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Registration now open for online course on Living Well with Chronic Conditions

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The Social Services Division at Clackamas County is offering a free 6-week online workshop series on living your best life with chronic conditions. Participants will be limited to 6-10 individuals per course while using their own devices or computers equipped with camera and audio on Zoom.

Facilitators of the workshop will provide techniques to help manage conditions for finding hope and feeling better while living with a chronic condition. Techniques and tools will be shared in enjoyable and helpful ways for individuals to improve their quality of life, or the life of someone they care for, while living with a chronic condition. Caregivers welcome!

Registered participants and workshop sessions will begin April 27 and run through June 1 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each Tuesday. 

Pre-register online

Have questions? Call 503-650-5796 or email wendyhay@clackamas.us.

Workshop participants will discover tools to improve health and outlook on life: 

  • Use positive thinking, breathing and relaxation techniques 
  • Deal with 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 and working with healthcare team 
  • Brainstorm solutions to challenges and barriers 
  • Make weekly action plans 
  • Learn pain management options 

Not sure if this is for you? Learn more on Tuesday, April 20 at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pre-register online.  

Course participants receive a complimentary “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions” resource book to keep. 

Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP) is an evidence-based program designed by Stanford University and sponsored by Clackamas County Social Services and AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP.