November 27, 2017
DERBY – Griffin Hospital will host a free six-week workshop to help individuals suffering from health conditions take back control of their lives starting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, at 350 Seymour Ave.
The Live Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop provides health information and strategies to help those with health conditions like pain, anxiety, diabetes, depression, heart disease, and arthritis increase their energy and take control of their health.
Along with clinical care, participants will learn ways to cope with difficult emotions, depression, and stress/anxiety, reduce pain, improve mobility, increase energy, increase physical activity, eat healthier, use medications appropriately, and solve everyday problems and communicate effectively with family and health care providers.
The workshop will run from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, December 6, 13, and 20; and January 3, 10, and 17, at the Center for Cancer Care.
The Live Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop is sponsored by the Connecticut Dept. of Social Services Aging Services Division, Connecticut Dept. of Public Health and Griffin Hospital.
Those seeking to register or find additional information about the event may call Esther Jones at 203-732-1523.