Free Diabetes Self-Management Program in Little Egg Harbor Township
If you are a person with Medicare coverage and living with diabetes or know someone who is, Meals on Wheels of Ocean County and the Ocean County Office of Senior Services have partnered with Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network and will be offering free six-week diabetes self-management workshops as part of the Everyone with Diabetes Counts program. The free workshops developed at Stanford University are highly interactive and cover a variety of topics including preventing complications, problem solving, the importance of healthy eating and portion control, exercise, medication management, communicating with healthcare providers, dealing with stress and depression, and much more.
The workshops will be taking place at the Little Egg Harbor Township Community Center at 317 West Calabreeze Way in Little Egg Harbor Township on Thursdays from Oct. 13 to November 17, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All attendees must register by the second workshop session. Each participant (one per household) will receive a complimentary book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, at workshop session two. For more information or to register for the workshops, call Jarmaine Williams at 732-955-8168. —P.J.