Diabetes Self-Management Program

The Diabetes Self-Management Program from Stanford University is designed for older adults living with type 2 diabetes  to 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

Free workshops will be held at:

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of York
1850 Normandie Drive, York
Thursdays, September 21 to October 26
6 PM – 8:30 PM
Pre-registration is required by calling Megan Craley at the York County Area Agency on Aging at (717) 771-9610 or 1-800-632-9073.

St. John the Baptist Church
315 N. Constitution Ave., New Freedom
Tuesdays, October 3 to November 7
1 PM – 3:30 PM
Pre-registration is required by calling (717) 235-2156, ext. 214. 

White Rose Senior Center
27 S. Broad St., York
Wednesdays, October 11 to November 15
9:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Pre-registration is required by calling Megan Craley at the York County Area Agency on Aging at (717) 771-9610 or 1-800-632-9073.

Seats are limited - call today!


In the News:

http://www.yorkdispatch.com/story/news/health/2017/04/05/york-county-hosting-free-diabetes-workshops/100084060/