Skip to main content

Health Management

TIP: Hover your mouse to zoom in! (On mobile, touch and hold to zoom, then slide to move around the image)

May contain: text, page, and label

Ready to book a class? Scroll to the bottom and click Book to begin

“Healthier Living” Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (805) 388-1952x100
Do you have a chronic health condition or care for someone who does? The awardwinning Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is based on research
conducted at Stanford University. Take the first step to manage ongoing health conditions
with easy methods to reduce fatigue, anxiety, and sleep loss.
Session Zero scheduled for: Aug 11(W) 11am-12pm
 Aug 18-Sept 22 (W) 11am-12pm I 6-week series I R I NC

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP) (805) 388-1952x100
This six-week series is designed to teach practical skills for managing chronic pain,
moderating symptoms, and staying motivated to overcome the challenges of living with
ongoing health conditions. This program is for adults living with chronic pain due to
illness or accident.
Session Zero scheduled for: Jul 29 (Th) 10-11am
Aug 5-Sept 9 (Th) 10-11am I 6 -week series I R I NC

Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) (805) 388-1952x100
An award-winning series based on research conducted at Stanford University is designed
for anyone with Type 2 Diabetes. Learn methods to reduce fatigue, pain, stress, and fear
through exercise and healthy eating, and to effectively manage the disease in order to
improve quality and outlook on life. Extended one week due to holiday.
Session Zero scheduled for: Aug 16 (M) 2-3pm
Aug 23-Oct 4 (M) 2-3pm I 6 week series I R I NC

Dealing with Dementia (805) 388-1952x100
The Dealing with Dementia Program was developed by the Rosalynn Carter Institute as
an evidence informed educational support program for caregivers of people living with
dementia. This 4-hour workshop highlights topics such as: the caregiving experience
with an easily understandable explanation of dementia, best practices in caregiving,
and problem solving with dementia behaviors. Learn tips for caregivers to find time
for self-care and stress management. Completed workshop participants will receive a
comprehensive manual for dementia caregivers. Spanish and English available. In person
and virtual dates are offered.
Session Zero scheduled for: Aug 5 (Th) 2-3pm
Aug 12 (Th) 12:30-4:30pm I $25 (cost of materials)
In person: Oct 6 (W) 12:30-4:30pm I $25 (cost of materials)

Dementia Live (805) 388-1952x100
Dementia Live is a high impact, dementia simulation experience that immerses
participants into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it’s like to
live with cognitive impairment and sensory change. Participants are outfitted in specialized
gear and given a series of tasks to perform, the challenges and struggles one face
become very real to the participant, triggering heightened empathy and understanding,
creating a catalyst for meaningful communication and improving quality of care.
Session Zero scheduled for: Sept 13 (M) 2:30-3:30pm
Sept 17 (F) 9:30am-12pm I R I NC

Depression and Caregiver Burden Screening (805) 388-1952x100
Speak with a qualified counselor to learn more about symptoms of depression.
Understand more about the moods you are experiencing and learn about resources that
can help. Screenings take about 30 minutes.
Aug 26 (Th) 2-4pm I A I NC

UCLA Memory Training (805) 388-1952x100
Techniques taught in this course are based on research at UCLA and focus on organization,
association, and imagery to make information easier to recall.
Aug 10-Aug 31 (T) 10:30am-12:30pm I 4 week-series I R I $40/$44 material cost

NEW Dental Screenings Dr. Eric Tamsut, DMD (805) 388-1952x168
Good oral health is related to good overall health. Regular dental screenings can help
recognize issues and provide opportunity for proactive and preventive care. During your
15-minute screening, Dr. Eric will visually examine your teeth, mouth and gums, and
answer your dental questions.
Fourth Tuesday of each month I 12-2pm I A I NC

NEW Nutrition CounselingOne-on-One Appointments (805) 388-1952x100
Meet with Patti Jaeger, Registered Dietitian from Area Agency on Aging, to discuss your
specific health topic. Topics include controlling blood pressure, lowering cholesterol,
enhancing bone health and eating healthy on a budget. Participants must be 60 or older.
Second Tuesday of each month 1-4pm