Following a successful introduction in Virginia, the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services is expanding a popular chronic disease self-management education program that has helped more than 3,500 Virginians learn to live healthier lives.
Schedule for VPAS Chronic Disease Self-Management Education, which is designed to empower adults to better manage their chronic conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain and heart disease.
Virginia residents have begun receiving fraudulent calls involving Medicare cards. The State VICAP office at DARS has received at least 10 calls since January 3 from Medicare beneficiaries regarding calls asking them to verify their personal information in order to receive their new Medicare card. Specifically, the callers are asking beneficiaries to verify their bank account and social security numbers as well as their address.
Living with diabetes can mean a constant struggle to lose weight, count carbohydrates, control blood sugar, and avoid problems. It can leave you feeling tired and depressed and unable to do the things you love. Make sure YOU are in charge—not your diabetes.
Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Workshop Participants are encouraged to share their thoughts about the program with Stanford Patient Education Research Center, their Health Care Provider, and CDSME Coordinator Joyce Nussbaum.
With reports of elder abuse on the rise in Virginia and across the nation, a call for community-wide vigilance and engagement is in order.