Health Talks: Tools and Tips for Managing Chronic Health Conditions
Managing a chronic health condition like diabetes, heart disease, asthma, or cancer can take a huge toll on your quality of life; however, having the right tools and information to effectively manage these conditions can help. Rush Copley health care professionals presented a series of programs to discuss strategies for empowering you to get well and live the healthiest life possible.
Session 1: What is Chronic Disease?
Learn risk factors for chronic disease, what it means to have a chronic disease, and how your lifestyle and relationship with your doctor impact your condition and overall health. Presentation Materials | Podcast Recording
Session 2: Prevention & Care
Understand the importance of preventive care as it relates to managing your condition between office visits. Know your numbers, how to effectively communicate with your doctor, and become familiar with your insurance coverage. Presentation Materials | Podcast Recording
Session 3: Know Your Meds: Medication Management
Join our panel of pharmacists and care providers to discuss the importance of adhering to correct dosage and timing of medication, how to manage side effects and become aware of possible interactions between medications, and how to properly store and dispose of medication. Presentation Materials | Podcast Recording
Session 4: Resources for Coping and Support
Dealing with a chronic condition can be challenging. Learn about resources for coping with chronic illness, building a supportive team, understanding disease progression, and having crucial conversations with loved ones. Presentation Materials | Podcast Recording
Podcasts produced in partnership with Oswego Senior Center.