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2019 Health & Wellness Class Schedule Announced

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

10 Keys to Healthy Aging

For:  York County residents 60 and older, who want to learn about the “10 Keys”™ to healthy aging, and many no-cost and low-cost preventative services provided by Medicare.

Dates, Times, and Locations:

Bob Hoffman YMCA
1705 Palomino Drive, Dover
Mondays, April 8 through May 6
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

SpiriTrust Lutheran® Zimmerman Place
Gathering Room
800 Bollinger Drive, Shrewsbury
Fridays, April 26 through May 24
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Register by calling Megan Craley at 717-771-9610.

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

For: York County residents 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 Jewish Community Center
2000 Hollywood Drive, York
Mondays, April 1 through May 6, 2019
12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Register by calling Megan at 717-771-9610.

A Matter of Balance
 
For: York County residents 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, April 1 to April 24
10 am – 12 pm
Register by calling Faye Kinard at 717-771-9610.

South Central York County Senior Center
150 E. Main Street, New Freedom
Mondays and Wednesdays, April 1 to April 24
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Register by calling 717-235-6060.

York Township Park Building
25 Oak Street, York
Mondays and Wednesdays, May 8 to June 5 (except May 27)
10 am -12 pm
Register by calling Faye at 717-771-9610.

York Township Park Building
25 Oak Street, York
Mondays and Wednesdays, September 9 to October 2
10 am - 12 pm
Register by calling Faye at 717-771-9610.

York Jewish Community Center
2000 Hollywood Drive, York
Mondays and Wednesdays, November 4 to December 2 (except November 11)
1 pm - 3 pm
JCC members can call 717-843-0918 to register
Open to the public after October 1; call Faye at 717-771-9610 to register.
  
Pre-registration is required as class size is limited.

Healthy Steps For Older Adults (HSOA)

For:  York County residents 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:

Normandie Ridge Community Room
1700 Normandie Dr., York
April 11 & 18, Thursdays, 1 pm – 3 pm
Call Dave to register at 717-718-2912        

Healthy Steps in Motion (HSIM)

For:  York County residents 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:

East York YMCA
4075 East Market St., York
May 13 – June 10 , *Mondays & Wednesdays 
1 pm – 2 pm, (*no class on May 27)
Call the YMCA to register at 717-650-1270.

SpriTrust® Lutheran Zimmerman Place
800 Bollinger Dr., Shrewsbury
July 22 – August 19, *Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 2 pm – 3 pm, (*days of the week alternate!)
Call Faye to register at  717-771-9610.