My Life, My Health: Chronic Disease Self-management Program
My Life, My Health is a workshop that runs once a week, for six weeks, for two and a half hours each week. People with chronic health problems and those who care for people with chronic conditions attend six consecutive weekly sessions.
A Matter of Balance: Falls Prevention
Many older adults restrict their activities because they are concerned about falling. A Matter of Balance is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. The program includes eight two-hour classes.
Healthy Eating for Successful Living in Older Adults
Healthy Eating is for older adults who want to learn more about nutrition and physical activity for improved health. This six-week program focuses on heart and bone healthy nutrition strategies to help maintain or improve participants' wellness and independence and prevent chronic disease development or progression.
Keep Moving Walking Clubs
Keep Moving, a network of over 150 local walking clubs all over Massachusetts, promotes physical activity and socialization for persons over the age of 50. Keep Moving clubs keep older adults on their feet from Adams to Yarmouth, from Agawam to Winthrop, and in a community near you. Join a Keep Moving club in your community. If there is not a club in your town, it's easy to start one.
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This information is provided by the Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention within the Department of Public Health.