Department of Health News

Take Charge of Your Health with These Workshops


Now is the perfect time to take charge of your health. 

Whether you are living with a chronic health condition or have a loved one who does – this 6-week program can help you turn the corner of self-management. Topics covered include:

  • Manage pain, fatigue depression and frustration
  • Get a good night sleep
  • Prevent Falls
  • Improve and maintain health with exercise
  • Use medications wisely
  • Communicate effectively with family, friends and professionals
  • Eat for health
  • Set goals that are doable
  • Solve everyday problems
  • Evaluate treatments
  • Relax and manage stress
  • Work in partnership with your healthcare team

Get involved!  Upcoming workshops:

  • Living Healthy with Diabetes
    Woodfin YMCA, 40 N. Merrimon, Asheville, NC 28804
    Mondays, March 17 - April 21, 5:00 - 7:30 pm
  • Living Healthy with a Chronic Condition
    HCPRD Athletics and Activity Center, 308 South Grove Street, Hendersonville
    Tuesdays, May 20 – June 24 , 4:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Living Healthy with a Chronic Condition
    Jewish Family Services, 2 Doctors Park Suite E, Asheville, NC 28801 (located at 417 Biltmore Avenue)
    Mondays, March 24 - April 28, 10:00 - 12:30 pm
  • Living Healthy with a Chronic Condition
    Osher Lifelong Learning Center, 1 Campus View Rd, Asheville, 28804
    Fridays, March 28 - May 2, 9:00 - 11:30 am
  • Living Healthy with a Chronic Condition
    Silvermont Opportunity Center, 364 East Main Street, Brevard
    Fridays, March 28 - May 2, 9:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tomando Control de Su Salud leader training (CDSMP for Spanish Speakers, leader training)
    YWCA of Asheville, 185 South French Broad, Asheville   
    Thursday & Friday, May 15, 16, 22 and 23

Registration information or class details are available  at www.livinghealthywnc.org.