Employee & Community Health

WellConnect offers diabetes, chronic pain workshops

5/23/2017

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WellConnect is offering its Living Well with Diabetes and Living Well with Chronic pain workshops this summer. These sessions focus on helping individuals better manage their chronic conditions. Registration is now open by calling the locations or visiting the WellConnect website. Here's an overview of upcoming workshops. 

Living Well with Diabetes. Increases self-management skills and addresses specific concerns and goals for individuals with diabetes. Participants set goals and make personalized plans to improve their health. Workshops are interactive and encourage peer support. Sessions will be held: 

  • June 6 - July 18 (English / Spanish). Sessions are Tuesdays from 5-7:30 p.m. at Hawthorne School in Rochester. This program is conducted in Spanish. To register, call Alma Gomez at 507-932-6933. Registration closes June 1. 
  • June 6 - July 18. Sessions are Tuesdays from 3-5 p.m. at Elder Network in Rochester. To register, call Elder Network at 507-285-5272. Registration closes June 1. 
  • July 6 - August 10. Sessions are Thursdays from 3:30-6 p.m. at Kasson Elementary School in Kasson. To register, call Kasson Community Education at 507-634-4464. Registration closes June 29. 
  • September 5 - October 10. Sessions are Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Elder Network in Rochester. To register, call Elder Network at 507-285-5272. Registration closes August 31. 

Living Well with Chronic Pain. Helps individuals better manage their chronic pain symptoms. Participants set goals and make personalized plans to improve their health. The workshop is interactive and encourages peer support. It will be held: 

  • June 29 - August 3. Sessions are Thursdays from 3-5:30 p.m. at the Rochester Public Library. To register, call Catholic Charities 866-541-1821. Registration closes June 22. 

WellConnect is a collaboration of individuals and organizations, including Mayo Clinic, in Southeast Minnesota focused on optimizing the experience of health and wellness in the region. 

Check our listing of classes and events to stay abreast of upcoming health and wellness opportunities.