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"Take Control of Your Health" and Help Others Do the Same Become a Volunteer Peer Leader!
Release Date: January 23, 2012

"Take Control of Your Health" and Help Others Do the Same
Become a Volunteer Peer Leader!

(Sparta, NJ) The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services is offering FREE training for volunteers who are interested in co-leading one of their proven health promotion programs. "TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH" volunteer peer leaders co-facilitate a six-session (2 ½ hours per week) series of goal-oriented workshops for persons and/or caregivers of all ages who are dealing with chronic long term health conditions (Ex. Arthritis, Asthma, Bronchitis, Cancer, Depression, Diabetes, Emphysema, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure or Cholesterol, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, etc.) The self-management program offers tools that enable participants to be in control of their symptoms, emotions and situations, and enjoy life to the fullest.

Four-day leadership training for this program will take place on February 28 and 29 and March 6 and 7, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Sparta Health and Wellness Center (Cancer Center Conference Room), 89 Sparta Avenue, Sparta, NJ 07871. You must attend all four sessions. Complimentary lunch and refreshments will be served. Space is limited. Register today! Contact the Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services at 973-579-0555 ext 1281 or RHannapple@sussex.nj.us for additional information or to register for the training.

*** Program Flyer ***


A program of the Department of Human Services, Stephen R. Gruchacz, Administrator, Division of Senior Services, Lorraine Hentz, Division Director, One Spring Street, Newton, N.J. 07860 Office Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Phone 973-579-0555 Fax 973-579-0550 seniorservices@sussex.nj.us





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