Thursday, May 19, 2011

Your Way to Wellness

Do you have a chronic health condition? Do you want to better support a loved one who has a chronic condition? Join us for Your Way to Wellness, a free six-week program to help people living with chronic conditions learn and develop new skills to help maintain an active, fulfilling life.

Who should attend?

Any adult with an ongoing health condition OR Family members, friends, and caregivers or meone with someone with a chronic condition.

Chronic conditions can include, but are not limited to:

• Arthritis

• Diabetes

• High blood pressure

• Heart disease

• Asthma

• Fibromyalgia

• Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)

• Mental illness

• Chronic pain

Learn how to:

• Eat healthier & become more active

• Manage symptoms and emotions (fear, anger, frustration)

• Improve self confidence

• Make daily tasks easier

• Talk to your doctor and health care team

• Set goals, learn problem solving, and develop action plans

About the program

Each session lasts 2.5 hours and meets once a week for six weeks. Each group has six to 15 people and is led by trained volunteers (most of whom live with chronic conditions themselves.

Next session starts Thursday May 26th!

When: Thursday evenings, (6:00pm-8:30pm)

Dates: May 26-June 30.

Where: Diabetes Management Centre, Bayer's Road Centre, Suite 165, 7071 Bayer's Road, Halifax.

Interested in signing up? For more information contact Stephanie at 473-7709 or visit¢erContent.Id.0=53459

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