7
Dec

Learn How To Manage Your Health, Not Let Your Health Manage You

Our workshops are designed to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to manage your chronic conditions, maintain independence and make a genuine difference in your life. Each program lasts for 2 ½ hours once a week, for six weeks. Led by experi...

16
Oct

“These programs have helped me take action for myself, and not be co-dependent.”

Maria attended two, six-week, evidence-based programs, Tomando Control de su Salud, the Spanish language Healthier Living Program for people with chronic health conditions, and the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. “These programs have helped me take a...

16
Oct

“If people are diabetic they should run here, not walk.”

Carmella was diagnosed with diabetes about three years ago. She recently attended a six-week Diabetes Self-Management Workshop at the Robert M. Wilkinson Multipurpose Senior Citizen Center in Northridge. “I’ve found the workshop very informative. It’s given...

16
Oct

“There are ways you can help yourself.”

Leonie, Lennox and Pearl attended a recent Chronic Pain Workshop. Here’s what they had to say about the experience and what they learned. Leonie’s story “I come to the senior center every day, it’s my home. I feel relaxed here. That’s how I found out about ...

16
Oct

Lennox’s Story – “I come to senior center to meet friends and to eat.”

“I come to senior center to meet friends and to eat. I found out about the workshop through coming here. I came to the workshop to learn. It’s very informative. There are ways you can help yourself, like eating right and exercise and resting. I used to eat ...

16
Oct

Pearl’s Story – “I started coming here years ago. I had a stroke. I’m trying to walk more.”

“I started coming here years ago. I had a stroke. I’m trying to walk more. And I exercise when I’m watching my game shows. I move my legs about and just keep them moving.”