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Area 7 Agency sets up healthy living workshop at YMCA

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will offer a Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions workshop for adults with chronic health conditions or those living with or caring for people with chronic conditions.

The workshop is for those with arthritis, diabetes, asthma, COPD, emphysema, heart disease, high blood pressure, depression, pain, fatigue, or any other ongoing health condition that impacts daily life.

Workshop sessions will include appropriate medication use; fitness and exercise; relaxation techniques; dealing with negative emotions; managing symptoms, eating well; setting weekly goals; and effective problem solving.

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions will give those attending the confidence and skills to deal with symptoms and emotions and provide a greater sense of control of life.

Patty Cannoy and Michelle Graham will co-teach the workshop.

The workshop will take place at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil, on Thursdays, from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., and lunch will be provided. The sessions will be March 17 and 31, and April 7, 14, 21, and 28.

There is no cost to participate and no charge for lunch.

Pre-registration is required by Tuesday.

Each participant will receive a book and a relaxation CD.

To register and for more information, call Cannoy, Health, Wellness and Outreach Coordinator for the Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled, at 812-238-1561 Ext. 242, 1-800-489-1561 Ext. 242, or via e-mail at pcannoy@west-centralin.com.

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