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Upcoming Events

Aging Health & Wellness Program: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

9-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays from July 17 to Aug. 21, 2018
South Austin Senior Center
3911 Manchaca Road
Austin, Texas 78704

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a six-week program that teaches older adults, 60 and older, with chronic illnesses the skills needed in the day-to-day management of treatment and to maintain and increase one’s activities. Classes will be held Tuesdays from July 17 to Aug. 21, 2018.

Using a group setting to give a shared learning experience, the program teaches techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation. Program attendees learn about maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance. They also learn about the appropriate use of medications; how to communicate effectively with family, friends, and health professionals; how to manage their nutrition; and how to make decisions and evaluate new treatments.

> Register for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.
> For information about future AAACAP Health and Wellness programs, contact Kate Gibbons.