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Take charge of your health with chronic conditions workshop

At the Pioneer Center

The Living Well Workshop is a six-week self-management workshop which will be held on Tuesdays from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Center in White Salmon.

The classes will be held Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27 and Dec. 4 and 11.

The workshop is designed at Stanford University to help people gain self-confidence in their ability to manage any type of ongoing health problem.

These health problems may include heart disease, lung disease, stroke, diabetes, arthritis, cancer, high blood pressure, being overweight, fibromyalgia and others.

The workshops combine group discussions and activities with short lectures on topics including eating healthy, managing medication and using distraction techniques to manage pain.

The workshop builds confidence around managing health, staying active and enjoying life.

The workshop is free and includes course book. The workshop is limited to 15 participants.

Preregistration is required by calling Senior Services, 493-3068.


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