Health Promotion and Disease Prevention provides information, services and activities for individuals over 60, their spouses and families that include:
The Area Agency on Aging maintains a library containing books and other media on health care and issues on aging which are available for loan.
The Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) workshops are free and open to individuals living with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The DSMP program was developed by Stanford University and consists of six workshop sessions of 2.5 hours each. Each workshop focuses on problem-solving, decision-making, and other self-management skills which help participants face the challenges of living with diabetes.
Participants who take the workshops learn about:
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) workshops are free and open to individual living with different chronic health conditions. The CDSMP program was developed by Stanford University and consists of six workshop sessions of 2.5 hours each.
Subjects covered include:
For information on the next workshop near you, please call the Area Agency on Aging of Eastern Idaho at 208-522-5391.
Fit and Fall Proof is an exercise-based fall prevention program. Attendance at classes two to three times per week enables older adults to: