Take Control of Your Health Workshop developed by Stanford University is designed for adults with chronic diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, depression, heart disease, high blood pressure, lung disease, or other ongoing health conditions. It will help you gain self-confidence in your ability to control your symptoms and acquire skills to better manage your health.
If you have a chronic condition or are caring for someone with a chronic condition and are 60 years or older, come and learn how the “Take Control of Your Health” workshop can provide a chance for you to meet new people, to help others by sharing what has worked for you, and to find new ways to address your health conditions in a mutually supportive setting.
The workshop is funded by a grant through Meals on Wheels of Ocean County and The Office of Senior Services, there is no charge. It consists of six weekly sessions, each session is 2 ½ hours long. Class size is limited to 15 people to allow for interaction among the participants. Attendees receive a book entitled “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions” & relaxation CD. Refreshments are served at each meeting.
The workshop will begin on Wednesday April 27th from 1PM to 3:30 PM at the Pines in Whiting. Call 732-849-0400 to register.