Living Well With a Disability
You Can Do More When You Are Healthy
Lead a healthy life to do more of the things you enjoy. Sign up for the Living Well with a Disability Program to learn healthy living habits like setting goals and improving your activity level. Join our next series of sessions to start living healthy.
How the Program Works
The Program consists of three sessions that offer practical ways for you to improve wellness.
You’ll get an orientation session, an easy-to-use workbook and support from others with disabilities. Lunch and healthy snacks are also included.
Discover Ways to Live Well on Your Own
You will get tips on how to live well independently. You’ll receive:
- Tools to help keep you healthy—These range from simple meal planning charts to tip-sheets on keeping active.
- Bus passes—If needed, you’ll get free bus passes for traveling to each session.
- Travel training—Get one-on-one help in using racks/straps on the bus. You will also get a bus timetable to meet your schedule.
Four Key Points
The Living Well with a Disability Program covers four main messages:
- Increase your power of positive thinking
- Find out ways to navigate with a disability
- Build your problem-solving skills
- Improve your health through physical activities
“I’ve learned about self-worth, self-esteem, and living better with a good attitude toward life with my disability.” — IEHP Member
Learn about Exercises to Fit Your Needs
Find out the many reasons to be physically active if you have a disability. Regular exercise can
make a huge difference in your overall well-being.
You will get the support needed as you plan to exercise. We will help you find the types that work best for you.
Here are a few examples:
- Balance training
- Strength training
For more information or to enroll in the next session, call IEHP Member Services at
1-800-440-IEHP (4347), 8am-5pm Monday – Friday. TTY users should call 1-800-718-4347.
*This program is a partnership between IEHP and local Centers for Independent Living. Class information/materials were created by: The Rural Institute (2011). Living Well with a Disability. Missoula: The University of Montana Rural Institute.
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