Living Well with Chronic Conditions

This free, six-session workshop can help those with chronic conditions learn to take control of their life. Participants will learn to take charge of their health, stay active and enjoy being alive.

Chronic Conditions
Chronic conditions have persistent or recurring health consequences lasting for years. They are illnesses or impairments that cannot be cured. Some of the most prevalent chronic conditions, such as heart disease and arthritis, can cause significant limitations in people’s ability to perform certain basic activities of daily living. In addition to medical services, people who have chronic conditions often need personal, social, or rehabilitative care over a prolonged period of time.

Some common chronic conditions include:
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Depression
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic pain
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Arthritis
The Living Well Workshop provides you with a toolbox of skills that can help you develop the skills to help manage your medications, deal with fatigue, manage your symptoms and more.

Learning Objectives
  • Manage your symptoms and medication
  • Work with your health care team
  • Set weekly goals
  • Problem-solve effectively
  • Improve communication
  • Relax and handle difficult emotions
  • Eat well and exercise safely
Additional Information
For more information about the Living Well Workshop in Lane County, call 541-682-4103, or email.