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Jonesboro: FREE Take Charge of Your Health: Live Well Be Well Workshop

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Union County Courthouse

309 West Market Street

Jonesboro, IL 62952

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Chronic Disease Self- Management Workshop

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THIS IS A FREE EVIDENCE BASED WORKSHOP THAT MEETS FOR 2 1/2 HOURS EACH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR SIX WEEKS BEGINNING March 2, 2020 THROUGH April 13, 2020 FROM 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM.

Who should attend:

• Anyone living with a chronic condition such as arthritis, heart disease, lung disease, asthma, diabetes, Parkinson's, others, or anyone who is a caregiver for someone with a chronic health condition.

What you'll learn:

• Building a more effective relationship with your doctor

• Dealing with pain, frustration, isolation, lack of energy

• Exploring an exercise routine

• Communicating with family and friends about your condition

• Eating tips to help you feel better

• Preventing complications of your condition

• Managing your medications

• Setting and achieving goals

• Solving problems

Developed at Stanford University, the research shows:

• Significantly improved overall health status

• Increased energy levels

• Increased feeling of control of your life

• Reduction of days in the hospital

• Reduction of emergency room visits

• Improved quality of life

• Reduced healthcare costs

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Union County Courthouse

309 West Market Street

Jonesboro, IL 62952

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