Workshops Announced For Free Empowerment For Better Living Program
Workshops Announced for Free Empowerment for Better Living Program
Empowerment for Better Living: Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP)
Workshops offered at the Kaweah Delta Chronic Disease Management Center
and The Lifestyle Center.
VISALIA, CA – If you would like to learn how to better manage your
health, sign up for a free six-week workshop presented by Kaweah Delta
Health Care District. The workshop is designed to help people with ongoing
health problems such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, asthma, or
any other chronic condition. Class size is typically around 12-18 participants.
Each session lasts 2 ½ hours. Topics that are covered include:
dealing with difficult emotions, managing symptoms, goal setting, problem
solving, nutrition, understanding medications, making informed treatment
decisions, and increasing strength and stamina through better fitness.
This workshop was developed by Dr. Kate Lorig at Stanford University. Participants
demonstrate significant improvements in the areas covered. They also report
fewer hospitalizations and outpatient visits.
The Empowerment for Better Living CDSMP workshops will be offered on a
quarterly basis at the newly opened Chronic Disease Management Center
located at 325 Willis Street in Visalia. Available session dates are as followed:
- February 10th – March 16th (Every Wednesday for 6 weeks 10AM-12:30PM)
- April 5th – May 10th (Every Tuesday for 6 weeks 10AM -12:30PM)
- July 12th – August 16th (Every Tuesday for 6 weeks 10AM – 12:30PM)
- October 4th – November 8th (Every Tuesday for 6 weeks 10AM – 12:30PM)
An Empowerment for Better Living workshops will also take place at The
Lifestyle Center located at 5105 W. Cypress Avenue in Visalia.
- February 4th – March 10th (Every Thursday for 6 weeks 10AM – 12:30PM)
These self-management workshops are free. Please call 559-624-4080 to register
for workshops offered at the Chronic Disease Management Center. To register
for workshops at The Lifestyle Center call 559-624-3448.
Established in 1963, Kaweah Delta Health Care District is the only trauma
center between Fresno and Bakersfield. Kaweah Delta Medical Center was
recently recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best™
2016 hospitals for Spine Surgery as well as Excellence Awards in Orthopedic
Surgery, Pulmonary Care, and General Surgery. The district offers a comprehensive
scope of services including everything from a well-respected pediatric
hospitalist program to nationally recognized orthopedic and cancer programs.
For more information, visit www.kaweahdelta.org or follow Kaweah Delta
on Twitter and Facebook.