Hypertension Management Program

This evidence-based chronic disease self-management program uses Health Extension Agents who are specially trained as “Health Coaches”.  Health coaches teach and support adults who are living with hypertension.  Participants receive 8, in-person educational sessions, that follow the guidelines of the Joint National Committee 7 (JNC 7) and are centered around living a healthy lifestyle.

Program Description

  • 8 sessions on hypertension self-management
  • Individual health coaching supports participants in improving hypertension self-management behaviors.

Program Topics

  • What is hypertension
  • Nutrition for hypertension
  • Physical activity
  • Stress management 

Program Eligibility

  • 40 years of age or older
  • Diagnosis of hypertension