Healthier Living Workshop

Living Better with Long-Term Health Challenges

The Healthier Living Workshop is a free, six-week series to help adults of all ages learn to feel better with long-term health conditions like asthma, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and diabetes. This is not an exercise class. This interactive workshop in a supportive small-group setting will help you practice better management of your condition. Caregivers are also welcome.

Senior man and womanSome of the topics covered are:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • How to talk with family, friends and health professionals so they understand your needs
  • Setting realistic goals for nutrition and exercise

Previous local participants say:

“It was so great to be with other motivated people.” — Elizabeth A.

“We all had different conditions, but mostly the same challenges and frustrations.” — Janis H.

New workshop dates are being scheduled throughout the year, all over Vermont. Contact the local coordinator closest to you to find out more or sign up.

Greater Brattleboro Area: Wendy Cornwell, (802) 257-8325,

Greater Springfield & Bellows Falls Area: Michelle Kuusela, (802) 886-8946,

Greater Windsor & White River Junction Area: Melanie Sheehan, (802) 674-7450,


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