Tips & Tools

Health Education Tools & Tips

Communicating with your providers

Ask Me 3™ is a patient education program designed to promote communication between health care providers and patients in order to improve health outcomes. The program encourages patients to understand the answers to three questions:

  • What is my main problem?
  • What do I need to do?
  • Why is it important for me to do this?

The Effective Healthcare Program at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), has great resources on many topics related to healthcare appointments and making treatment decisions! The resources are below:

Affordable, nutritious food

Eating healthy on a budget can be a challenge, but it is possible! Click on these links for healthy shopping and meal preparation ideas:

Farmers’ markets are a great way to explore fruits and vegetables. We are lucky to have many farmers’ markets in the Bay Area. Click on these links for information on the markets:

Self Management. You can do it!