Nevada Healthy Living is the Nevada Quality Technical Assistance Center which is coordinated by Dignity Health- St. Rose Dominican Hospitals. Our mission is to advance and support the delivery of evidence-based programs for Nevadans living with Chronic Conditions.
The fact is, 95% of care for an ongoing health condition like high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, or heart disease takes place in our own homes and communities – not in doctor’s offices, hospitals, or other health care settings. But while we all “self-manage” our health, most of us can benefit from learning how we can do it even better.
Evidence Based Programs have proven to increase healthier outcomes and prevent diseases among older adults. These programs are interactive and engage the participants in demonstrating positive changes. The benefits of Evidence Based Programs include; improved quality of life, reduced pain, improved mental health, and many more.
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What We Do
We are dedicated to the self-management of chronic diseases and diabetes. We use evidence-based workshops that are used throughout the country. Participants in self-management workshops have demonstrated a variety of benefits, such as:
- Improved exercise
- Better communication with provider
- Decreased stress
- Improved energy
- Decreased disability
- Fewer hospital visits
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This is a free six week program that offers support, healthy eating tips, medication management, and communication skills that will compliment your current medical treatment. This program will take place March 28th- June 4th, 2019 from 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays, at The Medicare Store. To register, please call 702-514-4111.Find out more »
This is a free six-week chronic pain self-management program that teaches techniques to deal with on-going issues associated with chronic pain. Learn strategies to overcome fatigue, depression, and isolation. This class will take place April 10th- May 15th, 2019 on Wednesdays at the WomensCare Center of Excellence. For more information or to register, please contact Victoria Alejandre at 702-616-4914.Find out more »
This is a six-week chronic disease self-management program that teaches coping techniques for frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation. Healthy eating tips, exercise strategies, communication skills, and appropriate use of medications will also be provided! This is a free class that will take place every Thursday, April 11th- May 16th, 2019 from 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Manor. Only residents of Quail Ridge can attend this class.Find out more »
Evidence-based exercise group program helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized and empowered to sustain independenceFind out more »
Evidence-based exercise group program helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized, and empowered to sustain independence.Find out more »
Evidence-based exercise group program helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized and empowered to sustain independence.Find out more »
This publication was supported by the Nevada State Division of Public and Behavioral Health through Grant Number 6 NU58DP004820 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Division not the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.