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What: FREE six-week self-management program designed to introduce skills needed for day-to-day management of chronic conditions. This course is specifically designed to help individuals develop the tools necessary for living a healthy life while managing the symptoms associated with chronic conditions.

Who: Anyone with a chronic illness or anyone who is taking care of someone with a chronic illness.

Why: If you or someone you love has a chronic illness, chances are you are aware that many symptoms can last for years. As there is often no cure, teaching people to manage the symptoms of an illness is key to helping them live fuller, happier lives.

Nearly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic conditions, such as asthma, arthritis, heart disease, high blood pressure, headaches, depression, and kidney disease. While some illnesses may not be disabling, others can cause significant limitations and affect a person’s ability to perform daily activities.

The workshop was developed by Stanford University and has been proven to provide skills necessary to help people better manage their chronic illness. Learn more about the Stanford University program.

Three Different Workshops to Choose From

  1. Living Well with Chronic Conditions - This is the workshop we have been teaching for several years. It is appropriate for people with any chronic illness or family and friends who help to support these patients.
  2. Tomando Control de Su Salud - This workshop is the same as the English version of Living Well with Chronic Conditions except that it is taught 100 percent in Spanish and is appropriate for the Hispanic culture. It is appropriate for people with any chronic illness or family and friends who help to support these patients.
  3. Living Well with Diabetes - This workshop is specifically for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. More disease specific information will be shared at this workshop, although it follows the same format and same general information as the other workshops. It is appropriate for people who have been diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes or family and friends who help to support these patients.

Upcoming Events

  • Utah Ataxia Support Group

    Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 6pm

    This free support group is where individuals living with ataxia can find support, education and understanding from others living with the condition

  • VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Support Group

    Thursday, December 10, 2015, 1 - 2:30pm

    The VIP Support Group is a FREE group for retirement-age individuals living with visual impairment. Here, you will have the opportunity to interact with others who are in a similar situation and give and receive support, ideas and encouragement.

  • Orientation to Vision Loss

    Saturday, January 9, 2016, 10am - 12pm

    Orientation to Vision Loss is a FREE (registration required) seminar helping individuals with visual impairment learn fundamental skills to adjust to vision loss and maximize personal independence!

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To register by phone, please call (801) 213-8975.

To request an appointment electronically, please fill out the form below. A representative will call you to complete your registration.

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