ACTIVE LIVES FOR OLDER ADULTS
At the Y, we are committed to providing health and wellness opportunities to everyone, at every stage of life. Our programs are designed for older adults and promote fitness and well-being while fostering friendships and connection. Our volunteer opportunities also help build lasting relationships, community ties and provide an environment for giving back and making an impact.
Senior activities include the following:
- Silver Sneakers and Silver & Fit membership options through your insurance carrier
- Water fitness classes
- Senior group fitness classes
- Social events
- Open Diabetes Academy and other education classes
- Volunteer opportunities
For more information, contact Brett Van Pelt, Healthy Living Director at 252-972-9622 x.245 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Coach Approach (for older adults)
KEEP MOVING, STAY CONNECTED
Senior Coach Approach is open and free for new and renewed Senior members. We will meet with you over a 6 week period, with a 30 minute session per week. During these sessions, we will evaluate your goals together, give you advice and lead you in the right direction that will be most valuable to keep you moving and staying connected! You will also be introduced to our programs, classes, machines and become acquainted with our certified Wellness Staff.
MODIFIED MOVES MAXIMUM RESULTS
Enhance®Fitness is geared toward older adults of all fitness levels. If you have a chronic condition, such as arthritis, you may be able to gain more strength and independence. You will feel energized physically, mentally and socially- and be surrounded by people who care. Participants move at their most comfortable pace and are never pushed to do more than they can handle. Each class is taught by a certified instructor and focuses on cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility, and balance. 16-week program sessions.
Med Instead of Meds
SIMPLE, DELICIOUS, AND SATISFYING
The Med Instead of Meds class series will help you Go Med by exploring 7 simple steps to eating the Med Way. Learn Med tips, life hacks, and recipes that will help you eat the Med Way every day. Great Tasting and good for you! This simple, delicious, and satisfying Med Way of eating will keep you coming back for more.
May Active Older Adult Specialty Classes
THROUGH THE DECADES
Celebrate National Older Americans Month this May with our fun through-the-decades-themed classes just for our Active Older Adult Y Members!