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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, diabetes self-management, and healthy aging.  

Diabetes Self-Management Program

For:  York County residents 60 and older living with Type 2 diabetes, and caregivers age 60 and older caring for someone with Type 2 diabetes.

Dates, Times, and Locations: 

• Wednesdays, Feb 13—Mar 20, 12:30 pm—3 pm 
  York Township Park Building, 25 Oak St., York

• Wednesdays, April 3—May 8, 12:30 pm—3 pm
  Penn State Extension Offices, York County Annex, 112 Pleasant Acres Rd., York

Diabetes Self-Management Leader Training

For:  York County residents 60 and older, who want to teach day-to-day management of type-2 diabetes to older adults. Leaders should have diabetes, or a family member or friend who does.

Dates, Times, and Locations:

• March 19, 21, 26, 28, 8:30 am—3 pm
  (April 2 snow date)
  York County 911 Center, 120 Davies Dr., York

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:

• Mondays, April 8—May 6, 9 am—11 am
  Bob Hoffman YMCA, 1705 Palomino Dr., Dover

• Fridays, April 26—May 24, 12 pm—2pm
  Zimmerman’s Place, SpiriTrust® Lutheran
  Gathering Room, 800 Bollinger Dr., Shrewsbury

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:
• Mondays, April 1—May 6, 12:30 pm—3 pm
  The Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Dr., York

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:

• Mondays & Wednesdays, April 1—April 24, 
  10 am—12 pm
  York Township Park Building, 25 Oak St., York

• Mondays & Wednesdays, May 8—June 5
     (except 5/27), 10 am—12 pm
  York Township Park Building, 25 Oak St., York
 

Pre-registration is required as class size is limited.

Call Faye for more information or to register for A Matter of Balance classes. 

Call Megan for all other classes.

717-771-9610 or 1-800-632-9073