Boost Your Brain & Memory
The Boost Your Brain & Memory Program is a evidenced based program that takes a holistic approach to improving brain health. This program was designed for adults 55 and older and is an eight week program meeting once a week for one hour. This program focuses on the concept of cognitive research through: physical activity, emotional health, intellectual activity, nutrition, spiritual activity and social engagement.
Healthy Living with Chronic Pain
This workshop is designed to help adults who have on-going, persistent pain learn self-management skills to manage their pain and maintain active and fulfilling lives. Former workshop participants have reported improved health, health behavior, and a sense of confidence in managing their chronic pain. The workshop meets once a week for six weeks for 2-1/2 hours each session.
Healthy Living with Diabetes
This workshop is designed to help adults with type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes or living with someone with diabetes, learn self-management skills and increase their confidence in managing their diabetes. Individuals that attend the workshop learn techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, learn about appropriate exercise, use of medication and healthy eating strategies. Former workshop participants have reported improved health, health behavior, and a sense of confidence in managing their diabetes. The workshop meets once a week for six weeks for 2-1/2 hours each session.
Living Well With Chronic Conditions
Living Well With Chronic Conditions is an evidence-based workshop for people who have one or more chronic conditions. A chronic condition is an ongoing health problem or disease such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and other long-term problems. The workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders in a classroom style, but most of the learning comes from sharing and helping others with similar challenges. Workshops meet for 2-1/2 hours a week for six weeks.
Fridays, 9:00 am - 11:30 am
January 20 - February 24, 2023
10100 West Bluemound Road
There is no cost for participation
To register call: (414) 259-4681
Mind Over Matter (MOM)
Mind Over Matter is a one month (once a week every other week) program designed to help older women prevent or improve their bladder or bowel incontinence. It is researched and proven to improve bladder leakage for 71% of women and bowel leakage for 55% of women.
Physical Activity for Lifelong Success (PALS)
Physical Activity for Lifelong Success (PALS) is a program specifically designed for older adults who either don't exercise or haven't exercised in a long while. Gathering with your peers and going at your own pace, PALS has been researched and proven to improve walking speed and distance in participants. The program meets 3 times a week for 10 weeks, followed by 6 months of coaching sessions (calls or in person) to facilitate behavior change and improve physical activity levels of participants.
Wilson Park Senior Center
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:15 -11:15 a.m.
October 3 - December 9
2601 West Howard Avenue
To register call: (414) 282-5566
Clinton Rose Senior Center
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 12:00 -1:00 p.m.
October 3 - December 9
3045 North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Drive
To register call: (414) 263-2255
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
This workshop is designed to help caregivers cope with the challenges that come up while they are providing care. Individuals who attend the workshop learn to reduce stress, guilt, anger and depression; manage their time, set goals and solve problems; make tough decisions; communicate more effectively; and master care-giving transitions. The workshop meets once a week for six weeks for 2-1/2 hours each session.
Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
October 19 - November 23
Participation is free and respite care is available.
To register call: (414) 479-8800 ext. 1947 ask for Martha Loew
Savvy Caregiver is a workshop for family caregivers of a person with dementia. Savvy Caregiver helps family caregivers acquire and strengthen knowledge, skills and attitudes to empower them to be more intentional, strategic and responsive in their care role. Gain knowledge to manage daily care, skills to adjust your approach and confidence to set and achieve caregiving goals.
Virtual Workshop - Hosted Online by Milwaukee County Dementia Care Specialists
Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
November 1 - December 6
To register email [email protected] or call (414) 289-6259
Savvy Caregiver Workshop Flyer
Stand Up & Move More
This workshop is designed to help adults reduce sitting time by standing up and moving more. Sessions take place in a group setting where participants identify barriers to standing more and discuss strategies to increase their standing time. Based on a researched and tested program, Stand Up is shown to: reduce sedentary behavior by 68 minutes per day, reduce problems performing daily activities, reduce pain interference and intensity, improve functional performance, improve vitality and improve general overall health. The program meets once a week for four weeks, followed by a Booster Session at Week 8.
Stepping On: Fall Prevention Program
Stepping On is a program proven to reduce falls and build confidence in older people. Participants gain specific knowledge and skills to prevent falls in community settings. It is designed specifically for people who are: at risk of falling, have a fear of falling, or who have fallen one or more times.
Workshops are facilitated by trained leaders as well as professional guest speakers including: physical therapists, pharmacists, vision specialists and safety specialists. Stepping On workshops meet for two hours a week for seven weeks.
Virtual Workshop - Froedtert Hospital
Thursdays, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
December 8 - January 26
$10.00 registration fee
To register by phone call: (414) 805-3666
To register online go to: Froedtert.com/classes
Tomando Control de Su Salud
Workshops Offered in Spanish
Vivir Saludable Con Diabetes
Workshops Offered in Spanish
Walk With Ease
Walk with Ease is designed to help people living with arthritis better manage their pain. People without arthritis who want to make walking a regular habit can benefit too. Participants meet for 1 hour, 3 times a week for 6 weeks and are guided by a certified leader who provides information, support and the tools needed to help participants set and reach their goals.
Walk with Ease is an evidence-based intervention that builds confidence to be physically active, reduces pain from arthritis and increases balance, strength and walking pace.