Are you struggling to lead a healthful life with a chronic disease or condition? Do you need resources to help care for an ailing friend or loved one?

The Health Trust offers two evidence-based programs: Better Choices, Better Health and the Diabetes Self-Management Program. Both programs provide people living with chronic condition(s) the tools to take charge of their condition and live healthier and more independent lives. Class curriculum covers chronic conditions including heart disease, asthma, arthritis, diabetes, COPD and HIV/AIDS. Better Choices, Better Health classes are delivered in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Mandarin. Diabetes Self-Management classes are currently offered in English and Spanish.

Locations

These workshops are offered throughout San Jose and Santa Clara County at collaborating community based organizations including senior centers, low income housing and public libraries.

For more details and to register

Scroll to the bottom of the map and select desired workshop and language to see available workshops, select location (Balloon) near you for more details. You can also enter your address in Search box at the top of the map and select location (Balloon) near you for more details.

  • Better Choice Better Health
  • Diabetes Self-Management
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

 

Meet Our Health Education Workshop Leaders

Name: Odette Avalos
Title: Program Supervisor
Language Capacity: English/Spanish
Program Certification: Better Choices, Better Health / Tomando Control de Su Salud / Manejo Personal de la Diabetes

 

 

Name: Anamaria Bejarano
Title: Program Coordinator
Language Capacity: English/Spanish
Program Certification: Better Choices, Better Health / Diabetes Self-Management / Manejo Personal de la Diabetes.

 

 

Name: Maria Antonieta Bueno
Title: Program Associate
Language Capacity: Spanish
Program Certification: Tomando Control de Su Salud / Manejo Personal de la Diabetes

 

 

Name: Luz Maria Carrasco
Title: Program Associate
Language Capacity: Spanish
Program Certification: Tomando Control de Su Salud / Manejo Personal de la Diabetes

 

Name: Shilpa Joshi
Title: Program Associate
Language Capacity: English, Hindi
Program Certification: Better Choices, Better Health / Diabetes Self-Management

 

Name: Madeline Kelly
Title: Health Education Navigator
Language Capacity: English
Program Certification: Better Choices, Better Health

 

 

Name: Jason Le
Title: Program Coordinator
Language Capacity: English, Vietnamese
Program Certification: Better Choices, Better Health

 

 

Name: Bob Martinez
Title: Volunteer Health Coach
Language Capacity: English
Program Certification: Better Choices, Better Health / Building Better Caregivers / Diabetes Self-Management

 

 

Name: Fanniter Mui
Title: Program Associate
Language Capacity: English/Mandarin/Cantonese
Program Certification: Better Choices, Better Health

 

 

Name: Cindy Tran
Title: Research Fellow
Language Capacity: English
Program Certification: Better Choices, Better Health / Diabetes Self-Management

 

 

Name: Robert Smart
Title: Program Associate
Language Capacity: English
Program Certification: Better Choices, Better Health / Building Better Caregivers / Diabetes Self-Management

 

 

Name: Erika Zúñiga
Title: Program Manager
Language Capacity: English/Spanish
Program Certification: Better Choices, Better Health / Diabetes Self-Management /Building Better Caregivers / Tomando Control de Su Salud / Manejo Personal de la Diabetes