Healthier Living Workshops

Learn how self-management workshops can help you, and/or a support person better manage your health.

Feel better with these FREE Healthier Living Workshops.

For more information and to register, contact:

Viki Delmas
Self-Management Regional Coordinator
802-225-5680
Viki.Delmas@cvmc.org

To learn more about Self-Management Programs in Vermont, visit myhealthyvt.org.

Tobacco Cessation Workshop

Quitting smoking or smokeless tobacco is the #1 most important step you can take to live a longer and healthier life. For many tobacco users, support from others makes the difference in staying tobacco-free. This free, four-week workshop can help you change your behavior and start a tobacco-free lifestyle. Special attention is given to developing a quitting strategy, including dealing with weight control and managing stress. LEARN MORE >

WHEN: Tuesdays, October 25 to November 29, 2022, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
WHERE: Online via Zoom

High Blood Pressure Management Workshop

One in 4 Vermont adults has been told they have high blood pressure. High blood pressure means the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels is consistently too high. If left untreated, it can damage your circulatory system and lead to serious problems, such as heart attack, stroke, kidney damage, or brain health complications, such as memory loss and confusion. Learn the basics of managing blood pressure including help with medication, quitting tobacco, healthy eating, and physical activity and managing stress. LEARN MORE >

WHEN: Tuesdays, January 10 to February 28, 2023, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
WHERE: In-person at Northfield Senior Center and online via Zoom

Diabetes Prevention Workshop

Are you carrying extra weight? This free program can cut your risk of type 2 diabetes by more than half. A trained coach leads the program to help you change certain aspects of your lifestyle, like eating healthier, reducing stress, and getting more physical activity. You will also receive group support from others who share your goals and struggles. This program is designed for people who are at risk for type 2 diabetes, but who do not already have the disease. Participants must have a BMI of 25 or greater to enroll. LEARN MORE >

WHEN: Thursdays, December 15, 2022 through November 16, 2023, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
WHEN: Mondays, January 23, 2023 to December 11, 2023, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
WHERE: Online via Zoom

Diabetes Management Workshop

Learn and have fun with others who have type 2 diabetes in this free, small group workshop designed to help you improve your eating habits, wellness routines and coping skills. People who complete the workshop say they see big improvements, like eating better, feeling less depressed, and having a better relationship with their doctors. You are welcome to bring a support person, friend or family member. LEARN MORE >

WHEN: Tuesdays, November 22, 2022 through January 3, 2023, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
WHERE: Online via Zoom

Chronic Pain Management Workshop

For those coping with chronic pain and want to feel more in control. Learn how to improve your problem solving and coping skills, gentle movement exercise, how to work with your healthcare providers, healthy eating, how to balance activity and rest. LEARN MORE >

WHEN: Coming soon
WHERE: Online via Zoom

Chronic Disease Management Workshop

If you have a long-lasting (chronic) disease like arthritis, diabetes, cancer, obesity, or heart disease, you're not alone. About half of all American adults have at least one chronic disease – and 1 in 4 have two or more. But here's the good news: there's a LOT you can do to help manage chronic disease and prevent related problems. This workshop can help you make choices to live healthier. Learn about problem solving and action planning, nutrition, exercise, medication use, emotions, and how to talk to your healthcare providers. LEARN MORE >

WHEN: Coming soon
WHERE: Online via Zoom