Header image
Translate: (Disclaimer)
Print this page Print this page Email this page Email this page

  Select News to View

Back to Article List

Senior Services and SCCC: A Health Promotion Partnership
Release Date: February 28, 2011

The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services has partnered with Sussex County Community College (SCCC) to offer a nationally recognized program that has been proven to improve the lives of participants.

Senior Services and SCCC: A Health Promotion Partnership

(Newton, NJ) The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services has partnered with Sussex County Community College (SCCC) to offer a nationally recognized program that has been proven to improve the lives of participants. "Take Control of Your Health" is a workshop series designed to enhance the wellness of those dealing with chronic conditions either personally or as caregivers. The workshops will take place at SCCC once a week for six weeks. Sessions are 2 ½ hours each and facilitated by Senior Services staff and/or trained volunteer peer leaders who are also dealing with chronic conditions. Participants will learn practical strategies and techniques for dealing with the pain, fatigue, frustration, and other symptoms shared by those experiencing chronic conditions regardless of their particular disease/disorder. They will be empowered to communicate effectively with healthcare providers and create action plans that will further enable them to take charge of their situations. "Take Control of Your Health" is offered at NO COST and available to adults of any age.

Day and evening programs are available at SCCC as follows:

Course # HAW191-01
Fridays, April 1 thru May 6, 2011
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Room E250

Course # HAW191-41
Wednesdays, April 6 thru May 11, 2011
6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Room E250

Contact SCCC Continuing Education at 973-300-2140 to register. For additional information about "Take Control of Your Health," contact Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services at 973-579-0555 or seniorservices@sussex.nj.us.

A program of the Department of Human Services, Stephen R. Gruchacz, Administrator, Division of Senior Services, Mary Lou Schnurr, 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
Stay Informed: Subscribe to Sussex County Email News Subscribe to Sussex County RSS Feeds Visit Sussex County on Facebook Follow Sussex County on Twitter





Community Resources | Home | County Government | Departments | Municipalities | Directories | Directions | County Tourism | Economic Development | Veterans Services | Events Calendar | Newsletters & Alerts | News & Information | Meeting Schedules | Service Requests | Contact Information | Form Center | Links | F.A.Q.s | Employment Opportunities | Skylands Ride/Public Transportation | How Do I? | Recycling/Solid Waste | Road Closures | Employee Services | Feedback | New Jersey Career Connections
Use Mobile Site
Copyright © 2017 Sussex County. All Rights Reserved.
Visit Sussex County on YouTube Follow Sussex County on Twitter Visit Sussex County on Facebook Subscribe to Sussex County's RSS Feeds Subscribe to Sussex County Email News

Powered by Cit-e-Net