County Human Services


FREE Diabetes Workshops

The York County Area Agency on Aging is offering a free Diabetes Self-Management program

 Adults 60 and older living with diabetes or pre-diabetes, and caregivers age 60 and older caring for someone with diabetes, can participate in the workshops. The interactive program spans six workshops, once a week for one hour. The workshops will be taught by certified instructors through the agency.

Developed by the Self-Management Resource Center, formerly Stanford University Patient Education Program, this health promotion program introduces participants to self-management tools like healthy eating, monitoring blood sugar, action planning, and dealing with difficult emotions, among others.  A companion book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, 4th Edition, and an audio relaxation CD will be provided for all participants. 

These free virtual workshops will be held from 2 to 3 pm every Wednesday, beginning May 19 through June 23.  A computer and internet access is required as the workshops will be done via Zoom, or by phone conference.

There is no charge for the workshops.  Pre-registration is required by calling Faye Kinard at 717-771-9610, ext. 1044.

VirtualDSMP May2021