Thrive, Not Just Survive with RSVP

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of West Suburban Cook and Southern DuPage Counties will host the Take Charge of Your Health program beginning Monday, Sept. 12, from 1-3:30 p.m., in Room R-221, of the Robert M. Collins Center on the east side of the Triton College campus in River Grove. This program is free of charge.

In cooperation with AgeOptions, the area agency on aging, Take Charge of Your Health is a six-week program that provides information and self-management skills for older adults with chronic diseases and their caregivers.

Participants will learn how to use their mind to manage symptoms, make an action plan, deal with difficult emotions, prevent falls, manage pain and fatigue, breathe better, eat healthy, improve communication skills and so much more.

Take Charge of Your Health will meet on Mondays, Sept. 12, Sept. 19, Sept. 26, Oct. 3, Oct. 10 and Oct. 17. Refreshments will be provided.

Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your seat for this program or for any questions or concerns, call the RSVP Office at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3603, or email

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