County to host workshop on living well with chronic conditions

The Social Services Division at Clackamas County is offering a free, six-week workshop series on how to feel your best when living with chronic conditions. 

Participants will meet from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays for six weeks starting Jan. 10 and ending Feb. 14 at the Pioneer Center, 615 5th St. in Oregon City.

The workshop will provide people with tools to manage their own condition. Facilitators do not give advice, but rather share techniques and tools to help people find hope and useful options for feeling better while living with a chronic condition. 

Participants learn self-management techniques to fight fatigue, problem solve, make decisions, develop action plans, eat wisely and manage stress, as well as ways to improve communication with family members and health care providers. This course will help people gain skills and confidence to better self-manage their health and outlook on life. 

Caregivers are welcome to take this training. Participants will receive a free Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book and relaxation CD to support their continued journey to wellness.

To register, call Erin Eastberg at 503-650-5605 or email eeastberg@clackamas.us.

For more information, members of the media and public may contact Community Relations Specialist Scott Anderson at 503-655-8752 or sanderson@clackamas.us.

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