OTHER EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
On this page you will find
a variety of other educational programs
in Southern Oregon.
Please get in touch with them directly using the contact information provided
The five-course series will be in online
format with instructor-narrated PowerPoint presentations, imbedded video
featuring older adults talking about aging issues as well as hands-on learning
materials. Examples of the materials include: memory enhancement
games, depression measurement scales, portion control tools.
The five courses are:
1. Memory Difficulties: Should I Be
2. Depression in Later Life
3. Medication Jeopardy
4. Food as Medicine?
5. Physical Activity and Exercise: Aging Bodies in Motion
The courses can be taken individually or as a series.
Instructors: Tufts University Trained Program Leaders -- Sue Rode, Jane
Schlacht, Yolanda Gentile; sponsored by Sharon Johnson
A Tufts University program developed by Dr. Marion Nelson is offering daily
strength training classes. Women (and men) participate in 45-minutes to 1 hour
of prescribed strength training routines using free weights and leg weights,
which are provided as part of the cost of the class. Participants in these
classes have realized improvements in endurance, balance, flexibility and
DATES: On-going classes -- Daily M-F
TIME/ COST: MWF 12:15 pm $35/8 weeks, TTH 8:30 am $30/8 weeks
LOCATION: OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point
Note: Participants who continue to take the 8-week series pay $15 (MWF) and $10
(TTH) for 8-weeks of training after their first 8 weeks. Additional leaders have
been trained and other Strong Women programs can be held throughout the valley
if facilities are available. If you want a class near you, we have leaders if
you have locations.