We ask that all exercise class and Ask the Nurse participants wear a mask and follow health and safety guidelines of the facility that they take place in. Safety guidelines are subject to change based on recommendations from the CDC and local health departments.

 

Parkinson’s Exercise Class (ALSO ON ZOOM)


$6 per class

A beneficial exercise program for those living with Parkinson’s Disease.

Held in our Wellness Center at 753 Boston Post Rd. in Guilford.

For more information, call 866.474.5230 or email wellnessclasses@vna-commh.org

Branford Exercise for Better Balance Section 1


$15 for series

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Join us for this beneficial exercise program designed to help you increase your balance and strength to help you prevent falls. Classes are held at Canoe Brook Center, 46 Church St, Branford. Available to Branford residents only. Register by phone at 203.315.0684.

Branford Exercise for Better Balance Section 2


$15 for series

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Join us for this beneficial exercise program designed to help you increase your balance and strength to help you prevent falls. Classes are held at Canoe Brook Center, 46 Church St, Branford. Available to Branford residents only. Register by phone at 203.315.0684.

Guilford Exercise for Better Balance


$75 for series

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Join us for this beneficial exercise program designed to help you increase your balance and strength to help you prevent falls. This program is held in the Wellness Center at VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice. Click here to register.

Guilford Fitness & Movement Basics (also on Zoom)


$30 for series

This class features chair exercises that are appropriate for people with mobility challenges and provides exercises which focus on muscular strength, range of motion, agility, balance and cardio. Activities that can be accomplished while seated and will conclude with a stretch and relaxation segment. When registering, select Zoom or in-person option. You will be contacted with a Zoom link if you choose to participate virtually. This program is held in the Wellness Center at VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice. Click here to register.

Guilford Functional Cardio & Fitness (also on Zoom)


$30 for series

This class is fit for older adults with a robust activity level and prior fitness experience. This is the perfect class for those who have taken an Exercise for Better Balance, Moving for Better Balance or Sittercise class before. It provides strength training, agility, balance, coordination, range of motion and cardiovascular segments. Participants must be able to stand throughout the class. When registering, select Zoom or in-person option. You will be contacted with a Zoom link if you choose to participate virtually. This program is held in the Wellness Center at VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice. Click here to register.

Tai Chi for Better Balance on Zoom


$30 for series

Designed for those who have taken Tai Chi before. Increases balance, stability and helps you stay on your feet and manage arthritis. You will be contacted with a Zoom link before class begins. Click here to register.

Madison Senior Boot Camp


$23

An all-in-one workout designed to improve your quality of life. This class features simple low-impact cardio, balance, strength and endurance exercises, and helps improve flexibility. A sturdy chair, hand held weights or resistance bands, and exercise balls will be used.

Held at Madison Senior Center, located at 29 Bradley Rd. Register with the Senior Center at 203.245.5627.

Sponsored by the Town of Madison.

Madison Tai Chi


$30 for series

Traditional Tai Chi for improving and maintaining overall health, balance, stress reduction, mindfulness and community. Good for all fitness levels including cross-training for greater relaxation in movement.

Held at Madison Senior Center, located at 29 Bradley Rd. Register with the Senior Center at 203.245.5627.

Sponsored by the Town of Madison.

Hamden Exercise for Better Balance


$15

According to the CDC, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in older Americans. Join us for this beneficial exercise program designed to help you increase  your balance and strength to help you prevent falls.

Sponsored by the Town of Hamden. Available to Hamden residents only.

Class is held at the Miller Senior Center, located at 2901 Dixwell Ave. in Hamden. This class is full. Call  203.458.4348 to be added to the waiting list.

Hamden Seated Dance Fitness


$30 for series

You’ll learn classic yoga postures and therapeutic movements to keep your joints mobile and keep you out of pain with the use of a chair.  Improve your breathing, learn tools to help ease tension calm the mind and reap the benefits of increased flexibility. Available for Hamden residents only.

Class is held at the Miller Senior Center, located at 2901 Dixwell Ave. in Hamden. Click here to register.

North Haven Exercise for Better Balance


$30 for series

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Join us for this beneficial exercise program designed to help you increase your balance and strength to help you prevent falls. Available for North Haven residents only. Classes are held at the Joyce Budrow Senior Center, 189 Pool Rd, North Haven. Sponsored by the Town of North Haven. This class is presently full. Call  203.458.4348 to be added to the waiting list.

Ask the Nurse - Branford


Free

A registered nurse (RN) can check your blood pressure, heart rate, weight, and work with you to set goals. The RN can also help you create a medication list, and discuss how you can prepare for a medical appointment. There is no cost for this service and appointments are not required.

This clinic takes place at Canoe Brook Senior Center, 46 Church Street in Branford.

Available to Branford residents only by appointment. Call 203.315.0684 to sign up.

Ask the Nurse - East Haven


Free

A registered nurse (RN) can check your blood pressure, heart rate, weight, and work with you to set goals. The RN can also help you create a medication list, and discuss how you can prepare for a medical appointment. There is no cost for this service and appointments are not required.

This clinic takes place at the East Haven Senior Center, 91 Taylor Ave.

Sponsored by the Town of East Haven.

Ask the Nurse - Guilford


Free

A registered nurse (RN) can check your blood pressure, heart rate, weight, and work with you to set goals. The RN can also help you create a medication list, and discuss how you can prepare for a medical appointment. There is no cost for this service and appointments are not required.

This clinic takes place at the Guilford Community Center, 32 Church Street.

Ask the Nurse - Guilford


Free

A registered nurse (RN) can check your blood pressure, heart rate, weight, and work with you to set goals. The RN can also help you create a medication list, and discuss how you can prepare for a medical appointment. There is no cost for this service and appointments are not required.

This clinic is located at Sachem Hollow, State St.

Ask the Nurse - Hamden


Free

A registered nurse (RN) can check your blood pressure, heart rate, weight, and work with you to set goals. The RN can also help you create a medication list, and discuss how you can prepare for a medical appointment. There is no cost for this service and appointments are not required.

This clinic takes place at Mt. Carmel Congregate Housing, 33 Woodruff St., Main Office.

This clinic is sponsored by the Town of Hamden and available to Mt. Carmel residents only.

Ask the Nurse - Hamden


Free

A registered nurse (RN) can check your blood pressure, heart rate, weight, and work with you to set goals. The RN can also help you create a medication list, and discuss how you can prepare for a medical appointment. There is no cost for this service and appointments are not required.

This clinic is located at Miller Senior Center, 2901 Dixwell Ave in Hamden.

Sponsored by the Town of Hamden, this clinic is available to Hamden residents only.

Ask the Nurse - Hamden


Free

A registered nurse (RN) can check your blood pressure, heart rate, weight, and work with you to set goals. The RN can also help you create a medication list, and discuss how you can prepare for a medical appointment. There is no cost for this service and appointments are not required.

This clinic is located at Davenport Dunbar Residence, 125 Putnam Ave in Hamden.

Sponsored by the Town of Hamden, this clinic is available to Hamden residents only.

Ask the Nurse - North Haven


Free

A registered nurse (RN) can check your blood pressure, heart rate, weight, and work with you to set goals. The RN can also help you create a medication list, and discuss how you can prepare for a medical appointment. There is no cost for this service and appointments are not required.

This clinic is located at Steven’s Woods, 165 Clintonville Rd. in North Haven.

Sponsored by the Town of North Haven, this clinic is available to North Haven residents only.

Ask the Nurse - North Haven


Free

A registered nurse (RN) can check your blood pressure, heart rate, weight, and work with you to set goals. The RN can also help you create a medication list, and discuss how you can prepare for a medical appointment. There is no cost for this service and appointments are not required.

This clinic takes place at Joyce Budrow Senior Center, 189 Pool Rd. in North Haven.

Sponsored by the Town of North Haven, this clinic is available to North Haven residents only.

Ask the Nurse - West Haven


Free

A registered nurse (RN) can check your blood pressure, heart rate, weight, and work with you to set goals. The RN can also help you create a medication list, and discuss how you can prepare for a medical appointment. There is no cost for this service and appointments are not required.

This clinic takes place at Surfside Senior/Disabled Housing at 200 Oak Street in the Solarium (Library), 12th floor.