Diabetes Self-Management class at Senior Center starts Tuesday

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Photo by Jerry Pickard
Diabetes Self-Management Program: a Six Week Class Coming to the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Workshop begins on Tuesday, April 11, 10:00am to 12:30pm and will be held for 6 consecutive Tuesdays, April 11 to May 16, 10:00am, to 12:30pm, in the Game Room at the Senior Center. No fee, donations appreciated.

Also known as Living Well with Diabetes, this is a 6 week, 2.5 hour workshop that focuses on those with Type 1 or 2 Diabetes and Pre-Diabetics with information around the unique needs of the chronic health conditions.

Workshop participants focus on ways to better self-manage diabetes with skill building around diabetic nutrition, specific health concerns, medication management, safe physical activities, and other skills specific to diabetes.

Participants who graduate from the program are given a Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book and Relaxation for Mind and Body CD to help them continue building their skills and self-management both during and after the workshop.

The workshop is an EnhanceWellness program from Sound Generations, a Community Partner of the Senior Center

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center is the southern-most building of the Shoreline Center, 18560 1st AVE NE #1. 206-365-1536.



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