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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

Crossings at Forest Glenn

  • Address: 2300 Whippoorwill Lane, Mansfield, Ohio 44906
  • Dates: Wednesdays from September 4 - October 23
  • Time: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
  • Call 567-247-6476 to register

Ridgewood Senior Villas

  • Address: 1065 Beal Avenue, Bucyrus, Ohio 44820
  • Dates: Fridays from September 6 - October 25
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Call 567-247-6476 to register

Shelby Senior Center

  • Address: 154 North Gamble Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875
  • Dates: Mondays from September 9 - October 28
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  •  Call 419-342-7223 to register

Madison Adult Career Center

  • Address: 600 Esley Lane, Mansfield, Ohio 44905
  • Dates: Tuesdays from September 17 - November 12
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Call 567-247-6476 to register

Wyandot Memorial Hospital

  • Address: 885 North Sandusky Avenue, Upper Sandusky, Ohio 43351
  • Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 8 - October 31
  • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Call 419-294-4991 ext. 2236 to register

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.

Click here for more information.

Upcoming Classes

    The Woods

    • Address: 944 Woodville Road, Mansfield, OH 44907
    • Dates: Fridays, September 6 – October 11
    • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Call 567-247-6476 to register.

      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

      Applewood Place

      • Address: 1665 Executive Ct. Mansfield, Ohio 44907
      • Dates: Thursdays from September 5 - October 10
      • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      •  Call 567-247-6476 to register 

      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

      More classes coming soon.

      Wellness Resources