Finding Wellness Program
A comprehensive department geared to improve overall health and wellness of older adults by reducing alcohol and/or drug use and promoting positive and healthy alternatives
1.Alcohol and the Holidays: A seasonal presentation focused on educating older adults on the effects of alcohol consumption and overall wellness.
2. Seated Exercise: The Seated Exercise Program is total body exercise intervention aimed to establish consistent health-related habits through increased physical activity engagement, wellness education, and socialization.
3. Community Crafts: The Community Crafts Program is a community-based program held once a month for older adults aimed to stimulate cognition, exercise fine motor skills, and promote creativity.
4. Mental Health Reminders (Pre-recorded Media Sessions): Monthly pre-recorded talk sessions addressing mental health and aging topics via Facebook.
5. Wellness Wednesday: Bi-Monthly Zoom meetings lead by Health Educators addressing wellness-related topics for a healthier lifestyle.
FINDING WELLNESS – SERIES 1
Finding Wellness Series 1- Dimensions of Wellness
Finding Wellness Series 1 is a free, 6-week series of classes focusing on topics designed to promote healthy living and well-being.
Each class meets for 90 minutes once a week.
Class 1: Fall Prevention; Increasing Your Calcium & Vitamin D Intake
Class 2: The Mysteries of Nutrition Labeling; Intro to Medication Safety
Class 3: Eat The Rainbow! Understanding Prescription and OTC labels and How to Properly Dispose of Expired Medications
Class 4: Benefits of Maintaining Healthy Hydration Levels
Class 5: Nutrients to Minimize Stress; Stress Management Techniques
Class 6: What is Inflammation?; Pain Management Techniques
FINDING WELLNESS – SERIES 2
Finding Wellness Series 2 - Organ Systems and your Health
This series explores your health and well-being as it relates to your brain, heart, liver and gut. In this fun and interactive class, you will learn tips and tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle from a nutritional, physical and emotional perspective.
Class A: Brain Health
Class B: Heart Health
Class C: Gut Health
Class D: Liver Health
Class E: Skin Health
Finding Wellness - Series 3
Finding Wellness Series 3- Lifestyle Strategies for Fighting Chronic Diseases
Class 1: Lowering your Risk Profile for Diabetes
Class 2: Lowering your Risk Profile for Stroke
Class 3: Lowering your Risk Profile for Cancer
Class 4: Lowering your Risk Profile for Inflammatory Diseases
Finding Wellness - Series 4 COMING SOON!
Finding Wellness Series 4- Emotional Health While Aging
Funding is provided by the Alameda County Department of Behavioral Health.