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Wellness is the process of finding a state of balance between health and fitness – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. It begins with a conscious decision to shape a healthy lifestyle. (770-538-2650)


Wellness Classes 

2020 Wellness Class Calendar

 

Each class is evidence-based and designed to empower individuals and/or caregivers to take control of their life!

 

  • NEW! Aging Master Program was created to help today’s older adults address both the benefits and challenges of living longer while feeling empowered to take key steps to improve overall well-being, add stability to life, and strengthen ties to the community. Classes are 90 min and meet once a week for 10 weeks. Learn more about Aging Mastery Program – next class.
  • Living Well is proven to help older adults better manage their health conditions, improve their quality of life, and lower health care costs. Classes are 2 1/2 hours and meet once a week for 6 weeks.  Learn more about Living Well Classes.
  • A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to help people manage falls and increase activity. Classes are 2 hours and meet once a week for 8 weeks.                 Learn more about A Matter of Balance.
  • Diabetes Education Empowerment Program is designed to engage participants in self-management practices for the control of diabetes and the prevention of its complications. Classes are 2 hours and meet once a week for 6 weeks.

Would you like us to come to YOU? If you have a group interested in learning, we can bring the classes to your location!

Learn to help others manage falls and become more active! Become a Certified Coach for          A Matter of Balance! – Next training TBD

WELLNESS CLASS or TRAINING REGISTRATION FEES

If you wish to pay for a wellness class sponsored by Legacy Link you can use your credit card or PayPal below:

Name of Class Requested

For more information about these classes or to register for a class, please contact: Lisa Howard at 770-538-2711 or Lshoward@legacylink.org.


If you are interested in…

  • Nutrition education
  • Computer classes
  • Low impact aerobics
  • Health screenings
  • Walking programs
  • Line dancing
  • Yoga
  • Stretch and tone classes
  • Art classes
  • Wii bowling
  • Brain FitnessPicture
  • Tai Chi
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Water aerobics
  • Fitness machines
  • Strength training classes
  • Health education
  • And MORE!!!

…check with your local senior center for details about what is available in your area.


Who can participate in the wellness programs offered through senior centers?

  • Persons 60 or older
  • Resident of the county in which you wish to participate

Where are services provided?

Wellness programs offered by the senior centers may take place at the senior center facilities, at local Park and Recreation facilities, or other community venues. Check with your local senior center for details.

How much does it cost?

Most classes and wellness offerings are free. However, some classes are offered for a nominal fee.


The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, a USDA-funded voucher program, provides access to fresh fruits and vegetables to individuals 60 and older who meet income-eligibility requirements. Qualified seniors can receive $20 of free produce one time per year during the farmers’ market season (July – September).


Links to Wellness Resources:

GeorgiaHealthMatters.org

National Council on Aging

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mobility Loss Puts Older Adults at Risk: Research Shows Exercise Can Help – Baylor University

Nutrition.gov

FoodSafety.gov

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

 

 

 

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