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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Class schedule
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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.

Self-management classes are interactive and informative.

We offer both in-person and virtual classes so you can choose what works best for you. You will be able to interact with the instructor and others as you learn about ways to deal with your particular health issue effectively. Don’t put off taking care of your health. Sign up for a class today.

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.


Program

Location

Date & Time

Availability

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

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

    New Castle County

    Wed
    12:30pm- 2:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 18, 2024
    • Sep 25, 2024
    • Oct 2, 2024
    • Oct 9, 2024
    • Oct 16, 2024
    • Oct 23, 2024
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open only to:

    Senior Center Members Only

    Luther Towers Dover Building 1
    430 Kings Highway,, Dover, DE 19901

    Kent County

    Wed
    10am to 12:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 4, 2024
    • Sep 11, 2024
    • Sep 18, 2024
    • Sep 25, 2024
    • Oct 2, 2024
    • Oct 9, 2024
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    Virtual

    Open to:

    General Public

    County

    Wed
    3:00-5:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jul 31, 2024
    • Aug 7, 2024
    • Aug 14, 2024
    • Aug 21, 2024
    • Aug 28, 2024
    • Sep 4, 2024
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

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

    Sussex County

    Thu
    9:00am-11:30am

    Sessions:
    • Sep 19, 2024
    • Sep 26, 2024
    • Oct 3, 2024
    • Oct 10, 2024
    • Oct 17, 2024
    • Oct 24, 2024
    Register

    Seats available

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Have questions or need registration assistance? Call 302-990-0522.