We want people to thrive. We realize that growing older brings increasing challenges caused by chronic diseases, mobility problems, balance issues and other ailments. We provide you with information to help you understand the issues you may face. We offer evidence-based activities and senior wellness programs to help people flourish and see measurable results.

Health Education

We can give you basic education about prevention of a variety of chronic diseases through nutrition, lifestyles and exercises. Find out more now about

Diabetes and Chronic Disease Self-Management

  • Attend a six-week program led by people who live with chronic diseases themselves.
  • Gain confidence.
  • Control your condition rather than allowing health problems to control you.
  • Deal with the symptoms.
  • Learn new exercises.
  • Get tips on eating healthy and taking medications.
  • Receive guidance on how to work with care providers.
  • Manage heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, bronchitis and emphysema.
  • Volunteer or enroll in a class by contacting your nearest senior center, calling us at 1-800-748-7826, or emailing us at information@goaging.org.

Falls Prevention

A Matter of Balance is a program that offers practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity. The goal is to keep you active and independent. We can help you figure out how to reduce fall risks in your home and as you move about the community. Participants learn to:

  • View falls and the fear of falling as controllable.
  • Set realistic goals to increase activity.
  • Change your environment to reduce fall risk factors.
  • Exercise to increase strength and balance.

To get immediate information on falls prevention, click here. To become a volunteer or to enroll in a workshop, contact your nearest senior center, call us at 1-800-748-7826, or email us at information@goaging.org.

Exercises and Fitness

PEPPI (Peer Exercise Program Promotes Independence) is a program designed especially for older adults and safe for most people. The program:

  • Involves stretching, strength training, balance and walking.
  • Is appropriate for inactive older adults, beginners, intermediates, those with chronic diseases or conditions, and people who use walkers, canes or wheelchairs.
  • Helps reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases.
  • Improves the ability to stay independent.

We also offer a variety of center-based fitness classes that include Zumba Gold, Tai Chi, Yoga, track walking and more. To get some do-it-yourself exercise tips, click here. To volunteer or to find out what exercise classes are offered near you, contact your nearest senior center, call us at 1-800-748-7826, or email us at information@goaging.org.