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Niagara County offers free, evidence-based health workshops

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Mon, Feb 18th 2019 12:30 pm

The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free workshops throughout Niagara County for individuals with any ongoing health condition (for example: arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, pain or high blood pressure.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

This once a week for six weeks workshop helps participants learn or enhance their skills and ability to manage their health and maintain an active lifestyle. Caregivers are also welcome. Workshops are scheduled to begin on: Monday, March 4 (1-3:30 p.m.), at the Golisano Primary Care Center on the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Campus, 533 Tenth St., Suite 100C, Niagara Falls; and Wednesday, April 10 (1-3:30 p.m.), at Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport, 521 East Ave.

Diabetes Self-Management Program

This once a week for six weeks workshop helps participants learn or improve problem-solving and decision-making skills, enabling them to confront the challenges of living with diabetes. Caregivers are also welcome. Workshops are scheduled to begin on: Monday, March 18 (1-3:30 p.m.), at the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive.

To register, or for more information, contact Kristin Wolf, R.N., nursing division, at 716-278-1900.

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