PINE BLUFF – HEALTHY LIFESTYLE PROGRAMS

Tai Chi 

Many studies have concluded that Tai Chi is one of the best exercises to improve balance, posture, strength and descrease falls.  This class will focus on balance and breathing for a meditation in motion exercise program.

Drums Alive

Drums Alive is a group fitness experience that combines the benefits of traditional physical fitness program with the brian benefits of music and rhythm.

Ageless Grace 

Ageless Grace is a fun fitness and wellness program that consists of 21 simple exercise tools that focus on the healthy longevity of the body and mind.

Healthy Cooking 

Learn how to prepare delicious diabetic and heart-friendly meals.

Other Informative Programs

  • Medicare
  • Elder Law
  • CPR
  • Screening (blood, sugar, blood pressure, etc.)
  • Other health topics that matter to you (available by request on location or at our facility)

Diabetes Management Programs – Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) and Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)

Participants will attend 6-week learning sessions where they will get hands-on training on topics such as understanding food labels, meal planning, exercise, and other helpful tips on diabetes care.

A Matter of Balance (AMOB) 

AMOB teaches older adults practical ways to reduce the risk of falling.  The class, which features 8 two-hour sessions teaches participants to view falls and fear of falling as controllable; set realistic goals to increase physical activity; change their home setting to reduce fall risk factors; & exercise to increase strength and balance.

Stress-Busting Programs for Family Caregivers 

The Stree-Busting Program provides caregivers information about stress (particularly stress associated with caregiving), how to deal with stress through relaxation techniques and problem solving, and how to care for themselves while caring for a person with chronic disease or illness.

Contact the South Central Center on Aging in Pine Bluff at (870) 879-1440 or by email Charlotte Clausen