The award-winning Florida Presbyterian Homes is proud to offer a broad range of wellness programs for older adults, open to both community members as well as residents of Florida Presbyterian Homes. Group classes are conveniently located in the McArthur Center on the beautiful Florida Presbyterian campus. All classes are taught by certified instructors in their field of specialty.
GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES
These fun classes – designed for seniors – will keep you active and moving, while helping improve strength, flexibility, balance and range of motion. Call for dates and times!
TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS — This enjoyable class is easy and safe for older adults with arthritis. Tai Chi has been proven to help relieve pain and improve balance – both mentally and physically. You’ll improve your posture and feel relaxed and revitalized afterwards!
ZUMBA GOLD — This class is designed for older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. The class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of mo on and coordination. Zumba incorporates fitness elements including cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance.
YOGA — Experts from the well-known Satya Life program join us on campus to offer a unique chair yoga class that benefits your balance, strength and flexibility. You can participate in a sitting or standing position of your preference
SUPER SENIORS TUESDAY — This class works on balance and core while seated on a large stability ball. Range of motion and strength exercises are also included using hand weights and stretch bands.
SUPER SENIORS THURSDAY — The class utilizes hand weights, stretch bands and small therapy balls to work on range of motion, strength, balance, and flexibility for both the upper and lower body. Class format is both seated and standing.
LINE DANCING — This fun class keeps you active and moving! Participants line up in a row without partners and follow a choreographed pattern of steps to music.
BETTER LIVING WORKSHOPS
Join us for a series of classes led by trained facilitators who provide information that will improve your quality of life. Call our Wellness Director for dates and times, and to enroll.
A MATTER OF BALANCE — An evidenced-based program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults.
- View falls as controllable
- Set goals for increasing activity
- Make changes to reduce fall risk at home
- Exercise to increase strength and balance
CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT — A six-week class – offered in conjunction with the Senior Connection Center – addresses self- management skills for those with arthritis, diabetes, lung disease and heart disease.
For more information about our Group Exercise Classes or Better Living Workshops, contact:
Alison Kennedy Hand, MS – Wellness Director – at firstname.lastname@example.org or (863) 577-6022.
Florida Presbyterian Homes is a Philips Lifeline partner. Lifeline offers a range of choices to help you maintain your independence. Whether you need the go-anywhere protection of GoSafe, the automatic fall detection of AutoAlert, the peace of mind offered by HomeSafe, or access to help from your smartphone, we have you covered.
For more information or to enroll in the program, contact us at: 1-800-533-8954, ext. 54089.