Healthy Living

Healthy Living Programs

Take back the reins of your own health in a fun and supportive environment. GSSSI offers evidence based Healthy Living workshops throughout the year. We are always looking for dedicated group leaders to facilitate our programs and provide free training and ongoing support. Stipends may also be available.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is back!  New in-person session starting in April.  See below for details.

For more information about upcoming classes, or if your organization would like to host a class:

Call today: 413-781-8800

Available Programs

My Life My Health - Chronic Disease Self Management Program

This program provides tools and support for individuals living with any chronic health condition such as Diabetes, Heart Disease, COPD, Asthma, Hypertension, Parkinson's, Arthritis and more. Topics covered include healthy eating and exercise, ways to deal with pain, fatigue and stress, and working effectively with healthcare providers.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Flyer

A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns About Falling

This program is designed to reduce the fear of falling, help prevent falls, and increase activity levels among older adults with exercises designed to increase core strength and balance.

Healthy Eating for Successful Living

This program helps participants make small incremental changes to their diet to improve their overall health. Topics covered include portion control, label reading, healthy grocery shopping and more.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This program provides tools and strategies to better handle the unique challenges faced by family caregivers. Topics covered include self-care behaviors, management of emotions, self-efficacy and use of community resources.

Savvy Caregiver

This program is designed for people who are actively caring for a loved-one with Alzheimer’s disease or a Dementia-related illness. Focus is on building knowledge about the disease and skills needed for effective caregiving, getting support, and practicing self-care.