Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Description: The Manchester Health Department is sponsoring a “Chronic Disease Self-Management Program” for two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks at the Manchester Senior Center located at 549 E. Middle Turnpike from 9:30 to 12:00 starting Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders. Subjects covered 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, and, how to evaluate new treatments. Each participant in the workshop receives a copy of “Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions”and a healthy snack is provided. Call the Manchester Health Department to register at (860) 647-3173. Class size is limited to 15.
Location: Senior Center 549 East Middle Turnpike
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 9:30am-12:00pm EDT
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
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Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:33pm EDT