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PCA to host two virtual health self-management programs this summer


Want to better self-manage your chronic pain or diabetes? Register for an upcoming virtual workshop through PCA! These workshops are FREE for those in Philadelphia age 60+! Each program runs for six weeks and meets weekly via Zoom. All participants will receive a Self-Management Tool Kit in the mail containing program supplies.

See descriptions and details for each six-week program below. If you’re interested in learning more, or ready to register, please contact Lauren Jirinec, PCA’s Health Promotion Specialist at 215-765-9000, ext. 5119 or

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (Held via Zoom): 
Wednesdays, June 23, 30, and July 7,14, 21 & 28
Time: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

In the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program, participants will learn tips and strategies to take charge of their chronic pain, deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep, and learn how to become more involved in everyday activities. Download flyer >>

Diabetes Self-Management Program (Held via Zoom):
Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3 & 10
Time: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

In the Diabetes Self-Management Program, participants will learn about making a healthy eating plan, managing blood sugar levels, balancing eating, physical activity and medications to prevent problems as well as managing diabetic-specific problems. Download flyer >>

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