Living with a chronic condition or caring for someone with a chronic condition?
Free virtual 6 week series held Tuesdays, April 19 – May 31, 2022 with a Sneak Peak being held on Tuesday, April 19, at 1 p.m.
Clackamas County Social Services is offering a free “Sneak Peak” preview on April 20, 2022 followed by a six week weekly, virtual evidence-based workshop series (3/9-4/20)) on how to improve your health and outlook on life while living with a chronic condition. These small groups will meet weekly from 1pm – 3:30 pm and are interactive, fun and consist of 8-12 participants. Participants need to have access to a computer or device with a camera and audio ability while using Zoom in order to participate.
Group facilitators share tools and techniques to help you take charge, feel better and live a happier life! You will explore ways to:
- Use positive thinking, breathing and relaxation techniques
- Deal with feelings of depression, anger, fear and frustration
- Develop healthy eating habits and food choices
- Discover the level of activity right for you
- Communicate effectively with others
- Learn tips about medication management & working with healthcare partners
- Brainstorm solutions to challenges and barriers you experience
- Make weekly action plans that are comfortable for you
- Learn pain management options
Workshop sessions will be held virtually & live every Tuesday starting April 19th through May 31st, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registered participants will receive a complimentary "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions" book prior to your second session, to keep as a resource for workshop learning and your continued journey to better living.
You can pre-register by 4/19, 2022 online. Once you register we will send you a link (a couple days prior to 4/19) to the Virtual “Sneak Peak” session held on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. If you have questions, call 503-650-5796 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If we reach capacity, we will keep you on a wait list for future workshops.
Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP) is an evidence based program designed by Stanford University and is sponsored by Clackamas County Social Services and AmeriCorps Senior volunteers.