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VIRTUAL - Living a Healthy Life: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Organizer

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Aging Resource Center

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
1 pm to 3:30 pm

Location

Online

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Leaders: Catherine Amarante, RN, MSN, and Sharon Feeney, BA

This is a free 6-week, online, evidence-based program to help you with symptoms of chronic illness.

In this program, you will discuss strategies to:

  • Deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep
  • Exercise appropriately to maintain and improve strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Use medications appropriately
  • Communicate effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Practice good nutrition
  • Balance activity and rest
  • Evaluate new treatments

Participants will receive a copy of the book "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions," an exercise CD, and a relaxation CD. They will also make weekly action plans , share experiences, and help each other address any issues with their self-management.

If you have questions or would like to register, call 603-653-6847 or email Sharon.M.Feeney@hitchcock.org . Space is limited and we request that you do your best to attend all classes.

This program is comprised of six sessions on Tuesdays, 10/6 to 11/10, 1:00 to 3:30 pm.

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