Upcoming Classes

A Matter of Balance

Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling?  This 8-week program may be just what you need!

Designed for anyone concerned about falls or simply interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength, this program can help improve your quality of life and increase your independence.

When:  Tuesdays, Sept. 12 – Oct. 31, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Where:  Creekside Community Center, 9801 Penn Ave. S., Bloomington, MN  55431

Fee:  Sliding Fee Scale*  $0 – $45

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A Matter of Balance

Due to the popularity of this 8-week program, we have scheduled another workshop with details below:

When:  Tuesday mornings, Sept. 26 – Nov. 14, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Where:  Normandale Lutheran Church, 6100 Normandale Road, Edina, MN  55436

Fee:  Sliding Fee Scale*  $0 – $45

These classes are part of the Healthy Living As You Age program.  Funded under contract with the Metropolitan area Agencies on Aging, Inc. as part of the Older Americans Act Program.

To register, contact the Center at 952-929-1698 or via email at patti@normandalecenter.org 

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Are you feeling stretched caring for a loved one? This 6-week small-group education program is designed to provide you with a wealth of self-care tools that will help you take care of yourself while taking care of others. You will learn to reduce stress, improve your self-confidence, balance your life, better communicate your feelings, increase your ability to make tough decisions, and locate helpful resources.

For information on upcoming classes, contact the Center at 952-929-1698 or via email at info@normandalecenter.org

This program is available with limited funding support under Title III-E of the Older Americans Act.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

Intended for those 60 years old or older and living with a chronic condition such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, asthma, bronchitis, chronic pain, high blood pressure and more, this workshop teaches a holistic approach to effectively managing chronic disease. Coping with pain and fatigue, eating healthy, managing sleep and more topics are covered to increase confidence, develop skills, and help participants manage their health.

For information on upcoming classes, contact the Center at 952-929-1698 or via email at info@normandalecenter.org

Funded under contract with the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, Inc. as part of the Older Americans Act.

Paths to Faithful Caregiving

If your spirituality is an important part of your life, we invite you to come together with other caregivers to gain helpful knowledge and tools as well as talk about the ways that your faith affects, and is affected by your caregiving. This faith-based caregiving curriculum increases participants’ confidence in their ability to manage caregiving tasks and challenges, drawing on their spirituality for strength.  The workshop is broken into five separate 2-hour modules that can be given as a series or one at a time.

For information on upcoming workshops, contact the Center at 952-929-1698 or via email at info@normandalecenter.org

This program is available with limited funding support under Title III-E of the Older Americans Act.

Living Well with Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes and you want to learn more about managing your disease, this workshop is for you!  This 6-week class builds on your existing strengths to take control of your health in a welcoming and supportive environment. Caregivers and family members are encouraged to attend also!

For information on upcoming classes, contact the Center at 952-929-1698 or via email at info@normandalecenter.org

This class is part of the Healthy Living As You Age program.  Funded under contract with the Metropolitan area Agencies on Aging, Inc. as part of the Older Americans Act Program.

*Our program fees are based on 50% of the total cost to provide these services.  A sliding fee scale is available!  Many individuals qualify for a reduced rate, based on income.  Please inquire.
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