Working on Wellness

Take Charge of Your Health! (Virtual Workshop)

Thu, 03/11/2021 to Thu, 04/22/2021
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions

Are you ready to put life back into your life?  
If you or someone you care for has a chronic health condition such as diabetes, asthma, arthritis, COPD, depression, or hypertension this workshop is for you! 
In this course, you will learn ways to manage symptoms and meet health goals.  Create a weekly action plan to help you meet your goals so that you can do the things in life YOU want to do! 
Gain the confidence and real-life skills needed for living a full, healthy life with chronic conditions.
In this workshop, participants will: 
  • Discover problem-solving strategies to deal with fatigue, pain and frustration 
  • Uncover physical activities that work for you 
  • Understand appropriate use of medications and how to evaluate new treatments 
  • Discover how healthy eating can improve your condition 
  • Improve ways to talk with your family, friends and healthcare providers about your health 
  • Benefit from the support and encouragement from others also living with chronic health conditions 
This workshop is a weekly series of seven (7) dates, held consecutively. This is an interactive online workshop where each 2½ hour session builds on the previous week and full participation in the 7 weeks is highly encouraged. This workshop is co-lead by facilitators trained in the evidence-based Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program model. 
Workshop dates are as follows:
  1. March 11, 2021
  2. March 18, 2021
  3. March 25, 2021
  4. April 1, 2021
  5. April 8, 2021
  6. April 15, 2021
  7. April 22, 2021
This is a virtual course conducted via ZOOM. A device with a camera and microphone is required to participate in the program. An appropriate device could be a tablet, desktop computer with a webcam, laptop or smartphone. Smartphones, however, are not recommended as you won't be able to get the highest quality experience. Technical support is available.  
Pre-Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will close Wednsday, March 10, 2021 at Noon. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive a link that will give you access to the program.  
This workshop is open to N.H. residents only at this time.  
This is a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, widely known in New Hampshire as the Better Choices, Better Health workshop. 
This workshop is funded by a SAMHSA Rural Opioid Technical Assistant grant (H79TI083274) awarded to UNH Cooperative Extension.