Specialty Fitness Programs

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  1. Virtual Evidence-Based Programs
  2. Virtual Group Exercise Classes

Liberty Parks & Rec has expanded its FREE Virtual Evidence-Based Programs! These wellness programs are scientifically proven to help you take charge of your health, manage chronic conditions, increase your physical activity and more.

Are you interested in participating in one of these programs? Fill out the ONLINE FORM and a staff member will reach out to you within 48hrs of your form submission.


Diabetes Self-Management

The American Diabetes Association identifies this program as meeting the Diabetes Support Initiative criteria for support programming. Each session of the workshop is very interactive allowing participants to build confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives through mutual support and success. Workshops are 2.5 hours long and held once per week over a seven week period of time with plenty of socializing breaks built into each session.

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP)

This workshop will focus on helping adults manage their chronic pain through goal setting; techniques that help manage frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep, physical activity, healthy eating and appropriate use of medication, as well as, effectively communicating with health care providers, family and friends. Workshops are 2.5 hours long and held once per week over a seven week period of time with plenty of socializing breaks built into the workshops.

Walk with Ease (WWE)

This program is an evidence-based fitness program shown to relieve pain and improve your health. Brought to you by the experts you trust at the Arthritis Foundation, Walk with Ease provides techniques to build up and maintain a successful walking program. Program consists of both education piece and a walking element. Class will meet virtually twice /week for 6 weeks. 

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)

This is an interactive evidence-based workshop designed for adults living with a chronic condition such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, as well as adults who care for someone with a chronic condition. This workshop focuses on helping adults manage their chronic conditions through goal setting; stress, anxiety and depression management, physical activity, healthy eating, appropriate use of medication and effective communication with health care providers, family and friends. Workshops are 2.5 hours long and held once per week over a seven week period of time with plenty of socializing breaks built into the workshops.

Aging Mastery Program  (AMP)

Aging Mastery is a comprehensive and fun approach to living that celebrates the gift of longevity. Central to the Aging Mastery philosophy is the belief that modest lifestyle changes can produce big results and that people can be empowered to cultivate health and longevity. Equally important, the program encourages mastery—developing sustainable behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved health, stronger financial security, enhanced well-being, and increased connections to communities. The path to mastery is entirely individual. Individuals set their own goals and create their own pathways to these goals, opening the door to autonomy and purpose in the process. Each week will have a guest speaker cover a topic from the curriculum.

  •  Jan. 11 - Feb. 10, 2021 (5 weeks)
  •  Monday and Wednesday
  •  2 - 3:30 p.m.
  •  Zoom Sessions

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After submitting the form the workshop coordinator will send you a confirmation of registration email with additional information within 48hrs.

 


This project was funded in part by an award to the Missouri Association on Area Agencies on Aging through a grant from Prevention and Public Health Fund given by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living.