Health & wellness programs are offered in many southern MN communities throughout the year!

Aging Mastery Program®

Aging Mastery Program 10-week health and wellness program to residents 55 and older. The goal of this program is to empower older adults to make and maintain small but impactful changes.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program includes a variety of range-of-motion and endurance-building activities, relaxation techniques, and health education topics.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

The Living Well with Chronic Conditions program is for anyone over the age of 18 that has a chronic condition and wants to take charge and get relief from their pain, fatigue, and other symptoms.

Living Well with Chronic Pain

Living Well with Chronic Pain is a six-week program for anyone over the age of 18 that has chronic pain and is looking to better manage their symptoms and their daily lives.

Fit & Strong!

Fit & Strong! participants learn about the benefits of physical activity, how to manage arthritis, how to exercise safely, and how to develop and maintain a healthier, more active lifestyle – without pain.

Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance is a researched and evidence-based program, designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults.

Powerful Tools For Caregivers

Powerful Tools For Caregivers is a self-care educational program that provides caregivers with tools and strategies to better handle the unique challenges that a caregiver may face.


Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is designed specifically for older adults. The ongoing class meets two times per week and focuses on strength, balance, flexibility and basic aerobics.

Find a program near you!

View the online calendar of scheduled classes for all Health & Wellness Programs. Don’t find a program in your area? Contact us to request one!

The following Active Aging Program staff in your area will be happy to speak with you

Mary Cassem
Mary CassemActive Aging Program Administrator Blue Earth, Brown, Nicollet, and Watonwan Counties
Sue Degallier
Sue DegallierActive Aging Program Administrator Houston, Winona, Wabasha, Olmsted, and Goodhue Counties
Tina Kerns
Tina KernsActive Aging Programs Coordinator Fillmore County
Michael Maas
Michael MaasActive Aging Program Administrator Freeborn, Steele, Rice, Dodge, Le Sueur, Mower, and Waseca Counties