Guided Autobiography

DCAN Midsota 3701 12th Street North (Suite 103), St. Cloud

Have you every wanted to document your life story in some way? Guided Autobiography is led by a trained instructor, and participants are led through themes and priming questions that evoke memories of events once known but filed away and seemingly forgotten. Held on Tuesdays for 7 consecutive weeks.

Matter of Balance

Heritage Hall – St. Joseph 12 West Minnesota Street, St. Joseph

Thursdays, Jun 7-uly 26, 9:00am-11:00am, In-Person @ Heritage Hall, St. Joseph A Matter of Balance consists of eight two-hour sessions for groups of 10-12 participants. Sessions are held in community sites such as senior centers, senior housing, libraries, etc. The class utilizes a variety of activities to address physical, social, and cognitive factors affecting fear […]

Health Coaches for Hypertension Control

Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud

Thursdays, June 30-Aug 18, 9:00am-10:30am, In-Person @ WSC The aim of Health Coaches for Hypertension is to improve hypertension self-management through small group educational sessions and support offered by trained health coaches. Goals include: increasing knowledge about hypertension self-management, increasing stage of readiness to make lifestyle changes required for successful self-management, promoting behavior changes in […]

Living Well with Chronic Pain

Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud

Mondays, July 11-Aug 15, 1:00pm-3:30pm, In-Person @ WSC Chronic Pain Self-Management can help you develop the skills needed to take control of your pain and live a happier and healthier life. Classes meet the same day weekly for six-sessions. This interactive workshop helps people who have chronic pain learn how to take control. The sessions […]

Aging Mastery

Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud

Tuesdays, July 19-Sept 27, 9:00am-10:30am, In-Person @ WSC/Zoom By participating in this program, individuals increase their: Social connectedness Physical activity levels Healthy eating habits Use of advanced planning Better communication with health care providers The goal of this program is to empower older adults to make and maintain small but impactful changes. The classes will […]

Steps to Healthier Living: Living Well with Chronic Conditions

Telephone/Toolkit

Wednesdays, July 27-Aug 31, 11:00am-12:00pm, Telephone/Toolkit Steps to Healthier Living Steps to Healthier Living (also known as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program) helps adults of all ages and caregivers manage the symptoms of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and any other physical and mental health conditions. This evidence-based […]

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance

Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud

Mondays & Wednesdays, Aug 1-Oct 25, 2:45pm-3:45pm, In-Person@ Whitney/Zoom Tai Ji Quan is an evidence-based fall prevention program designed for older adults developed by Fuzhong Li, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at the Oregon Research Institute. TJQMBB transforms martial arts movements into a therapeutic regimen aimed at improving: – postural stability – awareness and mindful control of […]

Guided Autobiography

Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud

Mondays, Aug 8-Sept 26, 9:00am-10:30am, In-Person @ WSC Guided Autobiography is a 10-week class that helps individuals organize their life stories. Guided by a trained instructor, participants are led through themes and priming questions that evoke memories of events once known but filed away and seemingly forgotten. Writing and sharing life stories with others is […]

Lifestyle Coaching – Diabetes Prevention Program

Online

Mondays, Aug 15-Dec 12, 11:00am-12:00pm, Zoom The National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) is a lifestyle change program designed for people with pre-diabetes. It is based on the CDC’s curriculum and the NDPP’s standards. Among people 65 years and older, 23.1 million have pre-diabetes. Research has proven that this program cuts the risk of developing Type […]

Lifestyle Coaching – Diabetes Prevention Program

Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud

Tuesdays, Aug 16-Nov 29, 10:30am-11:30am, In-Person @ Whitney This is a year-long program that meets weekly for 16 weeks, and then monthly for the remainder of the year. Each session is one hour in length. The class is a combination of presentations, discussion, and activities with others who have similar experiences. This workshop will be […]

Cancer: Thriving & Surviving

Coborn Healing Center 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud

Sept 12-Oct 31, Coborn Healing Center, 1:00p-3:30p. This program is open to people with cancer, survivors, family, friends, and caregivers. Two trained leaders facilitate the program at each location; at least one trainer has been affected by cancer. This 6-week program meets 2 to 2.5 hours each week.

Cancer: Thriving & Surviving

Coborn Healing Center 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud

Sept 12-Oct 31, Coborn Healing Center, 1:00p-3:30p. This program is open to people with cancer, survivors, family, friends, and caregivers. Two trained leaders facilitate the program at each location; at least one trainer has been affected by cancer. This 6-week program meets 2 to 2.5 hours each week.

Living Well with Diabetes

Telephone/Toolkit

Mondays, Sept 12-Oct 17, 6:00pm-7:00pm, Telephone/Toolkit Living Well with Diabetes is a 6-week group program for people with type 2 diabetes. The program was developed by Stanford University to help you manage your diabetes symptoms, tiredness, pain, and emotional issues, by helping you learn skills to better manage your diabetes day to day. Program Details […]

Matter of Balance

Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud

Thursdays, Sept 15-Nov 3, 10:00am-12:00pm, In-Person @ WSC A Matter of Balance consists of eight two-hour sessions for groups of 10-12 participants. Sessions are held in community sites such as senior centers, senior housing, libraries, etc. The class utilizes a variety of activities to address physical, social, and cognitive factors affecting fear of falling and […]

Steps to Healthier Living

Zoom/Online

Tuesdays, Sept 20-Nov 1, 9:30am-12:00pm, Zoom. Put Life Back in Your Life! A proven program to improve health and well-being for people with long-term health conditions. Arthritis, obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, etc. You’ll learn more and share with others!

Aging Mastery

Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud

Wednesdays, Sept 28-Nov 30, 10:30am-12:00pm, In-Person @ Whitney/Zoom. Empower yourself! Join thousands of others who have taken key steps toward positive behavior change by participating in Aging Mastery – a guide to building a playbook for aging well and making the most of the gift of longer life.

Health Coaches for Hypertension Control

Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud

Thursdays, Sept 29-Nov 17, 10:00am-11:30am, In-Person @ Whitney & Zoom. The aim of Health Coaches for Hypertension Control is to improve hypertension self-management through small group educational sessions and support offered by trained health coaches.

Living Well with Diabetes

Zoom/Online

Tuesdays, Oct 25-Dec 6, 12:30pm-3:00pm, Zoom/Online. If you are one of the millions of people living with diabetes, we have good news to help you achieve a better quality of life. Participating in this program can help you learn skills to manage your diabetes more effectively by checking blood sugar regularly, eating healthy food, being […]

Living Well with Diabetes

Zoom/Online

Tuesdays, Oct 25-Dec 6, 12:30pm-3:00pm, Zoom/Online. If you are one of the millions of people living with diabetes, we have good news to help you achieve a better quality of life. Participating in this program can help you learn skills to manage your diabetes more effectively by checking blood sugar regularly, eating healthy food, being […]

Mindful Presence

Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud

Tuesdays, Nov 8-Dec 20, 5:30pm-7:00pm, In-Person @ Whitney. The cultivation of mindfulness is essentially the practice of presence, deep listening, and awareness. Mindfulness enables you to wake up and be more fully present with what is going on in your inner and outer worlds, and with the stream of moment-to-moment change. Mindfulness offers you greater […]