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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

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Get the tools you need to manage your chronic disease.

This evidence-based program is designed for adults with conditions such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, lung disease, heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis, who struggle to find ways to manage their condition.

Participants will learn:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep
  • Appropriate exercises for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • How to communicate effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Nutrition tips
  • How to pace activity and when to rest
  • How to evaluate new treatments

Programs

Register for a free six-week self-management program.

Please browse our offerings below. For more information or questions about program registration, please call 302-990-0522.


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Program

Location

Date & Time

Availability

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Cape Henlopen Senior Center
    11 Christian St, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

    Sussex County

    Location:

    11 Christian St,
    Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971

    Sussex County

    Tue
    9:30 am - 12:00 noon

    Sessions:
    • Nov 2, 2021
    • Nov 9, 2021
    • Nov 16, 2021
    • Nov 23, 2021
    • Nov 30, 2021
    • Dec 7, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    20520 Sandhill Road,Conference Room,
    Georgetown, DE, 19947

    Sussex County

    Thu
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

    Sessions:
    • Sep 9, 2021
    • Sep 16, 2021
    • Sep 23, 2021
    • Sep 30, 2021
    • Oct 7, 2021
    • Oct 14, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Jewish Community Senior Center-Board Room
    101 Garden of Eden Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

    NCC County

    Location:

    101 Garden of Eden Rd,
    Wilmington, DE, 19803

    NCC County

    Tue
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

    Sessions:
    • Oct 5, 2021
    • Oct 12, 2021
    • Oct 19, 2021
    • Oct 26, 2021
    • Nov 2, 2021
    • Nov 9, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Cape Henlopen Senior Center
    11 Christian St, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

    Sussex County

    Location:

    11 Christian St,
    Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971

    Sussex County

    Thu
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 23, 2021
    • Sep 30, 2021
    • Oct 7, 2021
    • Oct 14, 2021
    • Oct 21, 2021
    • Oct 28, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Claymore Senior Center
    504 S. Clayton Street, Wilmington, DE 19805

    NCC County

    Location:

    504 S. Clayton Street,
    Wilmington, DE, 19805

    NCC County

    Tue
    11:15 am - 1:45 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 14, 2021
    • Sep 21, 2021
    • Sep 28, 2021
    • Oct 5, 2021
    • Oct 12, 2021
    • Oct 19, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Comprehensive Spine Center LLC
    240 Beiser Blvd. #201A, Dover, DE 19904

    Kent County

    Location:

    240 Beiser Blvd. #201A,
    Dover, DE, 19904

    Kent County

    Tue
    1:00 -3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 14, 2021
    • Sep 21, 2021
    • Sep 28, 2021
    • Oct 5, 2021
    • Oct 12, 2021
    • Oct 19, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    20520 Sandhill Road, Conference Room,
    Georgetown, DE, 19947

    Sussex County

    Thu
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

    Sessions:
    • Oct 28, 2021
    • Nov 4, 2021
    • Nov 11, 2021
    • Nov 18, 2021
    • Dec 2, 2021
    • Dec 9, 2021
    Register

    Seats available