Living Healthy Workshops

Chronic Disease Self– Management Program (CDSMP)

Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)

Each interactive health education program is a series of free workshops for anyone living with a chronic condition and/or caring for someone with a chronic condition who would like to: 

  • Better manage their health
  • Maintain a full and active life
  • Work more effectively with their health care professionals
  • Learn new skills which enable them to confront challenges of living with chronic disease
  • Improve their quality of life 

Living Healthy Workshops

Chronic Disease Self– Management Program (CDSMP)

Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)

Each interactive health education program is a series of free workshops for anyone living with a chronic condition and/or caring for someone with a chronic condition who would like to: 

  • Better manage their health
  • Maintain a full and active life
  • Work more effectively with their health care professionals
  • Learn new skills which enable them to confront challenges of living with chronic disease
  • Improve their quality of life 

People who have taken a Living Healthy workshop report: 

  • Increased energy
  • Increased physical activity
  • Better management of stress
  • Better management of pain
  • Increased participation in activities
  • Less time in the hospital
  • Improved communication with their health care providers
  • Increased confidence in their ability to manage their condition(s) 

Living Healthy workshops are FREE and participants receive a copy of the companion book, “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions”. The workshop series consists of six, 2½ hour classes, held weekly which are facilitated by two trained Peer Leaders, one or both of whom are living with a chronic disease. Participants must pre-register.

To find/register for a Living Healthy workshop visit https://compass.qtacny.org/find-a-workshop and enter your zip code. We are continuously adding more workshops, so check back frequently. If you have questions or would like to host a Living Healthy series at your site, please contact us at (716) 858-8526.

UPCOMING CLASSES FALL 2017 (Word Doc) 

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Contact

Phone: (716) 858-8526

Erie County Department of Senior Services
95 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm