Classes

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AARP Drivers Safety ClassThe AARP driver class is designed for drivers 55 and older to refresh driving rules. Learn how to sharpen driving skills, adjust to age-related changes and understand the effects medications may have on driving performance. Completion of the class may reduce your insurance rates.

Location: O'Bleness Hospital
Register by phone: (740) 592.9270
Date-single
May 27     W      9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.     FREE

Instructor: Dale Strickland, AARP
Location: Grady Memorial Hospital
Co-sponsored by Grady Memorial Hospital and the Grady Life Center.
Register by phone: (740) 615.2130
Date-single
May 13     W      1 - 5 p.m.               Members: $15
                                                              Non-Members: $20

The Early Stage Memory GroupA shared education/support experience for someone with an early stage dementia diagnosis and one of their family members/friends. Funded by The Columbus Foundation, William Greenville Pace Medical Research Fund.
Call (614) 457.6003 to inquire about the next sessions.
Instructor: Alzheimer's Association of Central Ohio
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 457.6003
Fee: FREE

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Healthy U: Diabetes Self-Management Once a week for six weeks, this workshop introduces tools and tips to help people self-manage diabetes. Caregivers of those with diabetes can also benefit from this series. Pre-registration is required.
Instructor: Jane Acri, Central Area Agency on Aging
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 645.3866
Date-series
Apr 29 - Jun 3      W      1 - 3 p.m.        FREE

 

SeniorBEAT This weekly one-hour class, which features exercises that can be done sitting or standing, are taught by SeniorBEAT volunteer instructors trained by the Arthritis Foundation. Classes are free to anyone age 60 and older. 

Location: O'Bleness Hospital - Lower Level room 10
Class cancelled if Level 1 snow emergency.
Call for more information: (740) 385.8451
ongoing thru Jun 27    Sa    10 - 11 a.m.    FREE 
Skip date: Apr 25

Location: Athens Community Center
Class is cancelled if school is cancelled for weather.
Call for more information: (740) 385.8451
Date-series
ongoing thru Jun 30      Tu   12:30 - 1:30 p.m.      FREE

Location: Wednesday classes are held at The Plains United Methodist Church.
Class is cancelled if school is cancelled for weather.
Call for more information: (740) 385.8451
Date-series
ongoing thru Jun 24     W     10 - 11 a.m.     FREE

Stepping On (Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging)This evidenced-based program is proven to reduce falls. Learn strength & balance exercises, about safe footwear, & more. Designed to complement other fall prevention activities. Thursdays from 1-3 for 7 weeks. Pre-registration is required.
Instructor: Anne Goodman, MPH, Grant Medical Center
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 566.9816
Date-series
Mar 19 - Apr 30    Th      1 - 3 p.m.        FREE