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Class to help older people manage chronic pain

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Aroostook Agency on Aging, in partnership with Healthy Living for ME, will offer a free workshop to help individuals with a wide range of chronic pain conditions. 

Living Well with Chronic Pain will be offered via zoom from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays from March 18 through April 22.  

Living Well with Chronic Pain is ideal for people who are experiencing a wide range of chronic, non-cancer  related pain conditions. Participants in this class learn practical tools to help develop self-management  skills, as well as ways to communicate about the pain they experience, and healthy eating, with an  emphasis placed on creating action plans and setting realistic, attainable goals.  

This six-week series is free and open to the public. Please contact Jane Hanson, HL4ME regional manager, at 764-3396 or 800-439-1789 for more information and to register for a link to the class. Terry Sandusky  will assist Hanson with this class. 

Healthy Living for ME is a statewide network of evidence-based programs that empower adults to address  and better manage their health issues. All workshops are listed at healthylivingforme.org. 

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