Curwensville, PA – Residents from the Park Avenue Towers in Curwensville got a lesson for how to live happier, healthier lives while dealing with chronic diseases.

The Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging gave the resident a Chronic Disease Self-Management classes. They completed six, 2 ½ hour weekly sessions discussing healthy eating, physical activity, medication, stress management, communication, problem solving, decision making, and working with their health care professionals.

Participants engaged in interactive sessions that helped them to build confidence in their abilities to manage their health and maintain active fulfilling lives.

A graduation celebration was held on Wednesday, February 14.  The participants received a certificate and enjoyed some healthy snacks.

If you would like to learn more about upcoming classes, please contact the CCAAA at 765-2696.

Programs and services of CCAAA, Inc. are funded in part by PA Department of Aging, the CCAAA, Mature Resources, and local and client contributions.

CCAAA Chronic Disease Management class

Pictured are:  Front Row, Walter Passmore and Shirley Schmoke

Back Row, Julie Fenton, Facilitator, Florence Faulkner, LeRaye Cole, Lettie Morrison, Shirley Wilson, Shirley McKee, Reba Tubbs & Lucy, and Alice Pollock, Facilitator

Missing from photo; Joan Domico

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