Area Agency on Aging


Cumberland PEACE End of Life Conference - End of Life Conference May 16, 8:30-12:30 Cumberland County Dept. of Social Services Meeting Room C For more information or to register contact Ragen McLaurin by May 11. 910-885-5721 or
Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention - Based on the Sun style, Tai Chi for Arthritis is a low-impact physical activity program that includes gentle movements suitable for people of all ages, mobility, ability, and fitness levels with any form of arthritis. Tai Chi for Arthritis is also proven to help reduce the prevalence of falls among older adults. Benefits include: Increased range of motion, strength & flexibility Improved balance Better breathing More energy Feel better For more information on classes contact Area Agency on Aging (910)323-4191.
Matter of Balance - Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. Classes help participants learn to: View falls and fear of falling as controllable Set realistic goals for increasing activity Change their environment to reduce risk factors Promote exercise to increase strength and balance Classes are designed to benefit community-dwelling older adults who: Are concerned about falls Have sustained a fall in the past Restrict activities because of concerns about falling Are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength Are age 60 or older, ambulatory and able to problem-solve For more information contact Area Agency on Aging (910) 323-4191
Living Healthy Programs - Living Healthy Programs include: Chronic Disease/Diabetes/Chronic Pain Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? There is Help! You don't have to stop doing the things you love to do. The key to getting the most out of life is learning to manage your symptoms. For more information contact Area Agency on Aging (910) 323-4191.

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