Center for Healthy Living launches three new programs in January

IMG_0011The Center for Healthy Living in Lynnwood is launching three new programs in January 2014.

The center, an Aging and Disability Resource facility funded by Senior Services of Snohomish County and Verdant Health Commission, is starting a Peer Support group, a Family Saregiver Support group and is offering a Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop.

The Peer Support Group will meet on the first and third Thursdays from 1-2:30 pm beginning Jan. 16. The peer support is a group that helps people with life transitions. It is a friendly place for discussion, shared support and gathering of information on how to manage and embrace changes we face. It is led by Karen deGuzman of Senior Services of Snohomish County

A Family Caregiver Support Group will meet the first and third Wednesday from 2-3:30 ;p.m. beginning Jan. 15.

This group is for unpaid caregivers. It will offer help, support, resources and ideas to help the caregiver avoid burnout and manage the stress. It is led by Carmen Rasmussen of Family Center of South Snohomish County.

A Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop will meet from 1:30-4 p.m., Tuesdays for six weeks, Jan. 21-Feb. 25.

This workshop offers people the ability to manage their health condition and improve the quality of their lives. The workshop offers skills to improve your strength and endurance , make healthy food choices, work better with your health care provider and problem solved. It is led by Senior Services of Snohomish County

These three programs are co-sponsored by the Lynnwood Senior Center. The Center for Healthy Living is located at 4100 Alderwood Mall Blvd., Suite 1 in Lynnwood.

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