Preventing or Managing the Top 10 Chronic Conditions in Adults 65+

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Per this National Council on Aging blog, “The tips (in the link below) can help you avoid or successfully manage a chronic condition. However, if you or someone you know is struggling to manage a chronic condition, there are programs in your community (including Freedom Pharmacy in Orlando) that can help, like the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP). CDSMP is a 6-week, interactive, small-group workshop that helps participants build the skills necessary to control how chronic conditions affect their life.”

Workshop sessions focus on the following topics:

  • Dealing with fatigue, pain, frustration, or isolation
  • Maintaining strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Managing medications
  • Communicating with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Healthy eating

Here’s the BLOG!

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