April 15, 2013

Wayne Medical Center joins UT Extension to offer free workshop series


WAYNESBORO, Tenn. — Wayne Medical Center (WMC) will join UT Extension to offer a free workshop series titled “Living Well with Chronic Conditions.” The series of workshops will be offered each Tuesday from May 7 through June 11, at 6 p.m., at Waynesboro Church of God, located at 522 Highway 64 West in Waynesboro.

The fun, skill-building program will help persons with a chronic condition and their caregivers learn to better manage the condition and get more from life. Topics to be addressed include:

  • Management of symptoms
  • Problem-solving techniques
  • Benefits of physical activity and healthy eating
  • Proper medication usage
  • Making informed decisions
  • Depression management
  • Working with your health care provider

Sessions will be facilitated by Charlotte Smith of UT Extension and Julie Odle, a licensed practical nurse on the staff at WMC. Chronic medical conditions include arthritis, asthma, cancer, COPD, depression, diabetes, heart disease, obesity and fibromyalgia.

Advance registration is required by calling the UT Extension office. For more information or to register, call 931.722.3229.