Read what people say about their workshop experiences. Click on a post below.

Tai Chi for Arthritis In-Person at Richmond Senior Center
March 12, 2024 to July 23, 2024
with instructor Jeanne Hughes
Location Details:
6221 Geary Blvd, 3rd fl, San Francisco CA 94121
Designed to improve movement, flexibility, and balance.The program follows Sun style tai-chi modified for people with the Tai-chi for Health Institute.
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Tai Chi for Arthritis In-Person ~ Sequence 2 ~ English
September 6 to November 13, 2023 ~ 10 weeks
Mondays and Wednesdays
with instructor Richard Fong
Designed to improve movement, flexibility, and balance.The program follows Sun style tai-chi modified for people with the Tai-chi for Health Institute.
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Come join our free workshop to learn more or manage your chronic pain.

We meet once a week on Wednesdays for 6 weeks from May 31st to July 13th, 2023.

This will be in person in Chinese (Cantonese) at Mercy Housing 95 Laguna from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.

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Aging & Independence Services  (Host Site) – Starting January 18th

Dates: 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22 (Wednesdays)
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: Virtual (ZOOM)
Register: click here

“One of the pleasures of bringing health self-management education into the community is hearing the stories of the people who attend the workshops,” explains Christy Lau, Program Director, Health Self-Management Services at Partners in Care. “Dorothy and Albert stood out, because their devotion to each other was evident from … Read More

Joseph and Richard both attended a six-week Healthier Living Class at a senior center in Northridge. Here’s what they had to say about their experiences.
“Many times if you can be pro-active about your health it’s good. Preventative medicine gets overlooked, but it can help to be in a group … Read More

Leonie, Lennox and Pearl attended a recent Chronic Pain Workshop. Here’s what they had to say about the experience and what they learned.
Leonie’s story
“I come to the senior center every day, it’s my home. I feel relaxed here. That’s how I found out about the workshop. The workshop has … Read More

“I started coming here years ago. I had a stroke. I’m trying to walk more. And I exercise when I’m watching my game shows. I move my legs about and just keep them moving.”

“I come to senior center to meet friends and to eat. I found out about the workshop through coming here. I came to the workshop to learn. It’s very informative. There are ways you can help yourself, like eating right and exercise and resting. I used to eat a … Read More

Carmella was diagnosed with diabetes about three years ago. She recently attended a six-week Diabetes Self-Management Workshop at the Robert M. Wilkinson Multipurpose Senior Citizen Center in Northridge.
“I’ve found the workshop very informative. It’s given me exactly what I needed to learn, which is about diet. I had a … Read More

Maria attended two, six-week, evidence-based programs, Tomando Control de su Salud, the Spanish language Healthier Living Program for people with chronic health conditions, and the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program.
“These programs have helped me take action for myself, and not be co-dependent. The information has given me options and ideas … Read More

In a surprise ending to a recent program of Healthier Living workshops, the class attendees, who are all in their 70s and 80s, got together to sing a graduation song titled “Till We Meet Again.” Luckily for us, Ayleen Dimailig, a Project Associate at Partners in Care who led the … Read More

Mary, 65, recently attended a Diabetes Self-Management workshop at Sunrise Villas, an affordable housing development for low-income seniors in South LA. Mary has lived at Sunrise for just over a year.

“I wanted to enhance my knowledge about diabetes and how to control it and do the … Read More