Living Well Series
Sponsored by Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, Living Well with Diabetes is a 6 week workshop designed to help participants manage their diabetes. This program teaches participants how to manage their blood sugar levels, how to count carbohydrates and provides information about reading nutrition labels. It also teaches the participants about appropriate exercise and assists in managing symptoms associated with both high and low blood sugar levels. Over the course of 6 weeks, participants come once a week for 2.5 hours. To register for this series, participant can have pre-diabetes, type 1 or 2, or attend as a support person.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions, is another series of workshops designed to help participants who have been diagnosed with heart disease, arthritis, high blood pressure, COPD, or any other chronic condition. This workshop teaches techniques to handle such problems as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation. Workshops also teach appropriate exercise methods, nutrition, proper use of medications and how to communicate more effectively with physicians.
Workshops are free, but space is limited to 20 at each workshop. Registration is required. For additional information, please call the Department of Aging at 410-222-4366.