Tuesay | Jul 16 - Aug 20
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Community Cancer Center
Conference Rooms B & C
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Workshop Seating is Limited
Contact: the Community Cancer Center
541-673-2267 x5104 for more info on how to register.
Our FREE Living Well Self-Management Programs are 6-weeks in duration. Participants meet once a week for a 2.5 hour session for six consecutive weeks.
How can you live a healthier, happier life when you are hurting? To answer this, participants will explore what happens with most chronic health problems. Whether it’s heart disease, diabetes, depression, or any one of a host of others, the conditions that cause chronic pain also cause fatigue, loss of physical strength and endurance, emotional distress, and a sense of helplessness, or even hopelessness. A healthy way to live with chronic pain is to work at managing the physical, mental, and emotional problems caused by the condition. This is what the Living Well workshops are designed to do.
What To Expect in Living Well Workshops
Each Living Well workshop is 6-weeks in duration. Participants meet once a week for a 2.5 hour session. Then throughout the week participants’ work on their action plans, decision making steps and suggested reading. Participants will learn the skills to become a positive self-manager by developing a proactive approach to their pain and working with their health care professionals. Adopting a positive management style, participants will live a healthier life. Sessions are progressive so participants will want to attend all sessions to gain the most benefit from the workshop.
Participants begin by learning the importance of being their own self-manager and the self-management skills that will help them successfully live with their chronic pain conditions every day. These skills are useful not just for chronic pain management but for the management of any chronic disease condition.