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Niagara County Offers FREE Evidence Based Workshops

Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Wednesday, February 07, 2018/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 (CDSMP)

This six-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:

·      Friday, February 16 (9:00 AM – 11:30 AM); Elks Lodge: 6791 North Canal St, Lockport

·      Wednesday, February 28 (1:00 PM – 3:30 PM); Dale Association: 33 Ontario St, Lockport

 

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)

This 16-week workshop has been proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.  Individuals learn skills to make lasting lifestyle changes, including healthy eating, physical activity, stress management and staying motivated.

 

Workshops are scheduled to begin on:

·      Wednesday, February 28 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM); American Legion: 8643 Buffalo Avenue, NF

Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)

This six-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

  • Wednesday, February 28 (9:00 – 11:30 AM); Eastern Niagara Hospital: 521 East Ave., Lockport

  • Wednesday, February 28 (9:30 AM – 12:00 PM); NT Public Library: 505 Meadow Drive, NT

To register, or if you have additional questions about any workshop, please contact Penny Tracey, RN, Nursing Division at the Niagara County Department of Health at (716) 278-1900 or visit http://www.niagaracounty.com/health/Services/Nursing-Division.

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