• Event Time 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Event Start Date October 5, 2018
  • Event Location 1 West Ave., LeRoy, NY 14482

Genesee County Office for the Aging and Independent Living of the Genesee Region (ILGR) will be holding a FREE six-week Living Well with Type II Diabetes workshop for the community, beginning on Friday, September 7, 2018.   

 LiveWellDiabetesThe peer-led health education program compliments the health care participants may already be receiving.  The purpose of the Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes workshop is to enhance one’s skills and ability to manage one’s health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle.

* Contributions are appreciated but are not required for participation.

The program content includes: decision making and problem-solving skills; developing and maintaining a safe, long-term physical activity program; preventing complications; dealing with anger, depression and difficult emotions; communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals; using prescribed medication appropriately; healthy eating; blood sugar monitoring; skin and foot care; and planning for future health care.  Snacks will be provided.

The workshop takes place at The Greens of LeRoy, 1 West Avenue, LeRoy, NY 14482  over six Fridays, from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM; on September 7th, 14th, 21st. 28th, October 5th and 12th Participants who complete the series will receive a great resource book and a gift card.

For individuals with disabilities or language interpretation needs, requests for reasonable accommodations should be made with at least five days’ notice.  Pre-registration is required by September 5th.  You can receive more information and sign up for the workshop by contacting The Greens of LeRoy at 585-768-2740

Again, please be sure to RSVP if you are interested! 

This program is made possible through funds from the NY State Office for the Aging, NY Connects, the Older Americans Act, the generous support of the Genesee County Legislature, and in partnership with Independent Living of the Genesee Region.

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