• Bassett Offers Free Living Well with High Blood Pressure Workshops

    April 27, 2017

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that 29 percent of American adults have high blood pressure—that’s 1 of every 3 adults—and only about half of those have their condition under control. But thanks to a new program, Living Well with High Blood Pressure, Bassett Healthcare Network patients in Otsego, Herkimer, Madison and Chenango counties have access to an evidence-based self-management program to support a decision to be a more active manager of this chronic health condition. Living Well with High Blood Pressure is a free workshop for people who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure but want to understand its causes, the importance of taking medications correctly and about the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan. Discover and learn with a group of your peers practical ways, tips and techniques, to help you manage high blood pressure. Call today to sign up and take control of your high blood pressure, instead of letting it control you.

    Workshops in Otsego County and Herkimer County:
    Cherry Valley – St.Thomas the Apostle, second Wednesday of the month, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Cooperstown – Bassett Medical Center, Clinic Building, second Tuesday of the month, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

    Richfield Springs – Community Center, second Friday of the month, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Herkimer – Frank J. Basloe Library, second Monday of the month,1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. or 9:30 a.m. – noon (call for details, 607-547-3360)

    Little Falls – Little Falls Hospital, second Tuesday of the month, 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. or 9:30 a.m. – noon (call for details, 607-547-3360)

    Workshops in Madison County:
    Hamilton- Colgate Bookstore, second Wednesday of each month, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    For more information, call 607-547-3360 or email LivingWellSessions@bassett.org.

    Workshops in Chenango County:
    Norwich – Norwich library, second Monday of each month, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

    Sherburne – Sherburne Library, second Wednesday of each month, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    For more information, call 607-547-3360 or email LivingWellSessions@bassett.org.

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