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Health & Wellness Programs

Living Well Alabama (LWA) is a Chronic Disease SelfManagement Program that helps people better manage their health conditions and deal with the frustration, fatigue and pain that can accompany a chronic disease.

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) was originally developed by the Stanford Patient Education Research Center at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The goal of this evidence-based program is to help people with chronic diseases learn how to cope with their condition to improve their overall quality of life. Over 300,000 people have participated in a CDSMP across the United States.

Living Well Alabama is a 6-week workshop that meets for 2.5 hours each week, facilitated by 2 trained leaders.

Living Well Alabama may be for you if:

  • You have one or more chronic diseases.
  • You feel limited in your day-to-day activities.
  • You feel frustrated or tired.
  • You are looking for better ways to manage your symptoms.
  • You are a caregiver for someone with a chronic disease.
  • You are a family member or friend of someone with a chronic disease.