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UT Extension offering free workshops to county residents living with chronic conditions

Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a 6-week workshop series designed to help community members manage their long-term health issues effectively.  Chronic conditions of those attending may include asthma, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, chronic pain, sleep apnea, or fibromyalgia among others.  If you or anyone you care for has a chronic disease, we welcome you to this series which is designed to address issues including: 

•Finding effective and healthy ways to deal with pain and fatigue
•Helping to establish better nutrition and exercise choices in your life
•Discovering new treatment options
•Managing side effects
•Communicating with your health care professional effectively
•Leading a fuller and better life despite having a chronic condition

On September 16, 2013 University of Tennessee Extension Williamson County will be offering a free Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop.  The Living Well with Chronic Conditions Program is led by a UT Extension educator and a Public Health Department Educator, both certified by Stanford University Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Master Trainers. Participants are encouraged to actively contribute to the sessions and to work together to find solutions and set healthy goals.  Classes will be held every Monday at 10:00 a.m. and will be held at the Williamson County Public Library in Franklin, TN.

For more information, or to sign up for the program, please contact Patsy Watkins, Family Consumer Science Agent at 615-790-5721.

Posted on: 9/12/2013


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