Healthy Habits for Adults

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The Healthy Habits for Adults (HHA) program is available to agencies, organizations, faith communities, workplace, etc. who serve older adults age 50+ at no charge. The classes can be offered in a series or a select topic(s).  For more information on the classes and to schedule one or more of them, please contact Karen Cayce at kcayce@pcoa.org or 520-546-2002.  If you are interested in volunteering for this vital program, please click here.  Classes will begin in January 2017.  Class topics include:

The Skinny on Fat: Reducing Fat in Your Diet

Come learn more about how foods high in fat sneak into our diet and effective ways to reduce them, without sacrificing flavor!  Participants will enjoy a healthy snack and experience low-impact exercises to increase physical activity, an important component of weight management and health.  Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes and tips for healthy living.

Stay Regular: Enjoy the Power of Fiber in Your Diet

Come learn more about how foods rich in fiber boost health and keep our digestive system functioning healthily.  Participants will enjoy a healthy snack and experience low-impact exercises to increase physical activity, an important component of weight management and health.  Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes and tips for healthy living.

Eating the Rainbow: Love Your Colorful Fruits and Veggies

Join us for this colorful class on the benefits of “eating the rainbow,” adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet, and on simple, effective ways of becoming more active.  Participants will enjoy a healthy snack and experience low impact exercises to increase physical activity, an important component of weight management and health.  Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes and tips for healthy living.

Shake the Salt Habit: Limiting Salt in Your Diet

Come learn how foods high in salt sneak into our diet and effective ways to reduce them, without sacrificing flavor!  Participants will enjoy a healthy snack and experience low-impact exercises to increase physical activity, an important component of weight management and health.  Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes and tips for healthy living.

How Sweet It Is: Limiting Sugar in Your Diet

Come learn more about how foods high in sugar sneak into our diet and effective ways to reduce them.  Participants will enjoy a healthy snack and experience low impact exercises to increase physical activity, an important component of weight management and health. Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes and tips for healthy living.

Whole Grains

Come learn more about the benefits of eating whole grains daily and the difference between whole grains and refined grains.  Participants will enjoy a healthy snack and experience low impact exercises to increase physical activity, an important component of weight management and health.  Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes and tips for healthy living.

Dairy Foods: Calcium and Vitamin D Superstars

Come learn about the important nutrients in dairy and ways to incorporate low-fat and fat-free dairy products into your diet. Participants will enjoy a healthy snack and experience low-impact exercises to increase physical activity, an important component of weight management and health.  Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes and tips for healthy living.

Eating Healthy on a Budget

Come learn skills to help save money at the grocery store and eat healthy on a budget. Participants will enjoy a healthy snack and experience low-impact exercises to increase physical activity, an important component of weight management and health.  Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes and tips for healthy living.

Protein: The Body’s Own Superman

Come learn about the role of protein in our body and the importance of lean protein in our diet.  Participants will enjoy a healthy snack and experience low-impact exercises to increase physical activity, an important component of weight management and health.  Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes and tips for healthy living.

Fluids: Tips to Stay Hydrated and Make Healthy Beverage Choices

Come learn more about fluid intake, the importance of staying hydrated, and tips to make healthy beverage choices!  Participants will enjoy a healthy snack and experience low-impact exercises to increase physical activity, an important component of weight management and health. Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes and tips for healthy living.

 

Information on class dates coming soon!