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Michigan State University Extension
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 12, Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-6440

Contact: Lauryn Lin, MSU Extension Educator

Phone: 734-727-7407

Email: lrlin@msu.edu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 31, 2020

Fall Registration Open for Free MSU Extension Virtual Health Programs

Michigan State University Extension is offering a variety of free online health programs this fall. Participants can join live group classes with a device using Zoom. Registration for each class is limited. Upcoming classes include:

Chronic Pain PATH
Chronic Pain PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) is a six-week, online program designed for adults living with chronic pain and their caregivers.

Participants learn self-management strategies to manage chronic pain including planning and pacing activities; developing a healthy eating and exercise plan; dealing with difficult emotions; setting personal goals; and more.

Chronic Pain PATH will meet on Tuesdays beginning September 8 through October 13 from 1:30-3:30 pm and 7-9 pm on Zoom. Please plan to attend all six weeks to experience the benefits of the workshop.

Register for the 1:30-3:30 pm session at bit.ly/CPpathSeptPM or the 7-9 pm session at bit.ly/CPpathSept7pm

Diabetes PATH
Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) is a six-week, online program designed for people living with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes. Family members, friends and caregivers are also welcome.

Participants learn self-management strategies to prevent diabetes symptoms and hyper/hypoglycemia; develop a healthy eating and exercise plan; deal with difficult emotions; set personal goals; and use a variety of other self-management tools to manage diabetes.

Diabetes PATH will meet Thursdays beginning September 17 through October 22 from 2-4 pm on Zoom. Please plan to attend all six weeks to experience the benefits of the workshop.

Register online at bit.ly/msuediabetespathsept. This workshop series is funded by a generous grant from Lions Club International.

Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention
Tai Chi is a gentle exercise combining slow movement, deep breathing, and focused intention and improves strength, balance, and relaxation. The Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention program introduces 12 introductory tai chi moves over 20 one-hour sessions to improve balance, strength, and relaxation. Participants can learn seated or standing.

Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays starting September 22 through December 1 from 10:30-11:30AM on Zoom.

Register online at bit.ly/taichisept22.

For more information, contact Lauryn Lin at lrlin@msu.edu.

To find additional MSU Extension online learning programs and resources, visit canr.msu.edu/rlr/.

 

Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) brings educational programs to residents, empowering them to improve their lives and community. County-based MSUE staff, in concert with on-campus faculty members, serve residents with programming focused on agriculture, natural resources, children, youth, families, community and economic development.

 

 

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21885 Dunham Road, Suite 12, Clinton Township, MI 48036

http://msue.macombgov.org/

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