Healthy Living for ME will offer a free workshop, Living Well with Chronic Pain, to help individuals with a wide range of chronic pain conditions beginning Tuesday, March 16, and running through April 27. Workshop participants will meet weekly from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Zoom, a video conferencing platform.
Living Well with Chronic Pain is ideal for people who may be experiencing a wide range of chronic, non-cancer related pain conditions (arthritis, fibromyalgia, injury, Lyme disease, etc.). Participants in this class learn practical tools to help develop self-management skills and develop positive behavior change. Other topics include debunking myths, using your mind to manage symptoms, and healthy eating, according to a news release from Central Maine Area Agency on Aging, d/b/a Spectrum Generations | Healthy Living for ME, based in Augusta.
This program is run by peer leaders who understand just how challenging it can be to make our own health and wellness a priority. Throughout this six session series that has been proven to promote health and prevent disease, you’ll learn how to boost your energy, improve mood and decrease fatigue. Participants will receive a free textbook and relaxation CD. This series is free and open to the public but registration is required.
Call 207-620-1642 or email [email protected] for more information and to register. Technical support and device loaning library are available.