Help Older Adults Manage Chronic Pain

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Tri-County Office on Aging

  • 4 people are interested


We are looking for enthusiastic people to lead the Chronic Pain Personal Action Toward Health (PATH) workshop in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties.

Chronic Pain PATH is a recurring six-week workshop in which trained lay leaders (this is where you come in!) help people with chronic pain or caregivers of a person with chronic pain learn skills to manage their condition and improve their quality of life.


  • Is a role model for healthy behaviors
  • Possesses good listening skills, is non-judgmental, and dependable
  • Has life experience with chronic pain or is a caregiver to someone with chronic pain
  • Has some experience with, and is comfortable speaking in front of groups
  • Can follow a scripted manual while connecting with participants
  • No prior teaching experience or healthcare education is required, but it is a plus


  • Watch for training dates soon. If you are interested, we can let you know once dates are confirmed.


To request an application or for more information, contact Christine Histed at 517-887-1450 or

To learn more about TCOA's evidence-based programs, please visit

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About Tri-County Office on Aging


5303 S. Cedar St., Building 1, Lansing, MI 48911, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote and preserve the independence and dignity of the aging population.


The Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) was founded as the Area Agency on Aging in 1974 by Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties and the cities of Lansing and East Lansing. TCOA's mission is to promote and preserve the independence and dignity of the aging population.

As as not-for-profit organization, TCOA helps older adults access programs and benefits, improve their health, and remain active in their communities. Working in partnership with agencies and service providers across the area, TCOA embraces a person-centered philosopy that focuses on how a person wants to live their life while honoring their preferences.

Programs such as Meals on Wheels, health and wellness classes, caregiver supports, and general information and assistance make a significant, positive difference in the lives of local seniors.


We'll work with your schedule.


5303 S. Cedar St. Bldg. 1Lansing, MI 48911



  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Healthcare


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must be able to attend 4 day training
  • Ability to pass criminal background check.

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