Instructors needed for community-based diabetes program

Instructors needed for community-based diabetes program

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Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, in partnership with Anne Arundel Medical Center, is seeking volunteers to instruct Stanford University’s Diabetes Self -Management Program. This six-week (2.5 hours per week) workshop will be taught at various places throughout Anne Arundel County, including AAMC,  senior centers, community centers, churches and libraries. The program teaches participants how to manage their diabetes through healthy eating, exercise, stress reduction and other self-management skills. The content meets the standards of both the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

The Department of Aging will train volunteers to lead this community-based Diabetes program over a 4-day training period. Volunteers must be able to attend all 4 days of training to become a certified program instructor. Training will be held at the Department of Aging, Riva Road, Annapolis, MD on the following days:

Thursday, October 31
Friday, November 1
Thursday, November 7
Friday, November 8

To register for the training or to get more information, please contact Pam Toomey at the Department of Aging at 410-222-4366 or agtoom88@aacounty.org.

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