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My Life, My Health

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My Life, My Health

July 18, 2023 @ 10:15 am - 12:45 pm

A credible, evidence-based program developed by Stanford University with broad experience and demonstrated results in a variety of settings, populations and chronic conditions. This course aims to address the specific concerns of those living with chronic health conditions such as: High Blood pressure, high cholesterol, arthritis, cancer, chronic pain, chronic fatigue, diabetes, and Parkinson’s. Friends, caregivers, and family members are encouraged to attend as well. 

Each week’s class runs for 2.5 hours. This 6-week program is co-facilitated by Doreen Anderson and Karen Dowd, Community Health Specialists for MVH. Each participant will receive a book with resources and information on managing their chronic illness. 


Week 1: Principles of Self-Management, Mind Body Connection, and quality Sleep
Week 2: Problem Solving, Managing Emotions, exercise, and Action Plans (goals)
Week 3: Decision Making Strategies, reduce Pain and Fatigue, Relaxation
Week 4: Better Breathing, Nutrition, Effective Communication, and Group Support
Week 5: Medication and Depression Management and Positive Thinking
Week 6: Effective Strategies with healthcare Providers, Weight Management and
Future Planning

Regain control of your health, feel better, and connect with others!

To register you can contact:
Doreen Anderson at Danderson15@partners.org or call 508-957-0185
Karen Dowd at kedowd@partners.org or call 508-684-4541

Details

Date:
July 18, 2023
Time:
10:15 am - 12:45 pm
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