Lincoln County Health and Human Services announces that a FREE Living Well with Chronic Conditions “Train the Trainer” workshop to benefit individuals living with a chronic or ongoing health condition in Lincoln County. The Train the Trainer workshop will be held on Thursday and Friday, September 22, 23, 29 and 30, 9-4:00 pm. The training will be held at Lincoln County Health and Human Services, 51 SW Lee St., Newport. Again, the program is free.
This Stanford program and research study showed improved self-management skills and quality of life for people living with ongoing health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, emphysema, fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, heart conditions, high blood pressure, Multiple Sclerosis, and other chronic conditions. The program requires participants and leaders meet for two and a half hours, once a week for six weeks, in community settings such as senior centers, churches, libraries, and hospitals. This FREE program provides techniques and tools for participants to incorporate as they learn to create self-management plans for coping with chronic symptoms, frustrations and fatigue.
Did we mention that this workshop is FREE to all participants? However, pre-registration is required, space is limited and will fill up quickly! To register, or for additional information, call Ann Way, MS, Coordinator, 541-265-0465, Lincoln County Health and Human Services.
The Living Well with Chronic Condition program is sponsored by Samaritan Health System, Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments and Lincoln County Health and Human Services.