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Better Choices, Better Health Workshop
June 12, 2018 , 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, 5738 Forbes Avenue, Squirrel Hill, is hosting the workshop Better Choices, Better Health six consecutive Tuesdays, May 22 – June 26, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Room 202. The workshop is free.
This is a wonderful program that has benefited many adults. The workshops are informative, fun and interactive. In the workshop, participants will be together with people with similar conditions and concerns and will make new friends.
Participants will actively be a part of:
Brainstorming on key topics;
Making a Weekly Action Plan on a goal that is important to YOU;
Feedback and Problem Solving in which you report how you did in meeting your goal.
Engaging activities designed to help learning include:
Distraction techniques to help manage pain;
Better breathing techniques and ways to avoid shortness of breath;
Relaxation techniques such as progressive muscle relaxation;
What level of exercise intensity is right for you;
Some guidelines about healthy eating;
How to communicate more effectively;
How to make future plans for health care;
How to evaluate new treatment options;
The power of positive thinking.
All workshop participants receive the companion book, “Living a Healthy Life with a Chronic Condition.”
Light refreshments are provided throughout, with a graduation celebration at the end!
Please call Amy Gold at 412-697-3528 to sign up today.