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Free Healthy Living Classes offered at Oswego Hospital

Hospital news | Friday, July 22, 2016

Contact: Marion Ciciarelli

Residents who suffer from a chronic condition can learn how to improve their health status during free evidence-based healthy living workshops offered this fall by Oswego Health.

Sessions will be held in both Oswego and Central Square. The Oswego classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 7th, running from 1 to 3: 30 .m. every Wednesday through Oct. 12th. The Central Square classes will begin Tuesday, Sept. 6th through Oct. 11th from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

The program developed by Stanford University, is designed to help those with any chronic disease, such as arthritis, heart disease, osteoporosis or diabetes to improve their health status. The workshops will cover nutrition and exercise, as well as how to get support, deal with pain and fatigue and talk with your physician and family members about your condition. Participants will learn goal setting techniques and establish a step-by-step plan to improve their health.

Those taking part in the program will be provided a free workbook and healthy snacks at each class session.

To register, or if you have questions, please call 349-5513.