Saturday, April 5, 2008

Living Well Workshops Offer Help with Managing Chronic Disease Symptoms

If you struggle with ongoing symptoms of chronic disease such as fatigue, pain, stress/anxiety, muscle tension, difficult emotions or shortness of breath, there are new techniques available to help you deal with these symptoms.

Fayette Senior Services is pleased to present Living Well: The Stanford University Chronic Disease Self-management Program, a six-week workshop designed to teach healthy behaviors to live more positively and less painfully with age or chronic diseases such as arthritis, diabetes or high blood pressure.

The first of the six workshops will be held on Tuesday, April 15 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with the remaining classes scheduled for 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13 and 5/20. Participants will learn to have more control over health problems, improve strength, flexibility and endurance and adapt new techniques to manage stress, anxiety and pain.

Cost is $10 for all six-sessions. Advance registration required. Call 770-460-0813 or stop by Fayette Senior Services, 4 Center Drive, Fayetteville (across from the Fayette County Justice Center). Fayette Senior Services, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that promotes the emotional, social and physical well-being of adults age 50 and better. For more information about Fayette Senior Services visit

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