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May 9, 2013

Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop


Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop Begins May 14
Sign up at Woonsocket Senior Services

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Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop Begins May 14
Sign up at Woonsocket Senior Services

Woonsocket, Rhode Island - If you have a chronic disease such as
asthma, arthritis, cancer, COPD, chronic pain, diabetes or heart
disease, this free workshop is not to be missed. Six classes will be
held on Tuesdays - May 14, May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11 and June 18
from 9 to 11:30am. Light refreshments will be provided. Participants
will receive a workbook and relaxation CD. Upon completion of the
workshop, participants will also receive a $25 gift card and
certificate.

Attend and you will learn how to:
• communicate with your family and doctors
• set goals to improve health and lifestyle
• manage symptoms and medications
• work with a healthcare team
• problem-solve effectively
• handle difficult emotions
• exercise safely
• eat well
• relax

To register, call Sue Sgambato at 401-766-3734. Senior Services is
located at 84 Social Street in Woonsocket. Classes are fun and
interactive. Take charge of your health and life. Sign up today. For
more information, attend a short orientation session on Tuesday, May
7th at 9am. This program is funded by Rhode Island Department of
Elderly Affairs.