Niagara County Offers Free Evidence Based Health Workshops

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free workshops throughout Niagara County for individuals with any ongoing health condition; for example, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, pain and high blood pressure.

Diabetes Self-Management Program (once a week for six weeks)

This 6-week workshop helps participants learn or improve problem-solving and decision-making skills, enabling them to confront the challenges of living with diabetes.  Caregivers are also welcome.  Workshops are scheduled to begin on:

  • Fridays beginning September 13th from 1 pm to 3:30 pm – North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda, 14120

Diabetes Prevention Program (once a week for 16 weeks, then once a month for 6-8 months)

This 16-week workshop has been proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.  Individuals learn skills to make lasting lifestyle changes, including healthy eating, physical activity, stress management and staying motivated. Workshops are scheduled to begin on:

  • Mondays beginning September 23rd from 10 am to 11am – Trott Access Center, Ground Floor, Room 8, 1001 – 11th Street, Niagara Falls, 14301

To register, or if you have additional questions about any workshop, please contact Kristin Wolf, RN, BSN, Nursing Division at the Niagara County Department of Health at (716) 278-1900.