Wilkin County Public Health
Healthy Aging Classes
Wilkin County Courthouse
300 5th St S, Courthouse, Breckenridge, MN, 56520
Distance: 1430 Miles
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.
Offers classes for healthy aging:
* A Matter of Balance
* Tai Ji Quan
- Title III
Call to register for classes: (218) 643-7122.
The fee varies by location.
These classes are free.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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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.
PL-6600.1800Exercise Classes/Groups Definition
Programs that offer a general program of exercise for people who are concerned about maintaining their physical fitness which may include walking, stretching and other similar activities.
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.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.