SENIOR CITIZENS LEARN WITH AREA AGENCY ON AGING

CCAAA Coalport senior citizens grads May 1

Clearfield County, PA – Senior citizens in Clearfield County recently got some tips on healthy eating, staying fit, organizing their medications, communicating, and reducing stress.

Although this previous Chronic Disease Self-Management Class in Coalport is already completed, there are more free classes on the way for other locations, all of them offered by the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging for people over 55.

Want more information about upcoming classes and programs?

 

NATIONAL LEARN TO SWIM DAY: THE BENEFITS OF SWIMMING

swim swimming

Pennsylvania – Do you know how to swim? Saturday, May 19 is National Learn to Swim Day, and a new national survey finds many parents do not fully understand all the benefits children receive from swimming.

Three-time Olympic medalist Elizabeth Beisel has won a total of nine medals in major international competition, four gold, one silver and four bronze.

Many school teach swim classes, but kids can get extra help from relatives,

 

CURWENSVILLE RESIDENTS GET CLASSES ON CHRONIC DISEASE HEALTH

CCAAA Chronic Disease Management class

Curwensville, PA – Residents from the Park Avenue Towers in Curwensville got a lesson for how to live happier, healthier lives while dealing with chronic diseases.

The Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging gave the resident a Chronic Disease Self-Management classes. They completed six, 2 ½ hour weekly sessions discussing healthy eating, physical activity, medication, stress management, communication, problem solving, decision making, and working with their health care professionals.

Participants engaged in interactive sessions that helped them to build confidence in their abilities to manage their health and maintain active fulfilling lives.