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Welcome to the website for the YC Area Agency on Aging!

The primary focus of the York County Area Agency on Aging is to provide education, advocacy and coordination of community-based services to empower older adults to maximize their independence and quality of life. 


2020 Health and Wellness Class Schedule Announced

The York County Area Agency on Aging hosts FREE classes for older adults on fall prevention, diabetes and chronic disease, and healthy aging.  

Living Well With Diabetes - Your Life, Your Way

For:  Those age 60 and older living with pre-diabetes or diabetes, or age 60 or older caregivers of someone living with diabetes. This program provides tools for managing diabetes, dealing with difficult emotions, and breaking the symptom cycle that comes with the disease.

Dates, Times, and Locations:

South Central Senior Center
150 East Main Street, New Freedom
Tuesdays, with one Monday
March 17, 24, 31 & April 6, 14, and 21
9 am - 11:30 am
Register by calling the South Central Senior Center at 717-235-6060.

York County at Pleasant Valley Road
2401 Pleasant Valley Road, York
Tuesdays, May 5 - June 9
12:30 - 3 pm
Register by calling Megan at 717-771-9610.

A Matter of Balance
 
For: Those age 60 and older, who experience concerns about falling, and restrict their activities. The program teaches techniques to manage falls and increase activity levels.

Dates, Times and Locations:

York Township Park Building
25 Oak Street, York
Mondays and Wednesdays
February 24 - March 18
Snow dates:  March 23 & March 25
10 am - 12 pm
Register by calling Faye at 717-771-9610.

Northeastern Senior Center
131 Center Street, Mt. Wolf
Mondays and Fridays
March 2 - March 30
NO class on March 20; Snow dates:  April 3 & April 6
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Register by calling Northeastern Senior Center at 717-266-1400.

Dover Township, Community Room
3700 Davidsburg Road, Dover
Tuesdays and Thursdays
April 30 - June 2; NO class on May 7 & May 28
1 pm - 3 pm
Register by calling Faye at 717-771-9610.

Pre-registration is required as class size is limited.

Healthy Steps For Older Adults (HSOA)

For:  Those age 60 and older. This program raises awareness of falls, helps participants understand fall risks, and introduces steps on how to reduce falls.  Referrals and additional resources are also available.

Dates, Times, and Locations:

To be determined

Looking Beyond My Condition: Empowerment Tools to Manage Your Health, Your Way

For:  Those age 60 and older, who are living with ongoing medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, COPD, stroke, cancer or others.

Dates, Times, and Locations:

York Township Park Buidling
25 Oak Street, York
Mondays, April 13 - May 18
9:30 am to 12 pm
Register by calling Megan at 717-771-9610.

Healthy Steps in Motion (HSIM)

For:  Those age 60 and older.  This falls-prevention exercise program strives to reduce the risk of falling by building body strength, increasing flexibility, improving balance, and promoting increased socialization and physical activities outside of the program among participants.

Dates, Times, and Locations:

Bethlehem United Methodist Church
109 East Main Street, Dallastown
April 20, 24, 28, 30 & May 4, 6, 11, 14
2 pm – 3 pm
Register by calling Faye at 717-771-9610.

 


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