Healthier Living is a six-week workshop developed by Stanford University to help adults manage ongoing health conditions such as arthritis, asthma, cancer, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, depression, diabetes, heart disease, hepatitis B or C, high blood pressure, HIV, lung disease, obesity, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, and more.
Workshops are facilitated by two peer co-leaders in a small group setting. Participants meet once a week for 2.5 hours, learning, sharing, and building bonds.
Learn strategies and skills to improve your quality of life:
Setting and reaching goals for better health
Communicating with medical providers and caregivers
Using mind-body tools, including better breathing and body awareness
Understanding medication usage
Getting better sleep
Become a Healthier Living facilitator or volunteer
You can support the Healthier Living program in several ways.
Attend a 12-day training to become a co-facilitator of workshops in your community. Candidates must be able to read and write fluently in English. Bilingual in Spanish or Chinese preferred.
The virtual training meets twice a week for six weeks. Each session is 2.5 hours.
The in-person training meets four days, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 225 30th Street, 3rd floor, San Francisco, CA 94131.
Assist with community outreach.
Contribute to support the program. Make your check payable to “On Lok 30th Street Senior Center” and send to: On Lok 30th Street Senior Center Attn: Healthier Living Program 225 30th Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94131