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Welcome to Living Well
A Chronic Disease Self-Management Program


"Living Well" is Maryland's name for a 6-week Stanford University developed Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. It provides adults ages 18 and older and/or their caregivers with the strategies to confidently take charge of their health. Participants learn valuable skills including how to practice good nutrition and relaxation techniques, exercise properly, and effectively communicate with health care providers. The 6-week workshops are held weekly for 2 ½ hours, and are led by trained leaders who are facing similar medical concerns. By learning how to cope with chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and high blood pressure, workshop attendees are able to live happily and healthily and become more interactive with their wellness management.


Better Choices for Living with Diabetes: Information for Physicians

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Workshops are also offered for individuals wishing to learn how to cope with chronic pain and diabetes.Interested in becoming a partner or a Peer Leader? Please contact the Coordinator in your area.
Do you want to know more about the organizations behind this program? Please visit the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Maryland Department of Aging for more information.
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This project was supported, in part by grant number 90CS0033, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.