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Minuteman offers evidence based Healthy Living classes throughout the year. We are always looking for volunteer group leaders to facilitate these programs. Training is provided. Stipends available. Commitment of leading at least 2 classes per year requested. If you would like more information about upcoming classes, or if your organization would like to host a class, please call 781-221-7095.
This workshop, developed by Stanford University, provides tools and support for individuals living with chronic health conditions such as Diabetes, Heart Disease, COPD, Asthma, Hypertension, Parkinson's, Arthritis and more. Topics covered include healthy eating and exercise, problem solving, ways to deal with pain, fatigue and stress, and working effectively with healthcare providers.
This workshop, developed by Stanford University, provides tools and support for healthy living for individuals living with chronic pain such as Arthritis or pain due to injury. Topics covered include techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue and isolation; appropriate exercise, appropriate use of medications; and effective communication.
This workshop, developed by Stanford University, teaches techniques to help manage the symptoms of diabetes, appropriate use of medications, healthy eating, exercise for maintaining and improving endurance, and working effectively with healthcare providers.
This program is designed to reduce the fear of falling, help prevent falls, and increase activity levels among older adults with exercises designed to increase core strength and balance.
Designed for beginners, this program is a gentle practice that requires a small range of motions and can be done standing or seated. This mind-body practice has value in treating or preventing many health problems, including pain relief and reduced stiffness, leading to a better quality of life.
This program provides tools and strategies to better handle the unique challenges faced by family caregivers. Topics covered include self-care behaviors, management of emotions, self-efficacy and use of community resources.
This program is designed for people who are actively caring for a loved-one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia-related illness. Focus is on building knowledge about the disease and skills needed for effective caregiving, getting support, and practicing self-care.