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Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Branson (Session 5 of 6)
Monday, April 21, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
1150 State Hwy 248 (Cox Specialty clinic building)
1150 State Hwy 248, Branson MO map...
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions, and is provided in two and a half hour sessions. People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.
Session five: Using your mind to manage symptoms; Making an action plan; problem solving; healthy eating; making informed treatment decisions; dealing with depression
Class will be held at: 1150 State Hwy 248, Branson (Cox Speciality clinic building). Please call CoxHealth Branson Wellness Center to register for the Monday 3:00 class: 417-335-7333