The Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc. and Geisinger Health Plan will be sponsoring Live Your Best Life with Diabetes at the Regional Engagement Center (REC), 429 8th St., Selinsgrove. Live Your Best Life with Diabetes is a free diabetes self-management program. This program has been proven to be effective in helping people to manage their diabetes. It is supported by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, and is being offered in many counties throughout Pennsylvania. Educational materials will be provided, and are available in Spanish and audiobook.
The program will be held in the REC’s cafe on Wednesdays, 9:00 am – 11:30 am, beginning Wednesday, December 5, 2018 through Wednesday, January 16, 2019 (no class on December 26).
Live Your Best Life with Diabetes is open to adults who want to learn how to improve their quality of life while coping with diabetes. Anyone who cares for someone who has diabetes is also welcome to attend. Topics that will be covered during the program include: managing pain and fatigue; improving psychological well-being; nutrition and exercise; and communicating with family, friends and health professionals.
Registration is required. Call the Geisinger health and wellness department at 866-415-7138 to register.