Healthy Living

Jul 8, 2010 2:09 PM by Carina Corral

A local hospital addresses coping with long term health conditions

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital has a program for those coping with or caring for patients with long-term diseases.

It is a six-part education series called "Healthier Living: Your Life, Take Care."

Every Thursday starting July 22 and ending September 2 from 1:00 -to- 3:30 p.m. topics will be covered such as "how to manage symptoms", "depression management" and "appropriate use of medications."

Materials for the workshops consist of the book "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions" and an audiotape for relaxation of mind and body, which may be borrowed or purchased from the hospital.

Reservations are required. Contact AGCH Educator, Roberta Alderete at (805) 473-7662.

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