Diabetes PATH workshop offered

Published 10:08 am Wednesday, February 24, 2016

ST. JOSEPH — Region IV Area Agency on Aging will offer the Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) Workshop at the Paw Paw District Library beginning March 8.

Diabetes PATH is a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program that was developed and tested by Stanford University. The workshop is a six-week program that teaches practical skills for living a healthy life with diabetes. The focus is on self-care, learning new coping strategies and sharing personal experiences.

Classes are scheduled to meet every Tuesday at the Paw Paw District Library, 609 W. Michigan Ave., in Paw Paw. They will be held March 8 to April 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost for the class is FREE. Donations are gratefully accepted. Family members, friends and caregivers are also encouraged to attend. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.

For more information or to register for the class, call Julie (269) 982-7759 or Tracy (800) 442-2803 at the Area Agency on Aging.

Region IV Area Agency on Aging is a nonprofit organization offering comprehensive and coordinated services to assist older persons and other vulnerable adults in maintaining independence in their homes and communities.