Healthy Living Classes


Are you looking for tools to help you live and age well?

Healthy Living classes focus on managing one’s personal health, staying fit, and maintaining and improving your quality of life.

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

Healthy Living Programs include EnhanceFitness, A Matter of Balance, Healthy Living with Ongoing Health Conditions, Healthy Living with Diabetes, and Healthy Living with Chronic Pain:

EnhanceFitness

One-hour sessions held three times per week focused on increasing your strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility. Level 1 classes are done seated; Level 2 classes are standing. Fitness Check assessments are conducted for each new participant attending the EnhanceFitness Program and again after 4 months, then again at 12 months, to measure individual progress. EnhanceFitness classes are ongoing. You are welcome to visit the site you are interested in attending.  For further information, call the PCOA Health Promotion Dept. at (520) 305-3410.

  • El Dorado Campus Cafeteria of TMC Senior Services
    1400 N. Wilmot Rd
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Level 1
  • El Pueblo Neighborhood Center
    101 W. Irvington Rd.
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Level 1
    10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Level 2
  • Randolph Recreation Center
    200 S. Alvernon Way
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Levels 1 & 2
  • El Rio Community Center
    1390 W. Speedway
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Level 2
  • Morris K. Udall Regional Center
    7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Level 1
    2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Levels 1 & 2
  • Tucson Estates
    5900 W. Western Way
    Some restrictions apply
    Monday, Thursday, Saturday
    12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Level 1
  • William Clements Regional Center
    8155 E. Poinciana Dr.
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Levels 1 & 2

A Matter of Balance

In eight, two-hour sessions you can learn environmental and behavioral changes that can reduce your chances of having a severe fall.

  • Marist Center
    111 S. Church Ave. (Broadway and Church, Downtown)
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31
    Mondays & Wednesdays
    1:00 – 3:00 pm
  • St. Mark’s United Methodist Church
    1431 W. Magee Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85704
    September 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, October 2
    Mondays & Wednesdays
    1:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Morris K. Udall Regional Center
    7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85715
    September 17, 19, 24, 26, October 1, 3, 8, 10
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • The Highlands at Dove Mountain
    4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd.
    Marana, AZ 85658
    October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
    Mondays & Thursdays
    1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Healthy Living with Ongoing Health Conditions

Over the course of six, two-and-a-half hour workshops you will learn practical skills that can assist you in the confidence and motivation you need to manage the daily challenges of living with chronic health conditions.

Healthy Living with Diabetes

Over the course of six, two-and-a-half hour workshops you will learn practical techniques to assist individuals and their caregivers who live with the daily challenges of type two diabetes.

  • MHC Healthcare
    Marana Main Health Center, Community Room B
    Marana, AZ 85653
    July 24, 31, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28
    Wednesdays
    10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Healthy Living with Chronic Pain

Over the course of six, two-and-a-half hour workshops you will learn the strategies for dealing with a diagnosis of primary or secondary chronic pain. These classes are open to you or a caregiver.

  • St. Mark’s United Methodist Church
    1431 W. Magee Rd.
    October 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20
    Wednesdays
    1:00 – 3:30 pm

If you have a fear of falling, struggle with your balance, have hypertension, diabetes, or other ongoing conditions, you can take control of your health and improve your quality of life!

We request modest donations for many of these programs. Pre-registration for all classes is required. Please contact us before registering online due to space limitations.

For more information, call 520-305-3410 or email help@pcoa.org.

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