Peer Leaders needed to help older adults manage their chronic conditions


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Seniors Centers in Salt Lake CountySalt Lake City, UT 84114


About

The Active Aging Program (AAP) of Salt Lake County, Aging Services, is recruiting volunteers who are interested in helping to teach and lead variety of health programs that help the seniors of the Salt Lake County to improve their overall health.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

The Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a program that can help manage chronic illness so that you can take control of your life. In these series of classes the participants learns different skills and strategies to deal with chronic illness so that they can live a productive life. Some of the skills that this program teaches are: goal setting, problem solving, dealing with emotions, finding resources and support, communication, healthy eating , exercise, treatment decision, and medication management. You can volunteer to lead these classes and support others who suffer from chronic conditions.

Living Well with Diabetes

The Diabetes Self- Management Program is a workshop where people with diabetes or pre-diabetic symptoms attend together. It teaches the skills needed in the day-to-day management of treatment to maintain and/ or increase life’s activities. If you are someone that is currently living with diabetes, are pre-diabetic or are caregivers of someone with diabetes. You can volunteer to lead these classes and help others to manage their diabetes.

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Public Speaking

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment is 6 months after training
  • Complete all county requirements and program requirements. Attend 4 day trainning

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