Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. You will learn to:
Classes are 2 hours twice a week for 4 weeks, or once a week for 8 weeks (varying according to location). Program fee is $10.
For more information, please call:
Wellness and Prevention Coordinator
Area IV Agency on Aging
(765)447-7683 or (800) 382-7556
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Sunshine and Smiles
Sunshine & Smiles is an intergenerational play group. The group, facilitated by a volunteer, allows parents and their typically pre-school age children and nursing home residents to connect and interact. The group meets once a month and benefits all involved. As one resident at Rosewalk Village said, “This is the best day I’ve ever had.” These visits are especially meaningful to those residents whose family members are not able to visit very often. Children who don’t live near their grandparents or great-grandparents also benefit by getting to spend time with an older generation.
Raising Awareness of Chronic Care Management
Nearly half of all adults in America live with at least one chronic disease. Typical healthcare can not always deal with each individual's needs. However, there are strategies that everyone can tailor to fit their own personality and lifestyle. A few healthcare professionals are embracing these strategies across the country, bringing the issue of chronic pain management to light and raising awareness in insurance companies.
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The 27th Annual SENIOR GAMES will be held June 10-14, 2013 for seniors age 55+ living in Area IV-served counties. The deadline to register is June 3rd. See Activities/Wellness on this website for the registration form -- due by June 3rd.
Wacky Wednesdays at the Movies for Seniors will show "The Vow" on June 12. Breakfast snack at 9 a.m. and movie starts at 9:30 a.m. Bring a friend and enjoy the Fellowship & Fun!
People who live in Carroll, Clinton, Tippecanoe, or White Counties and are buying a house can take a Homebuyer Class, offered year-round, to help them learn the steps involved in purchasing a home.