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Community Wide Programs

Healthy Living Workshop*
This program is designed for adults 18+ who are living with a chronic condition or caring for somebody with a chronic condition. Chronic conditions include but are not limited to diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, cancer, obesity, or depression. The workshop is an interactive six-session 2.5 hour peer-led workshop. The purpose of the program is to enhance one’s skills and ability to manage their health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle.

National Diabetes Prevention Program - Prevent Type 2 Diabetes (NDPP)*
This program is an evidence-based lifestyle program designed for those who are pre-diabetic or at risk for type 2 diabetes. Participants attend weekly meetings for the first six months, then once or twice a month for the second six months. The goals of the program include reducing weight by 5-7% and increasing physical activity. Several studies have shown that these two steps can reduce the onset of Type 2 Diabetes by 58%. Workshops are facilitated by trained Lifestyle Coaches.

Stepping On*

This program is designed for adults looking to improve balance and reduce their risk of falling. The Stepping On program has been proven to reduce falls in older people. It consists of a workshop that meets for two hours per week for seven weeks. Workshops are led by a health professional and a peer leader – someone who, just like you, is concerned about falls. In addition, local guest experts provide information on exercise, vision, safety, and medications.

Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop (WCDSM)*
This program is a six-week, peer-led education program for people with a chronic health condition, or for someone who cares for a person with a chronic health condition. The purpose of the program is to enhance one’s skills and ability to manage their health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle. This workshop is designed to meet for one hour twice a week in a workplace setting.

Please call 315-349-3587 for a current schedule of our program offerings.

*This program is partially funded by the Administration for Community Living through the NYS Office for the Aging and the Oswego County Office for the Aging.