Steps to Healthier Living, Diabetes Self-Management Program

Steps to Healthier LivingTM 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?

• 50+ and living with type 2 diabetes
• 18+ and living with a disability and type 2 diabetes
• Caregiver of one of the above eligible categories

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:

Country Meadows- Leader Heights
2760 Pine Grove Road, York, PA  17403
Thursdays, May 25 and June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Follow this link for the flyer and more information.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church
947 North George Street, York, PA  17404
Thursdays, July 13, 20, 27 & August 3, 10, 17
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Follow this link for the flyer and more information.

To register, call YCAAA at 717-771-9610.
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/