We offer the following Evidence-Based Healthy Aging Programs to promote wellness and self-management skills for older adults and caregivers.
A Matter of Balance Program
Designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. Sessions are held once a week for eight weeks (2 hours each session).
The volunteer lay leader model for A Matter of Balance was developed by MaineHealth’s Partnership for Healthy Aging.
My Life, My Health: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
This workshop is for adults who are living with the challenges of one or more chronic conditions. Participants learn techniques for dealing with issues such as pain, fatigue and difficult emotions. Sessions are held once per week for six weeks (2 ½ hours each session).
My Life, My Health Chronic Disease Self-Management program was developed by researchers at Stanford University Medical Center.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Designed to provide family caregivers with the skills needed to take care of themselves. Participants learn how to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings and balance their lives while making tough decisions. Sessions are held once a week for six weeks (1 ½ hours each session).
Powerful Tools for Caregivers was developed by Legacy Caregiver Services.
Designed for family and friends who are active caregivers, caring for those living with Alzheimer’s or related dementias. Participants learn to understand the impact of dementia, take control and set goals, communicate more effectively and strengthen family resources. Sessions are held once a week for six weeks (2 hours each session).
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to be a leader for a Healthy Aging Program in your community.