Take Control of Your Health and Manage Chronic Disease (February 2 – March 9)

When:
February 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2018-02-09T14:00:00-05:00
2018-02-09T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
Somerville Senior Citizens Housing
1 Mountain Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Caitlin Witucki
(908) 704-6339

Somerset County Deputy Director Freeholder Brian D. Levine, human services liaison, invites caregivers and residents age 60 and above with long-term health conditions to a free six-week workshop, titled “Take Control of Your Health, Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.”

The interactive program will be held at Somerville Senior Citizens Housing, located at 1 Mountain Ave, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23, March 2 and 9. Advanced registration is required by Friday, Jan. 26. To register, contact Caitlin Witucki at (908) 704-6339 or Witucki@co.somerset.nj.us.

This evidence-based workshop is designed to help people with chronic health conditions to overcome daily challenges and maintain an active, fulfilling life.

Participants will learn healthy living techniques, including symptom management, healthy eating, exercise strategies and stress management. The program will help individuals communicate effectively with doctors and health care teams. Research confirms that participants increase healthful behaviors, experience improvements in outlook and confidence, and are less limited in daily activities.

Each participant will receive a book, titled, “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.”

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