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Finding Wellness Program

A comprehensive department geared to improve overall health and wellness of older adults by reducing alcohol and/or drug use and promoting positive and healthy alternatives

Program Offerings

  1. Alcohol and the Holidays: A seasonal presentation focused on educating older adults on the effects of alcohol consumption and overall wellness.
  2. Seated Exercise: The Seated Exercise Program is total body exercise intervention aimed to establish consistent health-related habits through increased physical activity engagement, wellness education, and socialization.
  3. Community Crafts: The Community Crafts Program is a community-based program held once a month for older adults aimed to stimulate cognition, exercise fine motor skills, and promote creativity.
  4. Mental Health Reminders (Pre-recorded Media Sessions): Quarterly re-recorded talk sessions addressing mental health and aging topics via Facebook.


FINDING WELLNESS: SERIES 1​

Finding Wellness Series 1: Dimensions of Wellness

Finding Wellness Series 1 is a free, 6-week series of classes focusing on topics designed to promote healthy living and well-being.

Each class meets for 90 minutes once a week.

Topics include:

  • Class 1: Fall Prevention; Increasing Your Calcium & Vitamin D Intake
  • Class 2: The Mysteries of Nutrition Labeling; Intro to Medication Safety
  • Class 3: Eat The Rainbow! Understanding Prescription and OTC labels and How to Properly Dispose of Expired Medications
  • Class 4: Benefits of Maintaining Healthy Hydration Levels
  • Class 5: Nutrients to Minimize Stress; Stress Management Techniques
  • Class 6: What is Inflammation?; Pain Management Techniques

FINDING WELLNESS SERIES 2

Finding Wellness Series 2:  Organ Systems and your Health
This series explores your health and well-being as it relates to your brain, heart, liver and gut. In this fun and interactive class, you will learn tips and tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle from a nutritional, physical and emotional perspective.

  • Class A: Brain Health
  • Class B: Heart Health
  • Class C: Gut Health
  • Class D: Liver Health
  • Class E: Skin Health

Finding Wellness: Series 3

Finding Wellness Series 3:  Lifestyle Strategies for Fighting Chronic Diseases

  • Class 1: Lowering your Risk Profile for Diabetes
  • Class 2: Lowering your Risk Profile for Stroke
  • Class 3: Lowering your Risk Profile for Cancer
  • Class 4: Lowering your Risk Profile for Inflammatory Diseases

Finding Wellness – Series 4 COMING SOON!

Finding Wellness Series 4:  Emotional Health While Aging

​Classes also available in Mandarin. Please see calendar listings for current classes.

Questions? Please contact Andrea Escobedo at (925) 222-CARE (2273) or andrea@cityservecares.org.

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