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Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

Developed by Stanford University’s Patient Education Research Center, Living a Healthy Live with Chronic Conditions is a discussion-based, self-management workshop designed to empower adults living with chronic conditions. Participants discover strategies to improve their quality of life while managing the symptoms of chronic conditions such as heart disease, arthritis,diabetes, asthma, bronchitis or emphysema.  

Learn how to: 

  • Set healthy goals
  • Make action plans
  • Manage Pain
  • Embrace nutrition and exercise
  • Understand medication 
  • Increase your confidence in managing your own health
  • And much more!

Workshops are located in St. Louis, St.Charles, and Alton. Workshop settings include, but not limited to: Senior Center, Community Centers, Hospitals, Libraries, and Independent Living Facilities.

Join a workshop near you!



"I stepped onto the path of being an active self-manager in every area of my life and I intend to stay on this path for the rest of my life."

-Anna Brown
Living a Healthy Life Workshop Participant