Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
In partnership with the Kansas City Regional Arthritis Center at Saint Luke’s Hospital, TMC/University Health is offering the FREE Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at Bluford Library, 3050 Prospect, Kansas City, MO 64128. Lunch is being provided. The program was developed at Stanford University.
The program is highly participatory. Mutual support and success builds participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and to achieve or maintain active and fulfilling lives.
Are you living with a chronic condition or on-going health problem?
Do you care about or for someone who is?
Learn how to take control when you learn:
Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
Appropriate physical activity for maintaining and improving strength and endurance
Better breathing techniques
Appropriate use of medication
Working more effectively with health care providers
Communicating with friends and family
Communicating with oneself
Communicating with the health care system
Action-planning, problem-solving, decision-making
The workshops meet once a week for two to two and one-half hours plus lunch is being provided.
Materials participants receive are the “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions,” book, and Moving Easy CD.
Spouses, caregivers, etc. are welcome too.
To sign-up, call 816-404-9713.