Expanding Free Programs Beyond the Cheshire Road Center

ASHLEY

HEALTHY U: CHRONIC PAIN SELF-MANAGEMENT—Wednesdays, Oct. 2 through Nov. 6, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m., at Wornstaff Memorial Public Library, 302 E. High St., Ashley. Healthy U is a free, small-group workshop that meets weekly for six weeks. This interactive workshop empowers older adults to find healthier, more practical ways to deal with it. Available for the first time in Ashley!

POLARIS AREA

POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS—Wednesdays, Oct. 2 through Nov. 6, 5:30–7 p.m., at SourcePoint’s South Office, 1070 Polaris Parkway, Suite 200, Columbus. Interactive workshop that helps family caregivers develop tools and strategies to be more effective, reduce personal stress, and communicate in challenging situations. Dinner is provided to attendees!

A MATTER OF BALANCE—Tuesdays, Oct. 8 through Nov. 26, 10 a.m.–noon, at SourcePoint’s South Office, 1070 Polaris Parkway, Suite 200. Have you ever limited your activity for fear of falling? This award-winning program teaches practical strategies to reduce your fears. Learn to view falls as controllable, set realistic goals for yourself, and increase strength and balance.

CAREGIVER CONCEPTS—Wednesday, Nov. 20, 9–10 a.m., at SourcePoint’s South Office, 1070 Polaris Parkway, Suite 200. This one-hour “crash course” on caregiving is packed with information for new, current, and future caregivers. Topics include safety, falls, getting organized, basic legal information, local resources, and self-care.

NEW TO MEDICARE?— Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6–8 p.m., at SourcePoint’s South Office, 1070 Polaris Parkway, Suite 200. Whether you’re becoming eligible for the first time or assisting a loved one with insurance needs, this is the place to start. Take the mystery out of Medicare and be empowered to make sound decisions.