Offered in-person at the Katie Dusenberry Healthy Aging Center, 600 S. Country Club Rd.
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) workshops is for people with ongoing health problems to provide information for managing those problems more effectively. Workshops are guided by trained leaders who live with chronic conditions and offered in community settings. The workshop is 2 ½ hours per week, for 6 weeks. Topics covered include Dealing with difficult emotions, Managing symptoms, Nutrition, Increasing strength and stamina through better fitness, Problem solving, Understanding medication, Making informed treatment decisions and Goal setting.
In accordance with CDC guidelines, masking at PCOA facilities is optional for staff, volunteers, and members of the public. CDC recommends people at high risk of serious illness from COVID 19 discuss when they should wear masks and other precautions with their healthcare provider. PCOA representatives will gladly put on a mask at your request. Participants at in-person event(s) will be expected to adhere to distancing and safety guidelines as provided. Guidelines for functions held in community sites not operated by PCOA may vary.