I love this concept, and I have people close to me that struggle with chronic illness. There is so little available to people in terms of adequate life coaching and health and wellness habits.
There’s no shortage of resources to help people change their health behaviors — but far too often, these resources aren’t accessible in underserved communities, says physician Priscilla Pemu. Enter “culturally congruent coaching,” a program Pemu and her team developed to help patients with chronic diseases monitor their health with the assistance of a coach from their community. Learn more about how this approach transcends language and cultural barriers — and could potentially transform health care in America.