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Take Control of Your Health with Georgian Court University

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Facilitated by Ocean County Health Department

Lakewood, N.J., Sept. 26, 2011—Join GCU for “Taking Control of Your Health,” a fun and practical course that can help those with chronic conditions overcome daily challenges and maintain an active, fulfilling life. Participants will learn how to live healthier, how to gain the confidence and motivation to manage their health, and how to feel more positive about their lives. Explore the information, strategies, and techniques that can help.

This free course, facilitated by certified peer leader trainers from the Ocean County Health Department, is open to those who battle chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, fibromyalgia, hypertension, depression, or any other ongoing or long-term health condition(s). The course meets over six Thursday sessions, October 6, 13, 20, 27, and November 3, 10 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the Lakewood campus. Pre-registration is required, as the class is limited to 15 participants. Please contact the GCU Office of Conferences and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or for more information or to register.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves nearly 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at One Woodbridge Center in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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