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Healthier Living with Ongoing Health Problems  dot  healthyliving @ med.stanford.edu

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The Healthier Living with Ongoing Health Problems workshop is the online version of the community-based Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), also known in England as the Expert Patients Programme Online and now in the United States as Better Choices Better Health.

What is the Workshop?

  • A 6 week, highly-interactive, online small-group workshop
  • Two peer moderators per workshop
  • New lessons posted each week
  • Small groups of about 25 participate together
  • Participants log on at their convenience 2-3 times per week for a total of about 2 hours per week
  • Participants do not need to log on at the same time

Who may participate?

  • Adults with any type of chronic health condition

Benefits of joining

  • Learn to manage your symptoms better
  • Learn tips to manage your day-to-day activities
  • Get support from others with long-term health problems
  • Share your experiences and help others

Is the workshop available now?

Organizations interested in more information about how to offer Healthier Living with Ongoing Health Problems workshops should contact the National Council on Aging at BetterChoices@selfmanage.org . Individuals living in the United States wanting to take the workshop should now visit Better Choices Better Health to sign up.