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 Pueblo Neighborhood Center
    101 W. Irvington Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85714
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Levels 1 & 2
    10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Level 2
  • Randolph Recreation Center
    200 S. Alvernon Way
    Tucson, AZ 85711
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Levels 1 & 2
  • El Rio Community Center
    1390 W. Speedway
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Level 2
  • William Clements Regional Center
    8155 E. Poinciana Dr. (Pantano/Irvington)
    Tucson, AZ 85730
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Levels 1 & 2
  • Morris K Udall Regional Center
    7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85715
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Levels 1 & 2
    2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Levels 1 & 2
  • El Dorado Campus (in the Cafeteria) of TMC Senior Services
    1400 N. Wilmot Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Level 1
  • Drexel Heights Community Center (Pima County Parks and Recreation Location)
    5220 S. San Joaquin Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85746
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Levels 1 & 2
  • Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Comm. Ctr. (Pima County Parks and Recreation Location)
    1660 W. Ruthrauff Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Levels 1 & 2
  • Picture Rocks Community Center (Pima County Parks and Recreation Location)
    5615 N. Sanders Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85743
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    10:00 a.m. – 11:00 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.

  • Encompass Health
    1921 W. Hospital Dr. (next to NW Hospital)
    Tucson, AZ 85704
    January 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31
    Tuesday & Thursday
    1:00 – 3:00 pm
  • El Dorado Campus, TMC Senior Services
    1400 N. Wilmot Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85711
    January 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
    Monday & Wednesday
    2:30 – 4:30 pm
  • William Clements Regional Center
    8155 E. Poinciana Dr.
    Tucson, AZ 85730
    February 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
    Monday & Wednesday
    9:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Tucson Mountain Baptist Church
    5757 S. Ajo Way
    Tucson, AZ 85735
    February 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
    Monday & Wednesday
    1:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Oro Valley United Church of Christ
    1401 E. El Conquistador Way
    Oro Valley, AZ 85704
    March 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
    Monday & Wednesday
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Morris K. Udall Regional Center
    7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85715
    March 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
    Tuesday & Thursday
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Posada Life Community Center
    780 S. Park Centre
    Green Valley, AZ 85614
    April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25
    Tuesday & Thursday
    1:30 – 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.

  • The Highlands at Dove Mountain
    4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd.
    Marana, AZ 85658
    January 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2019
    Mondays, 1:00 – 3:30 pm

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.

 

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.
    Tucson, AZ 85704
    Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 2019
    Tuesdays, 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. Visit our calendar for information about class schedules and to register. 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.