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LCOG Senior & Disabled Services Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop Starts September 20

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Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop Starts September 20

 EUGENE, Ore. — Senior & Disability Services, a division of Lane Council of Governments, will offer a free, virtual Diabetes Self-Management workshop starting Tuesday, September 20, 2022. The workshop is designed for diabetics, pre-diabetics, and family members of diabetics.

Class sessions will take place on Tuesdays from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. for six weeks.

Classes will be held virtually over Zoom. Participants will need access to the internet, a camera, and a microphone to participate.

 Participants will:

  • Receive a free Living Well with Chronic Conditions guidebook
  • Participate in 6 weekly virtual meetings with 6 – 12 other participants
  • Learn how to safely monitor and manage diabetes
  • Set and work towards goals

Topics covered include:

  • Techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration;
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance;
  • Healthy eating
  • Appropriate use of medication; and,
  • Working more effectively with health care providers. This program has also been proven effective with caregivers.

For more information, call 541-682-4103, email [email protected] or go online to www.lanelivingwell.org.

Register at: https://www.compasshp.org/workshops/registration/15639?zipCode=97477&distance=30&programId=

About Senior & Disability Services

Senior & Disability Services, a division of Lane Council of Governments, provides services, information, and assistance to Lane County’s older adult population, adults with physical disabilities, and their caregivers. Learn more at https://www.lcog.org/sdslane.

About Lane Council of Governments

LCOG’s mission is to coordinate and provide high quality public services in Lane County. Lane Council of Governments is dedicated to serving the public interest and enhancing the quality of life for citizens of Lane County. LCOG serves as a regional planning, coordination, program development, and service delivery organization in local communities across Lane County. Learn more at www.lcog.org.

 

 

Laura Campbell

Public Information Officer

 

 

 

Lane Council of Governments / 859 Willamette Street, Ste 500 / Eugene, OR 97401

Ph: 541-682-4006 | [email protected] | www.lcog.org

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