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Fairfax County's Take Control of Your Health Program

Event Type: Community Event
Age Group(s): Older Adult, Adult
Date: No Dates Found!
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 12:30 PM
Description:
 Fairfax County’s Take Control of Your Health Program of Stanford University includes a FREE six week workshop series designed for individuals who have one or more on-going health conditions or concerns. Caregivers are also welcome to attend. Subjects covered include: 1)nutrition, 2) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 6) decision making, and, 7) how to evaluate new treatments. Each week, participants learn and share self-management strategies such as positive thinking, distraction, brain-storming, and problem-solving to reframe or resolve these common concerns. The workshops are held once a week, for six consecutive weeks. Registration required, call Colleen Turner at 703-324-5489. Adults.
Library: City of Fairfax Regional Library    Directions
Location: City of Fairfax Meeting Room A/B
Presenter: Colleen Turner 703-324-5489