IL Pathways to Health Classes

Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management

Workplace Take Charge of Your Health is an interactive workshop for employed people living with one or more physical or mental health chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, depression, etc. Participants learn the skills to manage their conditions on a day to day basis: balancing work and home life, exercise, healthy eating, symptom management (pain, fatigue, sleep, shortness of breath, stress and depression), weight loss, and communication skills.

Take Charge workshop

About the class

Length and timeframe of a workshop:

  • 2 weekly 1-hour sessions delivered over 6 weeks

Topics include:

  • Chronic Disease
  • Medication Management
  • Nutrition
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Activity

Benefits of the class

  • Increase productivity
  • Decrease absenteeism
  • Reduce healthcare costs
  • Improve overall health and well-being
  • Improved exercise and eating behaviors
  • Reduced fatigue

Who should take the class

Working adults living with one or more chronic conditions.


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