Chronic Condition Patients: Ready for Healthier Living?

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SHASTA COUNTY – People living with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, lung disease, chronic pain and others are invited to attend a workshop series that will assist them in taking control of their health.  The Healthier Living program is a six-week workshop that helps participants manage their chronic condition, communicate better with their doctor, family members and friends, lessen frustration, learn how to relax and manage stress, and fight fatigue and pain.  Two free workshops will be offered during the month of September.  A workshop will be offered September 14 – October 19 from 9:00-11:30 am at Frontier Senior Center located at 2081 Frontier Trail in Anderson.  Another workshop will be held at Redding Christian Fellowship located at 2157 Victor Avenue in Redding from September 16 – October 21 from 9:00-11:30 am.

The Chronic disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), referred to in Shasta County as Healthier Living, is a Stanford University evidence-based program where people learn how to develop personal health goals and problem-solving techniques to overcome barriers to achieving those goals.  A previous workshop participant stated, “I enjoyed the workshop very much.  It was interesting to see the transformation in some of the participants from depressed individuals to positive individuals.”

The workshops are led by facilitators who either have a chronic condition or care for someone with a chronic condition.  To register for these FREE workshops call 229-8431 or register on-line at

-from a Shasta County press release

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