UNC Family Medicine Sponsors FREE Living Healthy Workshops

Do you suffer from a chronic condition? Do you or your partner feel stressed and fatigued because of your chronic illness? If the answer is yes, our Living Healthy workshop may be right for you. Sign up now!

UNC Family Medicine is hosting a 6 week course called Living Healthy. Living Healthy is a free six week workshop for people who suffer from a chronic disease and would like to take control in a healthy way. The class atmosphere is a judgment-free environment and will give you the chance to meet others that are dealing with the same type of issues you face every day. Over the course of 6 weeks, participants will learn:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Appropriate management of medications
  • Skills for effectively communicating with friends, family, and health care providers
  • Tips for healthy eating and exercise
  • How to make informed treatment decisions and much more!

In addition, participants who enroll will receive a student packet and free textbook. Incentives that correlate with the weekly topic will be given to participants based on attendance. Participants who attend 4 out of the 6 classes will become “Living Healthy Certified” and will receive a certificate at the end of the course along with a Food Lion Gift Card. Attendance at all 6 classes are recommended but not mandatory.

The class will be at held the UNC Family Medicine Center on Tuesdays, October 7th-November 11th from 1:30pm-4:00pm.  Take control of your chronic condition and enroll today! Please call Kristie Howard (919) 962-4971.

 

 

                                                                               

 

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