Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

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Upcoming Sessions

Register online for Fall 2017 sessions or call 703-324-5374, TTY 711.

Workshops are held at senior centers, churches, libraries, and hospitals throughout the county.

Contact ElderLink at 703-324-5374, TTY 711 to register, for information on our next workshop or to discuss organizing one for your faith or community group.



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You Can! Live Well, Virginia!

This free six week workshop will help you:

  • Manage frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation
  • Use medication properly
  • Communicate effectively with family, friends, and health care providers
  • Make informed treatment decisions
  • Adopt appropriate exercise and nutrition goals

Who should attend?

  • Adults with chronic illness
  • Friends, relatives, or caregivers of a person with chronic illness
  • Chronic illness can include arthritis, heart problems, asthma and other respiratory conditions, diabetes, and high blood pressure

What to expect at the workshop?

  • 8-12 participants with a wide range of chronic health problems
  • Workshops led by two trained leaders who have chronic illness
  • The opportunity to give and receive support
  • A copy of Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions



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Contact ElderLink at 703-324-5374, TTY 711 for program information.

Watch this quick YouTube video on the Chronic Disease Management Program.

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