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Classes for Area Agency on Aging

Current Classes

Online - Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is conducting online versions of its Chronic Pain Self–Management programs, which were developed at Stanford to help older adults better manage their pain. These courses are offered to adults 60 years of age or older experiencing chronic pain.

During the program, participants will learn:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Moving easy exercise and nutrition for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • Pacing activity and rest
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals

This program runs for six weeks and will delivered online. Participates will need to be able attend using a computer, smartphone or tablet.

Contact Jessica Martone, CAPCOG health, prevention, & wellness coordinator to register.

Class size is limited but there is no cost to attend.

Date/Time:
June 30, 2020, 11:58pm – 11:59pm
Cost: Free


Online - Living a Health Life with Chronic Conditions

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is conducting online versions of the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions program for older adults. This six-week, evidence-based program teaches older adults, 60 and older, with chronic illnesses the skills needed in the day-to-day management of treatment and to maintain and increase one’s activities.

Using a group setting to give a shared learning experience, the program teaches techniques that will let individuals do the following:

  • Manage Symptoms
  • Incorporate Exercise
  • Monitor Nutrition
  • Talk with Your Doctor
  • Make Informed Treatment Decisions
  • Deal with Emotions

This program runs for six weeks and will be delivered online. Participates will need to be able attend using a computer, smartphone or tablet.

Contact Jessica Martone, CAPCOG health, prevention and wellness coordinator, to register.

The course is free, but participation is limited.

Date/Time:
June 30, 2020, 11:58pm – 11:59pm
Cost: Free

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