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Upcoming Events

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training: Chronic Disease Self Management

9:30 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, July 9- Aug. 13, 2019
Oak Hill United Methodist Church
7815 US 290
Austin, Texas 78749

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 9 to Aug. 13, 2019.

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.

> Read the flyer for registration information.
> For information about future AAACAP Health, Prevention and Wellness programs, contact Jessica Martone.