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Put Life Back in Your Life!

Program locations and availability change regularly. Pre-registration is required. For information and to register, call the Health Promotion Dept. at (520) 305-3410 . Visit program schedules at Healthy Living with Chronic Pain Healthy Living with Diabetes

Pima Council on Aging offers a series of five evidence-based health promotion programs for adults 60 years and older, in collaboration with community partners. These programs are designed to assist you with managing your personal health, staying fit, and maintaining or improving quality of life. Small steps. At least 91% of older adults have at least one chronic condition and 77% have two or more. Diabetes affects 23% of older adults, and 1 in 3 older adults fall every year in the U.S. Most falls can be prevented. Community-based health promotion programs help individuals gain self-confidence in controlling symptoms; manage the progression of long-term and chronic, age-related conditions; and lead an active and productive life that most strive for. Sign up today for 1, 2, or all 5 of the evidence-based health promotion programs to be healthier, prevent disease and achieve positive results. Call 305-3410 for locations near you! Medicare does not pay for these programs. Positive changes. Healthier living.

An interactive workshop for individuals with pre-diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes and their caregivers. Topics include managing your symptoms, learning relaxation techniques, the importance of healthy eating, effective communication with healthcare providers, monitoring blood sugar and using medications effectively. What: A six-week program for 2.5 hours once a week Contribution: $20 per person; $30 per couple (covers your book and supplies) MHC Healthcare Marana Main Health Center, Community Room B, Marana 85653 July 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

For those who are living with a chronic condition or are caring for someone with a chronic condition, including but not limited to hypertension, arthritis, heart and lung diseases, stroke, depression and diabetes. A fun, interactive course to help you manage your emotions, pain and Contribution: $35 per person, $45 a couple (covers your book and supplies) St. Mark’s United Methodist Church 1431 W. Magee Rd. October 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20 Wednesdays, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. For those living with chronic pain and their caregivers. Topics for this interactive workshop include understanding acute and chronic pain; balancing activity and rest; managing your emotions, pain and fatigue; and decreasing frustration. Also, addressing the importance of healthy eating, medications and interventions, etc. Participants are led through a “Moving Easy” program designed for individuals with chronic pain. What: A six-week program for 2.5 hours once a week

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increase fitness and self-confidence. What: A six-week program for 2.5 hours once a week Contribution: $20 per person; $30 per couple (covers your book and supplies)

Learn Practical Skills • Gain Self-confidence • Manage Fall Risks • Positive Changes & Healthier Living

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