Living Well With Chronic Conditions

Living Well with Chronic Conditions classes will be held at the Tooele Senior Center (58 E Vine St) on Fridays, starting Friday, January 13, 2017, through Friday, February 17, 2017, from 8:30-11:00 a.m.  Participants are invited to stay for lunch at the center at the end of class.  To register call Amy at 435-277-2302 or sign up at the Tooele Senior Center.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions Self-Management Program is a six-week workshop.  People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals with a chronic disease themselves. Workshops are FREE.  Family members, friends, or caregivers are also welcome to attend.

Subjects covered include:

  • Techniques for frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Appropriate exercise to maintain and improve strength
  • Appropriate use of medications and proper nutrition
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • How to evaluate new treatments

Results of Living Well:

  • Increased Self-Reported Health
  • Increased Energy
  • Increased Activities & Social Roles
  • Increased Aerobic Activity
  • Increase Stretching and Strengthening
  • Increased Cognitive Symptom Techniques
  • Better Communication with Physicians
  • Decreased Health Distress
  • Decreased Fatigue
  • Decreased Hospitalization

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Tooele County Health Department

Tooele
151 North Main Street
Tooele, Utah 84074
(435) 277-2300

Monday-Thursday 8am - 6pm
Friday 8 am to noon
Closed holidays.

Wendover
100 S. 9th Street
Call (435)665-7004 or 665-7005 for available services and hours.

To report an emergency after hours call (435) 882-5600.