Living Well

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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 Kaeriis at Montgomery County Public Health: 518-853-5009

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