Aging Mastery Program

 

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). 
The AMP core curriculum covers 10-11 topics:

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

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

No programs are scheduled at this time.  Please contact Amanda Kostman at amanda.kostman@wisc.edu or please call the Walworth County Extension office at 262-741-4961 for more information or to schedule a program.

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