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Virtual Diabetes PATH Class

LEARN TO MANAGE YOUR DIABETES
Through an ON-LINE DIABETES PATH Workshop

DIABETES PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) is a 6-week workshop designed to help people with Diabetes improve their health & feel better.
It’s effectively designed for people with Diabetes Type I or II, Pre-Diabetes, and/or Caregivers for someone with diabetes.
DPATH teaches several tools for selfmanaging their health condition. People who attend learn how to face daily challenges of living with a chronic health condition while still having a healthy and meaningful lifestyle.
You choose your own goals!

What’s in it for YOU?

You will learn to better manage your condition using these tools:
● Healthy Eating
● Being Active
● Monitoring Blood Sugar
● Problem Solving
● Stress Management
● Dealing with Difficult Emotions
●Preventing Complications
● Action Plans!


ON-LINE Diabetes PATH workshops meet through Zoom
2 ½ hours per week for 6 weeks.


WHEN
: TUESDAYS* from 1:30-4:00pm
AUGUST 25 –SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

WHERE: You will sign in through Zoom either on your home computer, ipad, or smart phone.
We’ll walk you through it if you’ve never used Zoom before!

COST=FREE!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE

Or call Region 2 Area Agency on Aging to register at 517-592-1678

Download the flyer here

Virtual Chronic Pain PATH

ARE YOU DEALING WITH CHRONIC PAIN?
WANT TO START MANAGING IT BETTER?
While we might not have control over having a condition that gives us chronic pain, we can learn how to manage it and still live well.
Chronic Pain PATH is a 6-week ON-LINE workshop that teaches tools to better self-manage symptoms and side effects as we face the daily challenges of living with a chronic condition like arthritis, back pain, fibromyalgia, or other pain conditions.
You choose your own goals to gain a healthy, meaningful lifestyle and feel better.

Learn tools to deal with your pain:
 Managing frustration and fatigue
 Getting better sleep
 Connecting to others
 Using medications appropriately
 Communicating
 Healthy eating
 Pacing yourself
 Considering new treatments
Plus
Learn safe exercises for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance

6-week CHRONIC PAIN PATH WORKSHOP
WHEN
: MONDAYS from 1:00 - 3:30pm
August 17- Sept. 28
(no meeting on Labor Day)
WHERE: ON-LINE THROUGH ZOOM
COST=FREE!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE

OR call Region 2 Area Agency on Aging to
register at 517-592-1678


Download the flyer here

ONLINE Consumer Quality Group Meeting

The Consumer Quality Group tells us how we can improve the Medicaid Waiver services in Hillsdale, Jackson, and Lenawee counties.
We are made up of the people who use the MI Choice Waiver program, including family members, caregivers, and service providers.
Come provide your ideas and suggestions on program improvement. Hear guest speakers, meet new friends!
 

JOIN US ON-LINE for our August meeting
Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:00 to 1:30pm


Due to COVID-19, we are running our next meeting on-line using ZOOM. We have staff available to help you with the technology needed if you’ve never used Zoom before. You can join us on a home computer, an ipad, or a smartphone. Ask us for assistance if you need help with getting the free app and knowing how to use it. Glen Ashlock will present his Assistive Technology gadgets, tools, and tricks to use to help you maintain independence at home.

Caregivers or significant others are welcome, too! You must register to get the link to join us:
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Download the Flyer here: Consumer Quality Group Meeting Flyer