Chronic Disease Management

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Navajo County Chronic Disease Self-Management Program


Vision

The Vision of Navajo County Chronic Disease Self-Management (Active Living) Program is "To provide citizens of Navajo County living with a chronic condition to build skills needed to live a long, healthy and active life."

The Navajo County Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is staffed with fully trained specialists in evidence based programs offered throughout Navajo County to help citizens build skills needed to live an active and health life with self-management of their chronic conditions.


Program Services

Active Living Workshops

  • Active Living Workshops are en evidence based curriculum that teaches you how to manage your chronic condition in a 6 week, 1.5 hour, group setting with others who also suffer from a chronic condition.
  • Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders who work with you to build confidence and skills to take back your life. 
  • Active Living workshops are perfect for people suffering with a chronic condition, their care givers, and spouses.

Subjects covered during workshop:

            • Mind Over Body (dealing with pain)
            • Healthy Eating (nutrition)
            • Communication (talking to caregivers, family, etc.)
            • Physical Activity/Exercise
            • Diabetic Care
            • Positive thinking

                              ....and more!


Matter of Balance Workshops

  • The Matter of Balance Workshop is a fall-prevention program that includes 8, 2-hour sessions, twice a week for four weeks in a group setting. Many older adults experience a fear of falling. People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. A Matter of Balance is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. 

Subjects covered during workshop:

            • View falls as controllable
            • Set goals for increasing activity
            • Make changes to reduce fall rise at home
            • Exercise to increase strength and balance

Contacts and Locations

       

        Program Manager

Darcey McKee 
darcey.mckee@navajocountyaz.gov
619 East Third St.
Winslow, AZ 86047
(928) 289-6830