Living Well with Chronic Pain classes
In partnership with Juniper and Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging, the College of St. Scholastica offers online and telephone Living Well with Chronic Pain classes.
Learn techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, appropriate use of medications, communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, nutrition, pacing activity and rest, and how to evaluate new treatments.
Free six-week online classes: live virtual classroom experience. Participants receive a resource book. Every week the group learns, brainstorms, and completes activities together: Mondays, March 15–April 19, 5-7 pm; Tuesdays, March 16–April 20, 12:30-3 pm; Wednesdays, March 17–April 21, 9-11:30 am; Wednesdays, March 17–April 21, 4-6:30 pm; Thursdays, March 18–April 22, 4-6:30 pm.
Free six-week telephone classes: self-study format with weekly 1-hour group phone calls. Participants receive a toolkit of materials including a resource book, tip sheets, and relaxation CD. In the weekly group phone calls participants learn and receive support for personal goals: Thursdays, March 18–April, 1-2 pm; and Fridays, March 19-April 23, 10-11 am.
Info and registration: yourjuniper.org or 855-215-2174. Participants will receive an email with a link to join the class.