Free Online Aging Mastery Classes offered through UW-Madison

UW-Madison, Division of Extension will again be offering the Aging Mastery for FREE due to a grant from the National Council on Aging (NCOA).  During these three classes, the class materials (a $60 value) and postage will be completely free!  Hurry to join now because the grant ends in November 2021!

The Aging Mastery Program (AMP) is a fun and engaging education and behavior change program for aging well created by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and offered by the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Division of Extension!

The AMP core curriculum are:

  • Navigating Longer Lives
  • Exercise
  • Sleep
  • Healthy Eating & Hydration
  • Financial Fitness
  • Advanced Planning
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Medication Management
  • Community Engagement
  • Falls Prevention

These classes address topics such as patient/physician communication, memory, home safety, malnutrition, and bucket lists.  Aging Mastery is a comprehensive approach for modest lifestyle changes to empower and cultivate health and longevity

Over the course of the program, participants set goals for positive actions in many aspects of their lives such as exercise, nutrition, finances, advance care planning, community engagement, and healthy relationships.

Program results have shown that older adults in the program participants significantly increased their:

  • Social connectedness
  • Physical activity levels
  • Healthy eating habits
  • Use of advanced planning
  • Participation in evidence-based programs
  • Adoption of several other healthy behaviors

Programs dates include:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 11 am – June 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, July 1, 6, and 8, 2021
  • Mondays and Wednesdays starting at 2 pm – August 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and September 1, 2021
  • Mondays and Wednesdays starting at 11 am – September 27, 29, October 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 2021

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