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Wellness Programs

The Area Agency on Aging offers a number of free wellness programs presented at community locations throughout our nine-county region. Weekly sessions empower participants to develop healthy habits and explore other topics that support their definition of successful aging. Click on the program names below for more information.

Healthy U offers three workshops: chronic disease, diabetes, and chronic pain. All provide proven tools to help participants better self-manage their chronic condition(s).

Aging Mastery Program includes 10 sessions presented by experts that focus on managing health, remaining economically secure, and contributing actively to society.

Additional programs are listed when available.

Open workshops are posted below. Contact Ann Finnicum for additional information on Healthy U, if you are interested in training to be a Healthy U leader or partnering with the agency as a host site for a workshop.

August

Healthy U at Home Chronic Disease Phone Discussion Group

Learn to better manage your health and chronic conditions in the safety of your home.  Six weekly, small-group discussions by phone help you to best utilize the tool kit shipped to your home free of charge. This workshop features the newly updated book and material for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.

There is no charge to participate.  Available to residents of Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties. Number of participants is limited.  Registration deadline:  July 28, 2021.  For questions or to register, click on REGISTER below.

Date: August 10, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Location:
Call-in information will be provided upon registration confirmation.

Call: 937-567-0284

Healthy U at Home Diabetes Phone Discussion Group

Learn to better control your diabetes in the safety of your home.  Six weekly, small-group discussions by phone help you to best utilize the tool kit shipped to your home free of charge.  There is no charge to participate.  Available to residents of Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties. Number of participants is limited.  Registration deadline: July 28, 2021.  For questions or to register, click on REGISTER below.

Date: August 11, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Location:
Call-in information will be provided upon registration confirmation.

Call: 937-567-0284

Healthy U at Home Chronic Pain Phone Discussion Group

Learn to better control your chronic pain in the safety of your home.  Six weekly, small-group discussions by phone help you to best utilize the tool kit shipped to your home free of charge.  There is no charge to participate.  Available to residents of Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties. Number of participants is limited.  Registration deadline:  July 28, 2021.  For questions or to register, click on REGISTER below.

Date: August 12, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Location:
Call-in information will be provided upon registration confirmation.

Call: 937-567-0284

Healthy U at Home Online Workshop – Chronic Disease

Learn to better manage your chronic condition(s) in the safety of your home via Zoom. This is the full content we offer at our in-person workshops, so plan to spend about 2 hours weekly for six weeks to interact with others and learn strategies to improve your daily habits and live a healthier life. This workshop features the newly updated book and material for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.

If new to Zoom, a short online practice is available at 9:30 AM before the first session. There is no charge to participate.

Available to residents of Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties. Number of participants is limited. Registration deadline: July 28, 2021.   For questions or to register, click on REGISTER below.

Date: August 13, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Location:
Zoom link will be provided upon registration confirmation.

Call: 937-567-0284

September

Healthy U – Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop in Xenia

Healthy U is a free, small group workshop that meets weekly for six weeks. The Greene County Council on Aging hosts this in-person, interactive workshop for adults with chronic health conditions and those who care for them. Instead of focusing on any one disease, participants explore new ways to address challenges common to anyone with a long-term health problem. This workshop features the newly updated book and material for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.

Thursdays, September 2 through October 7, 2021
Click here to view the workshop flyer.

Class size is limited and a minimum number of participants is required for the workshop to be held. Reserve your seat early by calling Jeff at 937-376-5486 ext 112 or email at jeff.s@gccoa.org.

Date: September 02, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:
Xenia Community Center
1265 W. Second St., Xenia

Call: 937-376-5486 ext 112

Healthy U – Chronic Disease Self Management Workshop in Eaton

Healthy U is a free, small group workshop that meets weekly for six weeks. The Preble County County Council on Aging hosts this in-person, interactive workshop for adults with chronic health conditions and those who care for them. Instead of focusing on any one disease, participants explore new ways to address challenges common to anyone with a long-term health problem. This workshop features the newly updated book and material for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.

Mondays, September 13 through October 18, 2021
Click here to view the workshop flyer.

Class size is limited and a minimum number of participants is required for the workshop to be held. Reserve your seat early by calling Stacey at 937-456-4947  or email sfullmer@prebleseniorcenter.org.

Date: September 13, 2021

Time: 1:00 - 3:30 pm

Location:
Preble County Council on Aging
800 East St. Clair St., Eaton

Call: 937-456-4947

Healthy U at Home Chronic Disease Phone Discussion Group

Learn to better manage your health and chronic conditions in the safety of your home.  Six weekly, small-group discussions by phone help you to best utilize the tool kit shipped to your home free of charge. This workshop features the newly updated book and material for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.

There is no charge to participate.  Available to residents of Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties. Number of participants is limited.  Registration deadline:  September 15, 2021.  For questions or to register, click REGISTER below.

Date: September 28, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Location:
Call-in information will be sent upon registration confirmation.

Call: 937-567-0284

Healthy U at Home Diabetes Phone Discussion Group

Learn to better control your diabetes in the safety of your home.  Six weekly, small-group discussions by phone help you to best utilize the tool kit shipped to your home free of charge.  There is no charge to participate.  Available to residents of Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties. Number of participants is limited.  Registration deadline:  September 15, 2021.  For questions or to register, click on REGISTER below.

Date: September 29, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Location:
Call-in information will be sent upon registration confirmation.

Call: 937-567-0284

Healthy U at Home Chronic Pain Phone Discussion Group

Learn to better control your chronic pain in the safety of your home.  Six weekly, small-group discussions by phone help you to best utilize the tool kit shipped to your home free of charge.  There is no charge to participate.  Available to residents of Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties. Number of participants is limited.  Registration deadline:  September 15, 2021.  For questions or to register, click on REGISTER below.

Date: September 30, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Location:
Call-in information will be sent upon registration confirmation.

Call: 937-567-0284

October

Healthy U At Home Online Workshop – Diabetes

Join a Healthy U online workshop from the comfort and safety of your own home. Healthy U Diabetes is a free, 6-week workshop that helps participants learn proven strategies to manage Type 2 Diabetes. There is no charge to participate. This workshop is open to anyone age 18 and older who either has or cares for someone who has Type 2 Diabetes. Participants must have internet access with camera and microphone. If you are new to videoconferencing, an orientation session is available in advance.

Available to residents of Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby counties.

Registration deadline: September 15, 2021 to reserve one of the limited spots and ensure that the workshop materials will arrive to your home before the first session.

Date: October 01, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location:
This workshop takes place online. For questions or to register, call the number or click on REGISTER below.

Call: 937-567-0284
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