Monday, August 24, 2015

FREE Self-Management Program for Older Adults with Chronic Disease in Colorado

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a six-week, peer-led, evidence-based workshop developed at Stanford University.


Through a grant held by the Colorado Department of Human Services, State Unit on Aging, this workshop is currently offered free of charge to Coloradans age 60 and older with a chronic health condition or age 18 and older with a disability

CDSMP gives participants the tools they need to set achievable goals, reduce stress, eat healthier foods and increase their physical activity. The program also cuts health care costs, reducing hospitalizations and physician visits.

Workshops are offered in counties across the state. For a full schedule, go to selfmanagementcolorado.org.

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