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Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

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Classes for Area Agency on Aging

Current Classes

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

The Chronic Pain Self–Management Education workshop, developed at Stanford, is offered to adults 60 years of age or older experiencing chronic pain.

Participants will learn:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Moving easy exercise and nutrition for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • Pacing activity and rest
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals

This workshop meets weekly for 6 weeks for 2.5 hours. It will be held Tuesday, Jan. 16-Feb. 20, 2018.

January 16, 2018, 1:00pm – 3:30pm
Cost: Free

A Matter of Balance Fall Prevention Coaches Training

This eight-hour course will teach prospective volunteer coaches about leading A Matter of Balance classes to help prevent seniors from falling and becoming injured.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls, is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have this concern. It is based upon research conducted by the Roybal Center for Enhancement of Late-Life Function at Boston University.

This course is taking place from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, to 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Both days must be attended.

February 8, 2018, 12:30pm –
February 9, 2018, 4:30pm
Cost: Free

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