BELGRADE — Belgrade Regional Health Center recently announced that Living Well for Better Health is returning to the area this spring. Created by Stanford School of Medicine, this nationally recognized class is designed to help people manage their chronic illnesses such as diabetes, obesity and chronic pain. Working within a supportive environment, participants can learn the tools and techniques to take charge and manage chronic conditions. Caretakers and spouses are welcome to attend as well.

Topics discussed during this six week course include: depression, medication use, nutrition and communication skills. Classes run from 2:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesdays for six weeks. The free class begins May 13 at Belgrade Regional Health Center, 4 Clement Way.

Belgrade Regional Health Center has partnered with Spectrum Generations and MaineGeneral to host the series.

For more information, or to sign up for the class, call 872-4102 or visit