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Living Well With Lupus Workshop Series

Lupus Foundation of America - Heartland Chapter

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Living Well With Lupus

Free Four-Part Educational Series
designed to help people living with lupus and their loved ones fin the support and information they need to live well with lupus.

Learning How to Cope: Lupus Coping Workshop

Presented by: Charli Prather-Levison, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C

June 18, 2013 at 7:00pm

The Heights, 8001 Dale Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63117

 

Having lupus can make the demands of everyday life challenging. When lupus is active, symptoms of joint stiffness, pain, extreme fatigue, confusion, or depression can make even simple tasks difficult, and sometimes impossible. You can control how you cope with lupus rather than be controlled by the disease.

 

When Someone You Love Has Lupus: Caregiver Workshop

Presented by: Charli Prather Levison , MSW, LCSW, OSW-C

July 16, 2013 at 7:00pm

Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar, St. Louis, MO 63112

 

When a loved one is diagnosed with a chronic condition like lupus, there's a lot of information to process regarding treatments and disease management. Learning how to cope with the emotional toll of a lupus diagnosis might be the best place for you both to start.

 

What a Pain: Pain Management Workshop
Presented by: Jeanne Earley, PT , MHS

August 21, 2013 at 7:00pm

St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 4588 Parkview, St. Louis, MO 63110


An educational program on severe and chronic pain associated with lupus. Learn about medications Therapies and coping strategies to help manage pain. (Location to be determined)


Lupus 101: For the Newly Diagnosed

Presented by: Alfred Kim, M.D. PhD, Washington University School of Medicine

September 18, 2013 at 7:00pm

Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar, St. Louis, MO 63112

 

An educational program designed for both the newly diagnosed patient and anyone needing a refresher in the basics. This video offers current, medically accurate information on lupus, its symptoms, treatments, and coping techniques.

 

 

 

 

Have questions about Living Well With Lupus Workshop Series? Contact Lupus Foundation of America - Heartland Chapter

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Lupus Foundation of America - Heartland Chapter

The Lupus Foundation of America, envisions a world without lupus.  The organization will advance the science and medicine of lupus to find a cure and improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus. 

The Lupus Foundation of America is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through programs of research, education, support and advocacy.  

The LFA-Heartland Chapter currently serves over 50,000 individuals in Missouri, eastern Kansas and southern Illinois who are affected by lupus.

Please visit our website at LFAHeartland.org, or contact us at 1-800-958-7876, info@LFAheartland.org.

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