Stay Strong, Stay Healthy
A strength-training program to help adults 60 years and older improve their strength, balance and endurance. You’ll start at a level that’s right for you. No one is too inactive to participate. All weight equipment is provided.
- Taking Care of You: Body, Mind, Spirit
Attempts to be physically active, eat better or other steps toward healthier living can be pushed out of reach by life’s demands and responsibilities. Trying to meet the needs and expectations of others leads to stress and burnout. Taking Care of You offers practical, effective strategies and experiences to deal with life challenges through small group discussion, self-refection and activities.
- Strong Women, Healthy Hearts
In this program, you will learn heart-healthy eating patterns and weight control techniques. Topics include portion control, menu planning, food tasting and approaches to a healthy diet. You will also engage in low-impact walking and work up to 30 minutes. This program is meant for women 40 years of age and older who have been mostly or completely inactive for the past few years and who are interested in improving their health, vitality and well-being.
A Matter of Balance
An award-winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.
- Tai Chi for Arthritis
Tai Chi helps improve flexibility and muscle strength, increase heart/lung activity, align posture, improve balance and integrate the mind and body. Almost anyone with or without arthritis, and with almost any physical condition, can learn this program to improve health and quality of life. It is an easy, safe, effective exercise and supported by the Arthritis Foundation of America.
- Tai Chi for Health
An easy-to-learn program for relaxation, strengthening mind and body and improving health and fitness. The gentle movements of Tai Chi have been shown to improve coordination, balance, flexibility, muscle strength and posture. Tai Chi helps create a sense of well-being while facilitating mind/body awareness and reducing stress.
- The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
A FREE community-based program that assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions.
- Healthy Homes
How healthy is the air inside your home? You cannot see, smell or taste many indoor air pollutants. Yet there are sometimes dangerous hazards inside the home that can make occupants sick. This two-session class will increase awareness and knowledge of health risks in the home. It will also encourage informed decision making and behavior changes to create safe and healthy home environments.
- Eat Well Be Well with Diabetes
Learn practical techniques to successfully self-manage diabetes through nutrition, food selection and preparation. Food demonstrations and tastings provided weekly.
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*Sample classes are available to those who would like to try a course before committing to the series. Each sample class costs $5. See Registration page for more information.