Elderly woman using inhaler for asthma

What is a Chronic Disease?

Don’t let an ongoing health condition rule your life.

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 diseases include:

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Diabetes
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lung Disease
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Obesity
  • Stroke

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 the caregiver for someone with a chronic disease
  • You are a family member or friend of someone with a chronic disease