Univ. of Wyoming Offering Online Workshops on Chronic Illness
The University of Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) will be offering free online and in-person workshops throughout the state for people with chronic health conditions and their caregivers.
The six-week Healthy U workshop series is available online every Tuesday from 2:30-5 pm from February 15-March 22.
Topics covered include:
- healthy eating
- action planning
- evaluating treatments
- effective communication
- working with health care professionals.
The goal of the workshop is to help people better manage their health conditions and deal with the frustration, fatigue, and pain that can accompany many different health conditions, he adds.
Online workshops enable participants to learn skills and receive support from their own homes, and participants can connect using a smartphone, tablet, or computer. One-on-one technical assistance also will be available.