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Feb 15, 2-4pm at Orem Community Hospital

Would you like to better manage your chronic condition, decrease your pain, decrease you doctors' visits and enjoy life more? The Utah County Health Department, Utah Arthritis Program, and Mountainlands Association is promoting "Living Well with Chronic Conditions," self-management classes. Each session has a total of six classes (one a week on same day of week) and will go from 10 a.m. to noon. Classes are free but reservations are required. The next series of classes start on Wednesday, February 15th from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Orem Community Hospital.

Class are tailored for individuals living with a chronic condition or for those who live with someone with a chronic condition, such as asthma, arthritis, fibromyalgia, cancer, heart disease, emphysema, depression or chronic pain. Subjects covered will include: techniques to combat frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation; appropriate exercise to maintain and improve strength; appropriate use of medications and proper nutrition; techniques to effectively communicate with family, friends, and health professional and guidelines to evaluate new treatments.

For more information or to sign up please call Marla at 801-851-7082.