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Health Promotion & Education

Overview

Health promotion and education at senior centers

Health Promtion Education
Salt Lake County Aging & Adult Services' Active Aging Program provides many evidence-based classes and workshops that educate older adults on the importance of staying healthy while offering individuals the opportunity to engage in physical activity.

These classes and workshops are provided through a network of 16 County-operated senior centers throughout Salt Lake County.

Eligibility

To participate in most Health Promotion Classes:

  • You must be 60 years of age or older
  • Or you must be the spouse of someone 60 years of age or older
  • Caregiver for someone 60 and older

Other requirements vary depending on the specific activity. Contact the Active Aging program at (385) 468-3080 for additional details.

Volunteer

Looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity? We are recruiting volunteers interested in teaching and leading a variety of programs that help older adults improve their health. Take a look at the programs that we have for volunteers just like you.

  • Stanford Self-Management (6 Week) Classes:

    • Living Well with Chronic Conditions
    • Living Well with Diabetes
    • Tomando de Su Salud
  • Stepping On (7 Week) Fall Prevention Program

  • Walk with Ease (6 Week) Walking Program for people with arthritis

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Judy Madsen at 385.468.3081 for additional details.

Contact

Contact Information

Health Promotion Program Manager:

Marianne Christensen
Telephone: 385.468.3084
Email: mhchristensen@slco.org
Address: Salt Lake County Aging & Adult Services
Active Aging Program(Health Promotion)

2001 S State St STE S1-600
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4575

Health Educator:          Paige Corley 
Telephone: 385.468.3083
Email: pcorley@slco.org
 
Health Educator: Erika Thompson
Telephone: 385.468.3088
Email: ethompson@slco.org
   
 Health Educator:  Judy Madsen
 Telephone:  385.468.3081
 Email: jhmadsen@slco.org