Chronic Disease PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) Online Series

July 14, 2022 - August 25, 2022 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Registration Deadline: July 13, 2022 - 05:00PM

Online via Zoom


Contact: Liz Williams, josaitis@msu.edu

Chronic Disease PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) Online Series

Thursdays, July 14, 21, 28 & August 4, 11, 18, 25

2 - 4 p.m. ET
Online via Zoom

 
PATH is designed to benefit adults with chronic or long-term health conditions including arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, emphysema, asthma, bronchitis, and depression. Family members, friends, and caregivers are also encouraged to attend the workshop

The goal of the workshop is to help participants become better self-managers. Over the 6 weeks, emphasis is placed on creating personal action plans and setting practical, achievable goals. Participants learn strategies to help them deal with problems such as pain, fatigue, and difficult emotions. Other topics include managing symptoms, managing medications, working with health care providers, relaxation, healthy eating, physical activity and communicating with family and friends.

You will learn tools to:    

  • Work with health care providers 
  • Manage symptoms such as pain, fatigue, difficult emotions, sleep problems, depression
  • Make lifestyle changes such as healthy eating and physical activity 
  • Set goals and accomplish them

Benefits of participating:

  • Sharing with others who understand
  • Taking ownership of your condition
  • Knowing you are not alone
  • Having your voice heard

Cost: FREE
This is a live class via Zoom.  

Technology Requirements: 

  • Internet or data connection
  • A device with a camera and audio

Need other options?  Try Diabetes PATH or Chronic Pain PATH.

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