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Niagara County Offers Free Evidence Based Health Workshops

Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Tuesday, April 9, 2019/Categories: Health, Health Events

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The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free workshops throughout Niagara County for individuals with any ongoing health condition; for example, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, pain and high blood pressure.  

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (once a week for six weeks)

This 6-week workshop helps participants learn or enhance their skills and ability to manage their health and maintain an active lifestyle. Caregivers are also welcome.  Workshops are scheduled to begin on:

  • Thursday, May 16 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm – The Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport 14094.
  • Tuesday, June 4 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm – North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda, 14120

Diabetes Self-Management Program (once a week for six weeks)

This 6-week workshop helps participants learn or improve problem-solving and decision-making skills, enabling them to confront the challenges of living with diabetes.  Caregivers are also welcome.  Workshops are scheduled to begin on:

  • Monday, June 3 from 10:15 am to 12:45 pm – Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. 8th Street, Lewiston 14092.
  • Wednesday, July 17 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm – Eastern Niagara Hospital, 521 East Ave., Lockport, 14094

To register, or if you have additional questions about any workshop, please contact Kristin Wolf, RN, BSN Nursing Division at the Niagara County Department of Health at (716) 278-1900.

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