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Healthy Aging Programs in Grand Rapids, MI

Healthy Aging Programs

Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan offers classes throughout West Michigan to encourage older adults to stay healthy and be active.

Our Healthy Aging Programs meet the needs of the senior citizens in Western Michigan who want to continue physical activity or start being more active in their senior years. We offer health education and physical activity classes for those over 60 in a fun, relaxed setting. We have classes on how to manage your diabetes, improve your balance, and prevent falls, improve flexibility, and build overall fitness. Below is a list of all the Healthy Aging Programs we offer. If you find yourself intrigued by any of them, simply click on the class name to find out more information on class locations and how to register.

Join us to make sure you experience the most your senior years have to offer. Click here to watch some of our healthy aging classes in action!

A Matter of Balance

an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels in older adults.

Exercise Program

Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program uses gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility, range of motion and maintain muscle strength. While the program is designed specifically for those with arthritis, anyone can participate.


EnhanceFitness®, a nationally recognized multi-component community-based physical activity program designed for fit and frail older adults.


P.A.T.H. (Personal Action Towards Health) Chronic Disease Self-Management--state supported program designed to help participants gain confidence in their ability to control symptoms and find new ways to reduce the negative effects their health problems have on their lives.

Tai Chi Program

Tai Chi is proven to reduce pain and improve mental well-being.


Aquatic Program

Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program takes place in a warm water pool, which is more comfortable for those with joint pain.

Healthy Eating

This interactive class includes cooking, shopping and exercising.

Walk with Ease

Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease program is a walking program designed specifically for those with Arthritis

Diabetes PATH

Diabetes PATH helps older adults learn to manage their Diabetes and take control of their life.

Fit and Strong

Fit and Strong

Fit and Strong is a healthy aging class targeted to older adults.

Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan
3215 Eaglecrest Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Phone: 616-456-5664 or 888-456-5664 • Fax: 616-456-5692


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