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Diabetes Self-Management Program

From: Wednesday 01 May 2019 at 12:30pm
To: Wednesday 01 May 2019 at 03:00pm

NOTE:  This is one of 6 sessions.

The Diabetes Self-Management Program is designed to assist older adults living with type 2 diabetes control their diabetes and the emotions that come with the disease. The program is conducted in workshops, once a week for six weeks.  Each workshop spans 2 ½ hours.  Participants receive a copy of the companion book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, 4th Edition, and an audio relaxation tape.

Who can participate?

• Anyone age 60 and older living with type 2 diabetes
• A caregiver, age 60 and older, of someone with type 2 diabetes
 

The program promotes a Self-Management Tool Box to address:

• Healthy Eating
• Exercise    
• Stress Management
• Monitoring Blood Sugar
• Communication
• Dealing with Difficult Emotions
• Medications
• Working with your Doctor
• Avoiding Complications
• Action Planning
• Problem Solving
• Thinking Activities

Register by calling Megan Craley at 717-771-9610.

Location : York County Annex, Penn State Extension Offices, 112 Pleasant Acres Road, York, PA 17402

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