UT Extension Offering Free Living Well with Chronic Conditions Program Workshop through a Virtual Zoom meeting

Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a 6-week workshop series designed to help community members manage their long-term health issues effectively.  Chronic conditions of those attending may include asthma, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, chronic pain, sleep apnea, or fibromyalgia among others.  If you or anyone you care for has a chronic disease, we welcome you to this series which is designed to address issues including:

  • Finding effective and healthy ways to deal with pain and fatigue
  • Helping to establish better nutrition and exercise choices in your life
  • Discovering new treatment options
  • Managing side effects
  • Communicating with your health care professional effectively
  • Leading a fuller and better life despite having a chronic condition

On February 22, University of Tennessee Extension- Jefferson and Hamblen County will be offering a free Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop.  The Living Well with Chronic Conditions Program is led by two UT Extension educators certified by Stanford University Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Master Trainers. Participants are encouraged to actively contribute to the sessions and to work together to find solutions and set healthy goals.  Classes will be held every Monday night at 6:30 through and internet Zoom meeting

For more information, or to sign up for the program, please contact Sarah Vaden, 865-397-2969 or svaden@utk.edu. Or Marti Henry at 423-5866111 or mhenry32@tennessee.edu

Programs in agriculture and natural resources, 4-H youth development, family and consumer sciences, and resource development. University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture and county governments cooperating. UT Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.

Source: Sarah White Vaden, Family & Consumer Science Agent