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Beat ongoing health condition with online self-management
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Want to decrease your pain, decrease your doctors’ visits, and enjoy life more? Davis County Health Department’s Senior Services is promoting the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program called Living Well with Chronic Conditions and is excited to announce that this workshop is now available online.

The online workshop is called Better Choices, Better Health. It is a fun, engaging six week workshop to help you:

• Manage pain and fatigue

• Lessen depression and frustration

• Increase fitness and self-confidence

Other subjects covered include:

• Techniques for frustration and isolation

• Appropriate exercise to maintain and improve strength

• Appropriate use of medications and proper nutrition

• Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals

• How to evaluate new treatments

Who Can Benefit? Anyone with an ongoing condition such as asthma, arthritis, chronic joint pain, fibromyalgia, cancer, diabetes, kidney disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, COPD or emphysema, depression, chronic pain, or others.

A new online workshop begins every two-to-three weeks. If you are interested in signing up to take an online workshop, call Jessica Hardcastle at 801-525-5087.

Discover you can control your health and your life!

Holiday gift donations sought

for senior citizens

Davis County Health Department’s Senior Services is holding a gift drive to help make the holidays a little brighter for senior citizens who may be isolated or not have the financial resources to celebrate this year.

The deadline to turn in gifts is Friday, Dec. 16, by 5 p.m., to the Davis County Health Department or at one of the county’s three senior activity centers:

Autumn Glow Senior Activity Center, 81 E. Center Street, Kaysville

Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 E., Bountiful

North Davis Senior Activity Center, 42 S. State Street, Clearfield

For more details or to receive your gift request, contact Jessica Hardcastle at 801-525-5087 or e-mail her at jhardcastle@daviscountyutah.gov. Gift request will not exceed $50.

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