Take Charge of Your Health: Live Well Be Well



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If you live with a health problem such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, asthma, COPD, or any another condition that causes you frequent pain, requires medications, or restricts your activities - you are not alone! Most Americans over the age of 60 are living with two or more ongoing health concerns (Hoffman, Rice & Sung, 1996). If this sounds like you, help is available.

"Take Charge of Your Health: Live Well Be Well" is a 6-7 week workshop that is designed to help you manage your health and cope with your symptoms. This program offers support, practical solutions for dealing with pain and fatigue, nutrition and exercise advice, and more. This workshop can help you take charge of your life!

Read some participant testimonials and find out for yourself.


In Cook, McHenry, Lake, Kane, DuPage, and Will counties, please contact:Maria D. Oquendo-Scharneck at AgeOptions

In all other Illinois counties, please contact: Heather Coyle at University of Illinois Extension

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