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We've teamed up with Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) to offer a FREE Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, a six-week program that teaches adults, 60 and older, with chronic illnesses the skills needed in the day-to-day management of treatment and to maintain and increase one’s activities.


There is NO COST to participate | class size is limited | Classes are held at two locations

ARC Far West Medical Tower

9:30 a.m. to noon 
Thursdays from July 19 to August 23, 2018 

South Austin Senior Center 

9:30 a.m. to 11:30am 
Thursdays from July 17 to August 21, 2018

Register Now

Register Now 

 via CAPCOG Registration 

What to Expect

Using a group setting to give a shared learning experience, the program teaches techniques that will let individuals do the following:
  • Manage Symptoms
  • Incorporate Exercise
  • Monitor Nutrition
  • Talk with Your Doctor
  • Make Informed Treatment Decisions
  • Deal with Emotions
  • Control Stress

Who Could Benefit?

Anyone 60 years or older who:

  • is living with a chronic condition
  • is interested in symptom and medication management
  • wants to learn proper exercise and nutrition
  • wants to know what questions to ask

Locations and Dates

The six-week program will be held at:

ARC Far West Medical Tower 
9:30 a.m. to noon
Thursdays from July 19 to August 23, 2018

South Austin Senior Center 
9:30 a.m. to 11:30am
Thursdays from July 17 to August 21, 2018

To learn more Click here  (you'll be redirected to the CAPCOG website). Or contact Kate Gibbons at 512-916-6180512-916-6180 or email kgibbons@capcog.org