Health & Wellness Initiatives

Evidenced-based health programs such as: Chronic Disease Self Management, Dakim Brain Fitness, Matter of Balance, Diabetes Self Management and more!

Matter of Balance

Many seniors experience fear of falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults.

A Matter of Balance includes eight two-hour sessions for a small group led by a trained facilitator. This program was developed at the Roybal Center at Boston University, and has been nationally recognized.

Chronic Disease Self Management Program

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop given two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks, in community settings such as senior centers, churches, libraries and hospitals. People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals with chronic diseases themselves.

Diabetes Management

Certified trainers provide individual instruction and education in all aspects of day-to-day management of diabetes - allowing patients to live healthier and happier lives.

ZAAZ

ZAAZ is a new machine that utilizes Whole Body Vibration (WBV) technology to help individuals achieve a wide range of fitness and health goals including circulation, weight management, and pain management.

Mission

...to plan, coordinate and direct a full range of services and opportunities to help older persons live healthy, dignified and independent lives in West Central Texas.

...serving the counties of Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, Fisher, Haskell, Jones, Kent, Knox, Mitchell, Nolan, Runnels, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor and Throckmorton (determined by your residence address).

Although services are free of charge, optional donations are accepted.

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3702 Loop 322 Abilene, Texas 79602
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or visit us in person
3702 Loop 322 Abilene, Texas 79602
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