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Living Well: Chronic Disease Self Management Program Workshops

Living Well: Chronic Disease Self Management Program Workshops:
About
Stanford University developed this community-based, peer-led program to address symptoms persons with chronic conditions and caregivers experience:


  • Fatigue
  • Tense muscles
  • Stress/anxiety
  • Pain
  • Difficult emotions
  • Depression

This program was rigorously tested and proven to effectively help persons with chronic conditions and disabilities (and caregivers) manage their conditions and enhance their quality of life. 


Curriculum
Many topics are covered including:

  • Medication management
  • Proper sleep hygiene
  • Nutrition
  • Physical activity
  • Working with your healthcare team
  • Communication
  • Action planning/Goal setting
  • Falls prevention


Duration
Workshops meet:
  • Once a week (same day)
  • 2 ½ hours (same time)
  • 6  consecutive weeks

For more information visit: http://patienteducation.stanford.edu/programs/


To find a workshop near you click on your region on the map below or select your county:

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Site last reviewed: March 25, 2013

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