Free Healthier Living Workshops
This fall, Vermont Blueprint for Health offers two chances to participate in the free Healthier Living Workshop, designed to give those with long-term health conditions and their friends and families proven ways to improve their everyday lives. Trained leaders with chronic conditions themselves will offer the workshop at Equinox Village in Manchester Center from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, September 24 to October 29, and at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington from 12 to 2:30 p.m. from September 18 to October 23. This interactive workshop will help you change your life for the better. Participants receive a free book and relaxation CD. Learn how to cope with frustrations; manage pain; de-stress and relax; communicate; beat fatigue; and reduce depressed feelings. The workshop also covers appropriate use of medications, tips for improved nutrition and how to evaluate new health treatments. Those with long-term diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer, COPD, heart or lung disease or fibromyalgia are encouraged to attend. Family and supportive friends are welcome. Those who have completed this workshop report less stress, more confidence, higher energy levels and fewer trips to the doctor’s office. Pre-registration is necessary. Call or email Eileen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-440-4098 to register.