Everyone knows that exercise has many benefits including decreasing your risk of heart disease, diabetes and other chronic illness. But did you know, it also makes you look and feel younger?
WSCH offers a variety of exercise programs geared for those who are active to those who need a more modified program. These programs and activities are made possible by grants from the Cuyahoga County Division of Senior & Adult Services and Community West Foundation and The McGregor Foundation.
Healthy Bodies-Healthy Minds is exercise for the mind too. Current program offerings include:
- A Matter of Balance
- Art Expressions
- Beach Volleyball (seated exercise)
- Chess Club
- Dance Fitness
- Line Dancing
- Peer to Peer
- Pump It Up (seated exercise)
- Song Slingers
- Tai Chi (seated/standing exercise)
- Wii Bowling
- Yoga (seated/standing exercise)
FREE health screenings, prescription drug review and visits by nurses and a licensed podiatrist occur each month. We also have presentations and informal talks on subjects such as those listed below.
- Issues of the Heart
- What You Need to Know About a Living Will
- Avoiding Scams and Frauds
- Aging in Place on a Budget
- Dealing With Grief
- Diabetes Education
- Eating Right
Recreational Field trips to local sites and out of town are scheduled throughout the year. We take one trip per month.
or call WSCH Healthy Aging Director, Yvette Medina, at (216) 771-7297, x. 303 to learn more.
Activities may change without notice due to circumstances beyond our control. Read postings at the center and keep informed.