PCA offers free remote health and wellness programs in pandemic

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s Health Promotion Unit is now offering free remote health and wellness programs to help older adults manage chronic health conditions and improve physical activity.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program – Help Yourself to Health
This evidence-based program aims to empower adults 60-plus to effectively manage their health conditions, including diabetes, asthma, heart disease, and high blood pressure.Participants will learn how to take charge of their conditions and any associated symptoms, such as managing pain, depression and overcoming physical limitations. Program materials are available in English and Spanish.

Walk with Ease
This six-week, evidence-based Arthritis Foundation program is designed to reduce arthritis pain, increase balance and strength, and improve overall health. The self-directed format allows participants to work independently at their own pace.

For more information, go here.