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Health & Fitness Programs

Locations:

Health & Fitness Center
233 S. 10th St., Suite 101
Lincoln, NE 68508
Telephone: 402-441-7575
FAX: 402-441-6492

Senior Health Promotional Center
1005 "O" St., Lower Level
Lincoln, NE 68508
Telephone: 402-441-7575
FAX: 402-441-6492

Program Overview

Aging Partners began providing health promotion services to adults 55+ in Lincoln
and Lancaster County in 1984. Multi-county expansion in 1997 increased service to include Butler, Fillmore, Polk, Saline, Seward and York counties. Health assessments, group and individual health screenings, health education classes and physical activity programs are offered.

The Health & Fitness program focus is on disease and injury prevention. Individuals are encouraged to take measures that decrease risk, promote optimum health and encourage independent living.

Program Objectives

Core Program Components

Senior Health Promotion Clinic

A variety of individual and group screenings are offered to provide participants with knowledge of personal health risks and information about things they can do to lower risks and optimize Health.

Group health screenings include:

Physical Activity Programs

Research continues to document the positive impact of physical activity on mental and physical health. Older adults in particular are known to benefit from regular participation in exercise. Assisting individuals in their efforts to increase their level of physical activity has been a priority for Health & Fitness since 1984.

Programs include:

Health Education Programs

Health & Fitness staff is available to conduct 30 - 60 minute health education programs for community, church and social groups. They are committed to assisting people improve and maintain their health through increased knowledge and awareness. A variety of programs have been developed in the following general areas:

Health & Fitness Speakers Bureau Topics

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Support

Alzheimer Disease

Visit these Web sites:
Family Resource Guide To Alzheimers Disease
www.alz.org/greatplains
www.alz.org
www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers

For information on hospice:
nehospice.org

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Links

Four Corners (Serving Butler, Polk, Seward and York Counties)
Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department
Nebraska Living Well
Public Health Solutions (Serving Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Saline and Thayer Counties)
Three Rivers (Serving Dodge, Saunders and Washington Counties)

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