Living Well With Chronic Conditions

Living Well with Chronic Conditions Classes to be held at Grantsville Senior Center starting Fridays, April 6 and going through Friday, May 11 from 8:30-11:00 AM.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

Living Well with Chronic Conditions Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a workshop given two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks, in groups of 10-15 individuals at community settings such as senior centers, churches, libraries, and hospitals. 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. Call 435-884-3446 to register.

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
920 East Wendover Boulevard, Wendover Utah 84083
Call (435)277-2326 or 277-2327 for available services and hours.

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