EAST JORDAN -- The East Jordan Family Health Center is hosting a free health workshop from Oct. 3-Nov. 7 to help individuals manage long-term health conditions.
The Personal Action Toward Health class will meet 9:30 a.m.-noon on Wednesdays at the East Jordan Family Health Center, 601 Bridge St., East Jordan.
arthritis, heart disease, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, bronchitis, asthma and depression. Workshops are run by trained leaders who hold informal, small group discussions and provide easy-to-understand course materials. Facilitators explain ways to reduce pain and stress, cope with fatigue, use medications wisely and benefit from exercise. Participants also learn about self-help devices that can enhance daily activities. They are encouraged to practice these skills by making weekly action plans and helping each other to achieve their goals.
The Personal Action Toward Health program is suited for both the newly diagnosed as well as those seeking more aggressive management.
Registration is necessary and enrollment is limited. To register, or for more information, contact the East Jordan Family Health Center at (231) 536-2206 or call Pam or Connie at (231) 536-2206, ext. 120 or 208.