Health and Wellness Programs

What if I told you that there is a way that you can feel better and not be so tired all the time?  If you could take control of your health, bring back your vitality, and do the things you really want to do, would you?  If you want to take charge of your health, feel better, and take back the control of your life then you'll want to learn more about the health and wellness opportunities VPAS has designed just for you.

Aging Mastery Program

Aging Mastery Program (AMP) is a series of classes designed to address the various aspects of aging well, planning for the future, and living life to the fullest.

A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance (MOB) addresses the fear of falling that many older adults experience.  People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. This program is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults.

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Chronic Disease Self-Management Education

These six week workshops is designed to empower adults to better manage their chronic conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain and heart disease with the goal of giving individuals confidence and skills to allow them to actively manage their health care and reduce unnecessary visits to the Emergency Department or the physician(s).

Cancer:  Thriving and Surviving (CTSP) includes topics for cancer survivors including fatigue management, living with uncertainty, and changes to your body and relationships.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) focuses on solutions to problems, caused by living with ongoing health conditions such as pain, fatigue, sleep, managing medications and difficult emotions.

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP) includes activities such as pacing and planning, better breathing, evaluating treatments, understanding pain, and physical activity.

Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) includes diabetes specific information such as meal planning, foot care, delaying complications, dealing with stress and planning for sick days.