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HBP Control: A Hypertension Self-Management Program

Do you have high blood pressure?

Do you want to learn ways to manage your blood pressure?

High blood pressure (or hypertension) can cause kidney damage and can raise your risk for heart disease, stroke, vision loss, and other health concerns. HBP Control is a workshop that teaches you skills and tools to take control of your high blood pressure.

HBP Control was originally developed at Clemson University Institute for Engaged Aging under the program name: Health Coaches for Hypertension Control.

What it is:

  • 8 weekly sessions (90 minutes each)
  • Fun, interactive, small group workshop
  • Led by certified leaders
  • No cost to participate
  • You will get a free blood pressure monitor

Learn how to:

  • Monitor your blood pressure
  • Cope with stress
  • Make healthy food choices
  • Create a physical activity plan that works for you
  • Manage your medications
  • Keep personal action plans – and more

This workshop is for:

  • Adults living with high blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Caregivers and family members

Benefits to participating:

  • Increased connection to others
  • Lower systolic blood pressure
  • Better coping with stress
  • More fruits & vegetables in your diet

Upcoming Workshops

Workshop #1

Tuesdays at 6:00 – 7:30pm

Sessions 1-8: October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13, 20

HBP Control Interest Form

Thank you for your interest in HBP Control. Please fill out the form and someone will reach out to you shortly regarding upcoming workshops.

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The NKFM is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its programs. To request accommodation contact the PATH team at least ten days in advance at: 800-482-1455 or e-mail at PATHPrograms@nkfm.org.​​

Thank you to our HBP Control funders:

  • Administration for Community Living
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services