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Healthy aging, healthy living.

Classes Calendar

Designed for older adults and caregivers, classes are open to the public at no cost. Select a region to see classes in your area. Date listed is when the class begins.

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Tuesday, Aug. 21

Tai Chi for Better Balance

The movements of Tai Chi help seniors reduce the risk of falling, and increases balance and flexibility. Participants learn ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow, continuous movements. It does not matter how strong, flexible or active you are, Tai Chi is designed for people of all levels of health. This series meets twice a week, for six weeks.   For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail Johnnie.Burgess@ouhsc.edu.

Tuesday, Aug. 21

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

Based on the principles of empowerment and education, this six-week Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) was created to provide you with the tools you need to better manage diabetes.  This class is open to individuals who a pre-diabetic, have been diagnosed with diabetes, or think they may have it.  We encourage family and caregivers to attend as well.  To register, call Devon Murray, or email her at devon-murray@ouhsc.edu.  You need to be registered in order to attend.  

Tuesday, Aug. 21

Tai Chi for Better Balance

The movements of Tai Chi help seniors reduce the risk of falling, and increases balance and flexibility. Participants learn ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow, continuous movements. It does not matter how strong, flexible or active you are, Tai Chi is designed for people of all levels of health. This series meets twice a week, for six weeks.   For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail Johnnie.Burgess@ouhsc.edu.

Wednesday, Aug. 22

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

DEEP was created to provide you with tools to better manage diabetes and is based on the principles of empowerment and adult education.  Through this six week class, you will take control of your health by learning how to take an active role in managing your diabetes.  To register, call Sharon Elder, Education Specialist at 888-616-8161 or email at Sharon-ELder@ouhsc.edu.  Everyone is welcone to participate.  Please call to register.

Wednesday, Aug. 22

Staying Active and Independent for Life

Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is a fitness program for older adults, which can be done sitting or standing.  Performing exercise that improves strength, balance and fitness is critical for staying active and reducing the risk of falls.  The SAIL program was designed with these principals in mind.  Each class includes warm-up, stretching, cardio, balance, and strengthening exercises, as well as a cool down.  For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail Johnnie.Burgess@ouhsc.edu.

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