Being fit just became a whole lot more fun with EnhanceFitness. This group fitness class is designed specifically for older adults and includes low-impact cardio, strength, flexibility, and balance exercises, all of which were designed by physical therapists and other experts in the field.
EnhanceFitness was developed by the University of Washington and Senior Services of Seattle
EnhanceFitness classes are one-hour long, three days a week, over six-week sessions. Classes are currently available in Benton, Fountain and Tippecanoe Counties.
Friendship Center Circle
Classes will begin in Fall 2013
Contact Pattie Hall at 800-382-7556 or 765-447-7683 or fill out or contact form.
Additional Prevention/Wellness Organizations
This 6-week workshop focuses on guiding participants to develop functional skills to successfully manage their chronic health conditions. Living a Healthy Life
is open to older adults with chronic conditions and their caregivers.
Participants will learn to cope with the many day-to-day issues that are part of living with an on-going health condition. Topics covered include depression, physical activity, nutrition, communication with healthcare professionals, medication management, and coping with difficult emotions.
Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions is an evidence-based chronic disease self-management program (CDSMP) developed by Stanford University’s Patient Education Research Center and Kaiser Permanente.
Workshops run at different times and different locations throughout the year. Contact Pattie Hall at 800-382-7556 or 765-447-7683 or fill out our contact form.
Is the fear of falling restricting your activities or the activities of someone you love?
A Matter of Balance is a fall prevention program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase physical activity levels among older adults who are fearful of falls. During this program, participants will learn that falls are controllable, set goals for increasing physical activities, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, and exercise to increase strength and balance. Small program fee.
This program was developed by Boston University and MainHealth’s Partnership for Healthy Aging, and has gained national recognition as a leader in fall prevention.
Contact Pattie Hall at 800-382-7556 or 765-447-7683 or fill out our contact form.
Area IV Agency on Aging is offering fee-based trainings at $30 per person for CPR/AED, First Aid, and Blood Borne pathogens. If you would like to attend a class or your organization is interested in a training, contact Pattie Hall, certified Red Cross instructor, at 765-447-7683, 800-382-7556 or fill out our contact form.
Many thanks to Subaru Isuzu Foundation for the grant to purchase our own training equipment for training of staff, providers and others in the community.