Resources

Required Workshop Forms: Program Cover Sheet Attendance Log Participant Information Survey Pre-Workshop Health Survey Health Outcomes Study Consent Form Post Workshop Survey (Participants) Participant Information Survey Q.14 Workshop Overview and Homework Certificate Group Leader Script Additional Workshop Resources: Food Label LWA Policies and Procedures Withdrawal Form Caregiver Respite Reimbursement LWA Marketing Toolkit  Relaxation for Mind

Workshop Calendar

Upcoming Workshops: Blount County St. Clair County Shelby County January 14th-February 18th April 8th-May 12th August 5th-September 9th September 23rd- October 28th Walker County  January 14th-February 18th Capstone Parrish 5947 AL-269 Parrish, AL 35580 9AM-11:30AM Jefferson County    

Database

Participant Information Survey Participant ID as shown in Participant SurveyWorkshop LocationAge TodaySexMaleFemaleEthnicityNot Hispanic or LatinoHispanic or LatinoRace American Indian or Alaska Native Asian Black, African-American Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander White Chronic Disease Arthritis/Rheumatic Disease Asthma/Emphysema/Other Chronic Breathing or Lung Problem Cancer Chronic Pain Depression or Anxiety Disorder Diabetes Heart Disease High Cholesterol Hypertension Kidney Disease

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What Is a Chronic Disease?

Don’t let an ongoing heath condition rule your life. A chronic disease is any condition that can be managed but not cured. Dealing with a chronic disease can leave you feeling tired, frustrated, and isolated. Common chronic disease include: Arthritis Asthma Cancer Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Chronic Pain Diabetes Dementia Depression Fibromyalgia Heart Disease HIV/AIDS

What Are the Benefits of LWA?

Those who successfully complete LWA: Feel healthier and have a better quality of life Experience fewer sick days and days feeling depressed Are better able to manage symptoms like fatigue, pain, shortness of breath, stress, and sleep problems Are more physically active Improve communication with their doctors Take medications as prescribed Feel more confident when completing

Chronic Disease Self Management Program History

In the early 1990s Sanford University developed and studied the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. Early studies found that CDSMP participants had an increase in healthy behaviors, improved health status, and less health care utilization. Since the original study, numerous studies have been conducted with similar outcomes across a wide variety of settings, populations, and conditions

The LWA Team

M4A Staff Margaret Grubic, MS, RD, LD Project Director Breana Thomas, BSW Wellness Coordinator Carolyn Fortner, MA, JD, CIRS-A/D Executive Director Cayla Driver, BSA Fiscal Director Robyn L. James, BSBM Development & Marketing Director Maranda Johnson, BSW, CIRS-A/D Director of Programs Crystal I. Crim, M.Ed., CIRS-A/D Administrative Director Partners Capstone Rural Health Chilton-Shelby Mental Health