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Available FREE Patient Workshops

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Healthier Living Self-Management Workshop

Subjects covered include:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Nutrition
  • How to evaluate new treatments

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Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

Subjects covered include:

  • Techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance
  • Healthy eating
  • Appropriate use of medication
  • Working more effectively with health care providers

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Tobacco Recovery Self-Management Workshop

Subjects covered include:

  • In depth information about all forms of tobacco abuse
  • Practical counseling
  • Problem solving skills and social support
  • Information about Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT’s)
  • Information about the current usage of the prescription CHANTIX AND Zyban

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Nutrition Education Self-Management Workshop

Subjects covered include:

  • My Plate: Portion sizes
  • Nutrients
  • Label Reading: sodium, sugars, fats
  • Meal Planning: shop on a budget
  • Cooking Demo: snack and eating out

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Positive Self-Management Workshop for HIV/AIDS

Subjects covered include:

  • How to best integrate medication regimens into daily life so they can be taken consistently
  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fear, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals
  • Nutrition
  • Evaluating symptoms
  • Advanced directives

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Pain Self-Management Workshop

Subjects covered include:

  • Discussion of acute vs. chronic pain
  • Effects of untreated pain
  • Alternate pain management techniques: breathing & visualization
  • Psychological evaluation and intervention in pain management
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Movin' & Groovin'

Subjects covered include:

  • An interactive class for children and parents to share
  • Fun with instruments, music, and dance-like activities
  • Provides opportunities for children to be physically active using music and movement
  • Get tips to help parents self-manage the development of social skills, express emotions, cultivate creativity and imagination, learn awareness of movement and body positions, plus much more.... all through music and movement!

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Wellness Yoga

An assisted yoga class with traditional poses using props like blankets, straps, blocks, and chairs to bring the body into a restful state as a natural way to self-manage pain and stress, increase strength and flexibility, improve breathing and circulation, manage weight, achieve cardiovascular conditioning and improve well-being.

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