• community wellness

  • workshops

    Our Community Wellness team provides free evidence-based health and wellness workshops that empower adults to actively manage their conditions and take the steps necessary to live healthy and fulfilling lives. Our workshops have been highly researched and proven to be effective in a community setting and provide better health, better health care, and reduced health-related costs. For information about our free workshops, connect with us by emailing wellness@ccadvance.org or calling 214.871.5065

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    The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is alifestyle intervention program aimed at reducing the risk of type 2 diabetesamong individuals with prediabetes.


    Established in the early 2000s, the DPP focuses on encouraging healthier eating habits, regular physical activity, and weight loss to promote better glucose control. Through a structured curriculum, participants learn to make sustainable changes in their daily routines, with the ultimate goal of preventing or delaying the onset of diabetes. The DPP has proven highly effective, demonstrating that modest lifestyle modifications can have a significant impact on reducing the risk of this widespread and debilitating chronic condition.

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    Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP)

    Do you have a chronic health condition, or do you know someone who does? Our Chronic Disease Self-Management Program helps those living with a chronic health conditions improve their general health.

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    Diabetes Self-Management (DSMP)

    Have you been diagnosed with Type II Diabetes or know someone who has been? Our Diabetes Self-Management Workshop helps those living with diabetes or pre-diabetes to improve their general health.

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    Chronic Pain Self-Management (CPSMP)

    Do you have chronic pain, or do you know someone who does? Our Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop helps individuals and their loved ones deal with the ongoing issues associated with chronic pain.

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    Have you been feeling down, discouraged, or blue? Or have you had little interest or desire to do things? We have the program for you! PEARLS is a one-on-one program of eight (8) one-hour life skills sessions held over 19 weeks. Sessions are scheduled at your convenience and can be held in-person or by phone.

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    Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)

    Prevent T2 is a CDC-recognized program with two major goals: 1) lifestyle intervention with a minimum of 4% weight loss/weight maintenance and a minimum of 150 minutes of physical activity, similar to brisk walking, and 2) learning self-management tools for weight loss and increasing physical activity. Offered in English and Spanish.

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    Medication Review

    Stay up to date on your medications by getting a free medication review. Individuals taking 2 or more medications can receive a review to identify possible side effects, drug-to-drug interactions, and drug sensitivities. Our licensed pharmacists will review medication list and we will follow-up with you regarding with any questions or concerns.

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    A Matter of Balance (AMOB or AMOBv)

    A Matter of Balance was designed to decrease the fear of falling and increase activity levels in older adults. In this 8 week in-person workshop or 9 week online workshop, participants engage in group discussions, problem solving activities and physical activity to help reduce the fear of falling and increase strength, flexibility , endurance and stamina. This workshop is for adults who are concerned about falling or have fallen, age 60+, residing in Dallas County.


    A Community Conversation about Health & Research


    Hear from the experts on the new historic effort to collect and study data from over 1 million Americans.

    Original Virtual Air Date: October 30, 2021