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The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Dallas)

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is provided by The Senior Source in collaboration with the Dallas Area Agency on Aging Community Council of Greater Dallas. It 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.

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Sep 15, 2022 01:00 PM
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Oct 13, 2022 01:00 PM
Oct 20, 2022 01:00 PM

This program is presented in a virtual format using videoconferencing. 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. Participants are provided a free copy of the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book and a relaxation CD as resources to assist them on their journey to improving their health and well-being.

Topics of discussion include:
o Recognizing and managing symptoms
o Getting a good night’s sleep
o Understanding emotions
o Better breathing techniques
o Appropriate physical activity and exercise
o Pain and fatigue management
o Nutrition and healthy eating
o Weight management
o Medication usage
o Communicating effectively
o Working with your health care provider
o Problem Solving
o Decision Making
o Action Planning

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September 15
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
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