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Living Well Program Offers Free Workshops for Chronic Illness

Annapolis, MD (January 27, 2020) - The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to announce free workshops provided by the Living Well Program. This is an evidence-based chronic disease self-management program that provides adults 18 and older who have long-lasting health conditions with ideas to help them take charge of their health and live active and enjoyable lives.

Workshops to be offered:

Living Well with Hypertension is a workshop available for people who have been diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure) and want to learn how to better manage their condition.

Date:  Monday, February 3, 2020
Time:  12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location:  Glen Burnie Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie

Date:  Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Time:  6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location:  Severna Park Library, 45 West McKinsey Road, Severna Park

Date:  Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Time:  5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Broadneck Library, 1275 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis

Date:  Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:  6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Glen Burnie Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie

 

Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a workshop available for people who have any chronic health conditions or a caregiver to someone with a chronic health conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, or other ongoing health conditions.  The focus of this workshop is to help participants who have one or more chronic health conditions to better self-manage their health.  This is a six week workshop that meets once a week for 2.5 hours.

Date:  Tuesdays, February 25 through March 31, 2020
Time:  9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Brooklyn Park Senior Activity Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park

Date:  Tuesdays, April 7 through May 12, 2020
Time:  9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Avenue, Annapolis

All workshops are presented at no cost to the public by the Living Well Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, but registration is required.

For information or to register for these workshops, call 410-222-0268, or email Penny Tilghman at [email protected], or register online at http://www.aacounty.org/aging.

Anyone needing accommodations must contact Penny Tilghman at least seven days in advance of the event.  TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay 7-1-1.  All materials are available in an alternative format upon request.   

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