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Depression & Mood Disorders/A Positive Approach to Care (click to view flyer) - Presentation will feature two speakers. Jennifer Wright explains how depression and other mood disorders impacts older adults. Lesia Henderson will teach caregivers how to view things from the perspective of the care recipient and better understand how the Hand Under Hand approach is effective.
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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