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Take an Online Workshop

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, called Better Choices, Better Health® is now being offered online! This is an online version of our Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions workshop.

 

Details of the online program are as follows:

  • A free, 6-week, highly interactive workshop that takes place entirely online
  • Participants log on at their own convenience 2-3 times per week for a total of about 2 hours per week
  • Each workshop is led by two trained peer facilitators
  • Groups of about 25 individuals participate together from across the province
  • New lessons are posted each week
  • Confidential and anonymous

 

Topics covered by the program include:

  • How to handle issues such as pain and fatigue
  • Activities for improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Medication management
  • Healthy eating
  • Effective communication with health care providers and loved ones
  • Dealing with difficult emotions
  • Making an action plan, problem-solving, and decision making

 

Benefits of Participation

  • Gain confidence in managing your own health and maintain an active and fulfilling life
  • Learn how to better manage your symptoms
  • Learn tips to make your daily activities easier
  • Develop self-help tools and strategies
  • Mutual support with other participants living with chronic health conditions

 

For more information or to register:

 

Get In Touch

1 (866) 971-5545
CE.Self-Management@lhins.on.ca

 

Central East LHIN Self-Management Program
Scarborough Branch
100 Consilium Place, Suite 801
Scarborough Ontario
M1H 3E3