By: Jenny Flynn, Bassett Healthcare Living Well Program

Get your spot! Learn tools and knowledge to improve your health.

Living Well with Diabetes will be held in Herkimer at Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce on Fridays 9:30am-12pm.

Living Well with Chronic Pain will be held in Ilion at John Guy Prindle Apartment Bldg. on Wednesdays 9:30am-12pm and in Little Falls at Little Falls Hospital on Mondays 5-7: 30 pm.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions will be held in Little Falls at Little Falls Hospital on Mondays 5-7: 30 pm. These FREE 7-week workshop series are open to those living with any ongoing conditions such as depression, anxiety, heart conditions, and respiratory conditions.  Caregivers are welcome too!  Past participants have valued the self-management techniques taught and group support. All of the workshops are starting in September.

“Well rounded program that offers a wide view of managing your illness. It makes you think about multiple ways of dealing with it. Helps to know you’re not alone.”

 Together you will learn self-management techniques, including:

  • Using your mind to manage symptoms and emotions
  • Fall prevention, improving balance
  • Ways to improve strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Making healthy food choices
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Effectively communicate with doctors, family, and friends
  • Making informed treatment decisions

To learn more or enroll: call 607-547-3948; email livingwellsessions@bassett.org; or visit: www.bassett.org/livingwell Follow the Living Well Program on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BassettLivingWell