you age 60+ or have a disability, and are living with any of the following conditions, this workshop can help you learn to manage your condition:

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Lung Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Depression
  • Obesity
  • Heart Disease
  • Stroke
  • Osteoporosis
  • Chronic Pain
  • …or any other chronic condition.

This free six-week workshop will meet on Tuesdays at from Jan. 7 – Feb. 10 at the Verandas of Punta Gorda. The workshop starts at 12:30 p.m. and lasts for 2 1/2 hours.

To Register:

To register for this six-week program, call the Elder Helpline: 866-413-5337 (866-41-ELDER) or click here to email Health & Wellness Coordinator Sherry Young.

The Chronic Disease Self Management Program is an evidence-based program developed by Stanford University. Funding for these free workshops is provided by a grant for empowering older adults and adults with disabilities through the U.S. Administration for Community Living and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs

Details

Date:
01/07/2020
Time:
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

The Verandas (Yoga Room)
24500 Airport Rd.
Punta Gorda, FL 33950 United States
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