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 four-day training to become a co-facilitator of workshops in your community. Candidates must be able to read and write fluently in a specific language.
Assist with community outreach.
Donate to support the program. Make your check payable to “On Lok 30th Street Senior Center” and send to: On Lok 30th St. Senior Center Attn: Healthier Living Program 225 30th Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94131