Living Healthy Workshops – 2013

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Control Your Health Condition … Don’t Let Your Condition Control You…

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Pain and fatigue seem to be two of the most common problems experienced by people with chronic health problems. While many people many think the symptom results from a single problem, a symptom itself can contribute to other symptoms such as depression, difficult emotions, tense muscles and stress or anxiety.

If you are dealing with a chronic disease and want to better manage your healthcare, you can learn to take control of your health in just 6 weeks. There is help! You don’t have to stop doing the things you love to do. The key to getting the most out of life is learning to manage your symptoms.

No matter what your situation, Living Healthy can assist you in taking control of your chronic health condition. Living Healthy is a FREE 2 ½ hour workshop series that will meet from 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 Noon on Tuesday mornings from February 5 through March 12, 2013 at the Burke County Extension Center. A caregiver or relative is welcome to attend with you.

Registration is required and class size is limited. Call N.C. Cooperative Extension at 439-4460 to register today! Workshop leaders are aging specialist Tina Miller and Extension Agent Eleanor Summers. Living Healthy will help you learn how to:

  • Manage symptoms
  • Communicate effectively with your doctor and other healthy care professionals
  • Lessen your frustration
  • Fight fatigue
  • Build your confidence
  • Make daily tasks easier
  • And…Get more out of life!