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!

Spring 2023 Workshops:

Living Well with Long-Term Health Conditions
Live Video Conference

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

Tuesdays, May 9-June 20
3:30-6 p.m.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls
In Person at Orange, MA Senior Center

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

Mondays, May 8-July 3
1-3 p.m.

Diabetes Self-Management
In Person at Community Health Center in Greenfield

For adults with pre-diabetes or diabetes or their caregivers, this workshop teaches the basics of balancing medication, diet and exercise, techniques to deal with hyper/hypoglycemia and meal planning, stress reduction, and more.

Wednesdays, May 10-June 14
2:30-5 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, May 3-June 13
9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

UCLA Memory Training
Live Video Conference

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

Tuesdays, June 6-June 27
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

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I’ve become more aware of how simple things can make a big difference in my health.

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