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The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. provides FREE wellness programs to older adults and caregivers across our service area. Contact us for more information or to schedule a class in your community.

Register for a Wellness Workshop

Matter of Balance is a free, eight-week workshop that will teach you how to prevent falls by making simple changes to your health, home, and habits and help build your confidence in your ability to manage falls. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Classes
Due to COVID in person classes are not being held.  Watch this page for future class announcements.

Healthy U: Chronic Disease is a free, six-week workshop for adults with chronic conditions and family caregivers. This course will teach you many strategies including how to:

  • Manage pain and symptoms.
  • Communicate with your healthcare team.
  • Develop a healthy meal plan and understand food labels.
  • Make decisions and set goals.

Upcoming Classes
Due to COVID in person classes are not being held.  Watch this page for future class announcements.  

      Healthy U: Diabetes is a free, six-week workshop that provides an in-depth look at diabetes and teaches us the skills needed to manage it such as:

      • Understanding and managing blood sugar levels.
      • Developing a healthy meal plan and understanding food labels.
      • Healthy problem-solving and communication techniques.

      Upcoming Classes
      Due to COVID in person classes are not being held.  Watch this page for future class announcements.

      The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) is a free, six-week workshop that teaches diabetes management through a hands on, interactive approach. DEEP uses tools such as:

      • Interactive visuals to understand blood sugar levels
      • Activities to develop skills to decrease risks of complication
      • Tips to improve eating habits and increase physical activity.

      Upcoming Classes
      Due to COVID in person classes are not being held.  Watch this page for future class announcements.

      Wellness Resources