Aging Mastery Program®

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What is the Aging Mastery Program?

The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) is a series of classes that offers a comprehensive and fun approach to living that celebrates the gift of longevity.

The 10-session program combines goal-setting, daily practices, and peer support to help participants make meaningful changes in their lives. Central to the AMP philosophy is the belief that modest lifestyle changes can produce big results and that people can be empowered to cultivate health and longevity. 

Each session is led by a trained facilitator who guides participants through activities and discussions. The National Council on Aging provides researched content presented by subject matter experts. Time for questions and answers in every session provides further opportunity for participants to gain new insights. Want to learn more? Check out this video!

The next session is beginning Tuesday, March 5, 2019!

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Antioch Park

6501 Antioch Road, Merriam

Click here to register!

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AMP Core Curriculum

Navigating Longer Lives: The Basics of Aging Mastery

Introduction to the program and its philosophy with a special emphasis on the new realities of aging, making the most of the gift of longevity, and taking small steps to improve health, financial well-being, social connectivity, and overall quality of life.

Exercise and You

Discussion of the importance of exercising both the mind and the body with a focus on strategies for incorporating meditation, aerobics, strengthening, flexibility, and balance into daily routines.

Sleep

Overview of how sleep patterns change as we age, the importance of monitoring the sleep cycle, and simple strategies to improve sleep.

Healthy Eating and Hydration

Review of nutrition as it relates to aging with a focus on strategies for incorporating healthy eating and hydration into daily routines.

Financial Fitness

Introduction to strategies for remaining economically secure in an era of longevity with an emphasis on setting financial goals and setting financial boundaries with friends and families.

Advance Planning

Guidance around key steps needed to manage health care, financial, and housing/care decisions with a focus on considering the role of personal values and beliefs in these decisions.

Healthy Relationships

Exploration of the benefits of being socially active, as well as the risks of isolation with a focus on practical strategies for continuing to build and strengthen friendships and family connections as we age.

Medication Management

Best practices on how to take medications as directed, how to store medications safely, and how to keep track of multiple medications.

Falls Prevention

Overview of the importance of falls prevention among older adults along with strategies to prevent falling.

Community Engagement

Introduction to the value of continuing contribution and small acts of kindness with a focus on identifying personal aptitudes for meaningful volunteer and civic opportunities.