Healthy Living Workshops

Join us, and gain confidence to better manage health challenges.

Healthy Living workshops are evidence-based, free, and open to people with one or more long-term health conditions (like diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and chronic pain), as well as their caregivers and loved ones. Our workshops offer the information, motivation and support needed to make lifestyle changes, know we have control over our health and that we are not alone. Workshops are accessible in person, by the computer and by phone.

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Upcoming Healthy Living Workshops

Join us, and gain the confidence to do the work of being well, make healthier choices, pursue a healthier lifestyle and grow your ability to cope with whatever life throws at you!

Fall 2023 Workshops

Special Note

In order to overcome barriers to healthy eating and exercise, the Healthy Living Program is offering $50 gift certificates for farm-fresh food delivered to your door, or walking equipment, when you complete a Fall 2023 workshop, thanks to funding from Massachusetts Rural Vaccine Equity Initiative!

Living Well with Long-Term Health Conditions
In Person at Athol Hospital

Techniques to improve symptoms of chronic conditions, such as healthy eating, relaxation techniques, communicating, goal-setting, problem-solving, and more.

Mondays, Oct. 2–Nov. 14
2–4:30 p.m.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls
In Person at The Senior Center, Shelburne Falls

Teaches practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling, and explores medical, behavioral and environmental risk factors for falls, while stressing the importance of developing an exercise plan.

Fridays, Sept. 1–Nov. 4
10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Living Well with Persistent Pain
Live Video Conference

Provides information and practical skills that build self-confidence and help participants assume an active role in managing problems specific to chronic pain, including fatigue, frustration, and poor sleep.

Tuesdays, Oct. 3–Nov. 14
6–8:30 p.m.

Healthy Eating for Successful Aging
Live Video Conference

For adults hoping to improve their nutrition in order to lose/gain weight, lower cholesterol, manage blood sugar levels, or live well with any chronic condition. This workshop teaches the “My Plate” guidelines, nutrition basics, label reading, meal planning, goal setting, and problem solving.

Wednesdays, Oct. 4–Nov. 15
3–5 p.m.

UCLA Memory Training
In Person at the Greenfield Senior Center

For people with mild age-related memory challenges, Memory Training teaches memory enhancing techniques and practical strategies to boost memory functioning.

Wednesdays, Oct. 4-Oct. 25
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Download a printable flyer of the Fall 2023 workshops

Wellness Unplugged

“Wellness Unplugged” invites community members living with challenging health conditions to meet on Zoom monthly on the last Monday of the month with area professionals who share about the health topics that we thirst to learn more about and our workshops just touch on.  We then take time after the presentation to support each other in finding ways to apply the information to our lives. Topics include: Dueling with Depression, Mindfulness, Assertive Communication, and more.  The last Mondays of the month, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


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I had a very wonderful experience. It was my first time interacting with others and talking about my health. I describe my personal experiences related to all my health issues and I learn from other participants. I send my greetings and my gratitude to all members of LifePath team.

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