Healthy Living/Put Life Back in Your Life!

Put Life Back in Your Life!

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Put Life Back in Your Life! is a series of health promotion programs sponsored by PCOA in collaboration with community partners.

Living Well is about managing one’s personal health/staying fit and maintaining or improving your quality of life.

PCOA offers several evidence-based personal health promotion programs for adults 60 years and older.

Choose one of our classes below and sign up now to begin your journey to improved personal health.

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HEALTHY LIVING WITH ONGOING HEALTH CONDITIONS

If  you are living with a chronic condition or are a caregiver for someone with a chronic condition, sign up today for a fun, interactive workshop to help you manage your emotions, pain and fatigue, decrease frustration and increase fitness and self-confidence. Topics include “Sleeping Well,” “Maintaining Balance,” and a “Healthy Weight.”

    • What: A six-week program that meets 2½ hours once a week.
    • Contribution: $20 per person; $30 a couple. (Contribution covers your book and program supplies.)
    • Locations: View class schedule.

Pre-registration for all classes is required. 

Please call the PCOA Health Promotion Program at (520) 305-3410 before registering online due to space limitations. Register online.

A MATTER OF BALANCE

This program emphasizes the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle in order to reduce the risk of falling. Learn to view falls as controllable, the role of assertiveness in fall prevention, and simple exercises to increase strength and balance. Fall hazards in the home and how to get up and down safely will be presented by a guest therapist.

    • What: Eight 2-hour classes that meet twice a week for 4 weeks.
    • Contribution: $20 per person; $30 per couple covers workbook, materials and snacks.
    • Locations: View class schedule.

Pre-registration is required.

Please call the PCOA Health Promotion Program at (520) 305-3410 before registering online due to space limitations. Register online.

ENHANCE FITNESS

This is an ongoing low to moderate level exercise class taught by a certified fitness instructor. Classes include seating and standing. Fitness assessments included at 4 moth intervals.

  • What: 1 hour, 3 times weekly. Classes are ongoing.
  • Contribution: $18 per month or $60 per 4 month session.
  • Locations: View class schedule.

Pre-registration is required. Register online.

HEALTHY LIVING WITH DIABETES

This fun, interactive workshop for individuals with Diabetes will help you learn to manage symptoms, use relaxation techniques, eat healthy and communicate with your healthcare providers. You will learn to monitor your blood sugar and use medications effectively. You will gain new skills to solve problems, set goals and achieve results. A great opportunity to increase your confidence, feel better and take charge of  your health.

  • What: Six week program meets 2.5 hours once a week.
  • Contribution: $20 per person; $30 a couple. (Contribution covers your book and program supplies.)
  • Locations: View class schedule.

Pre-registration is required.

Please call the PCOA Health Promotion Program at (520) 305-3410 before registering online due to space limitations. Register online.

HEALTHY LIVING WITH CHRONIC PAIN (Chronic Pain Self Management Program)

If you are living with chronic pain or you are a caregiver for one with pain, register today for a fun, interactive workshop to help you understand acute and chronic pain and learn to balance activity and rest. You will learn ways to manage your emotions, pain and fatigue, decrease frustration. Other topics include the importance of healthy eating, medications and interventions, communication and getting a good night’s sleep.

NOTE: During weeks 3 to 6, participants will be led through 15 minutes of “Moving Easy” exercises selected for individuals with chronic pain.

  • What: Six week program for 2.5 hours once a week (same day).
  • Contribution: $35 per person; $45 a couple. (Contribution covers a copy of Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain book and the “Moving Easy” program CD.)
  • Locations: View class schedule.

Pre-registration is required.

Please call the PCOA Health Promotion Program at (520) 305-3410 before registering online due to space limitations. Register online.

 

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