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Your Way to Wellness

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic (ongoing) Conditions

Record #: TOK0114
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2018
Last Full Update: 20 Aug 2018


Located In Kentville
Where To Find Us
Kentville Library Building: Offices of CMHA-Kings
440 Main St, Lower Level
Kentville, NS
Areas Served Kings County (NS)


Phone (902) 538 1315
Contact Emma Van Rooyen, Primary Health Care Coordinator, Nova Scotia Health Authority; Phone: 902-538-1315; Fax: 902-538-0875

Description & Services

Information Your Way to Wellness is a free chronic disease self management program that helps people with chronic mental and physical conditions (and their caregivers) overcome daily challenges, take action and live a healthy life. 
Groups meet weekly for two and half hours for six weeks and are led by trained volunteers, most of whom have chronic conditions themselves. Family and friends are welcome to attend as well. 
Participants learn how to: 
•Set goals and problem solve 
•Improve communication with health care providers, family and friends 
•Eat healthier and become more active 
•Manage symptoms 
•Make daily tasks easier 
•Improve self-confidence 
•Manage fear, anger and frustration 
Space is limited, please register in advance.
Hours 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Dates September 20 - October 25, 2018