Working Well

Chronic Disease Self-Management

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, developed by Stanford University, is appropriate for individuals who have any chronic disease including diabetes, asthma, arthritis and hypertension.  The six session workshop addresses:

  • techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • appropriate use of medications
  • communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • nutrition
  • how to evaluate new treatments

Employees or spouses attending 5 of 6 sessions complete the "Take Charge" step toward the wellness incentive.

Date:  To Be Announced

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: To Be Announced