Living Well With Chronic Conditions

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LiveWell Chronic Disease Management (CDM)LiveWell with Chronic Conditions
Who is it forCaregivers and/or individuals who have chronic health condition(s) such as: chronic pain arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, chronic lung disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke/spinal cord injury, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, and kidney disease.Goals

To help participants obtain information, learn new skills and abilities, and develop higher levels of confidence to manage and cope with chronic health conditions.

To give people more confidence in handling their own health problems.

To give and receive support from others who are experiencing similar health problems.

Service

Included in this six week program are:

o    Problem solving and action plans

o    Exercise

o    Cognitive symptom management

o    Nutrition

o    Fatigue and symptom management

o    Advanced care directives

o    Use of medications

o    Dealing with fear, anger and depression

o    Communication with others

Additional

The program began in 2002 ,and it is delivered under license from Stanford University by volunteer lay leaders. Pairs of trained volunteers work with groups of up to 12 people, once a week for 2.5 hours for six consecutive weeks. Results suggest that the program impacts people’s sense of well being and reduces healthcare utilization.

Cost

Free

Schedule

2.5 Hours weekly for 6 consecutive weeks.

Contact

LiveWell Chronic Disease Management Program

(306) 882-4111 ext 2312

Leader Training Opportunities

We are always looking for volunteer peer leaders to co-lead this six week program.  Leaders receive four full days of training as well as a leader’s manual and would ideally commit to leading a minimum of 2 six week sessions.

Please call us if you are interested in sharing the tools that help people with chronic health problems improve their lives.

Client Testimonials

Here are what some past participants had to say about the course after their six weeks.

“Very informative, instructors awesome.”

“I found this course very helpful and interesting.  It was good to be together with others and realize they have the same situations.”

“I found this course very helpful as well as a very enjoyable system.”

“The course was excellent and the book I received has lots of valuable information.”

“I really think I can better look after my chronic condition.”

For more information on classes,or to register please call

(306) 882-4111 ext 2312

Live Well With Chronic Conditions

 

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