Living Well

Self Management/Living Well

Take Control of your Condition: Start Living Well Today!

Sign Up today for one of our LIving Well sessions.

For more information 

you may call 607-547-3948, email

LivingWellsessions@bassett.org or 

visit Bassett.org/ChronicConditionCare

Living Well with a Chronic Condition

Word diagram of different mental health conditions.

Living Well with a Chronic Condition is a free interactive 7-week workshop series that meets once a week for 2.5 hours to help people with chronic conditions such as diabetes, breathing problems, depression, anxiety, heart conditions, and arthritis.

  • Gain support from peers that have similar conditions
  • Identify stressors and learn new coping skills
  • Learn better ways to talk to your family, friends, and healthcare professionals
  • Find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue
  • Discuss ways to maintain and improve strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Set your own goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your health and life

Living Well with Diabetes

Insulin check for diabetes.

Living Well with Diabetes is a workshop that will help you take control of your diabetes rather than letting it control you! Get more out of life by attending this free 2.5-hour workshop one time per week for 7 weeks. You will learn how to:

  • Manage symptoms
  • Communicate effectively with your doctor and other healthcare professionals
  • Lessen your frustration
  • Fight fatigue and pain
  • Eat healthier and read nutrition labels
  • Keep your blood sugar in check
  • Make daily tasks easier
  • AND…get more out of life!

Walk with Ease

Walking, Adventure, Outdoor

Learn how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life.

Walk with Ease is proven to

  • Reduce the pain and discomfort of arthritis
  • Increase balance, strength and walking pace
  • Build confidence in your ability to be physically active
  • Improve overall health

This program is offered as a self-guided course or in a community setting.

Living Well with Chronic Pain

Living Well with Chronic Pain is a FREE 7-week workshop series that meets once a week for 2.5 hours. People living with chronic pain will:

  • Gain support from others
  • Learn how to manage chronic pain symptoms
  • Set goals and problem solve
  • Exercise safely
  • Identify ways to cope with difficult emotions
  • Discuss ways to talk to doctors, family, and friends about your needs

Tai-Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Senior main practicing Tai Chi.

Offered in Montgomery County. Tai chi is an evidence-based practice to improve balance and help prevent falls. It also provides relief from arthritis.

To find out more information about how the evidence-based practice can help you feel less pain, increase your range of motion, and improve balance, contact Montgomery County Public Health: 518-853-3531

Classes will be held at the    Classes will be held at the
 Palatine Nursing Home Annex Building 
 154 Lafayette St. 20 Parks St. Fonda,
Palatine Bridge, NY   Room 111
Fridays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.    Wednesdays 10-11 a.m.
2018 Class Dates:  2018 Class Dates: 
September 21   October 3
September 28  October 10
October 5 October 17
October 12 October 24
October 19 October 31
October 26 November 7

ALL Classes are Free of Charge

To Register:

Please Call

518-853-3531

Montgomery County

Public Health

 

 

 

 

                                                    

 

 

 

                                                                             

 

 

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