Senior

Stay Independent

Stay Independent is a nutrition and wellness program for adults age 60+ that provides research-based nutrition and wellness information intended to help reduce their sarcopenia risk. Sarcopenia refers to muscle loss that occurs with age if a person gets too little muscle-strengthening exercise and too little protein in the diet. It is a major cause of premature frailty, falls, and disability.

The program consists of four 1-hour weekly sessions on the following topics:
• Three Meals a Day
• Feast on Fruits and Vegetables
• Power Up with Protein

Stay Independent

Stay Independent is a nutrition and wellness program for adults age 60+ that provides research-based nutrition and wellness information intended to help reduce their sarcopenia risk. Sarcopenia refers to muscle loss that occurs with age if a person gets too little muscle-strengthening exercise and too little protein in the diet. It is a major cause of premature frailty, falls, and disability.

The program consists of four 1-hour weekly sessions on the following topics:
• Three Meals a Day
• Feast on Fruits and Vegetables
• Power Up with Protein

Stay Independent

Stay Independent is a nutrition and wellness program for adults age 60+ that provides research-based nutrition and wellness information intended to help reduce their sarcopenia risk. Sarcopenia refers to muscle loss that occurs with age if a person gets too little muscle-strengthening exercise and too little protein in the diet. It is a major cause of premature frailty, falls, and disability.

The program consists of four 1-hour weekly sessions on the following topics:
• Three Meals a Day
• Feast on Fruits and Vegetables
• Power Up with Protein

Computer Basics for Seniors

Oct 6
Friday 2:30 pm
Have fun discovering what you can do once you learn the computer basics. This series of informal classes will provide a laptop for you to use during the workshop. We will explore various uses for the computer in this five week workshop. Class size is limited to eight. Please preregister by calling 515-283-4152 press 3 or stop by the library and we will help you preregister online.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Dec 18
Monday 10:30 am
Join us at the South Side Library for a Tai Chi class with instructor Paul Black. This class will specialize in arthritis and falls prevention, and can be done standing or seated. The program is beginner friendly and requires no experience with Tai Chi.

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise that promotes flowing movements and mind/body harmony. Tai Chi is sometimes called a "moving meditation"; as participants concentrate on doing the movements they often forget about their normal, every day concerns. Tai Chi is a slower paced, non-contact martial arts movement.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Dec 4
Monday 10:30 am
Join us at the South Side Library for a Tai Chi class with instructor Paul Black. This class will specialize in arthritis and falls prevention, and can be done standing or seated. The program is beginner friendly and requires no experience with Tai Chi.

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise that promotes flowing movements and mind/body harmony. Tai Chi is sometimes called a "moving meditation"; as participants concentrate on doing the movements they often forget about their normal, every day concerns. Tai Chi is a slower paced, non-contact martial arts movement.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Dec 2
Saturday 10:30 am
Join us for a Tai Chi class with instructor Jan Bennett. Specializing in arthritis and falls prevention, this class can be done standing or seated. The program is beginner friendly and requires no experience with Tai Chi.

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise that promotes flowing movements and mind/body harmony. Tai Chi is sometimes called a "moving meditation"; as participants concentrate on doing the movements they often forget about their normal, every day concerns. Tai Chi is a slower paced, non-contact martial arts movements.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Nov 18
Saturday 10:30 am
Join us for a Tai Chi class with instructor Jan Bennett. Specializing in arthritis and falls prevention, this class can be done standing or seated. The program is beginner friendly and requires no experience with Tai Chi.

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise that promotes flowing movements and mind/body harmony. Tai Chi is sometimes called a "moving meditation"; as participants concentrate on doing the movements they often forget about their normal, every day concerns. Tai Chi is a slower paced, non-contact martial arts movements.

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