Chronic Disease Management & Counseling

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The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program delivered with collaboration of interdisciplinary team including nurse, physicians, therapists and clients/families focuses on education and implementation of evidence based knowledge and practices. It offers older adults with chronic health problems the opportunity to build skills and share experiences on a number of topics:

  • Problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Nutrition, and
  • How to identify and avoid barriers and use the resources in the community