Healthier Living Workshops

Live Longer. Live Healthier. Live Happier.

Managing Chronic Conditions can be complex and sometimes frustrating. Let us help!

The Healthier Living Program has a focus on helping our communities gain practical skills to become better informed and more involved in their own care. 

All participants who complete a 6 week series receive:

  • Blood Pressure Monitor

          OR

  • Digital Food Scale


All sessions are currently held virtually via Zoom through the Community Benefit and Health Equity Department. Please contact our team for current workshop information.Contact the Healthier Living Team for current workshop information.

Contact The Healthier Living Team
(602) 406-2288 | [email protected].

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP)

FREE 6 week workshop series for individuals living with pre-diabetes, diabetes, or a family history of diabetes. During this workshop, we work together in small groups, during 1.5 hour sessions to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent diabetes, manage diabetes and reduce complications resulting from diabetes, such as kidney failure, amputation, vision loss, stroke and heart failure. *Available in English and Spanish*

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)

FREE 6 week workshop for individuals living with chronic conditions such as COPD, diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Arthritis, Lung Disease and other ongoing health conditions. During this workshop, we share experiences and work together in small groups, during 2 hour sessions to increase confidence, physical and psychological wellbeing, knowledge of ways to manage chronic conditions and motivation to manage challenges associated with chronic diseases.

 *Available in English and Spanish*

Cocinando con Salud en Balance

FREE cooking class series for individuals living with diabetes or any ongoing health condition. During each one hour class on every first and third Wednesday of each month, we offer simple preparation of meals appropriate for individuals living with diabetes. The goal of these classes is to increase our community’s knowledge of healthier food choices with healthier versions of familiar foods while also providing opportunities for participants to share and learn from one another.

*Currently available only in Spanish* 

The program is best suited for anyone with a chronic condition such as diabetes, arthritis, hypertension or high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart disease, or ANY other chronic health condition. Participating in the sessions will not conflict with your existing medical care or treatment. We encourage and welcome your caregivers and family members to attend as well.

  • Effective communication, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Exercise and fitness
  • How to deal with negative emotions
  • Nutrition tips for eating well
  • Relaxation and de-stressing techniques
  • Techniques for interrupting the “symptom cycle”
  • Weekly action planning