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Community Church to host chronic disease self-management program

January 21, 2014
Special to the Reporter ( , Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Lee Memorial Health System's Lee Health Solutions, in partnership with many local community agencies and supported in part by a grant from the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, is offering "It's All About You" a research based Chronic Disease Self-Management program developed by Dr. Kate Lorig of Stanford University.

The program is designed for people 18 years of age or older with chronic health conditions to help them learn ways to better manage their chronic conditions and the symptoms that often accompany chronic health conditions.

The workshop is 2.5 hours, once a week, for 6 weeks and it's free. Three workshops will be offered during February:

Mondays Feb. 3 to March 10 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Sanibel Community Church, 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel

Tuesdays Feb. 11 to March 18 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wa-Ke Hatchee Community Center, 16760 Bass Road, Fort Myers

For more information or to register, please call 424-3122.



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