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Rock County Council on Aging offers six evidence-based health and wellness classes for seniors. These classes cover a number of topics and are low or no cost. Many of the classes are offered several times this year; choose the session that fits your schedule best. Sign up today by calling (608) 757-5309 or (608) 757-5472, or enroll online below. Don’t wait; space is limited!
 


 
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STEPPING ON is a seven-week class that is proven to reduce falls. Classes are focused on improving balance and strength, home and environmental safety, vision, and a medication review. Research shows that Stepping On participants have a 31% reduced risk of falls. Cost: $10 total

 

Our 2018 schedule of classes will be posted here soon. Check back with us!


 
class logo living wellLIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS is a six-week class that provides information and support to people with ongoing health problems such as arthritis, obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, and others. These highly participatory workshops build the participant’s confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives. Cost: $15 total


Session 1:
Mondays, September 11-October 16, 1:00-3:30pm at the Council on Aging in Janesville

Register for Living Well with Chronic Conditions

 Download the Living Well Brochure



 

class logo powerful toolsPOWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS is a six-week class for caregivers designed to help them better cope with the challenges of caregiving. Participants will receive support and resources that will help make their caregiving journey easier. Cost: $10 total

Class dates and time will be posted soon.  Please check back or call 608-757-5309 for more information.

 Download the Powerful Tools Brochure



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LIGHTEN UP
is an eight-week class that promotes quality of life and wellbeing in persons age 60 and older. The program is designed to help people manage their daily lives in more positive ways through techniques meant to process and understand the internal thoughts and barriers that influence daily decisions. Cost: FREE
 

Session 3: Mondays, September 11-October 30, 9:30-11:00am at Edgerton Public Library in Edgerton
Session 4: Wednesdays, October 4-November 22, 10:00-11:30am at the Fire Station in Clinton

Register for Lighten Up

 Download the Lighten Up Brochure


 
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HEALTHY EATING FOR SUCCESSFUL LIVING IN OLDER ADULTS
is a six-week class designed to assist older adults in the self-management of their nutritional health. The focus of this program is to encourage participants to implement eating and activity behaviors that support heart and bone health. Cost: FREE


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ession 3: Fridays, September 8-October 13, 9:30-11:30am at Grinnell Senior Center in Beloit

Register for Healthy Eating for Successful Living in Older Adults

Download the Healthy Eating Brochure


 
walk with ease logoWalk With Ease
is a six-week walking class offered three times a week. It teaches participants how to safely make physical activity part of their everyday life. The program is designed to help people living with arthritis better manage their pain and is also ideal for people without arthritis who want to make walking a daily habit. Cost: $12 total.


Session 1:
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, September 11-October 20, 9:30-10:30am at Footville Church of Christ in Footville, WI

Register for Walk With Ease

Download the Walk With Ease Brochure



Do you have questions? Contact Health Promotion Coordinator Lisa Lucas at (608) 757-5309 or Lisa.Lucas@co.rock.wi.us.

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