Weber Human Services Area Agency on Aging

Preventive Health Programs and Living Well Programs

This includes prevention education, nutrition education, fall prevention, low impact exercise, strength training, Tai-Chi, and other activities and programs to promote wellness and healthy aging. Classes are held at senior centers and in the community. Evidenced-Based Health Promotion Program (Living Well Utah Community-Based Program) classes that are available include Living Well with Chronic Conditions, Living Well with Pain, Living Well with Diabetes, the Arthritis Exercise Program, the Enhance Fitness Program, Dementia Dialogues, etc.

We offer the following Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs at local senior centers or Weber Human Services. Call Megan McCourt at 801-625-3869 for further questions or a schedule of upcoming programs.

 

Visit the Healthy Aging Program (formerly the Utah Arthritis Program) at the Utah Dept. of Health website click Arthritis – Utah Arthritis Program for more details.

Meet Megan, our Health Promotion Program manager

Weber Human Services Aging Preventive Health Program works with health care providers to increase awareness of counseling and referrals. We also promote the "Living Well Utah" health care providers' site and work to increase awareness of a report on community health approaches to arthritis in Utah. 

To visit the "Living Well Utah" site for health care providers, click here: Living Well Utah for Providers.

To read the report on Community Health Approaches to Arthritis in Utah, click here:  Report on Arthritis in Utah. 

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

A recreational exercise program for adults with arthritis. Includes health education, exercise for any fitness level, and relaxation techniques.

1 hour class 2-3 times per week

Adults with arthritis or anyone wanting to establish an exercise routine

 

Living Well with Chronic Conditions (CDSMP)

Empowers adults with one or more chronic conditions learn how to take control of their own health.

2.5 hours per week for 6 weeks

Adults with 1 or more chronic conditions and their family members or caretakers

 

Tomando Control de su Salud (CDSMP in Spanish)

Tomando Control de su Salud empowers adults with one or more chronic conditions learn how to take control of their own health and taught in Spanish.

2 hours per week for 6 weeks; doesn’t require real-time attendance

Adults with 1 or more chronic conditions

 

Living Well with Chronic Pain (CPSMP)

The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP) is a 6-session evidence-based workshop designed for those dealing with chronic pain.

2.5 hours per week for 6 weeks

Adults who are experiencing chronic pain

Living Well with Diabetes (DSMP)

Empowers adults with diabetes to learn how to take control of their own health through self-management techniques with a focus on diabetes specific health concerns.

2.5 hours per week for 6 weeks

Utah adults with diabetes and their family members or caretakers

 

Walk With Ease

Teaches participants how to safely start and maintain a regular walking routine to decrease pain and increase overall mobility.

1 hour class

People diagnosed with diabetes

Dementia Dialogues

Dementia Dialogues is an interactive educational program designed for individuals, groups and organizations that interact and/or care for people diagnosed with dementia.

5 sessions;

8 hours for the entire training

Adults