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My Life, My Health

“Like someone lighted a match under me”

Local workshop for those with chronic health conditions

Do you want to enjoy a healthier life? The Healthy Living program at LifePath offers six evidence-based programs that focus on:

  • managing chronic conditions
  • managing diabetes
  • managing pain
  • falls prevention
  • healthy eating
  • exercise

May 2016 HL CDSMP workshop photoThe next free workshop series, “My Life, My Health: Living Well with Chronic Conditions,” is for individuals with chronic physical and/or emotional challenges. The workshop series teaches valuable skills such as pain and fatigue management, healthy nutrition practices, exercise techniques, communicating with medical providers and family, relaxation and breathing methods, and medication management. The workshop takes place on Wednesdays, starting June 15 and running six weeks, from 12:30-3 p.m. at the Greenfield Senior Center. To register, contact Marcus Chiaretto by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 413-773-5555 x2304 or 978-544-2259 x2304. Groups meet weekly for several weeks in different communities and are led by local volunteer leaders.

“It really makes a difference in people’s lives,” says Lesley Kayan, Regional Healthy Living Program Coordinator.

“This program is like someone lighted a match under me,” says one workshop participant.

Read more about Healthy Living at LifePathMA.org.