Better Choices, Better Health
The Better Choices, Better Health program (also known as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, or CDSMP) is a free workshop for adults 60 years of age and older that is given two and half hours
a night, once a week, for six weeks.
The workshop is offered in a community setting, such as a senior center, church, library or hospital, and provides support for continuing normal daily activities and dealing with the emotions brought about by chronic health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, heart disease and stroke, among others.
The Better Choices, Better Health program aims to help its participants feel better, regain control of their health and start doing the things they want to do.
For a schedule of workshops or to enroll in the program, visit the Better Choices, Better Health website.
For more in-depth information about Better Choices, Better Health, please read the article featured in the June 2010 DHS NEWS.