Senior News: VPAS, CDSMP participating in study

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with Westat to conduct a study of evidence based programs including the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) and Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP).

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Valley Program for Aging Services: News and Notes

The latest news and notes from the Valley Program for Aging Services.

Walmart Donation Provided for CDSME

An employee applied for a donation for CDSME from Walmart through a program offered to Walmart employees to encourage and support volunteerism.

Bath Community Senior Center members complete CDSMP

Fourteen members of the Bath Community Senior Center completed the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program – Diabetes Self-Management on July 28 and received a Certificate of Completion.

CDSMP Leader Training Completed

Nine people completed Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) Leader Training held June 12, 13, 14 & 15.

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CDSME Presented to POMA at Augusta Health

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Coordinator Joyce Nussbaum presented information about CDSME to 21 people at the Physician Office Managers Association (POMA) meeting at Augusta Health June 18.

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CDSMP and DSMP Leader Training Scheduled

Leader Training for both the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) and the Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) is planned for this summer.

CDSME Student Intern Workshop Reflections

CDSME student intern Shannon Regan wrote the following reflections about her experience after completing the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Workshop.

CDSMP Completer Expressed Gratitude

A recent Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) workshop completer sent a thank you card to the workshop leaders stating “(You) make a great team.