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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Plano, TX)
September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is designed to help you better manage your long-term health conditions, such as hypertension, arthritis, heart disease, stroke, lung disease, chronic pain or diabetes. Adult family members and friends are also welcomed to attend and participate in the program.
The full program consists of 2.5-hour interactive small group sessions, once a week for six weeks. The participants of the program gain new information, share their experiences, make weekly action plans, and help each other solve problems as they work together in creating and carrying out their self-management programs.
Topics of discussion include:
• Recognizing and managing symptoms
• Getting a good night’s sleep
• Understanding emotions
• Better breathing techniques
• Appropriate physical activity and exercise
• Pain and fatigue management
• Nutrition and healthy eating
• Weight management
• Medication usage
• Communicating effectively
• Working with your health care provider
• Problem Solving
• Decision Making
• Action Planning
Admission is FREE, but registration is required because class size in limited.
If you have questions about other community education classes offered by Texas Health Resources, please call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355).
Sponsored By: Texas Health Plano