Texas Healthy at Home Classes

Tomando Control de su Salud

Tomando Control de su Salud is a self-management class designed for Spanish-speaking adults with one or more chronic conditions. It is based on the English-language Live Well with Chronic Conditions class (also known as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program). All Tomando Control de su Salud classes are conducted in Spanish and feature culturally appropriate activities and subject matter. The class consists of six weekly sessions of 2 to 2½ hours each.

About the class

Participants learn symptom management techniques like  

  • Exercise  
  • Relaxation  
  • Communication 
  • Healthy eating  
  • Medication management 
  • Fatigue management 

The class is designed for 10 to 16 participants and includes interactive educational activities such as discussion, brainstorming, problem-solving techniques and decision-making. 

Benefits of the class

This program aims to increase 

  • Confidence 
  • Physical and psychological well-being 
  • Knowledge of ways to manage chronic conditions 
  • Motivation to manage challenges associated with chronic diseases 

Who should take the class

  • Spanish-speaking adults with arthritis 
  • Spanish-speaking adults with other chronic conditions 
  • Spanish-speaking older adults 

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