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Burlington – Living Healthy with Chronic Conditions

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Date(s) - 02/16/2017 - 03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Willows


Event Phone:   336-228-0597

Description:   The Living Healthy with Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop is held for two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks. People with different chronic health problems are welcome to attend and learn from one another. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both have chronic diseases themselves.

Topics Include:
1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
3) appropriate use of medications
4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
5) nutrition
6) decision making, and
7) how to evaluate new treatments

Classes are highly interactive, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Dates:   6 weeks (1 x week) –  Thursdays – February 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23

Time:   2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Contact:   Wendy Covington    336-228-0597    Email

Last date to register online:   February 13th, 2017


This event is fully booked.