Living Well With Chronic Conditions

The Living Well with Chronic Conditions weekly class series begins Friday January 19th and goes through Friday, February 23rd, 2018. The class is held every Friday from 8:30-11:00 a.m. at the Tooele Senior Center (58 E Vine Street). To register call the Tooele Senior Center at 435-843-4110 or Amy at 435-277-2302.

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.