Thursdays, June 30-Aug 18, 9:00am-10:30am, In-Person @ WSC The aim of Health Coaches for Hypertension is to improve hypertension self-management through small group educational sessions and support offered by trained health coaches. Goals include: increasing knowledge about hypertension self-management, increasing stage of readiness to make lifestyle changes required for successful self-management, promoting behavior changes in nutrition, physical activity, stress management, tobacco use, and medication management. Health Coaches for Hypertension consists of eight sessions. The 90-minute sessions include experiential learning strategies…Find out more »
Mondays, July 11-Aug 15, 1:00pm-3:30pm, In-Person @ WSC Chronic Pain Self-Management can help you develop the skills needed to take control of your pain and live a happier and healthier life. Classes meet the same day weekly for six-sessions. This interactive workshop helps people who have chronic pain learn how to take control. The sessions deal with the issues that everyone living with ongoing ( chronic) pain faces. Each session lasts two and one-half hours. We encourage you to bring…Find out more »
Tuesdays, July 19-Sept 27, 9:00am-10:30am, In-Person @ WSC/Zoom By participating in this program, individuals increase their: Social connectedness Physical activity levels Healthy eating habits Use of advanced planning Better communication with health care providers The goal of this program is to empower older adults to make and maintain small but impactful changes. The classes will explore navigating longer lives, physical activity, sleep, healthy eating and hydration, financial fitness, medication management, advanced planning, healthy relationships, falls prevention, and community engagement. For…Find out more »
Mondays, Aug 8-Sept 26, 9:00am-10:30am, In-Person @ WSC Guided Autobiography is a 10-week class that helps individuals organize their life stories. Guided by a trained instructor, participants are led through themes and priming questions that evoke memories of events once known but filed away and seemingly forgotten. Writing and sharing life stories with others is an ideal way to find new meaning in life as the uncertainties of the past, and the contradictions, paradoxes, and events of life are put…Find out more »
Thursdays, Sept 15-Nov 3, 10:00am-12:00pm, In-Person @ WSC A Matter of Balance consists of eight two-hour sessions for groups of 10-12 participants. Sessions are held in community sites such as senior centers, senior housing, libraries, etc. The class utilizes a variety of activities to address physical, social, and cognitive factors affecting fear of falling and to learn fall prevention strategies. The activities include group discussion, problem-solving, skill building, assertiveness training, videotapes, sharing practical solutions and exercise training. During the class,…Find out more »
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