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Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health and the CARE Coalition Offering FREE Diabetes Workshop

The self-management workshop is for people living with pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes or a caregiver of someone with diabetes

NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health (CEALH) and the CARE Coalition are offering a FREE workshop for people living with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes or a caregiver of someone with diabetes. The workshops are designed to help individuals make step-by-step plans to improve health and enjoy life, manage symptoms, learn better ways to talk with family and providers about your health , and get the support you need. The workshops utilize the evidence-based Stanford University model and include "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions" Fourth Edition book.

Diabetes Self-Management Program
Dates: Mondays, October 16 through November 20 (group meets once a week for 2 ½ hours for 6 weeks)
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: 460 McLaws Circle, Ste. 110, Williamsburg, VA

Ongoing self-management and caregiving evidence-based workshops are scheduled for Peninsula and Middle Peninsula through Riverside CEALH. Choose a workshop series convenient for you! Space is limited! Pre-registration required.

Call now to register or visit us online: 757-220-4751 or online at www.excellenceinaging.org/cdsmp

For more information, please visit www.excellenceinaging.org/cdsmp

Contact Kim Weitzenhofer
Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health

Riverside CEALH is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to integrate interdisciplinary aging research with clinical capabilities to develop innovative programming that can be applied and sustained by Riverside Health System, the community, and other providers of aging-related services to improve care and better meet the needs of a growing older adult population.

Riverside Doctors' Hospital Williamsburg opened in May 2013. Part of Riverside Health System, eastern Virginia's premiere provider of healthcare services since 1918, Riverside Doctors' Hospital offers state-of-the-art care, comfort, convenience for the community. The two-story, approximately 100,000 square foot facility offers 40 private rooms, 33 medical/surgical rooms and seven intensive care rooms. The full-service emergency department has 12 private patient rooms and surgical services features two operating rooms. Riverside Doctors' Hospital is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, is designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and has NICHE Exemplar Status (A Commitment to highest quality care of older adults).

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