Chronic Pain Self-Management Classes

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Do you have long-term pain or care for someone living with chronic pain? Are you looking for better ways to manage pain?

Join the Area Agency on Aging District 7 on Wednesdays from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM starting September 6 for a FREE six week class to learn how to take control of your pain.

This class is targeted towards individuals age 60 and over. Come learn proven strategies to manage chronic pain and feel better. Topics covered include:

  • Setting and achieving personal goals.
  • Strategies to deal with pain, stress, fatigue and depression.
  • Using physical ability to improve strength and flexibility.
  • Using medications safely and effectively.
  • Relaxation.
  • Communicating with your doctor and your family about your pain.

A free book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain", will be offered to all participants. 

Pre-registration is required by August 30. To register, please call Vicki Woyan at 1-800-582-7277 x 215 or e-mail vwoyan@aaa7.org.

 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 11 2017 except Wed Oct 04 2017. Also includes Thu Oct 05 2017.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
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