Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop (Online)

This program emphasizes the skills needed in day-to-day pain management to maintain or increase activity and live a healthy life.

You will learn:

Techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation

Moving easy exercises and nutrition for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance

Appropriate use of medications

Pacing activity and rest

Communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals

Dates: […]

Austin Varsity Games

November 2022 will mark the return of the Austin Varsity Games. The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department and Aging is Cool, along with our partners, will bring active, older adults together to compete in four days of Olympic-style games.This year’s Austin Varsity Games takes place November 3-6, 2022 and features 13 different types of sport, leisure and field competitions. 

2022 Events

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10 Healthy Habits for 2022

The new year is always a good time to start new and health habits. Here are 10 healthy habits that are good for anyone of any age. 

1. Make weekly exercise dates. You can easily talk yourself out of a workout, but it’s more difficult to do when you have a standing commitment to work out with a […]

4 Tips to Help Older Adults Stay Active in the Winter

By Julie Hayes

This winter will be an atypical one in many ways due to the COVID-19 surge limiting our ability to get outside, along with the usual concerns of cold and flu season and severe weather. However, even during more traditional winters than this one, the temptation to stay in bed and hibernate like bears until the […]