By Holly Glen Gearhart, Contributing Writer
Senior Services of Snohomish County is presenting a free workshop on managing chronic conditions. The “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” workshop will be offered at the East County Senior Center beginning October 31.
The six-week series will be held on Thursdays, Oct. 31 – Dec. 12 (no class on Nov. 28) and will emphasize critical skills needed to live a full life with chronic conditions. Some covered topics include managing your chronic condition(s), increasing movement, creating a healthy menu, stress management, medication management, working with health care professionals, problem solving and setting achievable goals.
Past participants of the workshop have reported increased physical activity, more social interactions and a better outlook on life.
The free workshop will be held at ECSC, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. Contact Jamie Huntermitchell by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (425) 355-1112
Family members, friends and caregivers are encouraged to participate.