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Living a Healthy Life - Chronic Pain Self-Management

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 be delivered online. Participates will need to be able attend using a computer, laptop or mobile device. The course will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, August 13 through September 17. Class size is limited. There is no cost to attend.

Register by contacting Jessica Martone, CAPCOG health, prevention, & wellness coordinator.

Date/Time:
August 13, 2020, 10:00am –
September 17, 2020, 12:30pm

Cost: Free

Topic:

Audience:

Instructor:
Jessica Martone

Special Instructions:

This program runs for six weeks and will be delivered online. Participates will need to be able attend using a computer, laptop or mobile device. The course will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, August 13 through September 17. Class size is limited. There is no cost to attend.

Register by contacting Jessica Martone, CAPCOG health, prevention, & wellness coordinator.

Location:

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For Questions:
Contact Jessica Martone, see above.

Course ID: 28874

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