Full Life Arts & Wellness Program for Older Adults at Stifel Fine Arts Center
Contact Number
304-242-7700
Address Info
1330 National Rd., Wheeling, WV

New! Full Life Arts & Wellness Program for Older Adults, 65+

tue22mar1:00 pmNew! Full Life Arts & Wellness Program for Older Adults, 65+1:00 pm 1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003

Event Details

Older adults can try new activities, get healthier, learn new things, and get more creative, all while engaging with peers and building new friendships!

Workshop activities include: fitness/balance (2), theater (1), storytelling (1), visual art (1), technology help (1), and health education (2). See descriptions below for details!

Led by Nikki Harder, COT A/L, Senior Fitness Specialist, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, 30+ years of experience working with older adults.

This 8-week sampler class begins March 22. Two class times are available–Tuesdays, 1:00-2:30pm OR Fridays, 10:00-11:30am.

Classes meet at the Stifel Fine Arts Center.

Cost $95/$85 OI members (Transportation and/or financial assistance may be available on an as-needed basis. Call 304-242-4200 for more information.)

Workshop Descriptions:

FITNESS/BALANCE
Cardio Drumming: Combine drumsticks, an exercise ball, and upbeat music to experience one of the most fun workouts you’ll ever do.
Strength & Balance: Reduce your risk for falls with great, easy to learn exercises you can continue at home.

THEATER
Improv: Challenge your wit and quick thinking, and get ready to laugh while you learn basic improv theater games.

STORYTELLING
When I Was Your Age: Pair up with a range of school-age kids to tell the story of your life when you were their age. Your stories will be recorded in writing or pictures by the youngster, creating a wonderful memory book for you to keep.

VISUAL ART
Paint & Sip: Try your hand at a guided acrylic painting as you sip coffee, tea, or hot cocoa. No painting experience required!

TECHNOLOGY HELP
Brave the Basics: Bring your devices and your questions to this workshop! A bit of troubleshooting, some safety tips, and lots of resources to help you put technology to use for you.

HEALTH EDUCATION
Home Safety: Discover the hidden dangers that hide in your home, and learn what changes you can make to prevent injury.
Basic Nutrition: Have your nutrition needs changed as you’ve aged? Learn a variety of facts and tips for healthy eating in this informative workshop.

* Masks recommended for your safety.

This program is funded by a grant from the River Valley Health Foundation.

Register

Register Online
By Phone at 304-242-7700
In Person at the Stifel Fine Arts Center

Time

(Tuesday) 1:00 pm

Location

Stifel Fine Arts Center & School of Dance

1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003

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