WATERBURY — Adults with ongoing health conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease or any other chronic issues can learn better ways to manage recurring challenges such as pain, fatigue, difficult emotions, anxiety and stress during an in-home version of the popular Live Well With Chronic Conditions workshop.

The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging and its partner, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, are offering a telephone group that will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, October 20 to November 24.

A trained Live Well leader will facilitate the free one-hour group phone call.

Participants will learn about healthy eating, physical activity and exercise, dealing with difficult emotions, decision-making and communication skills, working with healthcare providers and action planning.

Each participant will be mailed a tool kit at no cost consisting of the book Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions, an instruction booklet and exercise and relaxation CDs.

Class size is limited to six participants; preregistration is required.

Participants must be willing to share their name, address and phone number so the tool kit can be mailed directly to them.

Registration is available by calling Carla at 860-496-6676 or emailing Carla.Angevine@hhchealth.org.

Live Well is an evidence-based self-management program developed at Stanford University.

Live Well is sponsored by the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging, State Unit on Aging and Connecticut Department of Public Health through a grant from the Administration on Aging.

Support is also provided by a grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation.

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