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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Self management to be focus of program

  • -The Wayne County Area Agency on Agings Prime Time Health program will offer the Living Well, Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at the Northern Wayne Community Library, Lakewood on Fridays starting March 29 and running through May 3 from 1-3:30 p.m.
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  •  -The Wayne County Area Agency on Agings Prime Time Health program will offer the Living Well, Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at the Northern Wayne Community Library, Lakewood on Fridays starting March 29 and running through May 3 from 1-3:30 p.m.
    This is a 2 ½ hour program one time a week for six weeks.
    Stanford University Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) teaches consumers skills to manage their conditions and build their self-confidence so they can be successful in adopting healthy behaviors, improve communications with their physician, and enhance their quality of life.
    It is designed to give older adults with chronic diseases, such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart conditions; tips to help them make their daily life more enjoyable. Topics include: managing symptoms, fitness/exercise, nutrition, communication, medications, working with health care professionals and systems, and more. This program is recommended by AOA (Administration on Aging).
    A light snack will be provided each week. There is no cost to participate in this program. Please RSVP by March 15th by calling 570-253-4262. Space is limited so call today.
    For more information on the Prime Time Health Program and other Area Agency on Aging services call 570-253-4262 or visit our website at any time to find out about the many programs and services we offer. http://aging.co.wayne.pa.us.
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