Is your chronic condition getting the best of you? Ongoing health conditions affect how you live your life, how you experience your relations and how you deal with your emotions. Join Monmouth Medical Center and SCAN (Social Community Activities Network) for a free, six-week workshop to learn strategies for managing daily life when living with chronic conditions such as arthritis, heart and lung conditions, anxiety, diabetes and high blood pressure.
Created by Stanford University, the evidence-based workshop will teach individuals how to:
• Manage stress.
• Improve communication.
• Cope with depression and fatigue.
• Increase energy levels.
• Eat healthy and maintain weight.
• Get more out of life.
Attendees will also receive the complimentary reference book “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions” and a certificate of completion at the end of the series.
Take Control of Your Health will take place Tuesday afternoons from 1 to 3:30 p.m. April 15 through May 20 at Monmouth Medical Center’s Center, located at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch. Pre-registration for this program is requested. For more information or to register, call 732-542-1326 or visit www.scannj.com.
About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with The Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers and has been a teaching affiliate of Philadelphia’s Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. The hospital is routinely recognized by HealthGrades, the nation’s largest premier independent health care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org.