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Virtual Take Charge of Your Health and Take Charge of Your Diabetes Classes Starting Soon

September 1, 2020

Do you or someone you care for have diabetes or an ongoing health condition? A free Take Charge workshop may be a good fit for you! Join the AgeOptions Take Charge of Your Health team from the comfort of your home to build skills and gain confidence in managing your health and leading an active, fulfilling life. Workshops are offered in English and Spanish and meet virtually once a week via Zoom for 2.5 hours each week. Technical assistance is provided prior to the start of each workshop series.

What are Take Charge of Your Health and Take Charge of Your Diabetes?

These interactive, small group sessions were developed for people with ongoing health conditions and those who care for them. They empower participants through skill building and action planning to make meaningful and lasting changes to their health. Each session includes plenty of opportunities for discussion and collaborative learning.

What will I learn in Take Charge workshops?

You will:

  • Find out how healthy eating can improve your condition
  • Create an exercise program that works for you
  • Gain support and encouragement from others living with ongoing health conditions
  • Learn ways to improve communication with your family, friends and health care providers
  • Develop your own weekly goals to help manage your condition
  • Learn problem-solving strategies to help cope with pain, fatigue and frustration

How do I get more information and sign up?

Click here for the Take Charge flyer. If you need help registering or have any questions about a virtual workshop, call the Health Promotion Team at AgeOptions at (800)699-9043 or email takecharge@ageoptions.org.

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