Healthy Aging Classes
400 River Rd, Ste 1, Grand Rapids, MN, 55744-3784
Classes and workshops on how to make decisions that can help your health as you get older or as a caregiver helping others.
The programs have been tested through research and by real-world participants.
Provides the following:
* Powerful Tools for Caregivers
* Matter of Balance
* Bone Builders
* Tai Ji Quan
* Living Well with Chronic Conditions
* Living Well with Diabetes
* Living Well with Chronic Pain
This agency has received Title III grant funding for caregiver education.
Due to the current COVID-19 emergency, services are changing rapidly.
You can also visit helpolderadultsmn.org to search for changes to your services.
If you need help to find alternative services, chat with us.
- Title III
Find a class near you. Call the Class Contact to sign up for the class.
The fee varies by location
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Adult Companion Services
- Adult Day Services (ADS)
- Caregiver Consultant
- Chore Services - Yard Work, Snow Removal
- Family Caregiver Training and Education
- Fitness Program - Bone Builders
- Grocery Delivery
- Guardianship and Conservatorship Program
- Home Repair and Maintenance
- Home Safety
- Homemaker Services
- Information and Support - Dementia, Respite
- Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
- Support Group - Caregiver, Parkinson's Disease, Memory Loss
- Transportation (Waiver)
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JR-8200.3000-200Fall Prevention Programs Definition
Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the risk factors associated with trips, slips and falls by older adults and others in and around their homes and the measures that can be taken prevent their occurrence. Delivery formats may include fact sheets, safety check lists or other informational materials; individual or group educational sessions which may include strength and balance exercises; and general media campaigns. The programs may address illnesses and other physical conditions that affect mobility and balance; "high-risk" medications or medication combinations that may cause drowsiness; lack or improper use of needed mobility aids; proper versus improper footwear; environmental safety hazards such as unsafe or unlighted stairways, uneven or slippery walking surfaces, obstacles such as throw rugs and exposed cords or wires, unsteady furniture or lack of grab bars and handrails; and other similar factors.
LH-2700.1540Chronic Disease Self Management Programs Definition
Health care programs that provide multidisciplinary education, training and support regarding recommended therapeutic regimens, medical procedures and self-care for adults, adolescents and/or children who have undergone surgery or who have chronic conditions (such as diabetes, asthma/COPD, kidney disease/ESRD, heart disease/hypertension and AIDS) that require ongoing management, and/or for family members who may be involved in their care or affected by their condition. The objective of these programs is to empower patients to manage their own chronic conditions in partnership with their health care providers. Chronic disease self management assistance may be provided in a variety of settings including classes/workshops, individual counseling sessions and as home-based services, particularly in situations where conditions in the home have an impact on the individual's illness. Chronic diseases are illnesses that are prolonged, do not resolve spontaneously, and are rarely cured completely.
PH-0800Caregiver Training Definition
Programs that provide training for family members and other informal caregivers which focuses on care-related activities such as medication management, personal care and making the home environment safe and barrier-free as well as on stress management and other techniques to help the caregiver take care of him or herself. The focus of the training is on building the skills and capacity of the caregiver to manage their caregiving role. Some programs include a caregiver assessment, development of an individualized plan that focuses on the caregiver, setting goals and establishing a routine for ongoing support for the caregiver.
PL-7000.5800-850T'ai Chi Ch'uan Definition
Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and practice T'ai Chi Ch'uan, a Chinese form of meditation and exercise that is based on 13 basic movements which can be used for self defense or relaxation or to develop physical fitness.
YD-3300Informal Caregivers Definition
Family members, friends, neighbors and others who assume responsibility for attending to the daily needs of individuals who are temporarily or permanently unable to care for themselves due to general frailty; illnesses, injuries or progressively debilitating conditions such as Alzheimer's disease or mental illness; or other incapacitating problems without compensation. Some, but not all, states have programs that help people pay for the caregiver of their choice, and in certain circumstances that can be a family member. Most of these programs have income and other eligibility requirements that the care recipient must meet, and strict rules often apply as to who can be paid for the caregiving. Benefits may also be available for veterans and their families through the Veteran's Administration.
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