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Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

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Couple dancing free of pain because of their chronic pain self-management program

Gain the skills you need to help manage your pain.

Chronic pain can be debilitating. If you are dealing with it, our program can help you develop skills to manage it so that you can get on with your life.

Chronic pain impacts your life physically and emotionally.

Chronic pain is pain that lasts six months or longer. It not only impacts a person physically, but also alters a person’s ability to plan for day-to-day challenges. This evidence-based program can help you gain the skills to manage these issues in coordination with your health care team.

Virtual self-management classes are interactive and informative.

Virtual classes offer all the benefits of an in-person class from your laptop or computer screen. You’ll join a meeting and 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 virtual 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

    Middletown-Odessa-Townsend Jean Birch Senior Ctr
    300 S Scott St , Middletown, DE 19709

    NCC County

    Location:

    300 S Scott St ,
    Middletown, DE, 19709

    NCC County

    Mon
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 24, 2022
    • Oct 31, 2022
    • Nov 7, 2022
    • Nov 14, 2022
    • Nov 21, 2022
    • Nov 28, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    430 Kings Highway Bldg 1 Activity Room,
    Dover , DE, 19901

    Kent County

    Fri
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 9, 2022
    • Sep 16, 2022
    • Sep 23, 2022
    • Sep 30, 2022
    • Oct 7, 2022
    • Oct 14, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Newark Senior Center
    200 White Chapel Drive, Newark, DE 19713

    NCC County

    Location:

    200 White Chapel Drive,
    Newark, DE, 19713

    NCC County

    Thu
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Nov 3, 2022
    • Nov 10, 2022
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Dec 1, 2022
    • Dec 8, 2022
    • Dec 15, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    2800 Silverside Road (at Silverside Church) ,
    Wilmington, DE, 19810

    NCC County

    Wed
    12:30 pm- 3:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 21, 2022
    • Sep 28, 2022
    • Oct 5, 2022
    • Oct 12, 2022
    • Oct 19, 2022
    • Oct 26, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Modern Maturity Center
    1121 Forrest Ave., Dover, DE 19904

    Kent County

    Location:

    1121 Forrest Ave.,
    Dover, DE, 19904

    Kent County

    Fri
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 9, 2022
    • Sep 16, 2022
    • Sep 23, 2022
    • Sep 30, 2022
    • Oct 7, 2022
    • Oct 14, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    19 Lambson Ln, Rose Hill Comm. Ctr.,
    New Castle, DE, 19720

    NCC County

    Thu
    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 13, 2022
    • Oct 20, 2022
    • Oct 27, 2022
    • Nov 3, 2022
    • Nov 10, 2022
    • Nov 17, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Harvest Years Senior Center
    30 South Street, Camden, DE 19934

    Kent County

    Location:

    30 South Street,
    Camden, DE, 19934

    Kent County

    Mon
    9:00am-11:30am

    Sessions:
    • Aug 1, 2022
    • Aug 8, 2022
    • Aug 15, 2022
    • Aug 22, 2022
    • Aug 29, 2022
    • Sep 12, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • 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
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 13, 2022
    • Sep 20, 2022
    • Sep 27, 2022
    • Oct 4, 2022
    • Oct 11, 2022
    • Oct 18, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Milford Senior Center
    111 Park Avenue, Milford, DE 19963

    Kent County

    Location:

    111 Park Avenue,
    Milford, DE, 19963

    Kent County

    Mon
    12:30 - 3:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jul 11, 2022
    • Jul 18, 2022
    • Jul 25, 2022
    • Aug 1, 2022
    • Aug 8, 2022
    • Aug 15, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Middletown-Odessa-Townsend Jean Birch Senior Ctr
    300 S Scott St, Middletown, DE 19709

    NCC County

    Location:

    300 S Scott St,
    Middletown, DE, 19709

    NCC County

    Mon
    10:30 am -1:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Aug 22, 2022
    • Aug 29, 2022
    • Sep 12, 2022
    • Sep 19, 2022
    • Sep 26, 2022
    • Oct 3, 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
    1:00 pm -3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 25, 2022
    • Nov 1, 2022
    • Nov 8, 2022
    • Nov 15, 2022
    • Nov 22, 2022
    • Nov 29, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Kent County Public Library
    497 South Red Haven Lane, Dover, DE 19901

    Kent County

    Location:

    497 South Red Haven Lane,
    Dover, DE, 19901

    Kent County

    Wed
    5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Aug 10, 2022
    • Aug 17, 2022
    • Aug 24, 2022
    • Aug 31, 2022
    • Sep 7, 2022
    • Sep 14, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Cancer

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Modern Maturity Center
    1121 Forrest Ave., Dover, DE 19904

    Kent County

    Location:

    1121 Forrest Ave.,
    Dover, DE, 19904

    Kent County

    Tue
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 25, 2022
    • Nov 1, 2022
    • Nov 8, 2022
    • Nov 15, 2022
    • Nov 22, 2022
    • Nov 29, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Newark Senior Center
    200 White Chapel Dr, Newark, DE 19713

    NCC County

    Location:

    200 White Chapel Dr,
    Newark, DE, 19713

    NCC County

    Mon
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 12, 2022
    • Sep 19, 2022
    • Sep 26, 2022
    • Oct 3, 2022
    • Oct 10, 2022
    • Oct 17, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Mamie Warren Senior Center
    1775 Wheatley's Pond Road, Smyrna, DE 19977

    NCC County

    Location:

    1775 Wheatley's Pond Road,
    Smyrna, DE, 19977

    NCC County

    Thu
    10:00am - 12:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 13, 2022
    • Oct 20, 2022
    • Oct 27, 2022
    • Nov 3, 2022
    • Nov 10, 2022
    • Nov 17, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    2400 N Broom Street,
    Wilmington, DE, 19802

    NCC County

    Wed
    2:00 - 4:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 14, 2022
    • Sep 21, 2022
    • Sep 28, 2022
    • Oct 5, 2022
    • Oct 12, 2022
    • Oct 19, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

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