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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

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    19 Lambson Lane, Rose Hill Comm Ctr,
    New Castle, DE, 19720

    NCC County

    Thu
    9:30am -12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 13, 2022
    • Jan 20, 2022
    • Jan 27, 2022
    • Feb 3, 2022
    • Feb 10, 2022
    • Feb 17, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Cancer

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Sellers Senior Center
    2800 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810

    NCC County

    Location:

    2800 Silverside Road,
    Wilmington, DE, 19810

    NCC County

    Wed
    12:00pm - 2:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 12, 2022
    • Jan 19, 2022
    • Jan 26, 2022
    • Feb 2, 2022
    • Feb 9, 2022
    • Feb 16, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Modern Maturity Center- Room 5
    1121 Forrest Ave, Dover, DE 19904

    Kent County

    Location:

    1121 Forrest Ave,
    Dover, DE, 19904

    Kent County

    Fri
    9:30 am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 14, 2022
    • Jan 21, 2022
    • Jan 28, 2022
    • Feb 4, 2022
    • Feb 11, 2022
    • Feb 18, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    2400 N Broom Street,
    Wilmington, DE, 19802

    NCC County

    Wed
    2:00 - 4:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 12, 2022
    • Jan 19, 2022
    • Jan 26, 2022
    • Feb 2, 2022
    • Feb 9, 2022
    • Feb 16, 2022
    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

    Tue
    1:00pm - 3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 11, 2022
    • Jan 18, 2022
    • Jan 25, 2022
    • Feb 1, 2022
    • Feb 8, 2022
    • Feb 15, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    Virtual

    Open to:

    General Public

    County

    County

    Mon
    10:00am-12:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Nov 15, 2021
    • Nov 22, 2021
    • Nov 29, 2021
    • Dec 6, 2021
    • Dec 13, 2021
    • Dec 20, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    Virtual

    Open to:

    General Public

    County

    County

    Tue
    1:00pm-3:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Nov 16, 2021
    • Nov 23, 2021
    • Nov 30, 2021
    • Dec 7, 2021
    • Dec 14, 2021
    • Dec 21, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Howard Weston Senior Center
    1 Bassett Ave, New Castle, DE 19720

    NCC County

    Location:

    1 Bassett Ave,
    New Castle, DE, 19720

    NCC County

    Wed
    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 26, 2022
    • Feb 2, 2022
    • Feb 9, 2022
    • Feb 16, 2022
    • Feb 23, 2022
    • Mar 2, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    330 E Main St,
    Newark, DE, 19711

    NCC County

    Wed
    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 12, 2022
    • Jan 19, 2022
    • Jan 26, 2022
    • Feb 2, 2022
    • Feb 9, 2022
    • Feb 16, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Peoples Settlement Senior Center
    408 E 8th St, Wilmington, DE 19801

    NCC County

    Location:

    408 E 8th St,
    Wilmington, DE, 19801

    NCC County

    Fri
    12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 14, 2022
    • Jan 21, 2022
    • Jan 28, 2022
    • Feb 4, 2022
    • Feb 11, 2022
    • Feb 18, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Windsor Apartments
    500 N. Walnut St., Wilmington, DE 19801

    NCC County

    Location:

    500 N. Walnut St.,
    Wilmington, DE, 19801

    NCC County

    Tue
    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 11, 2022
    • Jan 18, 2022
    • Jan 25, 2022
    • Feb 1, 2022
    • Feb 8, 2022
    • Feb 15, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Absalom Jones Senior Center
    310 Kiamensi Rd, Wilmington, DE 19804

    NCC County

    Location:

    310 Kiamensi Rd,
    Wilmington, DE, 19804

    NCC County

    Mon
    9:30am-12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 24, 2022
    • Jan 31, 2022
    • Feb 7, 2022
    • Feb 14, 2022
    • Feb 28, 2022
    • Mar 7, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Chelten Apartments
    431 Old Forge Road, New Castle, DE 19720

    NCC County

    Location:

    431 Old Forge Road,
    New Castle, DE, 19720

    NCC County

    Fri
    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 14, 2022
    • Jan 21, 2022
    • Jan 28, 2022
    • Feb 4, 2022
    • Feb 11, 2022
    • Feb 18, 2022
    Register

    Seats available