Oneida County Living Healthy NY Workshops

 

Contact Person:  Donna DeRosa Nurse Coordinator Oneida County Office for the Aging/ Continuing Care

Phone:  315-798-5456

 

ONEIDA COUNTY HEALTHY LIVING NY Program Workshop begins in Boonville on Thursday, October 27, 2011

The ONEIDA COUNTY LIVING HEALTHY NY Program has a workshop scheduled for October 27, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM located at the United Methodist Church, Ann Street, Boonville.  Registration is required.  To register or for further information pertaining to the program and other workshop dates  please contact Jesse by phone 315-798-5486 or email jorton@ocgov.net or Donna by phone 315-798-5456 or email dderosa@ocgov.net

The Oneida County Health Department and the Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care are excited to offer a new health promotion program developed by the Stanford Patient Education Research Center.   The Program, ONEIDA COUNTY LIVING HEALTHY NY is a series of community workshops, designed to help those with chronic illnesses, such as arthritis, cancer, or diabetes.

The ONEIDA COUNTY LIVING HEALTHY NY Program workshops, are part of the Healthy Choices NY series of initiatives, bringing people with chronic diseases, family members, and care givers together in a community setting to learn healthier ways to live, gain confidence, and motivation to manage their health, and feel more positive about life.

The six week workshops are highly interactive and provide the tools needed to manage symptoms, work with health care professionals, set weekly goals for behavior change, problem-solve, use relaxation techniques to handle difficult emotions, eat well, and exercise safely and easily.  The workshop is not disease-specific, but is designed to support and enhance disease specific education.