The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop given two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks. People with different chronic health programs attend together. Subjects covered include:
Techniques to deal with 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
How to evaluate new treatments.
To register: Call (808) 589-5905
Visit kidneyhi.org for more information.