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Senior Health and Exercise

Healthy Steps

Overview

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging offers this fall risk screening and prevention program to adults 50 years of age and older. The program is designed to raise awareness of falls, introduce steps on how to reduce falls, improve overall health, and provide referrals and resources. The program is taught by Certified Workshop Leaders.

Lunch will be provided.
Space is limited and registration is required. 

Healthy Steps for Older Adults (HSOA) addresses many common causes of falls:

    • Environmental safety
    • Balance, strength, flexibility, and endurance exercises
    • Nutrition
    • Foot health
    • Sensory deficits (vision/hearing)
    • Side effects of medication
    • Health status/disease states, including substance use
    • The need to maintain an active lifestyle
    • Social connectedness
    • Mental and spiritual well-being

Register

Interested individuals can register by calling the contact information for the session they are interested in.  

Date/Time

May 9th     9 am to 2 pm

May 16th   9 am to 2 pm

May 18th   10 am to 3 pm

May 20th   9 am to 2 pm

May 23rd   9 am to 2 pm

May 23rd   9 am to 3 pm

Senior Center

Erie West Sr. Center

Tri-Boro Sr. Center

RBW Central City Sr. Center

Union City Sr. Center

Corry Sr. Center

North East Sr. Center

Address

1210 W. 8th St., Erie

7555 W. Ridge Rd., Fairview

823 Peach St., Erie

27 Johnson St., Union City

25 S. First Ave., Corry

50 E. Main St., North East

Phone

814-451-5634 

814-474-2211

814-451-5633

814-438-2146

814-664-2477

814-725-5195

To learn about other Health and Wellness Programs available at our GECAC Senior Centers, please call the GECAC Senior Center in you area, or, call 814-459-4581 Ext. 519.  Other programs may include:

AEA Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class

Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease

WISE - Wellness Initiative for Senior Education

Be sure to ask about other exercise classes, health speakers, health education, and blood pressure screening opportunities.

RESOURCES

Become a Volunteer
Your role as a volunteer at GECAC will not only make an impact on your community but will also leave a lasting impressing on you.

Request More Info

Kim Malone
Senior Centers Director
814-459-4581 Ext. 519
kmalone@gecac.org