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Living Well in the Community – Introduction

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Living Well in the Community is a ten hour workshop series broken up over numerous sessions. The workshop, grounded in the Independent Living philosophy, can help people set and achieve quality of life goals, while building skills to support health and wellness. Living Well in the Community has two different and related meanings: developing healthy living habits and living a meaningful, rich life.

Introductory Session

Disability Network Southwest Michigan is offering a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, May 6, 10:00 – 11:00 AM to introduce people to the Living Well in Community workshop series. In this session you will learn more about the series and what you can expect from the sessions to determine if you are interested in attending the full series. Participants must attend this introductory session to register for the Living Well in the Community workshop series.

Following the introductory session, the schedule for the full workshop series will be determined.

This webinar is available through an internet connection or a phone call.

If you have any questions or if you are interested in the Living Well in the Community Series but are unable to attend this introductory webinar, please follow this link to email Lisa or call her at 269-345-1516 x111.

Register:

(Registration for this event is now closed. )

About the Series

The Living Well in the Community workshop series helps participants learn about how these two meanings are connected so they can develop meaningful goals and their capacity to achieve those goals. The 10 sessions that make up the Living Well in the Community workshop are:

  • Goal Setting
  • Building Support
  • Healthy Reactions
  • Staying on Course
  • Healthy Communication
  • Seeking Information
  • Eating Well
  • Physical Activity
  • Advocacy
  • Maintenance 

The Living Well in the Community workshop can benefit participants physically, intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, and socially. 

Living Well in the Community is part of the overarching Healthy Community Living program that is the result of a collaborative project by the University of Montana that brought together nation-wide organizational leaders, Centers for Independent Living staff and consumers, and researchers to develop new programming that is innovative, adaptive and inclusive.